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Become a Foster Parent

Citrus Health Network provides Foster Care services to specialty populations.  Prospective foster parents are recruited, trained, and licensed by Citrus staff, and given additional training in strategies for dealing with different behaviors. 

We Are Looking for People Who:

• Are committed to loving and nurturing a child in your home.

• Are willing to work in partnership with everyone involved in the child's life to meet the child's needs.

• Are dedicated to helping a child be reunified with their biological family.

• Are financially able to provide for your present needs and family emergencies.

• Attend required training sessions.

• Consent to criminal and child abuse registry checks.

• Have enough physical space in your home to accommodate children.

• Are at least 24 years old.

• Pass a health inspection of your home.

• Are willing to meet a licensing counselor for an in-depth home study to determine if your family meets these requirements.


Take the First Steps Towards Becoming a Foster Parent

1.  Complete the Citrus Health Network Registration Form

2.  Attend the initial Foster Parent Orientation

3.  Proceed with the Full Application and Training Process


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Citrus Health Network's ACGME accredited Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program has four Fellow positions available for the 2020-2021 Program Year.  

Candidates can start as PGY4 or PGY5 Fellows.

Applications being accepted through Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS).

Please visit:


Citrus Health Network's ACGME accredited Psychiatry Residency Program has a vacancy for a PGY-3 available for July 1, 2019 for the 2019-2020 Program Year.  

  • Successful completion (or anticipated completion) of PGY-2 year in an ACGME accredited psychiatry program prior to start date. 
  • STEP 3 required
  • Spanish speakers preferred

Interested candidates should email the following documents to (No...

Hurricane Season begins on Friday, June 1st and it's important to be prepared!
There will be a sales tax holiday in the State of Florida from June 1-7 for hurricane preparedness items. Below please find information from the Florida Department of Revenue on what items are tax exempt during that week.
Additionally, Miami-Dade County has made The Ready Miami-Dade (Ready MDC) app available to the public. The app provides real time information before, during, and after a...


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Family Care Network Committee of the Board of Directors Meeting

August 14, 2019 at 9:00 am

The meeting of the Family Care Network Committee of the Board of Directors of Citrus Health Network is a Sunshine Meeting open to the public.

To attend in person:

401 NW 2nd Avenue, 10th Floor, South Tower, Brickell Room

To join by phone: 1-408-638-0968. Meeting ID: 680-513-8080#

No further ID is needed. If prompted to enter...

Citrus Health Network
Board of Directors Meeting
June 25, 2019 at 5:00 pm
Please note: The first part of the meeting, expected to last from approximately 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, is regarding Citrus Family Care Network and is a Sunshine Meeting open to the public.
To attend in person:
401 NW 2nd Avenue, 10th Floor, North Tower, Visionary Room
To join by phone: 1-408...









Citrus Health Network was represented by more than 70 staff members, family members, and friends, at the Miami-Dade County Out of the Darkness Walk to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

The walk was held at Tropical Park on Sunday, October 7, 2018.  Citrus served as a Gold Sponsor for the event, and was one of the Top 10 teams in fundraising on the day of the walk. 

Citrus is...

The 2nd annual Orenda Miami Crawfish Boil taking place on Saturday, April 28th, 2018, at the Historic Virginia Key Beach Park (Dance Pavillion) and will run from noon to 6:00 p.m. Don't miss out on this special event with all-you-can-eat crawfish & fixings, jambalaya and complimentary beer. All ages are welcome! 

Orenda Miami's mission is to partner with the community to empower and inspire disadvantaged youth. CHN's CHANCE Program is one of the...


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April 8, 2019                          

MIAMI, FLORIDA— Citrus Family Care Network is proud to announce that it has been selected as the Child Welfare Community Based Care (CBC) Lead Agency for the Southern Region by the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF).

DCF contracts with CBC Lead Agencies across the state to...

Citrus Health Network Early Childhood Development Programs Administrator Jackie Romillo, LCSW, was named Vice President of the Florida Association for Infant Mental Health (FAIMH) Board of Directors.  

