TACFS Blog

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 ...

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...

COVID-19, Child Maltreatment & Reporting: What to Expect as Children Return to School

Oct 1 2020
In Texas, suspected abuse or neglect of children is reported to the state throug...