Eckerd, a leading child welfare nonprofit is donating its new predictive analytics tool, Rapid Feedback Mechanism, to Connecticut’s Department of Children and Families for one year. Alaska and Maine are also working with Eckerd.
Alexandra Westcott, age 11, spearheaded a clothing drive, from May 1 through May 12, to benefit Eckerd Raising Hope.
Carmi Brown, director of Eckerd's Friends of the Children Program, responds to an article in the Tampa Bay Times that discussed youth outcomes in the poorest neighborhoods of Tampa Bay.
According to a recent Harvard University study, Eckerd’s Hi-Five model of school-based intervention positively impacted student behavior at nearly twice the rate of other programs operating across the United States.
To raise awareness about preventable child deaths, Florida DCF, Eckerd Community Alternatives, and several other organizations launched a new campaign, "Warning Signs," which includes billboard advertisements that put "warning labels" on common causes of children's deaths.
ABC Action News reports on a new campaign in Tampa Bay to stop preventable child deaths. The campaign focuses on the three most prevalent preventable deaths: drowning, suffocation and head trauma.
Saving Our Daughters has partnered with Project Bridge to provide services to troubled teens reintegrating back to their home communities from juvenile justice residential commitment programs. Saving Our Daughters mentors offer guidance to help ease the transition.
At the 6th annual "Reunited – A Celebration of Families", sponsored by Eckerd Community Alternatives, a dozen of parents celebrated reunification with their children at the county courthouse.
Eckerd along with its community partners is hosting a Tampa Bay Adoption Education Day on June 13 at Old McMickey’s Farm in Odessa, Florida. Tony Dungy and wife Lauren star in the Public Service Announcement that will air on Bay News 9.
Connecticut's General Assembly and the state Department of Children and Families are addressing unsafe sleep conditions, which is responsible for three times as many children death than child abuse.