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Every six months, the Texas Foster Youth Health Initiative will publish a progress report. The first progress report released in March 2021 details the Initiative’s work during the planning phase of the grant, which included an environmental scan, stakeholder engagement, and development of an intervention plan.

First-Ever Progress Report

March 10, 2021

We are excited to share the 6-month progress report for the Texas Foster Youth Health Initiative (TFYHI)! This first-of-its-kind Initiative builds relationships across child welfare and adolescent health systems to promote optimal health for child welfare-involved youth. Our goal is to make youth in foster care feel connected, safe, and empowered to make informed decisions about their sexual health and relationships.

Celebrating 12 Months of TFYHI

August 20, 2021

Over the last 12 months, we’ve designed empowering interventions and encouraged statewide collaboration with the goal of improving sexual and reproductive health outcomes for youth in foster care. The TFYHI 12-month progress report highlights successes from the past year and provides a sneak peek at what’s on the horizon.

Marking 18 Months of Progress

February 14, 2022

In the 6 months since our previous progress report, we’ve expanded our network, welcomed new consultants, and utilized feedback to improve our interventions for youth, caregivers, and child welfare professionals.

24 Months of TFYHI

September 23, 2022

Our 24-month progress report provides a behind-the-scenes look at our work to unite child welfare and adolescent health system partners to improve health outcomes for youth in foster care, as well as our new and ongoing interventions.