According to a press release from Kids Central Inc., almost 900 children in Florida are awaiting adoption. Selfless Love Foundation, a Florida-based nonprofit, has partnered with Adoption-Share to launch Family-Match in the state. This is a data-driven technology that uses predictive models to assist social workers with placement decisions. Compatibility assessment was developed with help from eHarmony and is intended to reduce the time for adoptive placement, match children with families where they will thrive, and improve case-worker efficiency. Zackary Gibson, chief child advocate and director of the state Office of Adoption and Child Protection says, “We believe that Family-Match will help unlock the vault of waiting families and provide children with the permanency they need and deserve. This innovative private-public partnership will make a difference for children in foster care.” Visit kidscentralinc.org for more information.