News

July 27, 2015  |  Region 01

Announcing the 2014-2015 TCCWB Award Winners

TCCWB would like to thank all the boards for their participation by submitting outstanding nominations from their communities. The TCCWB Awards Luncheon will be held on September 11 2015, in Austin, Texas. For further details It is with great pleasure that we recognize the…

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June 30, 2015  |  Region 08

Lucille Celebrates Her 100th Birthday!

Lucille Rochs, long-time leader and supporter of the TCCWB, celebrated her 100th birthday in Fredericksburg with over 120 people from the communities she has served. Pictured seated are Lucille Rochs and Liz Althaus, Gillespie County CPS Board. Standing left to…

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June 19, 2015  |  Region 01

ReMoved – Part II

Last year TCCWB Board members gathered to watch ReMoved, a short film about 9 year old Zoe and her journey from her abusive home into the world of foster care. Now with the release of ReMoved Part II,  Zoe’s journey continues…

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April 9, 2015  |  Region 06

Stick Out Your Tongue to Child Abuse #GoBlue

Another great idea for GO BLUE Day – Friday April 10th, 2015  

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March 4, 2015  |  Region 03

Friend’s of Wednesday’s Child College Scholarship Program

Do you work with high school seniors in foster care who are preparing for college or students who are in extended care and attending college? If so, they could be eligible for the Friends of Wednesday’s Child College Scholarship Program.…

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February 18, 2015  |  Statewide

Governor’s Budget Proposal of $40 million funding increase to DFPS

AUSTIN (OFFICE OF GOVERNOR GREG ABBOTT) – Governor Greg Abbott delivered his 2015 State of the State address to a joint session of the Texas House and Senate. In his remarks, Governor Abbott laid out his legislative priorities and detailed…

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February 11, 2015  |  Statewide

CPS Transformation Update

DFPS releases progress report to the Sunset Advisory Commission on CPS Transformation.

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January 12, 2015  |  Statewide

Missed Signs. Fatal Consequences.

AUSTIN (AMERICAN STATESMAN) – In 2009, the Legislature ordered Child Protective Services to publicly record every abuse- and neglect-related death in the state in hopes of identifying patterns and discovering ways to prevent abuse deaths. But the Statesman has learned…

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