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12.04.2014 Hoops for the Holidays

11.18.2014 Be An Angel - Jax

11.07.2014 Tour de Trails Foster Teen Bike Event

11.04.2014 Adoption Month

11.03.2014 Be An Angel - Nassau

10.10.2014 BLS Nassau FSSNF

09.05.2014 Mental Health First Aid

08.26.2014 Micahs Place

07.24.2014 Just Like Me

07.15.2014 Passport to Leadership

07.11.2014 Graduation Celebration Media Advisory

07.09.2014 BLS Nassau FSSNF Press Release

07.07.2014 Splash 2014 Scuba Event Independent Living Kids Learn Scuba

07.03.2014 Passport to Leadership Media Advisory

06.16.2014 BLS Nassau FSSNF Press Release

06.09.2014 Splash FSSNF Press Release

06.06.2014 Camp4Champs FSSNF Press Release

05.19.2014 BLS Nassau FSSNF Press Release

04.14.2014 Town Hall Meeting announced FSSNF Press Release

04.04.2014 FSS to move to a new office FSSNF Press Release

03.21.2014 Party in the Park for Prevention FSSNF Press Release

03.10.2014 20-mile training ride for TRAILS program FSSNF Press Release

03.07.2014 Breakfast Learning Series: How to prevent and control Type II Diabetes FSSNF Press Release

03.05.2014 The partnerships between Family Support Services of North Florida (FSS) and the Department of Children and Families, Fernandina Beach News Leader

03.01.2014 FSS Director Wins Statewide Adoption Award Resident Community News

02.28.2014 Nassau County Services FSSNF Press Release

01.21.2014 Duval County, Florida Overview of Child Welfare Data Casey Family Programs

01.15.2014 National Child Welfare Organization Recognizes FSS ProgramFSSNF Press Release


05.20.2013 Foster Parent Appreciation Luncheon and Training FSSNF Press Release

05.17.2013 We need more mentors, foster parents

05.16.2013 Circuit Judge David Gooding is a busy man

05.15.2013 Seminar May 28 to prevent head lice

05.13.2013 Foster care system changes 'let kids be kids,' support their education

05.11.2013 Just in time for Mother's Day, Duval families make adoptions The Florida Times Union

05.09.2013 Breakfast Learning Series: how to identify, manage and prevent head lice FSSNF Press Release

05.04.2013 Help is available for parents in need

04.27.2013 Support groups- Help for those in need

04.22.2013 Proposed bill would extend foster care First Coast News

04.18.2013 Nassau County Schools' homeless student program featured at the Breakfast Learning Series Nassau County Record

