The Texas Family and Protective Services Council was created during the 85th Texas Legislative Session in 2017 as part of House Bill 5, the legislation that established the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) as an agency separate from the Health and Human Services Commission.

The Family and Protective Services Council voted on and approved their bylaws at the February 14, 2020 council meeting.

For more information, contact the Family and Protective Services Council Liaison.

Next Council Meeting

March 11, 2022
9:00 a.m. CST
Brown Heatly Public Hearing Room
4900 N. Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78751


Note: At the time of the meeting, a live online broadcast will be available.

Future Meetings Timeline

June 10, 2022
September 9, 2022
December 9, 2022

Did you miss the last meeting? You can find the documents for past meetings here.