The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) is expanding its case rate foster care model to the Panhandle region of the state, which includes the City of Amarillo. On December 7, 2018, DFPS issued the request for applications (RFA HHS0002981) and responses are due by February 12, 2019. DFPS intends to award one 60-month contract, with the option for one additional 60-month term. The selected provider organization will become the DFPS Single Source Continuum Contractor (SSCC) that will develop a local foster care continuum network and improve child safety and placement outcomes. The SSCC will receive . . .