Conference News

Be A TFFA Sponsor

Posted by on May 24, 2012

Sponsorship Opportunities Contact Information: Roy Block, Executive Director of the Texas Foster Family Association [26326 Cedro San Antonio, TX 78260 - Phone: 210-394-7933 / Email...

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News to Know

National Model Family Foster Home Licensing Standards

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014

The Standards addressed in the link below are new national standards for foster care. HHS is requesting states to compare their standards to these new national standards and make...

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Alerts!

DFPS response to Ebola Virus

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014

A message to providers and families regarding the DFPS response to Ebola Virus Even though the Ebola virus is not currently and may never become a direct threat to the vast...

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Podcast

Ginny Judson, guest on Dr. John DeGarmo’s Radio Program

Posted by on Apr 29, 2014

Texas’ own, the wonderful Ginny Judson, was a guest on this week’s Foster Talk with Dr. John. If you missed the show, click on the link to listen to the archive...

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Recent Posts

TFFA Uses Social Media

SOCIAL MEDIA AND THE TEXAS FOSTER FAMILY ASSOCIATION When is the last time you went to the Yellow Pages to find a service or company? It’s a new world! People don’t use traditional outreach/marketing such as direct mailers. It’s time to jump on the social media engagement bandwagon!!  If we don’t engage in conversations on social media, we risk losing...

National Model Family Foster Home Licensing Standards

The Standards addressed in the link below are new national standards for foster care. HHS is requesting states to compare their standards to these new national standards and make changes that make sense for their states. The American Bar Association (ABA) Center on Children and the Law, the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Generations United and the National...

Texas CPS is a bustle of activity as the program transforms!

CPS is a bustle of activity as the program transforms itself into a better place to work and a better program for the people it serves. Read the new FAQs on CPS Transformation accomplishments and activities. Learn about stakeholder events around the state. See photos from previous events. Read about Transformation in the News. Read the latest report on...

2015 Education Reach for Texans Conference

For more information on how you can become involved in the conference please contact Greg Williams at (214)378-1742, g.williams@dcccd.edu or Sunny Huang at (214)378-1751, chuang@dcccd.edu. 2015 ER4T Conference...

2015 Foster Youth Internship (FYI) Program

I am excited to announce that the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI) is accepting applications for the 2015 Foster Youth Internship (FYI) program! Please feel free to circulate this opportunity through your networks and to current/former foster youth you believe may be interested in this opportunity. Each summer, CCAI Foster Youth Interns...

DFPS response to Ebola Virus

A message to providers and families regarding the DFPS response to Ebola Virus Even though the Ebola virus is not currently and may never become a direct threat to the vast majority of DFPS clients, providers and foster families, we urge caregivers to respect this potential hazard just as we would respect the risk of any potential emergency situation. This...