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

February 12, 2021

Future Meetings Timeline

May 14, 2021
August 13, 2021
November 12, 2021

Due to construction parking at the Winters Building is limited. Please plan to arrive early. Overflow parking can be found at the Brown-Heatly parking garage at 4900 North Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78751.

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