FOSTER PARENT TRAINING
Child Safety Resources
Foster and Adoptive
Concerned about a Child's Safety?
If so, the following link(s) or numbers might be useful.
Texas Runaway Hotline:
Texas Child Abuse Hotline:
Poison Control Hotline:
In the event of an emergency, please dial 911 or visit your local emergency room.
(this is a free, 24 hour/ 7 day-a-week service staffed with pediatric nurses who provide assistance for a child's non-emergency medical situation)
: (provides information regarding a variety of medical conditions)
Turning Points: Prevent hospitalizations and placement disruptions.
. In crisis, turn to us. 24HR, 7 day a week behavioral health emergency assessment and crisis intervention San Antonio
Family Counseling and Resource Center
The Burkhart Center for Autism Education and Research, Texas Tech University
Divinity Family Services Welcome Packet
Divinity Family Services Welcome Packet (Spanish)
- All families need to complete an application
Foster Parent Questionnaire
- Kinship families who already have a kinship home study do not need to complete the Questionnaire. It is required for all other families.
Foster/Adoptive Parent Resources
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services | Child Protective Services
Texas Center for Child and Family Studies
Texas Foster Family Association
Online Training for Foster Parents
National Foster Parent Association
Raising Your Grandchildren
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
"Taking Care of Yourself While Raising Your Grandchildren"
U.S. Government Foster Care Info
One Big Happy Home
Austin and Surrounding Counties Resources
Fostering Hope Austin
Foster Love Bell County
Katie McRae: Executive Director, Phone number: 254-831-3141,
The Helplist Texas
Lone Star Bikes Contact
REGION 8 San Antonio and Surrounding Counties Resources
San Antonio Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Facebook Page
South Texas Alliance for Orphans
- Resources for churches, foster families, and others who are looking for a way to get involved.
The Vault Fostering Community
- Serving Region 8 kinship and foster parents by lending essential items, providing community, and equipping with resources.
Post Adoption Services
Media List and Calming Strategies
Divinity Family Services, Inc.
1312 Bandera Hwy
Kerrville, TX 78028
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