Florida Network Annual Meeting – May 25 – 27, 2016

The Florida Network of Youth and Family Services’ Annual Meeting commences May 25 – 27 at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld in Orlando. During this three-day conference all member agencies, executives partners, and board members are invited to network with colleagues, celebrate accomplishments and learn from the works of others to continue improving the lives…

Mental Health Month

Everyone experiences emotional ups and downs from life’s daily challenges. Mental health conditions, however, go beyond these reactions and become something long lasting and almost uncontrollable. With proper treatment and understanding, individuals can realize their full potential, cope with the stresses of life, work productively and make meaningful contributions to society. Understanding mental health is…

A Letter to Social Workers

To the more than 80 Florida Network social workers (and the more than 600,000 in the U.S.), Each day social workers, along with youth care workers, help youth and families overcome life’s challenges so they can live more fulfilling lives. You are a key component of the compassionate team of professionals who look to strengthen…

National Suicide Prevention Week

Suicide, the country’s 10th leading cause of death, has become a serious public health problem that takes an immense toll on family, friends and loved ones who have been effected. According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, 41,149 Americans took their own lives in 2013, and an estimated one million suicide attempts occur each…

June Member of the Month: Bethel Community Foundation

The Florida Network of Youth and Family Services is excited to recognize Bethel Community Foundation (BCF) as our Member of the Month. Recently awarded Agency of the Year at our 2015 Annual Meeting Awards Luncheon, BCF provides consistent and steadfast services to their community through their Truancy Intervention Program Services. BCF provides life skills classes…