Join Us in San Antonio on October 7-8, 2016 for our Fall Training Event

The Texas Foster Family Association NEXT training event will be held on October 7-8, 2016. This event will be held at the Parkhills Baptist Church [17747 San Pedro [US Hwy 281/San Antonio, Texas 78232.
Our Hotel block is at the Hyatt Place [1610 E. Sonterra Blvd./San Antonio, Texas 78258]. 
Call for reservations (210) 545-2810 or call their Central Reservations line at (888)HYATTHP. Be sure to tell them you are with TFFA to get our Conference rate.
For more information about the Hyatt, visit their site: sanantonionorthstoneoak.place.hyatt.com
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Fall In Love With Fostering

‘Fall In Love With Fostering’ Our NEXT training event will be on October 7-8, 2016 in San Antonio, TX. Here are some things you might want to know: Have you ever thought you might want to serve on the TFFA Board of Directors? You can submit your Resume NOW...

National Foster Parent Association is Coming to Texas

The National Foster Family Association is coming to Texas for their 2017 Conference ‘BIG and BRIGHT’ – NFPA 2017 – Deep In the Heart of Texas Mark your calendar for June 21-24 2017, at the Marriott WestChase Hotel in Houston Visit their website for event...

Training/Conference NEWS

The Texas Foster Family Association NEXT training event will be held on October 7-8, 2016. This event will be held at the Parkhills Baptist Church [17747 San Pedro [US Hwy 281/San Antonio, Texas 78232] Our Hotel block is at the Hyatt Place [1610 E. Sonterra Blvd./San...

Judge Doubles Workload for Team Working on Foster Care Overhaul

From the Houston Chronicle: AUSTIN – A federal judge, frustrated by the lack of progress overhauling Texas’ “broken” foster care system now has investigators cramming a year’s worth of work into four months. Judge Janis Graham Jack of the...

ReDesign Update – Region 3b

Please follow this link (or the ReDesign UpDate link below) to view the presentation by Wayne Carson, Chief Executive Officer of ACH Child and Family Services, that was delivered at the recent Roundtable meeting. He presented on Foster Care Redesign in Region 3b....

CPS Turnover Crisis in Dallas

Dallas Morning News: So many Dallas CPS investigators have quit, state has to bring in backups from other areas Please read this excellent, in-depth report by the Dallas Morning News’ Bob Garrett on Child Protective Services’ employee turnover crisis in...

Legislative Update

Appropriations Will Be Front And Center, But CR More Likely With Congress returning and approximately 27 to 24 potential days in session for the House and Senate before their summer break, appropriations bills are likely to be the prime focus. That leaves little space...

CWLA Reform

Click for pdf of this information: Take-the-Next-Step-in-Child-Welfare-Services-Reform

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I am so pleased to announce two selections of new leadership for the Texas Child Protective Services (CPS) team. Kim Gibbons is the new Director of Field Operations for CPS.  Ms. Gibbons has over 23 years of experience with CPS. She started as a CPS investigator in...

FREE Camp for Kids

We still have several spots for teen boy’s and a few spots for the teen girls age 12 to 15 years old. Please communicate to CPS workers and foster parents this great opportunity. This is a FREE sleep over camp specifically designed for foster teens. Teen Reach...

Fall In Love With Fostering

‘Fall In Love With Fostering’ Our NEXT training event will be on October 7-8, 2016 in San Antonio, TX. Here are some things you might want to know: Have you ever thought you might want to serve on the TFFA Board of Directors? You can submit your Resume NOW...

National Foster Parent Association is Coming to Texas

The National Foster Family Association is coming to Texas for their 2017 Conference ‘BIG and BRIGHT’ – NFPA 2017 – Deep In the Heart of Texas Mark your calendar for June 21-24 2017, at the Marriott WestChase Hotel in Houston Visit their website for event...

Training/Conference NEWS

The Texas Foster Family Association NEXT training event will be held on October 7-8, 2016. This event will be held at the Parkhills Baptist Church [17747 San Pedro [US Hwy 281/San Antonio, Texas 78232] Our Hotel block is at the Hyatt Place [1610 E. Sonterra Blvd./San...

ReDesign Update – Region 3b

Please follow this link (or the ReDesign UpDate link below) to view the presentation by Wayne Carson, Chief Executive Officer of ACH Child and Family Services, that was delivered at the recent Roundtable meeting. He presented on Foster Care Redesign in Region 3b....

CPS Turnover Crisis in Dallas

Dallas Morning News: So many Dallas CPS investigators have quit, state has to bring in backups from other areas Please read this excellent, in-depth report by the Dallas Morning News’ Bob Garrett on Child Protective Services’ employee turnover crisis in...

Legislative Update

Appropriations Will Be Front And Center, But CR More Likely With Congress returning and approximately 27 to 24 potential days in session for the House and Senate before their summer break, appropriations bills are likely to be the prime focus. That leaves little space...

CWLA Reform

Click for pdf of this information: Take-the-Next-Step-in-Child-Welfare-Services-Reform

BIG News at Texas CPS

I am so pleased to announce two selections of new leadership for the Texas Child Protective Services (CPS) team. Kim Gibbons is the new Director of Field Operations for CPS.  Ms. Gibbons has over 23 years of experience with CPS. She started as a CPS investigator in...

FREE Camp for Kids

We still have several spots for teen boy’s and a few spots for the teen girls age 12 to 15 years old. Please communicate to CPS workers and foster parents this great opportunity. This is a FREE sleep over camp specifically designed for foster teens. Teen Reach...