CWLA – Legislative Update

CWLA – Legislative Update

Tax Cuts and Budget Resolution On Fast Track Last week Congressional Republicans released an outline of their tax reform proposal for 2017. They hope to move the package on a fast track both in process and time. The process part is that they will try and use a new...
FREE Foster Family Fun Night

FREE Foster Family Fun Night

Foster Family Night Monday, November 20, 2017 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Click HERE for a flyer of this event – SAAFosterFamilyNight Join us for a memorable night under the stars with our animals! Enjoy marine life, reptiles and tropical birds. Explore! Discover!...

Improving Education

Click HERE for the full document: Improving Education – September 2017 EducationIMPROVING ^ OUTCOMES for Students in Foster Care September 2017 Texas only ***Prek-12 students in foster care and displaced by Hurricane Harvey have the educational rights for...

Displaced Students post-Harvey

We wanted to share with you two important resources on the legal needs of displaced students post-Harvey. The first is a Know-Your-Rights one-pager (developed in collaboration with Texas Appleseed and Texas Network of Youth Services) on the right to attend school of...

Hurricane Harvey…Families NEED Help

Hurricane Donations & Grant Opportunities! Members – Through our Texas Center for Child and Family Studies, and in coordination with DFPS, TACFS has stood up a Hurricane Harvey funding and grant opportunity dedicated to supporting children in the...

How did Texas Children Fare in the 85th Legislative Session?

Summary of 2017 Session The 85th Texas Legislature began on January 10, 2017 with 150 House members and 31 Senators being sworn in. The Regular Session ended May 29th for a total of 140 days. The legislative session, legislators filed 6,631 bills, a 6% increase over...

Texas Building Together With Child Advocates

The Child Protection Roundtable Bringing together the voices of child advocates across Texas Dear Child Protection Roundtable members, Today, Roundtable member organization TexProtects released its Home Visiting in Texas report, and we wanted to make sure you saw it....

Harvey: Helping Your Family Heal

Because of Harvey, here are some National Child traumatic Stress Network resources to get you ready and to be able to respond: Help Kids Cope is a mobile app to assist families cope with hurricanes and flooding. Download the free app today. The app has helpful...