In 2014, We Had
30,406 Kids in Texas Foster Care.
The Texas Council of Child Welfare Boards is a nonprofit organization led by a board of directors representing 11 regional councils and over 220 county child welfare boards.
There are 220 child welfare boards in the state of Texas serving 40,000 children each year.
Austin – (TEXAS STANDARD) The state’s Child Protective Services is at the center of the firestorm – the agency placed the child in the grandmother’s custody just weeks before his death. It’s a story that is becoming increasingly common. Children are…
AUSTIN — (DALLAS MORNING NEWS) Gov. Greg Abbott’s administration has turned to the former head of the fabled law enforcement agency the Texas Rangers and one of his former child-support managers at the attorney general’s office to run Texas’ troubled…
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Comprehensive training and orientation for Child Welfare Board members is necessary for a successful and effective partnership between the Board, CPS and the community. The local CWB is encouraged to work with the local CPS liaison and TCCWB to obtain ongoing training to gain further understanding of CPS and the role of the Board.