Florida Department of Children and Families
The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) is a state agency of Florida. Its headquarters are in Room 202 in Building 1 of the 1317 Winewood Boulevard complex in Tallahassee. The department provides social services to children, adults, refugees, domestic violence victims, human trafficking victims, the homeless community, child care providers, disabled people, elderly.
The department was created in 1996 when the Florida Legislature split the former Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services (HRS) into two new departments: DCF and the Florida Department of Health.
Kathleen Kearney - 1998–2002
Jerry Regier - 2002–2004
Lucy Hadi - 2004–2006
Bob Butterworth - 2006–2008
George Sheldon - 2008–2011
David Wilkins - 2011–2013
Esther Jacobo - 2013–2014
Mike Carroll - 2014–present
- "About the Department of Children and Families." Florida Department of Children and Families. Retrieved on October 26, 2010. "1317 Winewood Boulevard Building 1, Room 202 Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0700"
- "Florida Department of Health - FDOH" United States Department of Health and Human Services website
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