By: Audrey Black

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During 2007 the Texas legislature passed Senate Bill 758 which dramatically reformed the foster care system in Texas by focusing on “enhancing partnerships, increasing foster care capacity, and improving the quality of services offered to children and youth in the foster care system” (Foster Care, 2015). The method with which this system underwent implementation in 2014 was through Single Source Continuum Contactors, which are private local organizations tasked with the responsibility of creating and transitioning foster care services in their respective geographical areas (Foster Care, 2015). This redesign is part of a larger national foster care trend towards placing children…

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