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Waller County Child Welfare Board
Foster Care
In January 2019 there were 29,927children in foster care in Texas & 3,378 children waiting for adoptive families.

Maltreatment in Texas and the Child Welfare System

  • In 2015, Texas had over 800,000 confirmed cases of child maltreatment according to National Child Abuse & Neglect Data System
  • 26% of these victims were less than one year old.
  • 162 died from maltreatment.
  • Approx. 60% of the victims who survive maltreatment end up in the child welfare system.
  • Waller County, Texas averages 60 children in the foster care system yearly.

How to help?
Consider being a Foster Parent or Adoption. Start by using the informational links below or attending a local meeting. 

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