Helpful Links

The State of Texas
  Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (formerly Texas Department of Protective & Regulatory Services) –
  Texas State Foster Parents, Inc. –

  TX Alliance of Children and Family Services –
  Child Welfare League –
  National Foster Parent Association –
  Youth for Tomorrow –
  Texas Foster Family Association –
  Foster Family-Based Treatment Association –
  Tarrant County Foster Parent Association –

Parenting Resources and Training
  Great training classes in the Metroplex – Many are FREE! –
  On-line training for $4-$6 per class –
  Unlimited training for one year for $30 –
  Listing of local training classes and informative articles –
  On-line training –
  Free on-line training –
  Free on-line training –
  On-line training for $8 per 30-45 minute course –
  Focus on the Family –

Youth Resources
  Purchase training products for teens transitioning out of foster care –
  Free SAT and ACT test preparation –
  Homework Help and fun activities –
  National Geographic –
  Transitional Resource Action Center for teens aging out of foster care –
  Casey Family Programs for teens aging out of foster care –

Adoption Resources
  North American Council on Adoptable Children –
  Adoptive Families Together –
  Texas Adoption Resource Exchange (TARE) –