Category: Texas Department of Family and Protective Services

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, […]

Governor Abbott To Appoint Jaime Masters As Commissioner Of The DFPS

Governor Greg Abbott today announced his intention to appoint Jaime Masters as the Commissioner of the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS). She will assume the role of Commissioner of DFPS effective December 2, 2019, for a term set to expire September 1, 2021. “The Department of Family Protective Services is one of our […]

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 […]

Office of Consumer Relations

The Office of Consumer Relations (OCR) handles complaints about specific cases relating to DFPS program policy. We are here to help you, and you can trust us to fairly review your complaints. The DFPS programs include: Adult Protective Services In Home Services Child Protective Investigations Child Protective Services Child Care Investigations Texas Abuse Hotline The […]