The State of Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) is planning a formal evaluation of its transition to a community-based care (CBC) foster care model. The CBC model was launched in Texas in 2013. Currently, the CBC model is up and running in four regions of Texas, serving about 6% of all children in foster care and 2% of all forms of substitute care. And, the state currently has active plans to expand the CBC model in one more area of the state in March 2021. Texas DFPS is going to hire an organization to conduct the . . .