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Request For Application

Agency: Department of Protective & Family Services (DFPS)
Procurement Number: HHS0008553
Procurement Name: Healthy Outcomes through Prevention and Early Support (HOPES)
Program Name: PEI
Release Date: October 30, 2020
Closing Date: January 29, 2021
Closing Time: 10:30 AM

Executive Summary

The State of Texas, by and through the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) on behalf of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) and pursuant to its Healthy Outcomes through Prevention and Early Support (HOPES) Program, seeks Applications from qualified entities within the State of Texas to provide Evidence-Based or Promising Practice Program services, or services incorporating evidence-based strategies to strengthen Families with Children zero (0) through five (5) years of age in Texas counties. This Request for Applications (RFA) contains standardized requirements that all Applicants must meet to be considered for a Grant Agreement under this RFA. Failure to comply with these requirements may result in disqualification of the Application without further consideration. Each Applicant is solely responsible for the preparation and submission of an Application in accordance with instructions contained in this RFA. Information regarding DFPS and the Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) Division is available online and can be accessed at: To be Awarded a Grant from this RFA, an Applicant must be a non-profit entity as described by Texas Business Organization Code Chapter 22 or a governmental entity.


Grants Awarded

Grantee Name Mailing Address Awarded Amount Contract ID or Number
United Way of San Antonio and Bexar $10,312,500.00 HHS000855300001
BCFS Health and Human $2,812,500.00 HHS000855300002
Baylor College of $7,500,000.00 HHS000855300003
Motivation Education & Training, $4,062,500.00 HHS000855300004
DePelchin Children's $14,687,500.00 HHS000855300005
Buckner Children and Family Services,; $3,612,500.00 HHS000855300006
Parenting Cottage, $3,437,500.00 HHS000855300007
My Health My Resources of Tarrant County (MHMR of Tarrant County) $26,813,387.50 HHS000855300008
North Texas Area United Way, $2,656,250.00 HHS000855300009
Unity Partners dba Project $2,718,750.00 HHS000855300010
St.Jude's Ranch for Children - Texas Region, $1,093,750.00 HHS000855300011
Aware Central $3,437,500.00 HHS000855300012
Serving Children and Adults in $1,418,750.00 HHS000855300013
Education Service Center, Region 2 $3,593,750.00 HHS000855300014
United Way Metropolitan Dallas, $9,843,750.00 HHS000855300015
Family Abuse $2,718,750.00 HHS000855300016
Stanzel Family Foundation, $1,093,750.00 HHS000855300017

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