Get Involved

We couldn't do what we do without our volunteers, who contribute thousands of hours each year to benefit kids, families, older Texans, and those with disabilities. It only takes a small amount of time to do a lot of good.

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Other Opportunities

Outreach & Special Events

Lead successful community awareness events and present to groups about DFPS goals and needs.

Emergency Resource Room Support

Organize, stock, and shop for items for children and families. Organize holiday wish lists, and wrap Christmas presents for children in our care.

Volunteer from Home

Help a foster child get adopted by designing and assembling a Life Book, or sewing quilts and blankets for children in foster care.

Volunteer as a Group

Volunteer as a group to complete a special project or host an event for youth, families, and older adults.

Administrative & Case Aide

Welcome visitors, organize meetings, and help locate services for families in need.

Texas Youth Helpline

Volunteer to take calls for the helpline, or help with community outreach.

How We Support Our Volunteers



Top-notch training means our volunteers are ready to help Texans in need.

Volunteer Impact

Volunteer Impact

See the difference our volunteers make in the lives of others every day.

Volunteer success

Success Stories

Meet some of our volunteers and hear their amazing stories.