DFPS “3 in 30” Program Information and Implementation Schedule
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DFPS “3 in 30” Program Information and Implementation Schedule

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, children and youth in foster care have significant medical needs. For example, Up to 80% of children enter foster care with at least one medical problem. 30% of children come into foster care with a chronic medical condition. Up to 80% of children and adolescents enter foster care with a...

DFPS Publishes Strategic Plan
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DFPS Publishes Strategic Plan

On September 1, 2017, DFPS became a stand-alone state agency in accordance with House Bill 5, passed during the 85th Session of the Texas Legislature. Prior to that, DFPS was part of the Health and Human Services Commission and submitted reports and strategic plans in conjunction with other HHSC agencies. Moving forward, DFPS will prepare...

Community Based Care Contract in Region 2
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Community Based Care Contract in Region 2

Today, DFPS is pleased to announce that we have made a contract award in Region 2 in our continued implementation of Community Based Care. DFPS is awarding a contract to 2INgage, a new partnership between Texas Family Initiative LLC and New Horizons Ranch and Center Inc., to serve as the Single Source Continuum Contractor (SSCC)...