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

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 […]

Our Committees

As our organization cannot survive without the vibrant and informed participation of our outstanding membership, consider joining a TFCA committee!  As a committee member, you will have input for upcoming training to promote the continuing development of foster parents and the children they serve. ByLaws The purpose of the Bylaws Committee is to provide oversight […]

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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DSHS Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update

Updated COVID-19 Vaccine Information: COVID-19 Vaccine Information (last updated 2/23/21) COVID-19 Vaccine Allocations (last updated 2/26/21) Updated Information for COVID-19 Vaccination Providers: Information for Vaccination Providers (last updated 2/23/21) Vaccination Provider Enrollment (last updated 2/22/21) COVID-19 Vaccine Management Resources (last updated 2/23/21) COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Webinars (last updated 2/26/21) Public Health Laboratory Testing ADDED: DSHS COVID-19 […]

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Texas Youth Permanency Study

The Texas Youth Permanency Study (TYPS) examines the long-term outcomes and opportunities of youth, 14 and older, in the Texas Foster Care System. AMPLIFYING YOUTH VOICE This Texas Youth Permanency Study seeks to understand the quality and continuity of relationships developed by youth in care and identify factors that support strong relationships that may be […]

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Foster Care Mattress Program

Foster Mattress Program Mattress Firm has proudly served the Foster community for some time. Now we’ve stepped up to help EVERY foster family with non-profit pricing for any licensed foster home. PLEASE refer to this information when it’s time to update mattresses, get new mattresses for child placements and even as early as getting them […]

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