DFPS Foster Care Needs Assessment

DFPS Foster Care Needs Assessment

This report, which DFPS produces annually, gives the agency and its stakeholder’s vital information to more strategically build capacity in each community.

Texas is among many states seeking solutions to secure and maintain placement resources for children. This assessment charts a strategic pathway for communities to develop the new capacity that meets children’s needs and places them closer to home.

DFPS encourages distribution and use of this data to support strategic capacity-building efforts. The agency also welcomes input from internal and external stakeholders on the data’s value and suggestions on improving it in the future.

If you have questions or feedback, please contact Capacity Building Specialist Wendy Bagwell at Wendy.Bagwell@dfps.state.tx.us or (512) 438-2133.