HOPES Final Evaluation Report September 2019 If you are having trouble accessing the report, please email Swetha Nulu at Swetha.email@example.com Recommended Citation: Faulkner, M., Nulu, S., Gerlach, B., Tennant, P. S., LaBrenz, C., &McKerlie, K., (2019). Healthy Outcomes through Prevention and Early Support: Final Evaluation Report. Austin, TX: The University of Texas at Austin.
November 2019 Over the past decade, academic research has documented disproportionately high rates of pregnancy among current and former foster youth. It is estimated that females who experience foster care are two to three times more likely to become teen mothers. In Texas, female foster youth are almost five times more likely to become pregnant… Read more »
If parental rights are terminated, the child welfare system has a monumental task of finding permanency for that child. Permanency in the child welfare field is often spoken of in terms of a “forever family.” The assumption is that legal permanence (adoption or guardianship) will provide all the components that a child needs to have… Read more »
Affordable housing is a pressing issue facing many Central Texas residents. In the last decade, the region’s population grew at a rate of 2.9% annually, or approximately 55,350 people per year. Seventy percent of this growth can be attributed to those moving into the Austin-Round Rock housing market area. While the rental market is currently… Read more »
2019 Market Rate Final Report (PDF) 2019 Market Rate Supplemental Report (PDF) 2019 Market Rate Supplemental Report (Excel)
FY2016 HOPES Evaluation Report If you are having trouble accessing the report, please email Swetha Nulu at Swetha.firstname.lastname@example.org
FY16 HOPES 4-page Brief
All documents revised 9/24/19 2018 Market Rate Final Report (PDF) 2018 Market Rate Supplemental Report (PDF) 2018 Market Rate Supplemental Report (Excel)
A growing body of research has found that prolonged exposure to trauma and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can alter the brain development of children and lead to poor health and social outcomes later in life. Thus, universal prevention of children’s exposure to significant adversity should be a top priority in all communities. In addition to… Read more »
Schroeder, D., Faulkner, M., & Marra, L. (2017). 2017 Texas Child Care Market Rate Survey prepared for the Texas Workforce Commission. Austin, TX: The University of Texas at Austin, Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing, Ray Marshall Center.