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  • Support SFFAPA on Amazon Smile

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    Want to help SFFAPA by simply shopping on Amazon.com? As a eligible 501(c)3 public charitable organization, we now are a member of Amazon Smile. This means that 0.05% of everything YOU spend will be donated to OUR organization every time you shop. It’s painless, easy, and you only have to sign-up once. Here’s how: Use […]

  • Annual Backpack Drive

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    Please help SFFAPA reach the goal of collecting 250 backpacks full of supplies for the foster and adopted children in our association in order to fully thrive in the classroom. If you can’t help with a complete backpack, individual items are also greatly appreciated. Supplies are being collected until June 27th Please contact Minette to […]

  • Governor Scott Signs the Child’s Best Hope Law

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    Tallahassee – On Wednesday, March 23, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed the Child’s Best Hope Act into law. By signing this bill, Governor Scott is ensuring the best interests of Florida’s most vulnerable children is paramount. The new law allows judges to make decisions regarding adoption intervention using the child’s best interest standard. The Problem […]

  • Petición en Español

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    Por favor inicie esta petición en change.org Protege a los niños abusados para evitar que sufran de un trauma adicional: Permite que los jueces los coloquen dentro la mejor familia adoptiva Cambios recientes en las leyes de la Florida le han quitado a los jueces en la corte de dependencia el poder de tomar decisiones […]

  • IEP Roadmap | The Understood Team

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        Wondering what you can do to try to get your child special education services? The chart in the link below will give you a bird’s-eye view of the steps you can take to seek out an Individualized Education Program (IEP) For more information, please visit the following website: IEP Roadmap: How to Seek […]

  • A note from Alan Abramowitz

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    GAL staff, volunteers and supporters: Every year the Guardian Ad Litem champions legislation to ensure the law supports what is best for children in foster care. Let me give you information that lead to this year’s legislation we are championing. Under Florida law a parent may place her child for adoption with a private adoption […]

  • Assist us with our Annual Back to School BackPack Drive!

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    We are so thrilled to announce that both the Florida State Senate & House HAVE PASSED the law to allow Judges the ability to give abused children their best possible adoptive family We host monthly informative meetings and educational workshops in which we provide in-service hour credits for foster, adoptive and relative caregiver parents. Our […]