When locating an agency to assist you in building your family through foster care or adoption, you should consider your family’s personal preferences provided by that agency.

Our network is the heart of the community-based care model, centered on addressing the specific needs of children and youth in foster care.

Region 8b includes the following counties: Atascosa, Bandera, Calhoun, Comal, De Witt, Dimmit, Edwards, Frio, Gillespie, Goliad, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Jackson, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, Kinney, La Salle, Lavaca, Maverick, Medina, Real, Uvalde, Val Verde, Victoria, Wilson and Zavala counties.

Filter by need

Select a category that applies.

Results:

1Hope for Kids, Inc.

1hopeforkids.org

 

Michelle Schmitz
Levi Mawhirter
Info@1HOPEforkids.org
210.910.6533

 

1HOPE for Kids is a Foster Care and Adoption agency in Bexar, Comal, and surrounding counties, training, licensing, and supporting Christian families.

A World for Children

awfc.org

 

Lupe Vaquera
vaquerag@awfc.org
210.249.0770

 

Our agency began in 1997 with a single office in Round Rock. Today, while our corporate office remains in Round Rock, A World For Children is now represented across the State, with 14 offices, including an office in San Antonio and Victoria.

A. B. E. Residential

 

Alvenus Franklin, Executive Director

aberesidential@yahoo.com

832.455.3237

 

A.B.E. Residential is located in Houston in region 6. They serve boys 5-13 and provide programming for Emotional Disorders.

Agape Manor Home CPA

agapemanorhome.org

 

Jacob Mathew

jacob@agapemanorhome.org 

972.840.8130

 

Serving Regions 3 and 6 – We currently serve children in foster care with both Basic and Therapeutic needs in the Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston areas.

Angel’s Crossing

angelscrossingtx.org

 

Ericka Barrera

ericka@angelscrossingtx.org

210.776.6273

 

Angels’ Crossing has a 22 year history of providing an array of social services to children and families in Medina County, Texas and the surrounding area, with offices in Castroville and San Antonio.

Angel’s Nest SIL

angelsnesttlp.org/

 

Malika Bruno, Director

director@angelsnestinc.org

240.242.9716

 

 

Angel’s Nest is a Shared Housing Setting SIL that accepts females, females with children, and LGBTQ+ populations. They are located in Houston in Region 6. Angels Nest Transitional Living Program’s mission is to support current and former foster youth exiting the foster care system who are at risk of homelessness. We serve these young adults as they pursue a college degree to become independent, self‐supporting, community leaders. We provide services including housing, career development, and life‐skills training to overcome past trauma and break the cycle in their own families and communities to reach their fullest potential.

Angelheart CPA

angelheartkids.org/

 

Round Rock Location
3001 Joe Dimaggio Blvd, Suite 1100
Round Rock, TX 78665
Phone: 512.310.9857
Fax: 512.310.9531

 

North Richland Hills Office
9141 Belshire Drive
North Richland Hills, TX 76182
Phone: 817.893.5420
Fax: 817.893.5544

 

Temple Location
5252 South 31st Street
Temple, TX 76502
Phone: 254.933.7155
Fax: 254.933.7112

 

Angelheart, Inc.’s mission statement is to have a positive impact in the heart of every child we serve. Angelheart serves families in the Round Rock, DFW, and Temple areas.

Arrow Child and Family Ministries

arrow.org

 

Ryan Warren
ryan.warren@arrow.org
346.328.4873

 

San Antonio Office-

401 E Sonterra Blvd, Suite 125
San Antonio, TX 78258
Phone: (210) 457-1200
Fax: (210) 457-1215

 

Arrow was founded in 1992 with one office in Austin, Texas. Since then, we’ve expanded across the state with many more offices and programs to serve children and families.

Azleway Children’s Services

azleway.org

 

Amy Brackley, Recruitment

amy.brackley@azleway.org

432-553-4136

 

Azleway – A faith based agency, providing opportunities through quality services to children and families. Azleway has offices located in Tyler, DFW, Houston/Humble, and in Nacogdoches.

BCFS

discoverbcfs.net/

 

Miguel Ordonez
FosterCareSanAntonio@BCFS.net
210.801.7050

 

10103 Wurzbach Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78230

 

BCFS Health and Human Services offers foster care in the Dallas/Fort WorthTyler and San Antonio, Texas.

