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Region 3
Foster Care Consortium

Committed to promoting the well-being of children in out-of-home care in North Texas.

Who we are and how you can help…

Who We Are

The Region 3 foster Care Consortium is a coalition of organizations and individuals committed to improving the well-being of children who are in out-of-home care and at risk of removal.

What We Do

The members of the Consortium foster communication, collaboration and information-sharing; promote innovation; share and develop resources and advocate for policies and laws consistent with our mission.

Join Us

Membership is open to any organization that directly or indirectly serves the needs of foster children in the North Texas region.

GET INVOLVED WHERE IT MATTERS

Members of the Consortium recognize that improving outcomes for children in care requires all of us to work together.

On both the state and local level, the members of the Foster Care Consortium partner together for innovative changes in the foster care system, producing better outcomes for children in care or at risk of removal.

Add your voice, your skills and your help by becoming a member of the Consortium.


LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR WORK



GET INVOLVED

HOW YOU CAN HELP

Become a Member

We need your skills, your ideas, your voice and your help.

Join a Committee

Find a committee that best matches your skills.

Share you thoughts

Work to help solve problems facing the foster care community.






news and events

Consortium Meeting
September 22, 2022
9:00-11:00AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom

Join us for CBC and Region 3 data updates, along with a discussion on meeting evolving needs.

agenda

Community-Based Care in Region 3 and Across Texas; Updates and Announcements

Hollie Mims, Community Outreach and Legislative Relations Director, Office of Community-Based Care Transition

Linda Garcia, Senior Vice President, 2INgage


Region 3 Profile: What the data tells us about children and families involved with the child welfare system

Kerrie Judice, Child Protection Policy Manager, TexProtects, Data Committee Chair, Region 3 Foster Care Consortium

Valerie Hallum, Data and Evaluation Specialist, Texas Alliance for Child and Family Specialist, Texas Alliance for Child and Family Services.


Discussion: How can individuals, organizations, and partnerships meet the evolving needs of children and families with involvement in the child welfare system?


Meeting ID: 929 7044 4552

Passcode: 542307

Join by phone:

+12133388477,,94283169018#  or

+12532158782,,94283169018#

Haven’t yet joined the Consortium?
 
Complete the online application today! We encourage you to signup for a committee so you can actively engage in advancing the Consortium’s mission to promote the well-being of children in out-of-home care or at-risk of removal through communication, collaboration, and information-sharing and by promoting innovation, sharing and developing resources, and advocating for policies and laws consistent with our mission.


AFFORDABLE CONNECTIVITY PROGRAM

A new federal program is available to help low-income families obtain internet and computer services. Offering discounts up to $30 per month on internet services and up to $100 on the purchase of a computer, laptop or tablet, the program is accepting applications now.

For more details, download the flier here.




Our Impact

19

Counties Served

6,254

Children in Care in DFPS Region 3

455

Consortium Participants

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