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Alliance members receive a 10% discount on Praesidium’s abuse risk management services, including staff and foster parent training, onsite risk assessments, criminal background checks, and more.
Council on Accreditation (COA)
As a sponsoring organization, TACFS members receive a 25% discount on COA accreditation fees - a savings that can fully offset the cost of TACFS membership dues.
A web-based care management and reporting system designed to support the needs of social service organizations by empowering those involved to enhance care, protect funding and safeguard licensing. Alliance members receive a 10% discount.
For more details on these benefits and how to receive them, please visit the Member Discounts page.
2016 Texas Child Care Administrators ConferenceOctober 26-28, 2016
Fort Worth Hilton
Learn more here
EmberHope started as an orphanage in 1927 as the Kansas Methodist Home for Children to carry out the church's vision for helping at-risk juveniles and later their focus was on residential treatment services to adolescents with emotional or social adjustment problems. In 2013, the board of directors changed the agency's name to EmberHope, which includes three program divisions: Youthville, FCS Counseling, and STRIVE. In 2015 Youthville started providing foster care services in San Antonio, Texas. Their mission is "sparking change to improve lives" and their executive director is Shelley Duncan.
Respite Care of San Antonio
Respite Care of San Antonio provides for children with development disabilities and complex medical diagnoses. RCSA provides services to prevent abuse and neglect to families in the community as well as safety net services for children in TDFPS custody. Their mission statement is: RCSA provides services to prevent child abuse, prevent or delay institutionalization and to strengthen and stabilize the caregiver/family of a child with development disability. Their executive director is Bert Pfiester.
Houston Serenity Place, Inc. Houston Serenity Place is a residential treatment center serving boys and girls ages 7 to 21. They also provide transition living programs. Their mission is to provide quality therapeutic care for children who have been abused, neglected and abandoned. They are located in Houston and their executive director is Wanda F. Brown.