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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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 […]

COVID-19 Resources for Caregivers

Health and Well being recourses During Novel Coronavirus, COVID-19 A few resources that we hope you find helpful “As the world grapples with the uncertainty of the upheaval created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Texas Foster Care Association encourages you to take advantage of this time to stay familiar with the facts about COVID-19 and […]

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Talking with children about Coronavirus

As the world grapples with the uncertainty of the upheaval created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Texas Foster Care Association encourages you to take advantage of this time to stay familiar with the facts about COVID-19 and resist the urge to engage in panic. As a parent, your children need you to be the stabilizing […]

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Texas Foster Care Debuts Private Case Management

The State of Texas is taking the next step toward expanding Community-Based Care (CBC) for children in foster care by entering a groundbreaking new phase for the initiative in seven North Texas counties. Today, Our Community Our Kids (OCOK) – a division of ACH Child and Family Services – begins providing foster care case management, […]

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Census 2020 is Important to All Texas Communities

It’s time for the U.S. census and DFPS is adding its voice to that of other Texas state agencies to urge all Texans to take part. Why is the census so important? Because the results of the survey are used to determine how much funding local communities receive for key public services and how many seats each […]

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