Foster Parent Links

  • Florida's Just In Time Training
    Florida's Just in Time Training is a web based service program designed to connect foster parents, kinship or other caregivers with training, peer experts and other resources. Questions are answered and practical solutions to care for children are discussed all from the comfort of your home or office.

  • Center for Child Welfare
    Operating within the University of South Florida's College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, Department of Child and Family Studies, "The Center" works in collaboration with the Department of Children and Families to ensure information contained on this site is timely, accurate and useful to child welfare professionals and others. The Center is funded by Florida's Department of Children and Families. Information and training resources are available to you 24 hour a day.

  • Child Welfare Information Gateway
    Child Welfare Information Gateway connects child welfare and related professionals to comprehensive information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families. We feature the latest on topics from prevention to permanency, including child abuse and neglect, foster care, and adoption.

  • Fostering Florida's Future
    Referral source for families considering licensure.

  • ReMoved
    ReMoved was made by a small group of people with the desire that it would be used to serve in bringing awareness, encourage, and be useful in foster parent training, and raising up foster parents. "It would be impossible to fully understand the life and emotions of a child going through the foster care system, but this short narrative film portrays that saga in a poetic light, with brushes of fear, anger, sadness, and a tiny bit of hope." -Santa Barbara Independent. This is a 12:47 video.

  • Keys to Independence (Just In Time)
    How to access reimbursement funds for learning to drive and for insurance.