Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Adoption Services of Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties

ensure a timely and seamless adoption

Gulf Coast JFCS’ Adoption Services provides a dedicated two-person team (comprised of one supervisor and one specialist) to help ensure a timely and seamless adoption; working to secure a safe, loving and devoted ‘forever home’ for each assigned child.

The team works closely with the primary caseworkers, relatives, non-relatives, foster parents and community partners to facilitate the adoption and to help achieve the outcomes as set by the lead adoption agency

Adoption Services include:
  • Providing assistance to Gulf Coast JFCS’ case management agency to ensure children who are free, are adopted within 90 days by the current caregiver
  •  Writing child and home studies on the identified child and family. 
  •  Ensuring paperwork is submitted to the lead agency in a consistent and timely manner
  •  Attending all staffing related to each individual adoption case 
  •  Attending all meetings and consultations related to the assigned case
  • Working in partnership with adoption agencies and community providers in a spirit of cooperation; ensuring everything is being done to make a better system for the children and families of Hillsborough County.
Contact:

14041 Icot Blvd.
Clearwater, FL 33760
Phone: 727.479.1800

Funding:

Provided by The Rothman Family Foundation and the Department of Children and Family Services (DCF).