Government Contract | Texas
Collaborative Family Engagement between DFPS and Texas CASA

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000446941

Bid Title: Collaborative Family Engagement between DFPS and Texas CASA

Agency Bid No. Title: 53000-6-A160096607

Received Date: 12/23/2015

Close Date: 01/04/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to:Each year, there are roughly 30,000children and youth (Youth) in the Texaschild protection system. Even thoughthese Youth are in the legal custody ofthe State of Texas, every one of themhas an immediate and extended family.DFPS is allocating funds to Texas CASAto develop and implement a CollaborativeFamily Engagement (CFE) program thatcan successfully identify, reach out to,and engage these families and othersupportive adults. Evidence from otherstates indicates this approach canpotentially expand permanency options,improve permanency outcomes, andotherwise contribute to the well-being ofchildren and youth in the Texas childprotection system. A permanent,meaningful connection to family andcaring adults helps a child/Youth todevelop a sense of belonging and hope.The single factor most closely associatedwith positive outcomes for a child/Youth isa meaningful life-long connection to afamily and community support.Goals2. Search, identify, and engage with familymembers and other significant, supportiveadults of children and youth in the fostercare system within the catchment areaand part of the evaluation project to serveas a means to establish or re-establish

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Product Code: 95200

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Texas, Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC)

State: Texas

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Nicole Hutchison

Phone: 512-406-2553



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