Eckerd in the News

A Look at Gov. Scott’s Proposed DCF Budget

Florida Governor Rick Scott proposed nearly $80 million of the budget go to the Department of Children and Families, with a focus on the agency’s number one priority — improving child safety and eliminating preventable child deaths.

Ex-Buc Clayton Helps Former Foster Kids Find Homes

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers player Michael Clayton is giving back to the community, one home at a time. Partnering with Eckerd Community Alternatives, Camelot Community Care and Generation Next Foundation, he is helping young adults in the Tampa Bay transitioning out of foster care with a place to live.