Forever Family: When teens age out of the foster care system

When Teens Age Out of the Foster care system

The numbers are somewhat staggering for foster children in San Antonio that turn eighteen and age out of the system. According to Family Tapestry, they are currently experiencing a sixty percent rate of return of youth who initially left care. The THRU project has finalized a partnership with Family Tapestry to become San Antonio’s newest […]

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More Texas Children Now Leaving Foster Care Than Entering; Adoptions Hit Record Number

Great News! More Texas Children Leaving Foster Care Than Entering

Adoptions in Texas Hit Record Number AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – New state figures show more children are leaving foster care for safe, permanent homes than are entering the child welfare system, as adoptions surged past 6,000 for the first time, according to Child Protective Services. “Additional resources combined with a tenacious work ethic have led […]

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Internship program helps youth growing out of foster care system

TX Youth Out of Foster Care System Helped by Internship

The El Paso Women’s Bar Association and Workforce Solutions partnered up to host Project FUTURE, a six-week paid internship aiming to support teenagers growing out of the foster care system. The program’s interns are placed in a law-related office to shadow employees and see if it’s a field they’d like to pursue. “I learned how […]

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