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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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December 11, 2014  |  Statewide

New Child Abuse Prevention Structure Moves Forward

The Sunset Advisory Commission approved a recommendation to consolidate child abuse prevention programs under a proposed new Health and Human Services Commission division focusing on medical and social services. The move would consolidate all home visiting programs, including those currently…

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December 9, 2014  |  Region 11

Toy Drive at Aaron’s Furniture

By Melissa Cantu Trevino Aaron’s furniture store of Alice donated toys to the Duval County Child Services Welfare Board on Monday to help bring Christmas joy to children in the community. “We all have kids and it can be hard…

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December 7, 2014  |  Region 04

Gregg County Child Welfare Board Seeking Christmas Gifts

Longview News.com Posted: Sunday, December 7, 2014 4:00 am From Staff Reports The Gregg County Child Welfare Board is seeking gifts for children in the county who are in foster care. Wish lists are available at the Texas Bank and…

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