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2015 Winter Growth Conference – Join us as we ‘Shoot for the Stars’

Posted by on Dec 6, 2014

TFFA is once again having our Winter Growth Conference in Corpus Christi on February 5-6, 2015 at the Holiday Inn Downtown Marina Hotel Make your Hotel Reservations: 361-882-1700  ...

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Bipartisan Bill on JJ Reauthorization Released

Posted by on Dec 22, 2014

Bipartisan Bill on JJ Reauthorization Released In the very last days of the 113th Congress, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) released a bill...

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2015 Winter Growth Conference – Join us as we ‘Shoot for the Stars’

Posted by on Dec 6, 2014

TFFA is once again having our Winter Growth Conference in Corpus Christi on February 5-6, 2015 at the Holiday Inn Downtown Marina Hotel Make your Hotel Reservations: 361-882-1700  ...

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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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2015 Winter Growth Conference – Join us as we ‘Shoot for the Stars’

TFFA is once again having our Winter Growth Conference in Corpus Christi on February 5-6, 2015 at the Holiday Inn Downtown Marina Hotel Make your Hotel Reservations: 361-882-1700             Rooms are $92 per night / free parking [Cut-Off Date for Room Reservation is January 14, 2015] Winter Growth 2015 ‘Call To Presenter’ Form Advertise in the Conference...

Bipartisan Bill on JJ Reauthorization Released

Bipartisan Bill on JJ Reauthorization Released In the very last days of the 113th Congress, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) released a bill that would reauthorize the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention ACT (JJDPA). The last time the JJDPA had been reauthorized was in 2002 with the current programs operating without...

Consider Fostering/Adopting in 2015

DFPS released a new public service announcement (PSA) on YouTube urging Texans to become foster or adoptive parents and help make a child’s wish come true. http://ow.ly/G8AOj . The 60 & 30 second public service announces are available in English and Spanish. Share this:SharePrintEmailLike this:Like...

Handling the Holidays

For many children and families, the holidays are a wonderful time of year. There are presents, good food, games, vacations, and visits with extended family. For children in foster care however, the holidays can bring up all sorts of negative feelings and stressors. If you have a foster child in your home or have recently adopted, follow these steps to ensure...

NEW Links of Interest

Links of Interest New – TEA Human Trafficking Prevention Training for Educators: http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=25769818237 New – TEA To the Administrator Addressed (TAA): Foster Care & Student Success – Committed to Improving the Education of Students in Foster Care, September 10,...

Foster/Kinship Homes Having DayCare Issues? (in Texas)

We are being asked to find out from Texas foster parents if they had any problems over the past two years getting day care when they clearly qualified and it took a long time to get the paperwork completed and approved so they were out a lot of money to pay for day care, etc.  We would then need to track their responses or have them email Dimple Patel so she...