Announcing a new...

Announcing a new Transitional & Independent Living Program located in Spring, TX for young adults who have aged out of Foster Care. Hope's Path is a faith based organization that provides a path of hope that directs foster youth and alumni towards confident sustainable independence. The mission of Hope's Path is to support, equip, and empower young adults who age-out of foster care to lead successful independent lives through Christ-centered community.

College Scholarships Available for Texas Foster Youth

Do you know students who are seniors in high school and college bound, or students already in their first or second year of their undergrad programs?

Together We Rise has an application for their Family Fellowship Program with a due date of March 14th.

January 13, 2015 - Texas Considers Pausing Controversial Foster Care Reforms

Last week, the key legislative committee suggested that the state temporarily stop the rollout of controversial reforms to the child welfare system. Opponents have said the partial privatization of the state system responsible for thousands of foster children—known as “foster care redesign”—is a hasty and potentially detrimental overhaul.

reported on potential problems with redesign that have since come to pass.

Read the full article!

A Guide for Those "Aging Out" of Foster Care in Texas

 

From the Texas Foster Youth Justice Project (http://texasfosteryouth.org/), the fourth edition of this guide reflects the most recent changes to Texas law. You can download this guide for free and make copies. You can order free Fourth edition copies by contacting the project. The Texas Supreme Court’s Permanent Judicial Commission For Children, Youth & Families for paying for the publication of the guide. Take a look!

Announcing a new...

Announcing a new Transitional & Independent Living Program located in Spring, TX for young adults who have aged out of Foster Care. Hope's Path is a faith based organization that provides a path of hope that directs foster youth and alumni towards confident sustainable independence. The mission of Hope's Path is to support, equip, and empower young adults who age-out of foster care to lead successful independent lives through Christ-centered community.

College Scholarships Available for Texas Foster Youth

Do you know students who are seniors in high school and college bound, or students already in their first or second year of their undergrad programs?

Together We Rise has an application for their Family Fellowship Program with a due date of March 14th.

January 13, 2015 - Texas Considers Pausing Controversial Foster Care Reforms

Last week, the key legislative committee suggested that the state temporarily stop the rollout of controversial reforms to the child welfare system. Opponents have said the partial privatization of the state system responsible for thousands of foster children—known as “foster care redesign”—is a hasty and potentially detrimental overhaul.

reported on potential problems with redesign that have since come to pass.

Read the full article!

A Guide for Those "Aging Out" of Foster Care in Texas

 

From the Texas Foster Youth Justice Project (http://texasfosteryouth.org/), the fourth edition of this guide reflects the most recent changes to Texas law. You can download this guide for free and make copies. You can order free Fourth edition copies by contacting the project. The Texas Supreme Court’s Permanent Judicial Commission For Children, Youth & Families for paying for the publication of the guide. Take a look!

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