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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 /...

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News to Know

We are Grateful for YOU!

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014

As we pause to give thanks this week, please know we at TFFA appreciate you.  Thank you for making the work of the Texas Foster Family Association possible, for believing in what...

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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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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...

We are Grateful for YOU!

As we pause to give thanks this week, please know we at TFFA appreciate you.  Thank you for making the work of the Texas Foster Family Association possible, for believing in what we do, and helping us improve the lives of Texas children.  Thank you for your work telling the policymakers and lawmakers that our state policies/laws should better safeguard our...

Children Never Outgrow the Need for Parents

See the latest children who were added or updated in the Texas Adoption Resource Exchange (TARE). DFPS’s Texas Adoption Resource Exchange is at www.adoptchildren.org Share this:SharePrintEmailLike this:Like...

Participate in the publishing a book for Foster Parents

Foster parents can help facilitate the publishing of a book for foster parents that will be provided free of charge to foster families upon request.   The National Foster Parent Association is assisting Cenpatico (Behavioral Health) in the development of a book for you!  This book will discuss trauma, attachment and brain development for children in foster...

Why do CPS Caseworkers Do What They Do?

Why do CPS caseworkers do what they do? In this new video, seven Texas caseworkers tell us why they do the job and why they love it! Watch the video on the DFPS You Tube Channel. Share this:SharePrintEmailLike this:Like...

Not All Kids Have Families To Visit During Academic Breaks…

As the holiday season fast approaches most homeless students and students from foster care don’t have families to return to during academic breaks. Instead of enjoying the warmth of home and family, they scramble for a place to stay, often hiding their situation due to embarrassment. The fear of homelessness during breaks creates tremendous stress, preventing...