BayCare Health System, Behavioral Health Services
, Florida Department of Children and Families
, Kids Central Inc.
, John Sheehan
...But they may not out of work for long, said John Sheehan, vice president of Behavioral Health Services for the BayCare Health System.
> Kids Central Inc.
has decided to contract away from the Brooksville center to at least two other agencies.The caseworkers, according to Sheehan
, "will probably migrate to those other agencies."He
identified the agencies as Camelot in Hernando County and The Center in Citrus County.
Nearly 20 children per case worker are being impacted by the cost-cutting move, Sheehan
said, but the other agencies will take care of them. KCI
, a nonprofit charged with developing community-based services, supports the children and families served by the child welfare system and is a managing entity that contracts foster care work to various agencies.The Florida Department of Children and Families
has contracted with KCI
to be the community-based care lead agency.
Since February KCI has had financial difficulties.No reason was given for the termination of their contract with The Harbor, Sheehan
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