Family Resources in Texas

Find support organizations and programs near you.

Employment Resources

  • — a comprehensive online job search resource and matching system developed and maintained by the Texas Workforce Commission and the state workforce network, Texas Workforce Solutions. Individuals seeking a new job, different job, or an additional job can post their resumé, search job listings (including all Texas state agency jobs), obtain employer contact information to apply for jobs, get information about the job market, and receive a variety of other services also available via Workforce Solutions Offices throughout the state.
  • Texas Workforce Development Boards — Find your closest Workforce Solutions Office for assistance with job training programs, including on-the-job and customized training, program eligibility and career development.

Child Care and Early Education

  • Child Care Regulation — En Español — Texas’ child care licensing agency
  • How to Pick Child CareEn Español Texas Health and Human Services campaign on the dangers of unregulated care
  • Start Smart Texas – offers FREE parenting tips for children ages 0 to 8. Start Smart Texas supports schools and communities with family engagement, kindergarten readiness, and third-grade reading and math proficiency

Head Start and Early Head Start

  • Early Head Start — provides early, continuous, intensive and comprehensive child development and family support services to low-income infants and toddlers, pregnant women and their families
  • Head Start — promotes the school readiness of young children from low-income families through agencies in their local community
  • Texas Head Start State Collaboration Office — facilitates collaboration among Texas Head Start agencies and State and local entities as charged by the Office of Head Start in the Regional Office


Financial Resources

Health and Nutrition

 Child Development

 Family Support