Saint Francis Ministries to host grand opening for first-of-its kind residential treatment center

February 2023 · Ministry News, Press Releases, Residential Care, Texas

Lubbock, Texas – February 13, 2023 – Saint Francis Ministries will host a grand opening and dedication of its new residential treatment facility on March 3 in the former Buckner Children and Families Services’ FYI Center, at 125 Chicago Avenue. The new facility will provide clinical psychiatric care in a small group setting to children and youth in out-of-home care.

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Saint Francis Ministries in Texas is moving into Stage II of Community-Based Care

September 2021 · Foster Care / Adoption, Ministry News, Press Releases, Texas

– Saint Francis Ministries in Texas is excited to announce our engagement in Stage II contract negotiations with the Office of Community-Based Care. In this, Saint Francis will begin the transition of work within Region 1 in partnership with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. We appreciate the opportunity and confidence in moving to Stage II of Community-Based Care and look forward to serving the children and families in Region 1 in a greater capacity.

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Saint Francis Ministries welcomes Rachel Williams-Ehue as Regional VP in Texas

June 2021 · Ministry News, Press Releases, Texas

"We are excited to welcome Rachel to West Texas as she is a proven leader who has dedicated her life to improving child welfare systems to better serve children and families," says Cristian Garcia. He emphasizes her long career in child welfare, having served countless children and families over a span of nearly 20 years as a case manager, supervisor, and director at Saint Francis Ministries.

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