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Adoption News


Adoption Interview on ABC-7


Governor Rick Scott Proposes Nearly $200 Million Investment for Adopted Children & Families

November is Adoption Month!


** We have a Mass Adoption Finalization Hearings scheduled for 4 counties; below are the dates 

* Thursday, November 9th at 10:00 am – Charlotte County

* Monday, November 13th at 4:00 pm – Hendry County

* Friday, November 17th at 1:30 pm – Collier County

* Saturday, November 18th at 9:00 am – Lee County



Children’s Network of SWFL Succeeds Re-Accreditation


Foster Friday - Special Dedication to our Foster Parents

Introducing Karla and Scott

Karla and Scott have been licensed since December 2016. Karla and Scott have opened their home to several children and have provided long term care to two children since initial licensure.They have been wonderful parents to work with and have been a blessing to the children they have welcomed into their home.Thank you Karla and Scott for your continued commitment to the children in Circuit 20!



Lee County Homeless Coalition Awards totaling $31,000 to Nonprofit Member Agencies Serving in the Community

 12th Annual Walk-5K Run to Prevent Child Abuse Event Pictures


   *Click LIN-MARK logo for 5K Run Results*


Lee Pitts Live! Interview with Nadereh Salim, Chief Executive Officer, Children's Network of Southwest Florida and Dianne McDaniel, Regional Vice President, Suncoast School Credit Union

Case Manager Kudos

Case Manager/Community-based Care Employee of the Month (By 20th Circuit GAL Foundation)
Kayla Brooks, Child Welfare Case Manager (Camelot Community Care)

The GAL Team writes:
I am so excited to share with you that you have been selected by the Guardian ad Litem Program to be featured as the CMO/CBC community partner of the month in our newsletter for doing an outstanding job in the Circuit.  The Guardian ad Litem Program wants to thank you for your hard work and efforts on behalf of the families you serve.  The GAL volunteers and staff think you are pretty AWESOME! 

Thanks for Caring 

Family Mentor Classes Family Mentor classes to begin Monday October 23rd and Tuesday October 24th offering two evening classes and full day sessions begin on Saturday November 18th. Please click Family Mentor Classes for more details.
Lee Pitts Live
Mentor a Family
Patrice Cunningham, Special Project Manager for United Way and Pamela Malik, Family Mentor Coordinator for the Children's Network of Southwest Florida interview with Lee Pitts Live.
Naples Family Adopts “Congratulations to the Maxfield family on the adoption of your daughter Hannah Rae Lynn June 7th. Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience with us.”
NBC-2 Interview A huge thank you to our foster parents who accept our children into their families and provide a temporary, safe and loving home.
Lee Pitts Live Lori Feige, Director of Programs, Children’s Network of Southwest Florida and Kelly Ladd, Foster Parent, Children’s Network of Southwest Florida (interview with Lee Pitts)


Board of Directors Message

Management Report

F.S. 409.988 Postings

Children Available for Adoption

Adoptions Data

Employee Secure E-mail


Mass Adoption on Accion Hispana

Accion Hispana

Lee Pitts Live - Adoptions

Lee Pitts Live Kinship Interview

Univision Hablando del mes de los ninos que son en custodia  

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