Category: News

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 […]

The Texas Senate needs to hear from YOU

Public hearing February 6 – come to Austin and speak up for children! It has often been said: “A budget is a moral document.” It’s true. If the agencies and proven community programs dedicated to the health and well-being of children who have been maltreated – and those that prevent maltreatment – are to function effectively, they […]

Conversations with CASA

In the latest episode of Conversations with CASA, Texas CASA CEO Vicki Spriggs and Director of the Governor’s Child Sex Trafficking Team Andrea Sparks discuss the high-risk children and youth in foster care face of being victims of human trafficking, and what CASA can do to prevent youth from being exploited.