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On Nov. 2, faith leaders from across Texas gathered at the Texas State Capitol in Austin to explore how the faith-based community can help find loving homes for thousands of children waiting to be adopted.

Texas Engages Faith Community to Spark More Adoptions

To highlight ways that faith leaders can support children and fragile families, the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services hosted a Faith Leader Summit Nov. 2 at the State Capitol in Austin.

Silver Lining Program Connects Girl Scouts and Nursing Home Residents

A new twist on an old program is helping Girl Scouts engage with long-term care facilities, and organizers hope it will also help foster meaningful relationships between generations.

Questions about STAR Kids? Get Them Answered During a Webinar

If you or your child recently transitioned into the STAR Kids Managed Care Program, you are invited to ask questions during one of the many upcoming webinars.

Texas Leaders Receive Child Safety Awards

The Texas Office for Prevention of Developmental Disabilities to honor Texans for their commitment to improving children’s lives through work in child safety and injury prevention.