• Dr. Candice Matthews

    About me:

    Dr. Candice Matthews is the CEO and Executive Director of Children of Diversity Foster Adoption Agency, which has offices in Houston and Beaumont, Texas. Dr. Matthews is in charge of the Agency's day-to-day operations in this capacity. This includes managing staff and committees throughout the organization.


    Dr. Matthews manages the development of short- and long-term business plans in collaboration with a number of public organizations as Executive Director. Texas Department of Human Health Services, Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, Prairie View A&M University, Lamar University College of Social Work, International Adoptions Organization, and the Adoption Agency's board of directors are among them.

    Dr. Candice Matthews is also in charge of designing, developing, and implementing the organization's strategic business plans.

    Dr. Matthews is proud to offer therapeutic, licensed foster homes to children in the foster care system, as well as to assist children in overcoming crises through compassion, support, and the cultivation of resilience. She is also proud to be the driving force behind the ongoing "Stop Human Trafficking Initiative" in both Harris and Jefferson Counties, as well as to assist with Public Policy Writing for Child Welfare at the state and federal levels.

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