Testimony to Sunset Advisory Commission
The following comments address Issue 6 of the Department of Family and Protective Services Staff Report ("DFPS Should Elevate the Importance of Its Prevention and Early Intervention Efforts and Better Use Existing Data to Evaluate Program Effectiveness”).
Recommendations 6.2: Transfer the Nurse Family Partnership Program to DFPS
Recommendation 6.3: Direct HHSC to work with DFPS to transfer the federally funded Texas Home Visiting Program to DFPS
Texans Care for Children does not support the transfer of the Nurse Family Partnership Program and the Texas Home Visiting Program to DFPS.