Beacon of Hope

beaconofhopetx.com/

 

3833 S Alameda. Corpus Christi, TX 78411

361.334.5357

 

Beacon of Hope is a Texas Based Foster Care and Adoption Agency located in Corpus Christi Texas. We are a small, dedicated group of professionals that work exclusively in the South Texas region to provide individualized attention to foster and adoptive parents.

Boysville

boysvilletexas.org

 

Leticia Gomez
lgomez@boysvilletexas.org
210.659.1901 x2243

 

Boysville Children’s Home and Shelter, the Home with a Heart, was founded in 1943 as a result of Rev. Don Holiman’s observation of orphaned, homeless and abandoned boys sleeping in San Antonio’s Travis Park. Today, we provide a continuum of trauma-informed services and care for children and caregivers affected by abuse, neglect, and family crisis.

Bridges to Permanency

 

For our Development Department:
Call or email Kerry Boykins, MA:
281-250-5634
Email: kerry@bridgestopermanency.com

For General Information: Email:  info@bridgestopermanency.com

 

The goal for our organization is to help children in care reach their permanency, through foster care, adoption or long-term family care. Bridges to Permanency’s office is located in Rosenburg.

Brooksville Youth Academy

youthopportunity.com/locations/brooksville-academy/

860919.4894

pj.moraci@youthopportunity.com

 

Brooksville Youth Academy is located out of state in Brooksville, FL. They provide services to males ages 13-17 with residential treatment needs.

Buckner Child and Family Services

buckner.org

 

Evey Baskin

ebaskin@buckner.org

214.758.8023

 

Dedicated to finding families for children, rather than finding children for families. Buckner has office locations in Amarillo, Lubbock, Lufkin, Midland, DFW, Beaumont, Longview, and the Rio Grande Valley.

Caring Hearts for Children

caringheartsforchildren.org

Carrie Bell SIL

carriebellcenter.com/

Dana Barnes, Director

dbarnes@carriebellcenter.com

512.710.8999

 

 

Carrie Bell Supervised Independent Living LLC. The SIL is located in Converse and is a Shared Housing setting. They accept males, females, and moms with children. We are committed to assisting young women, women with children and men aging out of the DFPS system to gain independence in a safe and structured environment. The Carrie Bell Center consists of 2 townhomes that will house 6-8 young adults. The townhomes will have spacing available for therapy appointments, sessions with case managers, leisure time, resume’ building, and job searching.

Children of Diversity

children-of-diversity.org

 

3845 Cypress Creek Parkway
Suite 450
Houston, TX 77068

281.866.0851

 

Our mission is to provide a stable, nurturing, and supportive family environment for every child in order to reach their full potential in an ever changing global society. Children of Diversity is based in Houston.

Children’s Aid Society of West Texas

caswt.org/

 

Sheila Carton, Executive Director

cased@caswt.org

940.322.3141

 

 

Children’s Aid Society is located in Wichita Falls in region 1. They serve both males and females ages 0-17 and provide emergency shelter and transitional living services.

Children’s Hope

 

Corporate Office Adress: 

P.O. Box 64786 Lubbock, Texas 79464

806.897.9735

 

 

Children’s Hope serves primarily the Texas Panhandle region. They do not currently service the Greater San Antonio area.

Circle of Care

circlesofcareinc.org/

 

254-947-0030

 

Our Mission is to enhance children, youth, and families’ ability for effective living and growth through comprehensive social and mental health services. Circles of Care has office locations in SaladoCorpus ChristiDallas/Tyler/LongviewHoustonLaredo, and in the Rio Grande Valley

Circle of Living Hope

colh.org

 

Kathryn Avila
kathryn@colh.org

1-877-240-4673 ext 103

 

Circle of Living Hope(COLH) was founded in 2006, we strive to lead children in a way that will help them Keep Hope Alive, through faith and spiritual guidance. COLH’s purpose is to provide a therapeutic environment for children previously traumatized by some type of abuse and/or neglect. COLH has an office in San Antonio.