04.10.2013 Nonprofit in the running for $25,000 grant Financial News & Daily Record

04.09.2013 Human Trafficking programs at two Breakfast Learning Series FSSNF Press Release

04.08.2013 Breakfast Learning Series: Nassau County Schools' Homeless Student program FSSNF Press Release

04.05.2013 Community to Decide Grant-Giving; Program for Local Foster Teens in Running FSSNF Press Release

04.04.2013 Child abuse prevention Nassau County Record

03.29.2013 Whale of a Makeover: apartment makeover for local aged-out foster teen FSSNF Press Release

03.28.2013 Foster teens embark on cycling adventure Nassau Business Today

03.27.2013 Foster teens ride 50 miles of trails Orlando Sentinel

03.23.2013 April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month FSSNF Press Release

03.22.2013 Foster teens to bicycle 50+ miles of trails in Orlando FSSNF Press Release

03.18.2013 Helping Children with Mental Health Issues FSSNF Press Release

03.12.2013 FSS Breakfast Learning Series: First Coast Child Protection Team FSSNF Press Release

02.18.2013 The Children are Worth It: Foster Care on the First Coast

02.18.2013 Foster teens build bikes that will carry them on 4-day trek The Florida Times Union

02.18.2013 Biking advernture to start for foster care teens FSSNF Press Release

02.14.2013 Breakfast Learning Series: Teen Smoking and how to prevent it FSSNF Press Release

02.12.2013 Find out about services offered by Micah's Place at the FSS Breakfast Learning Services FSSNF Press Release

02.04.2013 Fostering Futures Initiative

02.04.2013 Fostering Futures First Coast News

02.04.2013 Lee Kaywork Live Fostering Futures News4Jax Morning Show News4Jax

01.31.2013 Feed Children Nassau County Record

01.27.2013 Around Region-Safe Harbor Nassau The Florida Times Union

01.26.2013 Safe Harbor Nassau Times-Union First Coast Happenings

01.25.2013 Fostering Futures Lee Kaywork

01.24.2013 Safe Harbor Nassau County Record

01.23.2013 Safe HarborFernandina Beach News Leader

01.21.2013 Meeting to discuss new human trafficking law Fernandina Beach News Leader Online

01.21.2013 FSS to hold suicide prevention event Nassau Times Union Around Region

01.18.2013 Suicide prevention session to be held in Yulee The Florida Times Union

01.14.2013 Family group to hold suicide prevention event The Florida Times Union

01.18.2013 Meeting to Discuss Local Impact of New Human Trafficking Law Fernandina Beach News Leader

01.18.2013 First Feed the Children food distribution held in Nassau County FSSNF Press Release

01.15.2013 FSS Hosts Safe Harbor, Human Trafficking Community Meeting in Nassau County FSSNF Press Release

01.14.2013 Learn about Persuasive Trial Techniques in Dependency Cases FSSNF Press Release

01.09.2013 Learn the warning signs of suicide and how to prevent it FSSNF Press Release

01.06.2013 Community meeting to discuss new Safe Harbor laws The Florida Times Union

01.04.2013 Safe Harbor Act community meeting set for Tuesday

01.04.2013 Family Support Services Hosts Safe Harbor, Human Trafficking Community Meeting FSSNF Press Release


12.28.2012 DCF extends contract for welfare services

12.25.2012 Adopted children are one family's Christmas blessings

12.22.2012 Safe Harbor Community Meeting: Understanding the New Law First Coast News

12.18.2012 FSS Nominated for Medium Business of the Year Nassau Chamber News

12.17.2012 FSS Nassau volunteers help build wheelchair ramp Nassau Business Today

12.14.2012 Children find a home for the holidays in Duval courtroom

12.13.2012 FSS Receives Grant Nassau County Record

12.10.2012 Family Support Services gets $48.7M contract Fernandina Beach News Leader

12.10.2012 Grants to help children The Florida Times Union

12.07.2012 Family Support Services awarded 5-year contract St. Augustine News Leader

12.05.2012 FSS Awarded $48.7 Million DCF Contract FSSNF Press Release

12.01.2012 In The Spirit - Ways to Give Back This Season Void Magazine

11.28.2012 Looking for a fresh start for 'Angie'The Florida Times Union

11.26.2012 Christmas gifts needed for area foster kids

11.24.2012 Good News - FSSNF receives donation from Ronan School of Music The Florida Times Union

11.24.2012 FSS received a $900 donation from the Ronan School of Music FSSNF Press Release

11.23.2012 Family Support Services, Builders Care build whellchair ramp St. Augustine News Leader

11.19.2012 FSS Employees Build Wheelchair Ramp for Disabled Senior FSSNF Press Release

11.16.2012 FSS Receives Second Early Education Grant Fernandina Beach News Leader

11.08.2012 Benefit Concert Nets $900 Donation to FSS FSSNF Press Release

11.02.2012 FSS hosts foster children at Wild Reading Safari with David Garrard FSSNF Press Release

11.01.2012 FSS is kicking off "30 Days of Amazing Faces to celebrate National Adoption Month FSSNF Press Release

10.31.2012 Letter to editor_Adoption Month Fernandina Beach News Leader

10.19.2012 Early Education initiatives Nassau Fernandina Beach News Leader

10.12.2012 Legal Lessons: Dependency Court and You, an educational program for legal professionals FSSNF Press Release

10.12.2012 Dealing with Bullying; Know Your School System's Anti-Bullying Policy. FSSNF Press Release

10.12.2012 Dealing with Bullying

10.09.2012 October Breakfast Learning will highlight Integrated Substance Abuse Services for Women and Children FSSNF Press Release

