Category: Texas Department of Family and Protective Services

DFPS Publishes a Series of Reports

Rider 8 Report on Human Resources Management Plan provides an update on the development of a plan to improve employee morale and retention. Rider 15 Report on Community-Based Care presents performance measures identified by the Legislative Budget Board (LBB) to allow for comparative analysis between the legacy foster care and Community-Based Care systems. Also see […]

HHSC Launches Statewide COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line

Texas Health and Human Services have launched a 24/7 statewide mental health support line to help Texans experiencing anxiety, stress or emotional challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This new resource offers COVID-19-related mental health support for all Texans. People can call the Statewide COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line 24 hours a day, 7 days […]

DFPS Issues Three-Day Exam Report

Texas Family Code requires DFPS to ensure certain children taken into conservatorship receive a medical examination from a physician or other health care provider after three days. DFPS has issued a report on the statewide implementation of the three-day medical examination, including compliance in each region of the state Evaluation of Medical Exam Requirements: Initial Medical Exam in […]