Depelchin

depelchin.org

 

Lamar Ratto
lratto@depelchin.org
210.691.3222

 

DePelchin Children’s Center supports and sustains children and the families who care for them. We provide comprehensive services focused on ensuring all children are part of safe, caring homes. DePelchin has office locations in San Antonio, Houston, Austin, and Lubbock.

Divinity Family Services

divinityfamilyservices.com

 

Rebecca Easley
reasley@divinityfamilyservices.com
830.890.5838

 

Foster care, grow hope, always serve! Divinity’s goal is to lead the State of Texas in providing hope and healing for children who have been removed and placed in foster care. We are changing the face of foster care! Divinity serves the following areas:

Bexar County (San Antonio) and the surrounding counties of CPS Region 8.

Travis County (Austin) and the surrounding counties of CPS Region 7.

Tarrant County (Fort Worth) and all counties of Region 3 East and West.

Ember Hope

emberhope.org

 

Brenda Watkins
bwatkins@emberhope.org
210.441.0625
316.641.4750

 

For nearly 100 years EmberHope Youthville has worked to help transform the lives of thousands of at-risk youth and teens.  With shared headquarters in Newton, Kan. and San Antonio, Texas, EmberHope Youthville’s mission includes foster care, adoption, residential programs, and counseling for both individuals and families in both communities.

Families Especial

familiesespecial.com

 

Andrea Saxon
Mimi Cisneros
asaxon@familiesespecial.org
mcisneros@familiesespecial.org
830.816.2266 after hrs 210.362.0604

 

Families Especial, Inc. is a private child placing agency with management and
staff devoted to encouraging and developing solid relationships with prospective
and verified foster parents or adoptive parents and the children they are parenting. Office locations are in Boerne and Brownsville.

Family Link

Charlotte Ludwig

charlotteholub@familylinkkids.com

512-744-6326

Foster Texas, LLC

fostertexas.net

 

972-822-6521

 

Foster Texas is a child placement agency that helps children become members of permanent families in El Paso, Dallas, and Waco, TX.

Global Foster Care

globelfostercare.org

 

2440 Texas Parkway,
Ste 300, Missouri City, TX 77489

832.987.1995

 

Globel Foster Care (GFC) is a Child Placing Agency (CPA) dedicated to providing high quality care and service to children and families. GFC provides a strong family atmosphere that encourages the development of healthy, life changing relationships, and models Christian values in everyday life. Located in Missouri City.

Good Hearts

goodheartsyfs.org

 

281.298.4028

info@goodheartsyfs.org

 

Our philosophy on being a foster parent(s) with Good Hearts is that we want to strive to be the best for the children in our care. We believe that foster parents apply, to have the title of “parents,” not “caregivers.” Good Hearts services the Houston and Austin areas.

Grace Manor Incorporated

gracemanor.org

800.543.7122

gminfo@gracemanor.us

 

We strive to be the best in all areas of foster care and adoption by providing individualized care to our children and families. Grace Manor has offices located in Tyler, Center, Conroe, and Nacogdoches.

Hands of Healing

handsofhealing.org

 

RGV Child Placement Agency:
2032 N. 77 Sunshine Strip 507 Harlingen, TX 78550

Office: (956) 230-3600
Fax: (956) 338-5688

 

Program Administrator:
Edna Martinez-Hernandez:
rgvcpa@handsofhealing.org

 

Houston Child Placement Agency:
507 N. Sam Houston Pkwy. E. #130,  Houston, TX 77060

Office: (832) 328-0104
Fax: (888) 367-9329

 

Program Administrator:
Tanya Bryant
cpa@handsofhealing.org

 

We strongly believe that youth belong at home with their families and that youth are most effectively served in their own communities.  Our expert staff takes pride in providing high-risk adolescents with the educational support, structured supervision, and guidance needed to empower youth to make positive changes in their lives. Located in the Rio Grande Valley and in Houston.

Have Haven

havehaven.org

 

Elizabeth Mesfin

emesfin@havehaven.org

713.298.7786

 

Have Haven is dedicated to improving the lives of each individual that comes into our care by meeting the physical, emotional, and therapeutic needs of each child. Have Haven is based out of Houston

Helping Hand Home for Children

helpinghandhome.org

 

3804 Avenue B
Austin, TX 78751

Phone: (512) 459-3353

 

We believe that each child deserves a loving and permanent home. Our goal is to protect and restore the lives of victimized children, so that those without hope can reclaim their futures. We enrich, educate and empower through loving care, professional treatment and innovative services that heal.

