Partner Churches of Fostering Hope Austin
FHA partner church ministries are committed, trauma-informed ministries that understand the long-term support needed by families, children and the foster care system. Our partners work together to share resources, to learn the best strategies to support families and children, and to have a unified voice when working with Child Protective Services and other community organizations.
If your church has a foster and/or adoption ministry that needs support and/or wants to become a Fostering Hope partner ministry, please contact us.
Austin Area Partner Churches
Please contact our partner churches below if you are in need of:
- Mentor families
- Training and support groups
- Guidance in the next steps to foster/adopt
Other Partner Agencies
Partnerships for Children works with Fostering Hope Austin to present the monthly orientation class offered by DFPS to exploring foster families. Through videos, materials, and personal connections, this orientation presents prospective foster parents with the information they seek, the trauma-informed perspective they will need to be successful, and the hope and compassion that healing families must have.
Initiated by the late Dr. Karyn Purvis and Dr. David Cross from the TCU Institute of Child Development, the TCCC aims to transform the Travis County foster caregiving system via cutting-edge trauma-informed training, support, and research. Coordinated by Mission Capital, the collaborative includes dozens of local foster and adoption agencies, CASA, DFPS, the court system, Fostering Hope Austin, and other partners.