More than 200 families who adopted children in 2014 through Eckerd Community Alternatives gathered Saturday at the agency's annual Adoptive Family Reunion Picnic.
Oh Be Joyful Farm and Eckerd have teamed up to increase the number of foster homes in Oklahoma.
For 41 years, Phoenix Homes have been giving Burke County youths and their families a place to work on turning their lives around, get back on track and head for success.
Chuck Donaghe,a volunteer for Eckerd's Project Bridge Transitional Services, was honored this week as part of Bay News 9's local news series Everyday Heroes.
Connecticut's Department of Children and Families is partnering with Eckerd as part of a statewide campaign to help put an end to preventable infant death. Eckerd's Rapid Safety Feedback Approach identifies risk factors in homes that currently have open cases with DCF.
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.
Eckerd Rapid Safety Feedback is getting national attention, including from a new commission set up by Congress to help eliminate abuse and neglect deaths. However, Eckerd's Ron Zychowski warns that there will never be a silver bullet.
Transgender homeless youth recently spoke on a panel to discuss their challenges in finding services and safe shelter in the more rural parts of Western North Carolina. Providers including Trinity Place Youth Shelter, ran by CARING for Children, were in attendance.
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.
In this multi-part investigation by Austin American-Statesmen Eckerd’s Chief of Quality and Program Performance talks about Eckerd Rapid Safety Feedback as an innovative tool to reduce child fatalities in the state of Texas.