The Texas Family and Protective Services Council was created during the 85th Texas Legislative Session in 2017 as part of House Bill 5, the legislation that established the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) as an agency separate from the Health and Human Services Commission.

The Family and Protective Services Council voted on and approved their bylaws at the February 14, 2020 council meeting.

For more information, contact the Family and Protective Services Council Liaison.

Next Council Meeting

June 14, 2024
9:00 a.m.
Brown Heatly Public Hearing Room
4900 N. Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78751 [map]

Note: A livestream will be available at the time of the meeting.

Future Meetings Timeline

September 13, 2024, and December 13, 2024

Did you miss the last meeting? You can find the documents for past meetings here.

Council Members

Learn more about the council members.