TXICFW is committed to providing high-quality programming to help children, youth and their families reach their highest potential. Check out our current programs.

Social Work Detention Response Team

The UT School of Social Work’s Texas Institute for Child and Family Wellbeing and St. Edward’s University are developing a Social Work Detention Response Teams in response to recent waves of migrants seeking asylum, particularly from ‘Northern Triangle’ countries of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador.  Given that Texas has a large number of immigration detention… Read more »

Child Welfare Education Collaboration

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CWEC is a partnership between the Steve Hicks School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin and the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services Child Protective Services (CPS) that links social work education and public child welfare. CWEC is funded by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, federal title IV-E,… Read more »

SPARK Program

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Are you interested in attending UT? Ready to Spark your future?   The University of Texas Spark Program wants to empower former foster youth by providing necessary support systems to attend the university! Spark serves as a resource to help students build meaningful personal and professional relationships that are important to success. Spark is a… Read more »