2018 About CDF-Texas

The Children’s Defense Fund-Texas (CDF-Texas) began in 1999 and has offices in Houston, Austin and McAllen with programs in several East Texas counties. CDF-Texas raises awareness about the challenges facing Texas children; connects children and families to services to help meet their needs; works with community partners to develop innovative programs; and builds broad-based support for legislative action on behalf of children. Through research and advocacy, CDF-Texas champions policies and programs that lift children out of poverty and ensure that every child has an opportunity to succeed.