Permian Basin Giving Tree

Every child deserves a Christmas to Remember.  It all started in the Fall of 2020. Due to COVID restrictions volunteers and even staff were not allowed to go into local Child Protective Services (CPS) offices. This presented a problem as CPS was gearing up for their...

How Local Providers Use Family Help West Texas

Family Help West Texas and FindHelp.org have made helping others easy.  With access to your free Family Help West Texas account you can claim your program, manage your program’s information, access free reports, and determine your intake method. Program Update...

Family Help West Texas

Access to Resources is Key The most reliable predictors of family instability and child welfare involvement are income loss, cumulative material hardship, and housing hardship (Weiner, Anderson, & Thomas, 2021). Material supports and concrete services may reduce...

New look and new tools for your West Texas community

We are excited to announce a new look for One Accord for Kids and new tools for the communities of West Texas. Our focus has always been to improve foster care by putting the West Texas Communities in the driver seat. We deeply believe that lives will be transformed...

Solving the Latest Foster Care Crisis

  The Texas Foster Care Capacity Crisis and Its Solution This is part two of a two-part series about the ongoing capacity crisis in Texas foster care. Today’s post will discuss the long-term solution to the current capacity crisis. More Children Without...

The Latest Crisis in Texas Foster Care

The Texas Foster Care Capacity Crisis and Its Solution This is part one of a two-part series about the ongoing capacity crisis in Texas foster care. Today’s post will discuss the problem and its causes. The Texas foster care system is experiencing the worst...