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Big Bend Community Based Care serves as the Network Management agency for child welfare and behavioral health services in northwest Florida.

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Most Popular Questions

When are Adoption payments processed?

On or before the 5th of each month. 

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What is the Managing Entity Community Needs Assessment?

The 2016 Community Needs Assessment is intended to assist the Department of Children and Families (DCF) in preparing for the upcoming legislative session by providing a foundation for understanding the

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What is BIP?

BIP Is Batterer’s Intervention Program and is often required following a domestic violence incident. Currently, BIP is a 29-week, psychoeducational, group program that addresses elements of power and control within

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Big Bend Community Based Care manages a network of child welfare and behavioral health service providers across northwest Florida.

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Recent Blog Posts

October Integration Update

By: Cori Bauserman on Oct 17, 2016

Cori Bauserman and Pam East, Big Bend COO, met with the leadership of Children’s Home Society in C14 to discuss the future of Early Childhood Court.

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Big Bend Community Based Care Awarded Prestigious Sterling Award

May 11, 2016

Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Sterling Council today announced that Big Bend Community Based Care, Community Health of South Florida, Inc., and Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County are recipients of the prestigious Governor's Sterling Award for 2016.

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Mike Watkins Recognized as an Angel in Adoption™ at National Event in Washington, D.C.

Sep 16, 2014

The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI) will honor Mike Watkins as an Angel in Adoption™ at an awards ceremony on September 16 and gala on September 17 in Washington, D.C.

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