DFPS holds public meetings to get input on DFPS programs and initiatives. These forums are open to everyone. Click on the links below to get information about upcoming meetings or updates on past meetings.

Family and Protective Services Council Meetings

The Family and Protective Services Council advises the Commissioner regarding management and operation of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

Meeting Dates & Details | Proposed Rule Changes | DFPS Council Archives

Advisory Committee Meetings

DFPS maintains several advisory committees to get feedback, study important issues, and develop new ways to better serve the vulnerable citizens of Texas. These committees meet on a regular basis. [Advisory Committee Meeting details]

Stakeholder Meetings

DFPS holds stakeholder forums periodically during the year and each highlights one or two projects or initiatives. [Stakeholder Meeting details]

Adoption and Foster Care Meetings

There is no charge to attend a foster or adopt information meeting in your area, and you do not have to make a reservation. The foster care and adoption information meetings are open to the public. [Adoption and Foster Care Meeting details]

HHS Executive Council Meetings

The DFPS Commissioner sits on the Health & Human Services (HHS) Executive Council, which creates certain rules pertinent to the management and operation of the agency. The HHS Council meets quarterly. [HHSC Executive Council details]