10.05.2012 Foster kids learn joys of art Fernandina Beach News Leader

09.2012 Performers Academy cultivates foster teen talent Resident Community News

09.2012 FSS No. 1 in Adoptions Resident Community News

09.13.2012 Tonya Weathersbee: One agency's remarkable adoption success story The Florida Times Union

09.17.2012 Local legal professionals can get an update on legislative changes to dependency laws FSSNF Press Release

09.06.2012 No. 1 in adoptions Nassau County Record, front page

09.05.2012 Debit card program rolls out in Duval County; first in state for foster care payments FSSNF Press Release

08.27.2012 No. 1 in Adoptions Fernandina Beach News Leader

08.25.2012 First Coast Happenings-FSS Breakfast Learning Series

08.24.2012 No. 1 in adoptions Fernandina Beach News Leader

08.20.2012 Naveen Agarwal, Ph.D. named Board Member of the Year FSSNF Press Release

08.20.2012 FSS ranked first in the state for the number of children adopted from foster care FSSNF Press Release

08.17.2012 Parenting Program_Breakfast Learning Series Nassau Fernandina Beach News Leader

08.16.2012 Born Learning at Breakfast Learning Series Nassau County Record

08.10.2012 August Breakfast Learning Series: United Way's Born Learning™ program FSSNF Press Release

08.01.2012 "Just Like Me!" Exhibition of Talent by local foster teens FSSNF Press Release

07.12.2012 Splash scuba training enriches foster kids The Florida Times-Union, Opinion

07.12.2012 State relaxes the rules for fostering children CBS TV 47 / Fox 30

07.06.2012 Dad All Day fatherhood program

06.28.2012 Graduation Celebration for Former Foster Children FSSNF Press Release

06.28.2012 Pure Fun Surf Day – surf camp for local foster children FSSNF Press Release

06.22.2012 Foster Youth Earn Summer Jobs Through FSS Summer Success Program FSSNF Press Release

06.21.2012 Jax foster kids get adacdemic awards The Florida Times-Union

06.19.2012 DCF expects 30,000 more child abuse calls a year under new law CBS TV 47 / Fox 30

06.15.2012 Program targets flavored tobacco Fernandina Beach News Leader

06.13.2012 Breakfast Learning Serives: Candy Flavored Tobacco and Other Tricks Used to Attract and Addict Young Users FSSNF Press Release

06.08.2012 Opening Program for Foster Children's Champ for Champions at Jacksonville University's Dolphin Art Camp FSSNF Press Release

