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HCPS Newsletter/News Blog

HCPS transitioned from a traditional newsletter to a News blog in March 2017. For regular updates about HCPS programs and staff highlights, subscribe to our News page (near the bottom of the page) and follow us on social media. 
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HCPS Timeline

HCPS is celebrating its 50th year. The HCPS timeline includes successes and highlights over the past half century. HCPS has evolved into a comprehensive organization dedicated to bettering the lives of children and adults in Harris County.

2018-2019 Annual Report

Each year, HCPS creates an annual report with statistics about the children, youth and families served through HCPS programs and the Harris County programs of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.
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Program Publications

Community Youth Services Resource Guide

The Community Youth Services team compiles an extensive guide of community-based help and services available to families who need assistance. Professionals throughout Harris County use the guide.

Natural Supports Resource Guide

The HCPS Clinic team compiles an annual guide of services available to families caring for children of their relatives through kinship placements. The compact guide is geared toward families.

CYD Needs Assessment

Each year, we review the needs and strengths of the communities served through the HCPS Community Youth Development (CYD) juvenile delinquency prevention grant programs in Gulfton (77081) and northern Pasadena (77506).