News & Events

News and Stories

National Adoption Month Feature: Youth in View

Nov 25 2020
“People open their homes and their hearts to kids who really need it, and ...

National Adoption Month Member Feature: Addy's Hope

Nov 18 2020
“There are no unwanted children, only unfound families”

TACFS Guest Column: Foster Care in Texas Working to Fix Problems, Build on Successes

Nov 16 2020
The piece provides important context around the discussion of foster care in Tex...

Organizations Adjust to COVID-19 Conditions

Nov 13 2020
Just like public schools, small businesses and so many families, child-welfare o...

TACFS Gets State Grant to Help Trafficking Survivors

Nov 4 2020
In Texas, it is estimated that there are thousands of children and youth victims...

Get to Know a TACFS Partner: Community Resource Coordination Group Office

Oct 29 2020
Meet Sara Underwood, State Coordinator for the Community Resource Coordination G...

Creating Community for Transition Age Youth

Oct 27 2020
After meeting Don and learning more about JIT's approach and programming, we wer...

Family Fosters Baby with COVID-19

Oct 27 2020
The foster care system in Texas relies on the mission-driven organizations that ...

The Center Publishes Updated FFPSA Matrix

Oct 22 2020
FFPSA Update: The Title IV-E Prevention Services Clearinghouse of the Administra...

El Paso Times Op-Ed: Texas Can Improve the System for Victims of Abuse

Oct 12 2020
Emergency shelters such as the one we have at the El Paso Center for Children (t...

Upcoming TACFS Events

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December

Communications Work Group (TACFS Members Only): Social Media for Nonprofits

About the TACFS Communications Work Group: Digital meetings with communicatio...

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December

TACFS Data Visualization Series (TACFS members only)

The Texas Alliance continues the STaRC Knowledge Community Series...

16
December

Texas Training Connection Monthly Training Series: Part II - Introduction to Trauma Informed Parenting

TACFS members, their staff, foster and adoptive parents, and CASAs are invited t...

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January

TACFS Data Visualization Series (TACFS members only)

The Texas Alliance continues the STaRC Knowledge Community Series...

15
January

Texas Training Connection Monthly Training Series: Part III - Advanced Trauma Informed Parenting

TACFS members, their staff, foster and adoptive parents, and CASAs are invited t...