06.08.2012 FSS Surf Camp News Leader

06.07.2012 Artis Gilmore helps host Camp for Champs

06.02.2012 Caregivers shopping spree for foster kids First Coast News

06.01.2012 Shopping Spree for Children in Child Welfare FSSNF Press Release

05.29.2012 Teens in Foster Care Hold "Can Do" Canned Food Drive for Clara White Mission FSSNF Press Release

05.25.2012 Volunteer Award to Gail Cook Fernandina Beach News Leader

05.23.2012 Foster Care Month Fernandina Beach News Leader Letter to Editor

05.22.2012 Therapy Dogs Will Help Kids in Court TV 47 Fox 30

05.22.2012 Dogs Sworn In As Canine Guardians Ad Litem First Coast News, NBC

05.18.2012 Breakfast Series Housing to Small Claims Court Fernandina Beach News Leader

05.14.2012 Nassau County Board of Commissioners to Recognize Local Foster Parents FSSNF Press Release

05.14.2012 Breakfast Learning Series: Common Legal Issues FSSNF Press Release

05.10.2012 Jacksonville family adopts 5th final sibling-Steedman Florida Times-Union

04.19.2012 Fathers must be there for children Florida Times-Union Weathersbee Opinion Column

04.19.2012 Breakfast Series Fair Housing Nassau County Record

04.18.2012 Breakfast Series Fair Housing Act Fernandina Beach News Leader

04.18.2012 Big Partner Offers Services in New Town Florida Times-Union Opinion letter

04.03.2012 Free Fatherhood Program Now Offered by FSS FSSNF Press Release

03.26.2012 Party in the Park for Prevention FSSNF Press Release

03.22.2012 Life Skills Workshop for Local Foster Teens FSSNF Press Release

03.21.2012 BLS eligibility for free services for seniors Fernandina Beach News Leader

03.18.2012 Inside Out Dad Florida Times-Union front page

03.02.2012 Kids-families receive first-class support Armstrong Letter Florida Times-Union

03.2012 FSS Party in Park for Prevention San Marco Resident Community News

02.20.2012 Seven clients of FSS will graduate from a certified nursing assistant program FSSNF Press Release

02.2012 FSS teen program earns state award SPLASH San Marco Resident Community News

02.20.2012 Woman calls home makeover a blessing News4Jax

02.19.2012 Whale of a Makeover for FSS Independent Living Youth Action News

02.17.2012 Whale of a Makeover: apartment makeover for local aged-out foster teen FSSNF Press Release

02.16.2012 Party in the Park for Prevention FSSNF Press Release

02.14.2012 Rating system for foster group homes Financial News & Daily Record

02.13.2012 Dealing With Today's Out of Control Children Breakfast Learning Series FSSNF Press Release

02.10.2012 All About Micah's Place: Breakfast Learning Series FSSNF Press Release

02.08.2012 Foster parent pay goes electronic Fernandina Beach News Leader

02.07.2012 Group Homes for Foster Kids Judged by New Five-Star Quality Rating System FSSNF Press Release

02.02.2012 Electronic payment program rolls out in Nassau; first in state for foster care payments FSSNF Press Release

02.01.2012 Childrens voices ring out loudly at the Capitol Tallahassee Democrat

01.31.2012 SPLASH Program Wins Community Innovation Award WCTV

01.31.2012 Children's Week Community Innovation Award to SPLASH Program WTXL

01.27.2012 Local Foster Parents and Foster Children Heading to Tallahassee to Advocate for
Children's Issues
FSSNF Press Release

01.26.2012 Teen Program Earns Statewide Award FSSNF Press Release

01.23.2012 Young Lawyers Party for foster kids Financial News Daily Record

01.23.2012 Foster Teen Leadership Program Kick Off FSSNF Press Release

01.19.2012 Inside Out Dads FirstCoastNews

01.11.2012 New CEO Fernandina Beach News Leader

01.09.2012 Jax Giants Share Holiday Fun with Former Foster Children FSSNF Press Release

01.09.2012 CEO Appointed at Family Support Services of North Florida FSSNF Press Release

01.05.2012 E Lee Kaywork named CEO Financial News and Daily Report


12.15.2011 Matt Shirk to speak at FSS Breakfast Learning Series FSSNF Press Release

12.07.2011 Zoo Roars into Toy Drive for Foster Kids FSSNF Press Release

11.30.2011FSS Receives $100,000 to Support Educational Programs for Kids in CareFSSNF Press Release

11.30.2011FSS Implements Fatherhood Development Program at Duval County Jails FSSNF Press Release

11.15.2011Television Extravaganza to Help Foster Kids Get Adopted FSSNF Press Release

11.10.2011Foster teens to bicycle 40-mile Pinellas Trail FSSNF Press Release

11.10.2011Breakfast Learning Series on Tuesday, Nov. 16 FSSNF Press Release

11.09.2011Local foster teens' final training ride for 40-mile bicycle trek FSSNF Press Release

11.08.2011Identity Theft, Cyber Crime and Crime Prevention at the Nov. 22 Breakfast Learning Series FSSNF Press Release

10.19.2011Foster teens to learn bicycle safety from JSO FSSNF Press Release

10.11.2011Breakfast Learning Series on Tuesday, Oct. 25 FSSNF Press Release

10.11.2011Town Hall Meeting FSSNF Press Release

09.22.2011Emergency Preparedness Training for Former Foster Children FSSNF Press Release

09.20.2011Foster Teens to Tour Navy Base, Learn about Careers FSSNF Press Release

09.15.2011Step-by-Step Overview of Child Welfare FSSNF Press Release

08.19.2011New program reduces trauma for kids removed from home; helps kids cope FSSNF Press Release

08.09.2011Children in child welfare received backpacks FSSNF Press Release

08.09.2011Parents can learn how to use education advocacy FSSNF Press Release

08.05.2011New legislation has changed graduation requirements in Florida FSSNF Press Release

