Meet the Brownwood Management Team

Carey Hartin – Regional Director

Carey Hartin graduated from Tarleton State University with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology. She worked several years, case managing adults with mental illness, and then joined A World for Children in 2003. She worked as a case manager, foster home developer, case manager supervisor, and currently is the Regional Director for the Brownwood and San Angelo offices.

Yvonne Velazquez – Foster Family Specialist

Yvonne Velazquez is the Foster Family Specialist in the San Angelo area. She began her work with Families and Children in 2013 and joined A World for Children in 2017. Yvonne graduated from Angelo State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and The University of Texas at Arlington with a Master’s Degree in Social Work, specializing in Families and Children. Since becoming a part of the AWFC family, she has dedicated herself to the mission and is deeply engaged in the call to develop a foster care community in Brownwood and San Angelo. “Foster care is the call to love in a cloud of uncertainties but with the confidence of one guarantee – it’s always worth it. Always.” –Jason Johnson

Upcoming Events

Sep 2022

Refresher of Standards - Idalia-ZOOM – 09/29/2022 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Oct 2022

Refresher of Standards-ZOOM – 10/01/2022 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Cultural Diversity - Wichita Falls – 10/03/2022 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
AWFC Medicattion Policy - Brownwood – 10/04/2022 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Orientation – 10/10/2022 at 6:00 pm
Orientation (Houston-Stephanie) – 10/10/2022 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
SIR/Respite - El Paso – 10/13/2022 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
FPI - Barbara – 10/15/2022 at 9:00 am
Disaster Training - Webinar – 10/17/2022 at 6:00 pm
Infant-Toddler - Round Rock – 10/19/2022 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location and Details

Phone: (325) 641-1055
609 N. Main St., Brownwood, TX 76801

Brownwood prides themselves in taking care of their families and children and offering wrap-around services that compare with no other in the state. The Brownwood staff has built their reputation through long hours and hard work to ensure our families and children have their needs met at all times.

Brownwood believes in and embraces our founder’s philosophy of putting God first by doing the right thing and treating others with love and respect at all times. We understand that we would not be where we are today without God’s grace and quality foster parents who are willing to make tremendous sacrifices in their own lives so that our children can experience a better life than they have known.  We would love to add to our family and are always searching for quality foster parents that are willing to open their hearts and homes to our children. We stand beside our families, train them, and wrap our hearts and services around them. To those families who are willing to help “save the world…one child at a time,” please call the Brownwood office and talk to us about fostering, playing, and praying in our World.

We also work at partnering in our community. In addition to fostering, there are many other avenues available to serve our children. We appreciate the Brownwood Community, which has joined hands with us in providing the most phenomenal Christmas parties, have helped make our Launch Camp a smashing success and has support our children by being respite providers and volunteers in our many endeavors. Also, we value the many hours of prayer that have helped in so many varied situations.

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