Children’s Trust of Miami-Dade

The Children’s Trust of Miami-Dade emphasizes collaboration and partnership in order to provide the programs and services needed by children and families and to effect community-wide change. To develop and promote these programs and services, the Children’s Trust encourages creative approaches to coordinating, integrating and funding services across and within the areas of health, safety, development and to promote increased parental and community involvement on behalf children, while stressing accountability and results. The Children’s Trust works to ensure that children have access to affordable, quality health care coverage in Florida. See below for more information about the Children’s Trust’s recent activities, accomplishments, and advocacy work and tools!

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  • Come for the Knowledge, Stay for the Fun! Children's Trust Hosted Free Family Health Expo!

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    The Children’s Trust hosted a free Health and Social Services Family Expo on August 24th, to provide parents direct access to educational, health and social services. The event featured 250 displays showcasing information about education, nutrition, and KidCare application support. In addition, the Expo featured entertainment for kids including magic and character greetings from Nickelodeon stars and Curious George!
  • KidsWell Florida Partners Released KidsCare Toolbox Report

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    KidsWell Florida held a conference call on October 30th to announce the release of Florida’s KidsCare Toolbox report, which provides information about how kids currently access coverage in the state and how the program can be improved.
  • KidsWell Florida Partners Issued Information on Medicaid Expansion

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    FL: The Florida Center for Fiscal and Economic Policy (FCFEP) issued a brief and report highlighting the benefits of Medicaid expansion.  Florida CHAIN issued a fact sheet providing data points on eligible Medicaid populations and current and future income eligibility limits.  Dr. Peter A. Gorski, Chief Health and Child Development Officer for The Children’s Trust, published an editorial in The Miami Harold focusing on the costs and benefits of the Medicaid expansion for Florida.

  • KidsWell Florida Partners Hosted Webinar on Health Care Coverage for Children

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    KidsWell Florida held its first webinar on May 30th titled KidsWell Florida: Practical Solutions to Cover All Kids. A recording of the webinar is available here. Organizations under the KidsWell Florida Banner include, The Children's Movement of Florida, Florida CHAIN, the Florida Center of Fiscal Economic Policy, The Children's Trust and the Florida Children's Healthcare.

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