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    The Florida Department of Health in Marion County WIC program continues to welcome families during COVID-19. In order to limit exposure and help prevent the spread of COVID-19, some Marion County WIC clients may now receive services over the phone...
    Tallahassee, Fla. – To assist families as they prepare for Hurricane Dorian, the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) has been approved by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to release September food assistance benefits to all...
    The Florida Department of Children and Families announced that current SNAP customers who normally receive benefits October 11-28 will receive their benefits by October 10 due to Hurricane Michael. Early disbursement will be for recipients in following counties: Alachua, Baker,...
    Those who are scheduled to receive their food stamp benefits later in the month should have received them early, according to the Florida Department of Children and Families. "To help families prepare for Hurricane Irma, SNAP benefits for the month...
    Ocklawaha, Florida -- An Ocklawaha woman was arrested after investigators with the Florida Department of Financial Services determined she had committed welfare fraud. Investigator T.N.Mitchell said that Jessica L. Fong, 28, falsified multiple Department of Children and Families applications when...
    Food stamp recipients who received their benefits on an earlier date in October due to Hurricane Matthew will also receive benefits early for the month of November. According to the Florida Department of Children and Families, the early disbursement applies...
    Food stamp recipients should have received early deposits due to Hurricane Matthew. According to the Florida Department of Children and Families, current food stamp customers in Baker, Brevard, Broward, Citrus, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Glades, Hendry, Hernando, Highlands, Indian River, Lake,...
    // Ocala, Florida -- The Professional Firefighters of Marion County say they are absolutely fed up with the politics and treatment they receive from the Marion County Board of County Commissioners. Tomorrow, December 2, 2014, firefighters will...
    // Wigan, England -- Christina Briggs, 26, from Wigan, says she hates weighing 350lbs, but she can't do anything about it because she is being forced by the government to eat junk food. Briggs told Closer Magazine...
      Polk County, Florida -- This investigation directly impacts Central Florida as a whole. A drug bust in Polk County that public assistance officials should have answers for and that has Florida residents, including law enforcement officials fuming with anger,...
      Ocala, Florida -- The Florida Department of Health in Marion County will launch the WIC electronic benefits transfer system in all Marion County WIC offices March 3, 2014. Marion County WIC offices in Ocala, Belleview, Dunnellon, Lynne and Reddick will...
      Ocala, Florida -- Mary Alexander, 47, of Ocala has been charged with organized fraud. Alexander’s arrest, today, stems from an ongoing investigation by the Marion County Sheriff's Office, in conjunction with the Medicaid Fraud Unit of the Attorney General’s...
      Tallahassee, Florida -- Despite warnings from the Department of Children and Families, Food Stamp recipients continue to break the law by selling the benefits for cash. There is a growing trend in Florida that affects both Food Stamp recipients and...