Hill Country Youth Ranch

youth-ranch.org

 

Krystle Ramsay, HCYR’s Director of Adoptions

830.367.2131

fosteradopt@youth-ranch.org.

 

HCYR is now licensed to place children in private homes with the aim of matching them with a compatible and well-prepared adopting couple, providing ongoing support to all members of the newly formed family.

Jae’s Helpers

Nicole Thompson

469.658.9150

admin@jaeshelpers.com

 

Jae’s Helpers serves Dallas County.

 

Jonathan’s Place

jpkids.org/our-programs/foster-care/

 

972.303.5303

 

Garland Office

Counties Served: Dallas, Collin, Denton, Kaufman, Rockwall, Hunt, and Ellis
Contact Name: Annette Shelton
Contact Number: (469) 676-6962

 

Fort Worth Office

Counties: Tarrant, Parker, Palo Pinto, Erath, Somervell, Johnson, and Hood
Contact Name: Anjanette Michelsen
Contact Number: (682) 267-0445

 

Jonathan’s Place Foster Care and Foster-to-Adopt program is welcoming to all families and provides specialized training and guidance to help you provide a nurturing and stable home for children who have been abused or neglected.

Lifeline Child & Family Services

lifelinecfs.org

 

Candice Exon
cexon@lifelinecfs.org
210.853.5805

 

It is the mission of Lifeline Children and Family Services, Inc. to promote love, unconditional acceptance and healing to children, adolescents, adults and families through evidence-based practices, strategies and interventions. Lifeline has offices in Corsicana, DFW, Houston, and San Antonio.

Lighthouse FCAS

lighthousefcas.org

 

Claudia Kauffman
Claudia.Lighthousefcas@outlook.com
210.833.3607

 

Lighthouse is a Christian, Bilingual Foster Care and Adoption agency in Bexar County and surrounding areas.

Lonestar Social Services

lonestarsocialservices.com

 

Christi Huff
christihuff@lonestarsocialservices.com
210.473.4712

 

At Lonestar Social Services, we believe that children are our gift to a brighter tomorrow. Committed to the best interests of children residing in Texas, our team works hard to bring families together through our foster care and adoption services.  Lonestar has an office in San Antonio, Austin, Beaumont, Dallas, Houston, Lubbock, and Tyler.

Noble Childrens’ Home

noblecs.org

Pathways

pathway.org

 

Stephanie Torres
storres@pathway.org
210.733.7117, ext 611

 

Pathways is a community-based social service organization specializing in foster care, adoption, residential care, and behavioral health services. Founded by foster parents in 1992, Pathways’ mission is transforming lives, families, and communities. Pathways is based in Kerrville.

Phoenix Residential

 

Detitria Woodward

dwoodard@phoenixresidentialll.com

214.885.6353

 

 

Phoenix Residential is a GRO located in Waxahachie in region 3. They serve boys ages 10-17 and provide programming for transitional living.

Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services

pchas.org/where-we-work/texas

 

800.888.1904

 

We prepare you to be family for children and provide the customized support you’ll need every step of the way. Offices are located in Austin, Houston, Wichita Falls, Dallas, and Itasca.

Providence Place

provplace.org

 

Jessica Butters, MSW, LCPAA
jessica.butters@provplace.org
Office: 210.696.2410, ext. 166
Cell: 210.717 .0609

 

Providence Place serves families who share the belief that all children deserve a loving family and a happy home. Providence Place’s office is in San Antonio.

Refuge House

refugehouse.org

 

Lindsay Reed
LReed@refugehouse.org
210.753.6835

 

Our mission is to serve today’s forgotten youth and families by providing stable growth environments and guiding them on a path to a successful tomorrow. Refuge House has an office in San Antonio and in Dallas.

San Antonio Foster Care and Adoption

sanantoniofostercare.org

 

Sara Ochoa
sara@sanantoniofostercare.org
210.375.0707

 

San Antonio Foster Care and Adoption Services, Inc. provides safe and loving homes for vulnerable children who need them. Foster care and adoption are profound ways to change a child’s life forever, and our commitment to family means we provide comprehensive services for you and the children we serve.

