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RESERVE NOW FOR WINTER GROWTH CONFERENCE!

Posted by on Jan 12, 2015

ONLY 2 DAYS LEFT TO RESERVE IN THE BLOCK FOR WINTER GROWTH CONFERENCE!!!! The Texas Foster Family Association is hosting the Annual Winter Growth Training Conference in Corpus...

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Being a foster parent is not as hard as you may think

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015

By Cherie Schroeder Foster children are the children of our communities.  When a local home is not found, these vulnerable kids are often placed miles away from their family of...

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Alerts!

Posted by on Nov 14, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announces safety alerts and reviews for some widely used medications, including. • baby wipes that may contain bacteria, • undeclared drugs...

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Recent Posts

Being a foster parent is not as hard as you may think

Being a foster parent is not as hard as you may think

By Cherie Schroeder Foster children are the children of our communities.  When a local home is not found, these vulnerable kids are often placed miles away from their family of origin, taking them away from services, supports, friends, school, and all that is known to them. You may ask yourself, “How can I help?” Becoming a foster home is not as hard or scary...

Congressional Leaders Assessing Policy Strategy

Congressional Leaders Assessing Policy Strategy

Congressional Leaders Assessing Policy Strategy Indications are that congressional leaders are still carefully assessing what their strategy will be as they move forward in the 114th Congress. The debate is just how confrontational or cooperative they want to be in dealing with President Obama and the minority Democrats. This week may provide key indicators....

Foster Parents…your help is needed!

Foster Parents…your help is needed!

My name is Nathan A. Hough and I am working with a faculty member at the University of Iowa, Armeda Wojciak. For the past several years she have been studying sibling relationships of youth in foster care. From what we know, sibling relationships can be really important to these youth, but no one has looked at learning about sibling relationships from former...

Heroes come and go, Legends get remembered!

Heroes come and go, Legends get remembered!

 It is with great sadness that we let you know of the   passing of Johnny Sanson. Johnny and his devoted wife Juanza have shared their Faith and blessings for decades with some of the most vulnerable among us. Services are scheduled for Monday, January 19, 10AM at The Woodlands Church. The Church is located at 1 Fellowship Drive, Woodlands, TX 77384. In lieu of...

Changing Constantly…

Changing Constantly…

CHANGING CONSTANTLY Agency struggles with turnover as caseworkers face danger and stress, in some cases falsifying records in an attempt to keep up with overwhelming workloads Copyright 2015 The Austin American-Statesman Andrea Ball and Eric Dexheimer American-Statesman Staff Each month, Child Protective Services hires 200 new caseworkers. Within six months, 33...