State Agency Reacts to Increase in Foster Care Deaths

State agency reacts to increase in foster care deaths
In 2012, almost 28,000 children were in DFPS substitute care, living in foster homes, kinship placements, emergency shelters, residential treatment centers and other housing. … Alexandria had been placed in the home by Texas Mentor, a private agency. Read more on San Antonio Express

Where homeless vets are welcomed home
He returned from Afghanistan last year and was stationed at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas. … If he can get back into a long-term program at Veterans Village, it will satisfy probation requirements and may help his case for the recent drug bust. “All I … Read more on Al Jazeera America