Below is an interview that FAIMH conducted with Jackie.  The interview is also available on FAIMH's website: 


Interview with VP Jackie Romillo, LCSW

15 Jan 2019 by ...

Child Welfare Excellence Award Recipients   All Child Welfare Excellence Award Recipients 2018

Citrus Health Network’s Dr. Beverly Jean-Jacques and Marsha Rosa, LCSW were recognized by the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) as recipients of the Child Welfare Excellence Award at the...

The U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) recognized Citrus Health Network as a Health Center Quality Leader.  HRSA’s Quality Improvement Awards recognize the highest performing health centers nationwide as well as those that have made significant quality improvement gains from the previous year. 

As a Health Center Quality Leader Citrus achieved the best overall clinical performance among all health centers and placed in the top 30% of the adjusted quartile...

Plaque Presentation for Target BP Program  Medical Staff with Target BP Award

Citrus Health Network, Inc. was recognized as a Gold Status practice of distinction for commitment to blood pressure management by the Target: BP Recognition Program.  The Gold Status recognition was awarded for achieving blood pressure controls at or above 70 percent in 2017...

Thank you to Florida State Representative Nick Duran who presented Citrus Health Network with a check from the State of Florida for $400,000 in support of the CHANCE Program Campus.  The funds will go towards the development of a campus to serve children and adolescents who survivors of human trafficking and commercial exploitation.   


Citrus Health Network, Inc. received program accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) to host a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship program in addition to their existing Adult Psychiatry Residency Program.

The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship is a two-year program that will welcome four fellows per training year.  Citrus Health Network’s fellowship is one of only two ACGME-accredited Child and Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship programs in South Florida. 

In partnership with the Florida International University Herbert...

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As a provider of mental and behavioral health services for children, youth, and young adults in South Florida for more than 38 years, Citrus Health Network understands the importance of children’s mental health.  On Thursday, May 10th, Citrus joins more than 1,000 communities nationwide in celebrating the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services...


2017 Million Hearts Hypertension Control Challenge Champion Badge

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that Citrus Health Network was selected as one of 24 winners of the 2017 Million Hearts Hypertension Control Challenge nationwide. 

The Champions, who provide care to more than 1.2 million adults, focused on proven strategies to help their patients achieve blood pressure control...

Citrus Health Network’s Ryan White Program received a Ryan White Part A/MAI Provider Service Quality Award this week.  The program was recognized as the provider with the highest viral load suppression rate in Miami-Dade County for fiscal year 2016-2017. 81 percent of Citrus Health Network’s Ryan White clients had a suppressed or undetectable viral load. 

A key goal of treatment for...

Citrus Health Network has been published in the July 24, 2017 edition of Current Behavioral Neuroscience Reports with an article entitled “Genetics and Antipsychotic Response in Schizophrenia: an Update.”

Citrus Health Network Psychiatry Residency Program faculty member Dr. Adriana Foster, and third year Psychiatry Resident Dr. Gabriel Sanchez, co-authored the article with Dr. Asim Nasir, an Assistant Professor at the Florida International University Herbert Wertheim School of Medicine, and Michelle Trieu, an FIU medical student. 

The article reviews the...

Citrus Health Network has been published in the June 2017 edition of the Journal of Academic Psychiatry with an article entitled "The Community Value of Academic Psychiatry: The Development of a Psychiatry Residency Program in a Federally Qualified Health Center."  

The article focuses on how Citrus Health Network is helping to address the national shortage of psychiatrists through an innovative Psychiatry Residency Program, the first of its kind sponsored by and based in a Federally Qualified Health Center.  


The Institutional Review Committee of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) granted Continued Accreditation as a Sponsoring Institution to Citrus Health Network.  Citrus is the first Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in the United States to receive accreditation as a Sponsoring Institution from the ACGME.  The FQHC currently sponsors the Citrus Psychiatry Residency Program which welcomed its first class of residents in July 2015.  

ACGME is an independent, not-for-profit, physician-led organization that sets and monitors the professional educational...