map Region 1 includes Armstrong, Bailey, Briscoe, Carson, Castro, Childress, Cochran, Collingsworth, Crosby, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Dickens, Donley, Floyd, Garza, Gray, Hale, Hall, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hockley, Hutchinson, King, Lamb, Lipscomb, Lubbock, Lynn, Moore, Motley, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Swisher, Terry, Wheeler, and Yoakum counties Region 2 includes Archer, Baylor, Brown, Callahan, Clay, Coleman, Comanche, Cottle, Eastland, Fisher, Foard, Hardeman, Haskell, Jack, Jones, Kent, Knox, Mitchell, Montague, Nolan, Runnels, Scurry, Shackelford, Stephens, Stonewall, Taylor, Throckmorton, Wichita, Wilbarger, and Young counties Region 3 includes Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Erath, Fannin, Grayson, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Navarro, Palo Pinto, Parker, Rockwall, Somervell, Tarrant, and Wise counties Region 4 includes Anderson, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Delta, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Hopkins, Lamar, Marion, Morris, Panola, Rains, Red River, Rusk, Smith, Titus, Upshur, Van Zandt, and Wood counties Region 5 includes Angelina, Hardin, Houston, Jasper, Jefferson, Nacogdoches, Newton, Orange, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Trinity, and Tyler counties Region 6 includes Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Walker, Waller, and Wharton counties Region 7 includes Bastrop, Bell, Blanco, Bosque, Brazos, Burleson, Burnet, Caldwell, Coryell, Falls, Fayette, Freestone, Grimes, Hamilton, Hays, Hill, Lampasas, Lee, Leon, Limestone, Llano, Madison, McLennan, Milam, Mills, Robertson, San Saba, Travis, Washington, and  Williamson counties Region 8 includes Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Calhoun, Comal, DeWitt, 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 Region 9 includes Andrews, Borden, Coke, Concho, Crane, Crockett, Dawson, Ector, Gaines, Glasscock, Howard, Irion, Kimble, Loving, Martin, Mason, McCulloch, Menard, Midland, Pecos, Reagan, Reeves, Schleicher, Sterling, Sutton, Terrell, Tom Green, Upton, Ward, and Winkler counties Region 10 includes Brewster, Culberson, El Paso, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, and Presidio counties Region 11 includes Aransas, Bee, Brooks, Cameron, Duval, Hidalgo, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kleberg, Live Oak, McMullen, Nueces, Refugio, San Patricio, Starr, Webb, Willacy, and Zapata counties

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Supervised Independent Living (SIL) is a voluntary Extended Foster Care placement where young adults live on their own, while still getting casework and support services to help them become independent and self-sufficient.

  • These SIL contracted providers serve all young adults in foster care in Texas, no matter where they are from or where the contractors are located.
  • For definitions of the settings, see Types of SIL Settings.

Region 1

Children's Home of Lubbock

4404 Idalou Road
Lubbock, Texas 79403

  • Setting: Shared Housing, Apartments
  • Serving: Males and Females

Region 2

Phased In

3800 Barnett Road
Wichita Falls, Texas 76310

  • Setting: Non-college dorm
  • Serving: Males

Region 3

ACH Child and Family Services

3712 Wichita Street
Fort Worth, TX 76119

Through their LIFE Project, ACH Child and Family Services offers a variety of SIL settings:

Buckner Children and Family Services

700 N. Pearl Street, Suite 1200
Dallas, Texas 75201

  • Setting: Non-college dorm
  • Serving: Females

Region 5

Girl's Haven

3380 Fannin Street
Beaumont, Texas 77701

  • Setting: Apartments
  • Serving: Males

Region 6

Kidz Harbor

638 Harbor Drive
Liverpool, Texas 77577

  • Setting: Shared housing
  • Serving: Males

DePelchin Children's Center

4950 Memorial Drive
Houston, Texas 77007

Depelchin offers two types of SIL settings:

  • Non College Dorm: Males and Females
  • Apartment: Males and females
  • College dorm: Texas Southern University, 3100 Cleburne, Houston 77004

Lakecrest LLC

Contact: Ola Olayemi
3126 W. Hampton Drive
Houston, Texas 77082
(973) 454-1952

  • Setting: Shared housing
  • Serving: Females

Region 7

Austin Children's Shelter

4800 Manor Road 
Austin, Texas 78723

Austin Children's Shelter offers two types of SIL settings:

  • Non-college dorm: Males and females
  • Apartment: Males and females
  • College dorm: Texas Southern University, 3100 Cleburne, Houston 77004


8305 Cross Park Drive
Austin, Texas

Upbring (formerly Lutheran Social Services of the South) calls their SIL program BeREAL.

  • Setting: Apartments
  • Serving: Males, Females and Females with children.

Region 8


P.O. Box 369
Converse, Texas 78109

Boysville, located northeast of San Antonio, offers two types of SIL settings:

  • Non-college dorm: Males and Females.
  • Apartment: Males and Females.


San Antonio, Texas 78230
Converse, Texas 78109

Boysville, located northeast of San Antonio, offers two types of SIL settings:

  • Setting: Apartments
  • Serving: Males and females

Region 11

Texas A&M Corpus Christi / Texas A&M Kingsville

DFPS has contracted with the Texas A&M University System to provide Supervised Independent Living services to students at their Corpus Christi and Kingsville campuses. Read about this unique partnership in this DFPS news story.

To learn more, contact the foster care liaisons listed in the school's brochures.