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Spotlight on the Thorburn Foster Family

May Thu, 2023, See more: Child Protection,Foster Families,Thank You

Jessica Thorburn is a single foster parent in Bay County.  Jessica’s mother fostered when she was growing up and that along with her great sense of community lead her to become a foster parent as well. She has welcomed a wide range of kids with varying special needs and helped each to thrive.  

Thank you Jessica for being a safe place for kids to land.     

Tallahassee Youth Opportunity

February 24, 2024
Coming this May, any high school students over 16 who are in foster care are eligible to participate in the first year pilot program Step into Success. This program is for foster youth alumni ages...

Spotlight on Whaley Foster Family

February 23, 2024
 Dana and Carlton stay involved in the children’s academics, spend extra time working with them to build confidence, and provide opportunities for them to have fun.

NWF meets with JCSO and DISC Village

February 23, 2024
Today Law Enforcement Liaison Mike Kemp and Criminal Justice Specialist Christy Bertera facilitated a meeting with Jefferson County Sheriff Mac McNeil and DISC Village Director of Criminal Justice Deflection Billy Jones. Deflection is a new...