Amarillo

Meet the Amarillo Management Team

Tanya Park – Area Director

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Tanya Park is the Area Director for the Amarillo area. Tanya is a native of the Texas Panhandle and attended West Texas A&M University, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work. She is a Licensed Child Placing Agency Administrator and served as a Case Manager with A World For Children from 2008-2013. She began her role as the Area Director in the summer of 2013.

Irma Escobedo – Treatment Director

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Irma Escobedo, LPC—Native of Wichita Falls, TX., joined AWFC in May 2019 as Clinical Director.  She graduated with a Bachelor’s in Psychology in 2004.  In 2015, she obtained a Master’s degree in General Counseling.  She has been working in the mental health field since 2005, gaining experience in working with diverse populations and settings.  Working with vulnerable populations has become a passion for her since the early years of her career.  It has been both challenging and worthwhile.

Upcoming Events

Aug 2019

EBI Refresher – 08/23/2019 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
EBI Refresher – 08/24/2019 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sep 2019

AWFC MED POLICY AND TRANSPORTATION TRAINING – 09/03/2019 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cultural Diversity – 09/05/2019 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Respite Training Webinar – 09/10/2019 at 12:00 am - 8:00 pm
Infant and Toddler Training – 09/11/2019 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Disaster Preparedness - Webinar – 09/16/2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Water Safety - Webinar – 09/16/2019 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Oct 2019

AWFC MED POLICY AND TRANSPORTATION TRAINING – 10/01/2019 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cultural Diversity – 10/03/2019 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location and Details

Phone:  806 358-9117
3416 Olsen Blvd, Ste B, Amarillo, TX 79109

AWFC Amarillo office serves both homes in the Panhandle and Lubbock. AWFC has been steadily growing and becoming an important part of the community in Region 1. Our staff is vibrant and always willing to go above and beyond for their families. We develop close relationships with each family. Our team works hard be aware of how each family’s unique needs can be met in order to have our families be successful with each child they have been given the opportunity to serve. Every staff member is flexible, supportive and willing to serve. No matter the issue, we dig in our heels and get the job done. We are always on hand to help our families meet their goals and give the best possible care to our kids.

We also love to spend one-on-one time with kids, helping with appointments and visits or just getting a chance to give some extra attention to a child who needs it. In Amarillo, we believe it is important to have strong relationships with all of those helping our children. We strive hard to work well with the various entities that are involved with and supportive of the children in AWFC care.

Our families provide excellent care to abused/neglected children and are a special part of our ever growing family. Each family has its unique way of parenting and we love opportunities for our families to get together and share their experiences in order for all of us all to better serve the children in our community.

Upcoming Training

Amarillo Training Calendar

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