We Need Local Homes for Foster Children

Local Foster Care Capacity The ability to serve children in our communities has always been an issue for us in West Texas. Region 9 – the 30-county administrative region comprising West Texas and stretching from Loving County to Mason County – ranked dead...

Community-Based Care: The Stages

On December 30, 2020, the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) announced that Region 9 — which includes Midland, Odessa, and San Angelo — would transition to a new system of foster care called Community-Based Care (CBC). This is the third in a...

Community-Based Care: The Model

On December 30, 2020, the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) announced that Region 9 — which includes Midland, Odessa, and San Angelo — would transition to a new system of foster care called Community-Based Care (CBC). This is the second in a...

Community-Based Care: History and Need

On December 31, 2020, the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) announced that Region 9 — which includes Midland, Odessa, and San Angelo — would transition to a new system of foster care called Community-Based Care (CBC). This is the first in a...