Greater Texas Community Partners

Rating: 5 stars   2 reviews


2801 Swiss Ave Ste 110 Dallas TX 75204 USA


Greater Texas Community Partners grew out of a project in Dallas, Texas, started in 1989 when a group of concerned citizens created programs to help Child Protective Services caseworkers meet the unmet needs of the abused and neglected children in the CPS system. It was the first public private partnership of its kind and was so successful that in 1996 it was decided that the program should be replicated throughout Texas. In 2008, there were 132 local sites serving an average of 70,000 children each year. Greater Texas Community Partners works to strengthen and support these local efforts by providing items purchased in bulk at a discount rate and provide tools that enhance their ability to meet the ever increasing needs of the children they serve. These tools include training for board members and volunteers, program development strategies, guidance regarding grant writing and fundraising, and development of systems that streamline functioning of local programs.

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Rating: 5 stars  

Rainbow Rooms are an absolute blessing for those in need. CPS workers are paid so poorly in relation to their work that providing needs out of their own pockets had become a ridiculous issue. The birth of rooms to supply needs is a wonderful answer.
The second benefit is that it involves many community members that would perhaps never be aware of the needs or of their ability to help.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Contact with those that are helped is not personally seen because of privacy issues. The exception is Christmas or special event times which brighten anyones day with the sparkle in the children's eyes.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

find additional funding so that more could be helped and expand to those aging out of foster care

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