Parents Helping Parents

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Newly elected Texas State Representative Kevin Roberts is passionate about family. In fact, he has introduced two separate bills on the issue of foster parenting: HB 871 and HB 872.

Questions/Issues Discussed:

Some parents just need a break, at no fault of their own. Maybe they lost their job, are suffering abuse, or they have post-partum depression. Why aren’t there more resources through churches and non-profits to help these parents – without the fear of CPS involvement?

Why is respite care so helpful?

What is “voluntary guardianship”?

Can CPS use a parent’s plea for help to open an investigation?

How much will this program cost tax payers? [Hint: nothing!]

Will parents be permitted visitation rights through this program? Listen as Kevin Roberts discusses more from his proposed program.