Who We Are

The Texas Foster Care Association (TFCA) was formed in the late 70s as the Texas State Foster Parents, Inc. We currently do business as the TFCA to better reflect that we serve and support the entire family unit, including foster parents. in the past, there were many local foster parent associations that needed leadership and […]

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Gathering in Purpose

A Place For You

Join the TFCA Today

Anyone with an interest in the foster care system of Texas is invited to become a member of the TFCA. Licensed foster parents, both with public and private verifications, are encouraged to join individually or as a couple; adoptive and kinship families will benefit through the extensive training offered at the TFCA training events; and […]

Waiting for Adoption

The Texas Adoption Resource Exchange (TARE) website helps match children awaiting adoption with adoptive parents. It includes photos and profile information on children available for adoption and allows families to provide information about their adoption preferences and interests in adopting a child. Families need to create an account and complete a family profile in order […]

Let Us Hear From You

The purpose of the Texas Foster Care Association is to educate, motivate, and support foster, adoptive, and kinship parents, as well as, to be a united voice in advocating for the needs of those children and families. We do this by offering forums for our families to communicate and share information with one another via […]

Available Training

The Texas Foster Care Association provides leads to training around the state. The TFCA host regional conferences, training events, support groups, and an annual conference.

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DFPS Expands Community Based Care

DFPS takes the next step in expanding Community-Based Care (CBC) with a contract amendment to enter Stage II in DFPS Region 2, which includes 30 Texas counties. 2INgage, a partnership between Texas Family Initiative LLC and New Horizons Ranch and Center Inc., has been providing a continuum of foster care services in this area since […]

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More Children Leaving Foster Care than Entering

New state figures show more children are leaving foster care for safe, permanent homes than are entering the child welfare system, as adoptions surged past 6,000 for the first time, according to Child Protective Services (CPS). “Additional resources combined with a tenacious work ethic have led to unprecedented success for the DFPS this year,” said […]

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Region 3b Community-Based Care, Stage II, Announcement

DFPS is pleased to announce that it’s taken the next step toward expanding Community-Based Care (CBC) by executing a contract amendment to enter CBC Stage II in Region 3b.  Region 3b includes Tarrant, Palo Pinto, Parker, Johnson, Hood, Somervell, and Erath counties. Our Community Our Kids (OCOK), a division of ACH Child and Family Services, […]

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