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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From Status Hearing to the Final Hearing

For additional requirements related to hearings under Chapter 263External Link and to hearings and orders under Chapter 262External Link, see: 5200 Notice, Service, and Working with Attorneys and Advocates 5300 Court Orders, Notice to the Court, Indian Child Welfare Act, Paternity, and Child Support For the legal requirements related to extended court jurisdiction for former foster children who are over […]

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Weekend Retreat Spots Available

TFCA Members: Weekend Retreat Spots Available for September 13 – 15 We are looking for about 12 families, approximately 60 individuals, to attend a weekend retreat on September 13 – 15. The retreat will start Friday evening at the retreat center in LaGrange, Texas. Families or their agencies need to be members of TFCA. Families […]

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Call for Board Members

Are you looking for a unique leadership opportunity? Have you been yearning to put your talent in strategic thinking, financial forecasting, organization behavior, project management, or policy advocacy in the service of a great cause? Well, look no further! If you are committed to keeping children safe and parenting nurturing, we are looking for you! […]

Fostering Families. Fostering Futures.