This report was released on December 21, 2019 by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS). It presents outcomes of a DFPS pilot program between child protective services (CPS) and Pathways Youth and Family Services, Inc. (Pathways) to outsource child welfare case management for preventive family-based safety services (FBSS) in the El Paso region. FBSS is for families with children at risk of entering foster care. The goal of the program is to increase the quality, availability, and effectiveness of family preservation services so more families thrive and avoid future involvement with CPS; to improve the safety . . .