 

 

SJRC Texas

sjrctexas.org

Rachel Powers
rpowers@sjrctexas.org

210.592.1156

 

SJRC Texas cares for children and families who have been affected by trauma, abuse and neglect. SJRC Texas cares for over 200 of these children each day from the Greater San Antonio and surrounding area daily.

Texas Family Initiative

tfifamily.org/

https://tfifamily.org/texas/

1.833.7FOSTER

 

Kassia Jaramillo

kjaramillo@tfifamily.org

512-460-7976

TFI is a leading child welfare agency providing experience, compassion, quality services and care. Our strength as an organization lies in the fact that we do what is best for children and families. TFI continues to create new resources and develop innovative solutions as we work to meet the needs of families and children. TFI has Texas locations in New Braunfels, Abilene, Irving, Tyler, and Lubbock.

Texas Foster Care

texasfostercare.org

 

Karen Perez
Karen@texasfostercare.org
210.332.9171

 

We work had to support the foster children and parents, giving the parents the tools required to give our foster children their best chance at success in regaining their normal lives. We serve the Central Texas area, including San Antonio, Austin, and surrounding communities.

The Bair Foundation

bair.org

 

Isabella Peralta
iperalta@bair.org
210.494.3415 ext. 204

 

As a Christian foster care agency, we feel called to a higher standard because of our faith. We believe that we must go the extra mile to meet the needs of our children and teens. The Bair Foundation has offices throughout Texas including San Antonio.

The Burke Foundation

burkecenterforyouth.org/

 

Corpus Christi: 361.853.6700

Laredo: 956.602.1959

Harlingen: 956.230.0711

 

Burke Center for Youth strives to promote healing and inspire hope for children in crisis. The Burke Foundation has an office in Corpus Christi, Harlingen, Laredo, and Driftwood.

The Children’s Shelter

childrensshelter.org/

 

Samantha Leal-Vargas

Sleal-vargas@chshel.org 

210.347.1455

 

The Children’s Shelter works with prospective foster parents to become licensed treatment foster homes. The Children’s Shelter’s office is in San Antonio.

The Giocosa Foundation

giocosa.org

 512.306.9241

contact@giocosa.org

​Since 1988, Giocosa has remained focused on our commitment to matching foster children with loving and nurturing families. Giocosa has an office in Brownsville, Round Rock, and Hurst.

The Gladney Center

 

817.922.6000

Gladney assists the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services by recruiting loving adoptive homes in Texas for children currently waiting in the Texas state foster care system. Most of these children are over the age of seven and have been removed from their homes because of abuse or neglect. Gladney has an office in Amarillo, Austin, Houston, Lubbock and Midland.

The Settlement Home

settlementhome.org

Therapeutic Family Life

tflife.org

Carole Legendre (Intake Worker)
Carole.legendre@tflife.org
210.275.0717

Cynthia Herrera (Back Up)
Cynthia.Herrera@tfllife.org
915.227.8399

 

Therapeutic Family Life is A Christian-based, private, non-profit foster care and adoption agency. They have offices across Texas including San Antonio.

Trulight 127

trulight127.org

Katharina Guttenberg
katharina@trulight127.org
210.899.1475

 

TruLight127 Ministries is a foster-adopt agency licensed in the State of Texas. Our mission is to shine truth and light into the world of hurting children by putting James 1:27 into action. TruLight is based out of Marion.

 

 

Upbring

upbring.org

San Antonio
Kristin Wagner
Kristin.wagner@upbring.org
210.979.8473

 

Victoria
Claire Blaschke
Claire.Blaschke@upbring.org
361.574.8331

 

We are Upbring, a Texas-wide organization implementing generational innovation to advance child well-being. That means sustainable change resulting in positive shifts across generations.

Youth in View

youthinview.org/

 

info@youthinview.org

 

The mission of Youth in View is to promote the well being of families through community based services. We believe we must work together, sharing both responsibility and accountability for those who cannot take care of themselves. Youth in View has an office in Dallas, Houston, and Tyler.