Federal law allows the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) to release confidential records to Disability Rights of Texas when it is representing an individual or investigating crimes related to:

  • A complaint about the treatment of a DFPS client. 
  • A complaint about a DFPS client's abuse or neglect case, including Adult Protective Services (APS) and Child Protective Services (CPS).

Requesting a Record

Employees of Disability Rights Texas seeking a confidential case record for the purpose listed above may request a copy by completing and submitting Form 4878 by email or mail to:

DFPS Records Management Group
Mail Code Y-937
P.O. Box 149030
Austin, TX 78714-9030