child welfare agencies florida

Florida Child Welfare Agencies

The Florida Child Welfare Agency (also called the Department of Human Services, Department of Human Resources, Department of Children and Families, or Department of Public Welfare) can help you with issues of pregnancy, parenting, foster care, and adoption. The professionals in these offices can be very helpful to a birth mother or birth father. This site lists the State Child Welfare website for every state and provides you with a link to their website.

Child Welfare Agencies in Florida

Florida Dept of Children and Families
1317 Winewood Blvd.
Building 1, Room 202
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0700 
Phone: (850) 487-1111
Suncom: 277-1111
Fax: (850) 922-2993
Suncom: 292-2993

The DCF Office of Communications contact list

Abuse Hotline
1-800-96ABUSE (962-2873)
TDD: 1-800-453-5145
FAX: 1-800-914-0004 

Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-500-1119 

Emergency Financial Assistance for Housing Program
1-877-891-6445 

Food Stamp Fraud Hotline
1-866-76ACCES (762-2237) 

SunCap Hotline
1-866-762-2237

Child Welfare Agencies in Florida

Click here to find child welfare agencies in other states

Additional Areas of Interest

Florida child nutrition programs include free and low-cost food, nutrition information, and preschool and school nutrition programs.

Florida Food Banks distribute free food to those in need.

Florida Food Stamp Program helps persons with low-incomes to obtain food.

Florida WIC provides free food, nutrition counseling, and referrals at no charge.

Florida Department of Education can provide you with information about school nutrition and pregnancy programs.

Florida Department of Health can provide nutrition information and help as well as help with pregnancy and post-pregnancy concerns.

Florida Medicaid can help you with answers about free services offered to you and your child.

Please visit our home page to read about our commitment to assist you and other pregnant women and birth mothers free of charge regardless of whether you place a child for adoption or intend on raising your child yourself. One the ways we can help you is to help you find the information you need when you need it.  With that in mind please click the following link to see our complete list of government assistance programs.