08.01.2011Camp for Champions FSSNF Press Release

07.30.2011Myron Rolle Wellness and Leadership Academy FSSNF Press Release

07.20.2011Six-Week Leadership Day Camp for Teens FSSNF Press Release

07.12.2011Free Program on Housing Issues FSSNF Press Release

0712.2011Foster teens heading to Florida Keys FSSNF Press Release

0711.2011Local Programs to be Highlighted at Breakfast Learning Series FSSNF Press Release

0625.2011 Shopping Spree for Kids in Child Welfare FSSNF Press Release

06.20.2011 FSS is the recipient of the Leadership through Example Award FSSNF Press Release

0615.2011 Surf Camp for local foster children FSSNF Press Release

0610.2011 Fishing adventure for local foster children FSSNF Press Release

06.08.2011 Foster children take swimming lessons at local YMCA FSSNF Press Release

06.06.2011 Breakfast Learning Series to discuss Specialized Therepeutic Foster Care FSSNF Press Release

05.27.2011 Secretary Browning Invites Floridians to View "The Heart Galleries of Florida" Florida Department of State Press Release

05.25.2011Foster teens learn to scuba dive as part of life skills program FSSNF Press Release

05.10.2011 Eighteen local foster children are snuggling up in new cribs provided to their foster
families at no cost by Family Support Services of North Florida
FSSNF Press Release

05.06.2011 Family Support Services Rolls Out Breakfast Learning Series in Jacksonville FSSNF Press Release

05.04.2011Mother's Day Comes Early at Adoption Ceremony for Local Foster Children FSSNF Press Release

