Florida

Foster Care 

We partner with Children's Network of Southwest Florida, Safe Children® Coalition and the Department of Children and Families to provide Supportive Foster Care and Specialized Therapeutic Foster Care to youth of all ages. We provide services in the the Lee, Charlotte, Collier, Hendry, Glades, Sarasota, Manatee, and Desoto counties.

 

We recruit, train and license foster and pre-adoptive homes in the Cape Coral and Sarasota area.

 

Each youth receives weekly clinical support provided by master's level and/or licensed clinicians. We utilize a strength-based, holistic, and multi-disciplinary approach that is grounded in evidenced based practices.

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Management Staff
Trista Sturrup, MSW CWLC
State Director

Trista holds a Master's Degree in Social Work from Barry University in Miami, Florida. She is a Certified Child Welfare Licensing Counselor in the State of Florida. Trista has seven year's of experience working in the child welfare system as a Case Manager, Licensing Specialist and Director for a therapeutic foster care licensing agency.  

Trista resides in Cape Coral with her partner, seventeen year old adopted son and their dog. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with friends and family and lounging by the pool. 

email: trista.sturrup@lifeconnectionsusa.org

Nicole Wise
Licensing & Compliance Specialist

Nicole hold a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice with a focus on Human Services from Colorado  technical University. She a Certified Child Welfare Licensing Counselor in the State of Florida and has seven year's of experience providing direct support to children and families.  She resides in Cape Coral with her partner, eleven year old son and French Bulldog Bruno. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family and traveling. 

email: nicole.wise@lifeconnectionsusa.org

Contact us today:

Address:

1500 Colonial Blvd. Ste. 222

Fort Myers, Florida 33907

Phone:

239-322-6865

Fax:

239.294.3832