Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. ~ Margaret Mead

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Welcome to Florida Foster Care Review!

  • Facilitate

    Florida Foster Care Review facilitates comprehensive, individualized case review hearings for children and youth in foster care.
    At the same time, FFCR works to infuse the Citizen Review Panel (CRP) Program with best practices, quality training and intensive support. We plan to ignite the use of citizen-led panels across the state by providing critical expertise, technical assistance and infrastructure to other communities.

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  • Advocate

    Florida Foster Care Review advocates for policy and practice changes that make a real difference in children’s lives.
    Based on 25 years of experience and hard data accumulated through countless hearings, FFCR provides insights into the complex challenges facing children and youth in foster care and recommends changes to improve the child welfare system.

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  • Innovate

    Florida Foster Care Review develops and implements innovative approaches to addressing the greatest needs of the children we serve.
    At FFCR, we do more than just identify problems; we find solutions. We build on our past work to create an atmosphere of flexibility and fresh thinking that enables us to address the increasingly tough issues facing children and youth in care.

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  • Evaluate

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Foster Care Review, Inc.(FCR) is a GuideStar Exchange Bronze Participant
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Have you seen some of the fantastic clothing that will be on sale at #MaxinesCloset? Don't miss out! Fashion and fun, all to help kids in foster care. ... See MoreSee Less

Just a few of the fantastic, eclectic and cool items you can expect to find at Maxine's Closet, Florida Foster Care Review's upcoming fundraiser in memory of Dr. Maxine Thurston-Fischer. Use your passion for fashion to help children in our community! ... See MoreSee Less

Here's a sneak peek at some of the pieces that will be available for sale, either individually or together, at the event!

Have you seen this yet? Maxine's Closet is an event you won't want to miss! Get your ticket today! www.eventbrite.com/e/maxines-closet-tickets-15507123223?ref=ebtnebtckt ... See MoreSee Less

Maxine loved her jewelry and we think you will too! Check out these awesome pieces that will be part of the event.

We would like to thank our partners Biscayne Bay Brewing Company, McCormick Place Miami, Dress for Success, Emporium-Miami and Soul Of Miami for their support and contribution to Maxine’s Closet, an event in memory of one of social work’s biggest champions, Maxine Thurston-Fischer, PhD.

The event will take place March 12, 2015 from 6:30pm-9:30pm at McCormick Place. In keeping with Florida Foster Care Review’s mission and with Maxine’s tradition of giving back, guests will be encouraged to bring new or gently used handbags and shoes for Dress for Success, an organization that provides business attire for youth in foster care. Support us by getting your tickets here: www.fostercarereview.org/events/__current-events/
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Foster Care Review, Inc. created an Maxine's Closet. ... See MoreSee Less

Maxine's Closet

March 12, 2015, 6:30pm - March 12, 2015, 8:30pm

McCormick Place, Downtown Miami

Maxine’s Closet is a fundraiser in memory of Maxine Thurston-Fischer, PhD, who was a trailblazer and activist in the social work field. Maxine was also a serious fashionista. In keeping with Maxine...