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Florida Region

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NYAP in Florida has served children and families since 2008 in Broward County as a contract agency for the County Lead Child Welfare Agency, Childnet, Inc.  In keeping with our philosophy of maintaining strong local support for our foster parents and team members, the Florida program is administered through these offices:

NYAP's Broad Continuum of Care State Requirements Foster Parent Forms Referral Partners How Can I Help ? State Resources and Other Links
  • Deerfield Beach

  • Boynton Beach

  • Ft. Myers

  • Miami

  • Pensacola

  • Sarasota

Under the leadership of the FL State Program Director, Katherine Warner, these offices serve as a base for regional services which include an array of Therapeutic Foster Care options and Home Based Services for children ages 0-18 and their families. Other Childnet services are provided to those who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or questiong (GLBTQ).


Additionally, through other local funding opportunities, including those offered by the Children’s Service Council of Broward County, NYAP is able to provide innovative and creative programming  to meet the local needs of children and families.













NYAP Broward - Deerfield Beach


700 West Hillsboro Blvd.

Building 3, Suite 101

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441


(954) 596-5284 - Phone

(877) 490-6644 - Toll Free

(954) 596-5286 - Fax

  • 24-Hour Centralized Reception

  • Emergency Foster Care

  • Medically Fragile Care  

  • Mental Health Diagnoses

  • Respite Care

  • Kinship Support Services

  • Alcohol and Other Drug Programs

  • Constant and Never Ending Improvement (CANEI)

  • Managed Care Options

Give us a call today to learn more about the specific programs and services we offer through our Regional Offices in Florida.

Florida's Programs & Services

become a foster parent

NYAP’s innovative program in Broward county recruits and trains parents to provide enhanced foster homes to children and youth experiencing challenges related to ongoing medical issues, substance abuse, challenging behaviors, or gender identity.


Programs and Services offered vary by location.


Contact the NYAP office in your area to learn more about the specific services we can offer.

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If you are interested in becoming a Foster Parent, or would like more information another NYAP program, please contact:

William Grear




Phone:   (954) 596-5284

Fax:       (954) 596-5286

NYAP Palm Beach - Boynton Beach


1301 N. Congress Ave, suite 310

Boynton Beach, FL 33426


(954) 596-5284 - Phone

(877) 490-6644 - Toll Free

(954) 596-5286 - Fax

Kinship Support Services


Shannon Doner




Phone:   (561) 235-0712

Fax:       (954) 596-5286

NYAP Ft. Myers


4150 Fort Street Ext.

Fort Myers, FL 33916


Harry Guerra, Program Supervisor

(239) 770-5724 - Phone

(239) 461-7637- Fax (all faxes must be sent to the attention of Harry)


NYAP Miami


401 NW 2nd Avenue - #10

Miami, FL 33128


Sam Tzabery, Program Supervisor

(954) 501-6656 - Phone

(954) 596-5286- Fax

NYAP Pensacola


1924 Palafox Street

Pensacola, FL 32501


Jamilyn Ruckman, Program Supervisor

(850) 380-7041 - Phone

(954) 596-5286 - Fax

NYAP Sarasota


1500 Independence Blvd.

Suite 210

Sarasota, FL 34234


Bill Grear, Program Supervisor

(954) 298-3328 - Phone

(954) 596-5286 - Fax


Auxiliary Aids


National Youth Advocate Program (NYAP) will take appropriate steps to ensure that persons with disabilities, including persons who are deaf, hard of hearing or in need an interpreter, have an equal opportunity to participate in our services, activities, programs and other benefits. To view our Auxiliary Aid policy, click here