Serving Abilene youth and parents in need
BCFS Health and Human Services' center in Abilene provides case management, counseling and assistance with education, employment and housing to youth from the foster care system and youth struggling with other challenges. In addition, local parents rely on BCFS Health and Human Services' parenting education programs to foster environments of love and stability in their homes.
Services provided by BCFS Health and Human Services:
Assistance with budgeting, life skills classes, driver’s license or ID, SNAP, birth certificate, Medicaid, CHIPS, social security, and the City Link Transit System. Help finding resources for housing, clothing and medical.
Referral to GED classes and tests, help locating school records and tracking down documentation, college applications, college tours, FAFSA, Life Skills classes, and assistance searching for jobs, job applications, resumes, mock interviews, and appropriate interview/work attire.
Provides qualified, pre-screened applicants by assisting employers in evaluating their hiring needs and matching those to individuals with the skills and talents required for each job.
TWC Case Management
Assists foster youth with employment, including skills assessment and career goals, as well as any other needs before and after aging out of foster care. A partnership with the Texas Workforce Commission.
Case Management exclusively for Juvenile Justice youth. A partnership with the Taylor County Juvenile Justice Probation Officers.