Author: TFCA Communications

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 […]

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, […]

TFCA Election Results

The Texas Foster Care Association’s (TFCA) Election Committee reports the following information related to the 2019 Board of Directors Election:  Pursuant to the by-laws, the TFCA membership had the opportunity to consider candidates for the positions of President, Second Vice President, Secretary, and Regional Foster Parent Representatives from regions 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, and […]