Partnership for Strong Families
- Non-Profit Organizations
Established in 2003, Partnership for Strong Families (PSF) is the lead community-based care agency for Florida Judicial Circuits 3 and 8. PSF is contracted by the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) to deliver comprehensive child welfare services to children who are victims of abuse and neglect. PSF also works with at-risk families to prevent child abuse and to decrease the risk of children entering the out-of-home care system. PSF serves nearly 5,000 children in 13 counties annually, including Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Madison, Suwannee, Taylor and Union Counties.
The Numbers …
• There are more than 24,000 children in out-of-home care in the state of Florida.
• There are approximately 800 children in out-of-home care in North Central Florida. Of those, about 400 are in licensed foster care.