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...

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)...

Family First Prevention Services Act
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Family First Prevention Services Act

Congress passed the Family First Prevention Services Act in February 2018. This law restructures the child welfare funding that the Department of Family and Protective Services uses to pay for services for children in foster care and other services for families. DFPS recently published a summary of the new law and will continue to post...