Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) manages community-based programs that prevent delinquency, abuse, neglect and exploitation of Texas children; helps communities enhance services provided through the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services; assists communities in identifying prevention and early intervention needs, and supports the development of, and modifications to, new and existing programs designed to prevent or reduce poor outcomes for children, youth and their families.

If you represent an organization that provides services to families, check the Electronic State Business Daily (ESBD) for funding opportunities through PEI.

Click the program name or contact the PEI staff members listed below to find out more about the types of services offered. All services may not be available in all Texas counties.

Program Name/Email Phone

Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention - Fatherhood

Sharlene Eaton-Landis

(512) 840-7838

Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention - Home Visiting, Education, and Leadership (HEAL)

Rachel Astorga

(512) 840-7832

Community-Based Family Services (CBFS)

Jessica Johnson

(512) 840-7837

Community Youth Development (CYD)

Jessica Johnson

(512) 840-7831

Healthy Outcomes through Prevention and Early Support (HOPES)

Heather Thorp (HOPES I and III)

(512) 840-7961

Kim Wilson (HOPES II) (512) 840-7851

Helping through Intervention and Prevention (HIP)

Jessica Johnson

(512) 840-7837

Military Families and Veterans Pilot Program

Sharlene Eaton-Landis

(512)-840-7838

Services to At-Risk Youth (STAR)

Regan McGahan

(512) 840-7830

Shireen Connor (512) 840-7838

Statewide Youth Services Network(SYSN)

Jessica Johnson

(512) 840-7831

Texas Families: Together and Safe (TFTS)

Shireen Connor

(512) 840-7838

Texas Home Visiting (THV) Toula Skiadas

(512)-840-7857