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TACFS Publishes Document Explaining Benefits Available to Kinship Caregivers

Oct 9 2019
The Texas Legislature passed House Bill 1884 earlier this year which requires bo...

Congratulations to Conference Award Winners!

Oct 9 2019
At our Texas Child Care Administrators Conference last week, we announced the aw...

TACFS Releases Resource Guide to Help Community Organizations Navigate the DFPS Foster Care Needs Assessment

Sep 20 2019
This resource guide is designed to bring the context of Community Organizations&...

#CommunityResilience: Enrique Davila, Administrator of Child Crisis Center of El Paso

Sep 24 2019
Regardless of the obstacles and differences that might separate a community, in ...

#CommunityResilience: JaLynn Hogan, ED of High Sky Children's Ranch

Sep 17 2019
"As communities, we are not divided, rather we are united as we face a trag...

#CommunityResilience: Beth Senger, ED of El Paso Center for Children

Sep 10 2019
"One of my takeaways from visitors and calls with people from other communi...

DFPS Releases Implementation Plan for Community-Based Care

Aug 30 2019
DFPS has released a plan that describes the department's expectations, goals, an...

The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute releases Region 6a Community-Based Care Assessment

Aug 30 2019
The Hackett Center for Mental Health at the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institu...

Child Welfare in El Paso: Estamos Juntos

Aug 21 2019
A crisis happens in your community. You sit down with your kids, colleagues, fri...

DFPS Releases Annual Foster Care Needs Assessment

Aug 6 2019
The Department of Family and Protective Services released its annual Foster Care...

Upcoming TACFS Events


STARHealth Webinar: That Makes Sensory: Understanding Sensory Processing Differences in Children

This workshop will offer participants a basic understanding of sensory processin...


STARHealth Webinar: Understanding the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study

This training reviews the concepts and results of the Adverse Childhood Experien...