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 […]

A New Vision For DFPS – From Commissioner Jaime Masters

Family Preservation and the Family First Prevention Services Act  It is critically important that we support families and prevent abuse and neglectbefore it occurs. This requires intense intervention – especially now, with many families under stress and isolated. To elevate and strengthen DFPS’ focus on family preservation, the Prevention and Early Intervention division (PEI) is being […]

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 […]