Every few months we’ll be updating you on the progress made on the Texas Youth Permanency Study (TYPS) conducted by UT Austin, in partnership with Upbring and sponsored by The Reissa Foundation and The Simmons Foundation. This study is a 5-year longitudinal study following 500 foster youth who are 14 – 21 years old at time of recruitment. Participant recruitment occurred at child welfare courts across Texas, beginning in June 2019. Recruitment is now closed.

Last quarter, we focused on analyzing data from the first year of our study (2019-2020).  You can read the highlights in our blog and access the full report here.

As of October 15th , we are proud to share that the TYPS team has…


TYPS Map Spring 2021