Residential Care

Texas Network for Children is a resource that assists in locating placements for children in the state of Texas. They have an Internet website that contains information on over 490 providers and is updated weekly. http://www.yft.org

Residential and assisted living facilities for traumatic brain injury. Also long term treatment for mentally ill over age 18.

Three residences for 18 boys and girls ages 4-17. Children with autism or other pervasive developmental disorders. Also operates a day school.

Temporary shelter for youth while permanent placement is sought. 20 bed facility for males and females, ages 6-17 years of age.

Robert Brewer, Director; Stanley Tarrant, Assistant Director/Shelter; Glen Bailey, Casework Coordinator

Temporary shelter, program of HCPS, for runaways. Thirty day voluntary shelter care.

90 beds, coed, voluntary shelter offering food, clothing, health care, legal assistance and counseling to homeless and runaway youth. Licensed for ages 18-21. Accepts teen mothers with babies. Pregnant girls accepted. GED program, job training. Street outreach by a van. Walk-in services for cleaning up, medical, and counseling. Does not provide “breaks” for families or take youth out of their homes but does provide counseling. See Rights of Passage (above) for long-term care.

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