Statewide Youth Services Network (SYSN)

These youth-services contracts make community and evidence-based juvenile delinquency prevention programs available to youth ages 6-17 in each DFPS region. This program served 4,198 clients in FY 2015.

Texas Families: Together and Safe (TFTS)

TFTS funds community-based programs that have been shown to relieve stress and promote better parenting skills and behaviors to help families become self-sufficient and successfully nurture their children. The goals are to:

  • Make family support services more available.
  • Make community-based family support services more efficient and effective.
  • Enable children to remain in their own homes.
  • Help local programs, government agencies, and families work together.

This program served 2,208 families in FY 2015.