The Senate has approved mandating 35 hours of training for potential foster care parents, more than double what some are now required to have.
With animal shelters filling up, the City of Fort Worth is taking an unusual step to keep homeless pets alive. As part of a new program, one woman has become the city’s first animal foster care home.
A legislative committee examining ways to better-protect youngsters in Texas foster care will convene for the first time since two foster children drowned over July Fourth weekend.
Children’s Medical Center will be home to the first foster care, healthcare program in the state of Texas thanks to a $19 million donation.
Many of us can thank our parents for teaching us how to take care of ourselves. But what should a child in foster care do? Ericka Ellis was a foster child herself, and now she is filling in the gaps for other North Texas teens.
State child welfare officials are releasing new safety guidelines following a sharp increase in the number of Texas foster care deaths due to abuse or neglect.
There are already approximately 9,000 foster homes across the state, but the number of children in foster care is nearly four times that.
A 40-year-old western Ohio man returns to court in Dayton on Tuesday to be sentenced for crimes that have all but ensured that he will spend the rest of his life in prison.
Texas lawmakers are expected to hear testimony on the redesign of the state’s foster care system.
Police are trying to find a brother and sister missing from their Collin County foster home. Police say 14-year-old Brittnae Hutchisson and her brother, Brandon Hutchisson, were reported missing when they could not be located buy their foster parents.
This is the story of three courageous children … from the moment they were born to the hopes and heartaches that followed.
A Dallas court has awarded Texas Child Protective Services custody of a one-year-old child whose throat was slashed early Monday. The girl will be in foster care until an April 10 hearing.