The Foster Care Advocacy Center provides holistic representation for children and parents involved in the child welfare system in the greater Houston area.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Our focus
 
 
1

providing quality
legal services

2

reducing the time
children spend in
foster care

3

helping individuals
access services to stabilize families

4

preventing unnecessary
removals of children

5

advocating for
systemic change

 
 
 
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We believe.

We believe that every individual
who touches the child welfare
system deserves the highest quality
representation and recognize
that some children and families face
more barriers than others.

 
 

Harris County kids in foster care




76% of harris county children removed
from their homes
are African-American
or Hispanic.

Only 22% of Harris County Foster children are reunified with their families.
We employ a multidisciplinary

approach to help individuals
navigate difficult systems
and secure necessary services.
 
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We strive to assist those in the toughest situations.
750
Average number of days Harris County foster children spend in care


kids with disabilities are 2x as likely to remain in foster care until adulthood.
80%
of children in long-term foster care in Harris County are African-American or Hispanic.
 
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