ETV Resources

RESOURCES & INFORMATION

Where is my local Transition Center?

Transition centers are one-stop places to serve the many needs of older youth, homeless youth, and other at-risk youth, ages 15½ to 25. CLICK HERE to visit the DFPS' webpage with contact information for Transition Centers in all DFPS Regions in Texas.

Medicaid Information

If you age out of foster care at age 18, you are eligible for healthcare coverage until you turn 26 years old! For more information, click the link below to download a handout about the Former Foster Care Children's program, or click here to check out the Health section at the Texas Youth Connection website. {Handout: Healthcare Coverage for Former Foster Youth}

Scholarship Opportunities

C. Ed Davis Scholarship
Foster Care to Success Scholarships
International Student Foundation

College Campus Foster Alumni Groups

Sam Houston State University - Forward Program
Austin Community College - Campus Champions
Midland College - Youth Alumni Association
University of Texas at San Antonio
Texas State University - FACES

Contact Information by Region

Region 1: Lubbock

Buckner- Lubbock FYI Center
125 Chicago Ave. 
Lubbock, Texas 79416
806-795-7151
Buckner.org/Lubbock
 
Buckner Amarillo- Bruce Ford FYi Center
2009 N. Marrs
Amarillo, Texas 79107
806-383-5488
Buckner.org/Amarillo

Region 2: Abilene

BCFS Health and Human Services
303 S. Pioneer Drive, Suite 200
Abilene, TX 79605
325-692-0033
www.DiscoverBCFS.net/Abilene

Region 3: Dallas

TRAC
3108 Live Oak
Dallas, TX 75204
1-866-466-8722 or
214-370-9300
www.traconline.org

Region 3: Fort Worth

TRAC
4532 Altamesa Blvd
Ft. Worth, TX 76133
1-866-466-8722 or
817-882-9162
www.CitySquare.org/TRAC

Region 4: Tyler

BCFS Health and Human Services
1012 Meadow Lane
Tyler, TX 75702
903-526-0882
www.DiscoverBCFS.net/Tyler

Region 5: Beaumont

FYI Center
675 E. Virginia St.
Beaumont, TX 77705
409-833-1971
www.fyicenterbeaumont.org

Region 4: Longview

D.O.R.S. Youth Transition Center
1125 Judson Road #153
Longview, Texas 75601
903-803-0105
www.DORScommunityservices.org 

Region 6: Houston

Houston Alumni and Services Center (HAY)
1906 Cochran St.
Houston, TX 77009
832-927-7001
www.HAYcenter.org

Region 7: Austin

Lifeworks-ACTS
3700 S. 1st St.
Austin, TX 78704
1-800-414-5457 or
512-735-2425
www.lifeworksaustin.org

Region 7: Austin

Project Futures Center
Central Texas Youth Center
835 N. Pleasant Valley
Austin, TX 768744
254-933-2707- Belton
254-634-0117- Killeen
www.centraltexasyouthservices.org

Region 7: Belton, Temple and Killeen

Project Futures Center
204 North East St.
Belton, TX 76513
254-217-1982 Belton
254-634-0117 Killeen
www.CentralTexasYouthServices.com

Region 8: Kerrville

BCFS Health and Human Services
1127 E. Main Street
Kerrville, TX 78028
830-896-0993
www.DiscoverBCFS.net/Kerrville

Region 8: San Antonio

BCFS Health and Human Services
4346 NW Loop 410
San Antonio, TX 78229
210-733-7932
www.DiscoverBCFS.net/SanAntonio

Region 9: Concho Valley

Concho Valley Home for Girls
412 Preusser
San Angelo, TX 76903
325-655-3821
www.conchokids.org

Region 10: El Paso

PRIDE center- El Paso Human Services Inc.
820 Montana
El Paso, TX 79902
915-533-4200
www.elpasohumanservices.org/pridecenter

Region 11: Corpus Christi

BCFS Health and Human Services and FYLIP
4455 SPID Suite 116A
Corpus Christi, TX 78411
361-334-2867
www.DiscoverBCFS.net/CorpusChristi

HELPFUL WEBSITES

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
www.thecb.state.tx.us/apps/resumes/

College for All Texans
www.collegeforalltexans.com/

FAFSA
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/

Region 11: McAllen

BCFS Health and Human Services
211 N. 15th Street
McAllen, TX 78501
956-630-0010
www.DiscoverBCFS.net/McAllen