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Central Texas African American Family Support Conference


Thank you!

The 15th annual Central Texas African American Family Support Conference was a great success!  For a conference recap, presentations and pictures, click here. 

Thank you to our sponsors for their generous support: New Milestones Foundation, Austin Travis County Integral Care, Seton Family of Hospitals, Sendero Health Plans, Huston-Tillotson University, HHSC Center for Elimination of Disproportionality and Disparities, St. David’s Foundation, NAMI Austin, WalMart Foundation, The Wood Group and the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities.

Become a Sponsor


To make a donation, please click here to be directed to the New Milestones website and choose the Central Texas African American Conference from the drop-down menu.


Click here to learn about volunteer opportunities for next year's conference.

2015 Gulf Coast of Texas African American Family Support Conference 

Conference Details

The 2015 Gulf Coast of Texas African American Family Support Conference will be held on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at the Bayou City Event Center, 9401 Knight Road, Houston, TX 77045. For more information about the conference, click here.

Request for Speakers

The Conference planning committee is delighted to open its Request for Speakers for this year's conference. We invite scholars, service providers, families, young adults (18-24), adult consumers and veterans to submit an application to be a segment presenter/speaker. We value your contribution to the ongoing success of this conference, and look forward to welcoming you. For more about the request for speakers, visit or contact conference organizer, Jerrilyn Hayes at Helpful Interventions by email at or call 281-272-2206. Submission deadline: June 1

Flame of Inspiration Award Nominations

Nomination are being accepted for the Flame of Inspiration Award! Award categories inlcude: Parent, Self-Advocate, Service Professional, Faith-based Ministry, Young Adult and Corportate. For more information about each category, click here. To submit a nomination, click here. Submission deadline: June 1