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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

Advocates for Families First

Posted by on Sep 29, 2014

Advocates for Families First is a collaborative national effort to elevate a common voice in support of children and youth in kinship, foster, and adoptive families. Our goal is to...

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Alerts!

President Signs Into Law H.R. 4980

Posted by on Sep 30, 2014

H.R. 4980 Becomes Law On September 29, President Obama signed the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act. Among other things, this bipartisan legislation will:...

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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...

President Signs Into Law H.R. 4980

H.R. 4980 Becomes Law On September 29, President Obama signed the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act. Among other things, this bipartisan legislation will: Require states to better track children at risk of being victims of sex trafficking (including children who run away from foster care) and report any children who are victims of...

Advocates for Families First

Advocates for Families First is a collaborative national effort to elevate a common voice in support of children and youth in kinship, foster, and adoptive families. Our goal is to ensure that when children cannot live safely with their birth parents, they have a safe, loving, supported and prepared family to care for them. Advocates for Families First is a...

Summary of H.R. 4980

Title 1 – Protecting Children and Youth at Risk of Sex Trafficking Subtitle A – Identifying and Protecting Children and Youth at Risk of Sex Trafficking Section 101: Identifying, Documenting, and Determining Services for Children and Youth at Risk of Sex Trafficking For children involved with the State child welfare agency (children in families the...

3 Easy Soup Recipes for Cooler Weather

Creamy Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup From Seriously Delish (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), a beautiful new cookbook by food blogger Jessica Merchant, this simple soup recipe ensures a healthful, homemade dinner on your table any night of the week. Read on for more of Merchant’s easy and flavorful dishes, which might just upend your weekday menu. Get the...

Treating Migraines: More Ways to Fight the Pain

Thought there was no hope for treating your migraine headaches? Don’t give up. In the past year, the Food and Drug Administration has given adults new options for treating migraines by allowing the marketing of two prescription devices for such headaches. People who don’t tolerate drug treatments well might find relief by using the Cerena Transcranial Magnetic...