child welfare agencies texas

Texas Child Welfare Agencies

The Texas Child Welfare Agency (also called the Department of Human Services, Department of Human Resources, Department of Children and Families, or Department of Public Welfare) can help you with issues of pregnancy, parenting, foster care, and adoption. The professionals in these offices can be very helpful to a birth mother or birth father. This site lists the State Child Welfare website for every state and provides you with a link to their website.

Child Welfare Agencies in Texas

Texas Dept of Family and Protective Services
701 W. 51st Street
Austin, Texas 78751

Mailing address: 
P.O. Box 149030 
Austin, Texas 78714-9030

State Office Phone: 512-438-4800 
Report abuse or neglect 1-800-252-5400 
Texas Runaway Hotline 1-888-580-HELP (4357)
Texas Youth Hotline 1-800-210-2278 
Office of Consumer Affairs 1-800-720-7777

Child Welfare Agencies in Texas

Click here to find child welfare agencies in other states

Additional Areas of Interest

Texas child nutrition programs include free and low-cost food, nutrition information, and preschool and school nutrition programs.

Texas Food Banks distribute free food to those in need.

Texas Food Stamp Program helps persons with low-incomes to obtain food.

Texas WIC provides free food, nutrition counseling, and referrals at no charge.

Texas Department of Education can provide you with information about school nutrition and pregnancy programs.

Texas Department of Health can provide nutrition information and help as well as help with pregnancy and post-pregnancy concerns.

Texas Medicaid can help you with answers about free services offered to you and your child.

Please visit our home page to read about our commitment to assist you and other pregnant women and birth mothers free of charge regardless of whether you place a child for adoption or intend on raising your child yourself. One the ways we can help you is to help you find the information you need when you need it.  With that in mind please click the following link to see our complete list of government assistance programs.