HHSC Provides Family Violence Notice, Resources to Texans December 2023

AUSTIN  The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is providing printable materials listing services and resources for Texans being threatened or exposed to family or dating violence.

Free Online Sleep Intervention for Children Adopted from Foster Care November 2023

Children who spend time in foster care often have problems sleeping.

570 adoptive children in the Greater Houston area are looking for forever homes. Here's how you can help (Includes video) November 2023

November is National Adoption Month and on Friday, 21 children officially joined their new "forever families" to commemorate Harris County Adoption Day.

Youth and Family Voices November 2023

There is power in listening to and learning from youth.

Adopting as a single parent - November is National Adoption Month (Includes video) November 2023

Across the country, about 120,000 children are adopted annually via private, foster, or international adoption.

CASA of West Texas Full Circle event tells stories of those who lived through child welfare system (Includes video) October 2023

The child welfare system is something that most people do not know the ins and outs of.

TBRI® for Caregivers Training Opportunities October 2023

This 4-part training covers the entire TBRI® for Caregivers curriculum and equips participants with the tools needed to connect, empower and correct in their respective fields.

New Runaway Prevention Training October 2023

The new Runaway Prevention Training is available now on the DFPS website.

Spotlight on Creating a More Equitable Child Welfare System October 2023

This issue of Children's Bureau Express highlights the importance of prioritizing and advancing racial equity in child welfare.

Biden-Harris Administration Announces More Than $200 Million To Support Youth Mental Health September 2023

Builds on unprecedented investment through President Biden's Unity Agenda to tackle the mental health crisis and support community-based behavioral health care and treatment.

November Is National Adoption Month September 2023

The Children's Bureau National Adoption Month campaign seeks to increase national awareness of adoption issues, bring attention to the need for adoptive families for teens in the U.

Successful Survivors Foundation and Foster Focus Magazine Announce Groundbreaking Partnership September 2023

Successful Survivors Foundation and Foster Focus Magazine are proud to announce their new partnership aimed at bringing real lived experiences to the forefront of the conversation about child abuse and its long-term impacts.

Paid Family Leave by State Number Increasing in U.S. September 2023

According to the most recent BLS (Bureau of Labor Statistics) data, 23% of private industry workers regularly have access to paid family leave.

Justice Options for Athletes September 2023

After experiencing sexual misconduct, survivors embark on their own healing journey, which can be unique in numerous ways.

Children's Book Brings Hope to Families during National Recovery Month September 2023

One in five children in the U.

Rebuilding Family After Foster Care September 2023

Terrick Bakhit's loyalty to his brothers Matthew and Joseph is tattooed across his chest: "MTJ," each letter representing the brothers' initials.

The Texas Youth Permanency Study (TYPS) examines the long-term outcomes and opportunities of youth, 14 and older, in the Texas Foster Care System. February 2023

AMPLIFYING YOUTH VOICE This Texas Youth Permanency Study seeks to understand the quality and continuity of relationships developed by youth in care and identify factors that support strong relationships that may be sustained as the youth transition into adulthood.

Foster Mattress Program February 2023

Mattress Firm has proudly served the Foster community for some time.

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