KU & TFI Partner Together to Improve Children Running from Foster Care

TFI, KU Representatives provide testimony to Kansas Legislature on Study & Partnership TOPEKA, KANSAS – Youth in foster care run away from placements for many reasons—but it almost always boils down to the need for family, connection, belonging and normalcy. Last week, TFI and the University of Kansas (KU) provided legislative testimony about their recent … Read moreKU & TFI Partner Together to Improve Children Running from Foster Care

Local Kindergarten Teacher Gives Back to Children in Foster Care

Teacher donates Cuddle Bear books to vulnerable local children El DORADO, KANSAS – When children are placed in out-of-home custody, they can experience loneliness, isolation and fear. But one local teacher decided to do her part to provide comfort to children in foster care. Colleen Floyd, a local grade school teacher and Usborne books representative, … Read moreLocal Kindergarten Teacher Gives Back to Children in Foster Care

TFI Kicks Off Construction for New Wichita Falls Residential Child Care Facility

Facility will serve local youth in foster care, bring new jobs to DFPS Region 2 WICHITA FALLS, Texas – On Monday, Sept. 12, Texas Family Initiative (TFI) will begin construction on TFI Blue Skies, a new residential child care facility, in Wichita Falls, TX. The facility, which will serve high-needs youth in out-of-home care in … Read moreTFI Kicks Off Construction for New Wichita Falls Residential Child Care Facility

TFI Partners with Numana to Provide Meals for Families in Ukraine

TFI staff utilize volunteer opportunity for team building KANSAS – On Tuesday, August 15, 11 TFI staff joined forces with Numana to pack meals for Ukranian families impacted by the war. This hands-on project not only served as a team building activity for the TFI staff, but will help ensure children and families do not … Read moreTFI Partners with Numana to Provide Meals for Families in Ukraine

TFI 2INgage Awarded Texas Family First Pilot Project in Region 2

TFI 2INgage to begin providing much-needed, essential prevention services to Texas families Abilene, TX – Texas Family Initiative (TFI) 2INgage, the Single Source Continuum Contractor (SSCC) for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) Texoma and Big Country (Region 2) is pleased to announce it was awarded a contract to pilot Texas Family … Read moreTFI 2INgage Awarded Texas Family First Pilot Project in Region 2

TFI Launches Fit for Foster Care Challenge To Bring Awareness & Raise Funds

Join the challenge & get active for kids in foster care Kansas – On any given day, there are more than 400,000 children in foster care in the United States. Typically they are placed in out of home care at no fault of their own. They are away from friends, family and everything they know. … Read moreTFI Launches Fit for Foster Care Challenge To Bring Awareness & Raise Funds