Author Archives: Shannon Ireland

February 25, 2016

Jeff Davis County CWB Brightens the Day!

Members of the Jeff Davis County Child Welfare Board and their new President Jeff Hoff make a special delivery!

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February 4, 2016

The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services has released its Annual Report & Data Book for 2015 on Tuesday. This report contains an overview of DFPS programs, services and statistics on abuse and neglect in Texas. 

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2016 TCCWB Award Nomination Forms Now Available!!

Each year the Texas Council of Child Welfare Boards accepts statewide nominations from Regional Councils for  individuals and organizations whose accomplishments positively impact our foster care community.

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January 19, 2016

Texas Panhandle Community Partners to host Color 5K Run

Join the Texas Panhandle Community Partners for their annual 5K Fun Run/Walk.

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January 6, 2016

Region 1 to hold “Poverty Simulation Training” – Public Welcome

CPS is aware that there is a need for greater exposure to cultures through training. This awareness has led to CPS collaborating with DFPS Center for Learning and Organizational Excellence (CLOE) to procure and develop courses in working with African…

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January 4, 2016

“Aunt Bertha” – New online resource to find food, health, housing and more

“Aunt Bertha” began with a simple idea – that every person and family should have one place online where they can find help in a time of need – and they have been transforming the way social services information is organized and…

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November 23, 2015

3PM – A New Initiative in Harris County

3PM “People Putting Permanency in Motion”  is the name for the Texas title IV-E waiver and new initiative in Harris County. READ MORE

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October 13, 2015

Next Catchment Area for Foster Care Redesign

DFPS is pleased to announce the next area of Texas that will benefit from the Foster Care Redesign project.  The newest catchment area is DFPS Region 2, which includes the following counties:  Archer, Baylor, Brown, Callahan, Clay, Coleman, Comanche, Cottle,…

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