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Family Support Services of North Florida Inc

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Adoption, Centers to Support the Independence of Specific Populations, Children & Youth, Children & Youth Services, Foster Care, Human Services

Mission: The mission of Family Support Services of North Florida, Inc. is to provide for the safety and stability of children and families by strengthening the child protection system and involving neighborhood networks to ensure success.

Programs: Activities of the organization are related to the administration of program services provided by subrecipients and direct payment to foster care and related services. The organization also provides child protective and foster care services. The organization served approximately 7,541 children through child protection services and foster care.

Community Stories

4 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters


Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Two o'clock in the morning. Whether it is drug overdose, domestic violence, or just the landlord evicting a single mother with three children, Family Support Services dispatches a licensed social worker to assist the family with children.

I have attended many adoptions events at the courthouse, spoken to foster parents, and watched children who were kicked out of their homes made to feel loved and comforted. This is the most outstanding community based care organization (as rated by the Florida Department of Children & Families). If you are looking for a model agency with less that a 4% operating overhead, this is it. 96% of all monies go directly to helping children and families.


Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

They have defined what it means to be "community based care." They are rated as the number one child welfare agency in innovation -- SCUBA diving for foster children.


General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

The philosophy of this organization is to put children and families first. Through foster care and adoption services, Family Support services has placed needy children into loving, caring, nurturing homes. Through their Breakfast Learning series, they also strive to educate the community on issues concerning children and their families.


Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Wonderful, caring agency. Anyone I have ever spoken with has nothing but good things to say about them. The workers are caring, compasisonate and professional. They put children first and provide services in the home that are needed and appreciated.