04.29.2011 FSS hosts DCF Secretary with Community Center Tour and Former Foster Children FSSNF Press Release

04.19.2011 Kim Kappel recipient of the 2011 "Involved Good Citizen" Community Volunteer Award FSSNF Press Release

04.14.2011 FSS to Highlight Nassau's Special Needs Programs FSSNF Press Release

04.14.2011 Diaper Drive to Benefit FSS and Families in Crisis FSSNF Press Release

04.06.2011 A celebration of achievement in honor of Juvenile Justice Week FSSNF Press Release

03.31.2011 Local Foster Parents and Foster Children Heading to Tallahassee FSSNF Press Release

03.25.2011 Wear Blue on April 1 to Support Child Abuse Prevention Month FSSNF Press Release

03.14.2011 Learn How to Advocate for Children With Disabilities FSSNF Press Release

03.01.2011 Donation Supports Backpack Reading Program in Nassau County FSSNF Press Release

02.17.2011 Local Foster/Adopted Teen to be Featured in National Publication FSSNF Press Release

02.17.2011 11 Families Adoptt Children FSSNF Press Release

02.15.2011 FSSNF Gets Grant for Youth Leadership Program FSSNF Press Release

02.10.2011 Two local programs unveiled at February Breakfast Learning Series FSSNF Press Release

01.26.2011 STEP-UP Job Readiness Program implemented FSSNF Press Release

01.12.2010 January Breakfast Series to showcase Helping Teens with Stress FSSNF Press Release

03.19.2012 Many Advantages to Adopting

01.20.2012 FSS Program "Inside/Outside Dads" for incarcerated fathers First Coast News  


07.02.2010 Morgan Family Adopts 5 Siblings News 4

06.05.2010 Reforms help states cut foster-care populations Atlanta Journal Constitution

06.01.2010 FSSNF, Garrard Foundation, Jaguars, and foster kids team-up for fishing excursion

05.14.2010 Meet the Morgans: Suddenly, there were seven

05.14.2010 Family Adopts Five Brothers News 4

05.14.2010 Jacksonville Couple Plans to Adopt Five Brothers First Coast News  

04.07.2010 Green Cove Springs Teen Summit organizers recognized

04.39.2010 Foster kids enjoy a shopping spree for new clothing

04.29.2010 New Program for Social Services Workers  Florida News Leader

04.17.2010 Cooking 4 Kids- Our kids cook on TV 4's Morning Show News 4

04.13.2010 Foster families head to capitol Action News 47 / Fox 30

04.13.2010 Pre-dawn bus ride leads foster care advocates to Tallahassee for pro-funds rally

04.08.2010 FSSNF Foster Teens' Life Training Takes Them Underwater Florida Times Union

04.07.2010 Green Cove Springs Teen Summit organizers recognized

03.19.2010  Foster care youth: scuba diving to success

02.19.2010  Jim Adams discusses the reduction of foster care population with help from Casey Family Programs

01.26.2010 Young Lawyers bring Santa back for an encore Financial News and Daily Record

01.11.2010 Four cheers: Foster care leaders Florida Times Union


12.18.2009 Army Rock-Climbing Lesson Helps Boost Kids' Confidence

12.07/2009 Four Cheers: Impressive Youths

09.23.2009 Urban Jacksonville Weekly Episode #33- Operation Backpack  Podcast

09.16.2009 Fostering Futures Video link WTEV 47 Jacksonville

07.25.2009 Florida Shifts Child-Welfare System's Focus to Saving Families New York Times

07.22.2009 Gov. Crist In Jax For 'Explore Adoption Day'  News 4

07.02.2009 Redesign of state agency helps Northeast Florida families stay together

06.17.2009 FSSNF gets Florida Senate Resolution

06.16.2009 Myron Rolle Fosters Ambition in Foster Children Florida Times Union

06.13.2009 Foster children get a day on the waves at the Beaches

05.05.2009 Changes Reshape Northeast Florida Foster Care Florida Times Union

04.20.2009 Help is Around the Corner at Cassat House

03.31.2009 FSSNF Supports Children's Advocacy Day at State Capitol WJXT Channel 4, Jacksonville, Florida

02.20.2009 Foster Care: Better Outcomes


12.19.2008 Adoptees Have a Place to Hang Their Stockings for Good Florida Times Union

12.18.2008 Judge Gooding Presides Over Last Adoption Ceremony First Coast News

12.16.2008 A Jungle Full of Gifts for Foster Kids Financial News and Daily Record

11.25.2008 Families Welcome New Members with Open Arms Nassau County Record

11.21.2008 Governor's "Explore Adoption" Initiative Earns Emmy Nod

11.17.2008 Four Cheers- Foster Care Heroes Florida Times Union

11.09.2008 Foster Mom of 60 Kids Wins State Award First Coast News  

09.15.08 Three cheers for Jim Adams! (Please see Opinion Editorial in today's Florida Times-Union or read on-line)  The Florida Times Union

09.05.08 Today's Cheer: Saving a Baby The Florida Times Union

08.04.08 Good Reson to Celebrate Increase in Foster Care Placements The Florida Times Union

01.15.08 Creating a Family- Judge makes a hospital call to finalize an adoption The Florida Bar


12.21.07 A Record Number of Families Were Formed in Time for the Holidays Florida Times Union

09.27.07 VIEWPOINT-Child Welfare Services Changing Newsleader

08.31.07 Operation Backpack: Two Brothers Find a Permanent Home First Coast News

08.30.07 Operation Backpack: Foster Kids in the Independent Living Program First Coast News

08.29.07 Unique Exhibit Featuring Foster Children on the First Coast First Coast News

08.28.07 Operation Backpack: Helping Foster Children on the First Coast First Coast News

05.02.07 Writing contest winners thrilled to receive gifts Florida Times Union

05.01.07 Foster children honored for academic accomplishments Financial News & Daily Record

12.21.06 Mass Adoptions Save Kids from Life in Foster Care

11.29.06 Love guides new parents in Duval adoptions, Northside River City New

11.27.06 Tree of Hearts at Main Library

10.29.06 Florida Times Union Insert

09.02.06 Thank You For Donations and Volunteers in Operation Backpack, First Coast News

08.10.06 Horses helping kids rein in life, The Florida Times Union

07.16.06 She followed her heart and discovered a son, The Florida Times Union

06.23.06 Dreams come true for 33 children adopted into new families, News 4

04.18.06 Judge Shares Secrets Behind Record Adoption Numbers, First Coast News

12.22.05 Record Number of Adoptions in Time for Holidays, First Coast News


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