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Request for Application

Agency: Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS)
Procurement Number: HHS0007560
Procurement Name: Community and Parent Group Services
Program Name: Child Protective Services
Release Date: April 23, 2020
Closing Date: May 22, 2020, 2:00 p.m. Central Time

Executive Summary

The State of Texas, and the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) seeks contracts with councils, associations, and organizations to develop and expand activities of groups that promote services to abused and neglected children or their caregivers. Contractors of this typemust be voluntary andmust have a purpose to promote, coordinate, and facilitate community-based service delivery systems for children andtheir families, who are at risk of abuse or neglect. These are children who have become a part of the DFPS foster care system. Contractors shall provide education and information about abused and neglected children, develop and expand the activities of groups that identify, recruit, and screen prospective foster and adoptive homes. A secondary purpose will be to serve as the organized body through which foster parents find mutual support and an increase of the knowledge and skills of foster parenting.

The State provides reimbursement through Title IV-E and IV-B funds allocated from the Social Security Act and can use state funds, if necessary. Contractors promote community awareness, outreach, training and recruitment of potential foster parents. They attend national child welfare conferences for which DFPS reimburses for allowable goods and services.


Grants Awarded

Contract ID Awarded Vendor Mailing Address Phone Project Contact Project Contact Email
HHS0007560-00005 Region II Child Welfare Advisory Council 305 N 11th St.
Ballinger, TX 76821
940-632-0444 Patsy Baggett
HHS0007560-00001 Tarrant County Foster Parent Association P.O. Box 35421
Fort Worth, TX 76162
682-472-7181 Daphne Hunter
HHS0007560-00002 Grayson County Foster Parent Association 2607 N. Loy Lake Rd.
Sherman, TX 75090
214-578-1451 Debra Brown
HHS0007560-00003 Foster and Adoptive Parents of North Texas 1537 Hickory Trail
Allen, TX 75002
214-497-6121 Stacey Lundry
HHS0007560-00007 Region 04 Child Welfare Advisory Board 6122 Wilderness Rd.
Tyler, TX 75703
903-525-2211 Tim Simpson
HHS0007560-00004 Brite Star Community Center 10535 Wilcrest Dr.
Suite 160
Houston, TX 77099
346-229-4956 Oluwakemi Tubi
HHS0007560-00006 Region 6 Council of Child Welfare Boards 2525 Murworth Street
Houston, TX 77054
713-394-4064 Janet Stansbury
HHS0007560-00008 Region 9 Child Welfare Advisory Council 509 Westover Rd
Big Spring, TX 79720
432-466-1826 Tammy Yeats

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