TYPS Pilot Study Findings: March 2018

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 »

Habitat for Humanity of Williamson County Texas: Homeowner Survey Findings

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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 »

HOPES FY2016 Evaluation Report

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FY2016 HOPES Evaluation Report   If you are having trouble accessing the report, please email Swetha Nulu at Swetha.nulu@austin.utexas.edu

2017 Texas Child Care Market Rate Survey

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.

Risk & Protective Factors for Discontinuity in Public Adoption and Guardianship

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The Quality Improvement Center for Adoption and Guardianship Support and Preservation (QIC-AG) is pleased to release a literature review, Risk & Protective Factors for Discontinuity in Public Adoption and Guardianship. Developed by the QIC-AG team at the University of Texas at Austin, the purpose of the literature review is to enhance understanding of the risk factors… Read more »