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Region 4, Tyler and surrounding area

Foster Care and Adoption Information Meetings

* If accomodations such as a sign language interpreter are needed in order to attend an information meeting, please call the Recruitment Staff listed below 3 days prior to the meeting, if possible. *

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Recruitment Events and Foster/Adopt Information Meetings:

The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services is looking for caring foster and adoptive families in your area. To learn more about becoming a foster or adoptive parent through our agency, we will be having the following information meetings in your area:

December 2018

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Mount Vernon

Franklin County

 

Monday, December 3rd, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Franklin County DFPS Office
606 I-30 West
Mount Vernon, TX 75457

Contact: Melinda Stout at (903) 563-0710 for more information.

Mount Pleasant

Titus County

Tuesday, December 4th, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

DFPS Office                                                                                                                              
303 E 11th St.
Mount Pleasant, TX  75455

Contact: Katie Campbell at (903) 577-4577 for more information.

Tyler

Smith County

Wednesday, December 12th, 1:30 pm    

                                              
TJC West Campus
Room 108
1530 SSW Loop 323
Tyler, TX  75701

Contact:  Jennie Boulden at (903) 748-7412 for more information.

Linden

Cass County

Tuesday, December 13th, 12:30 pm

Linden CPS Office
213 N Highway 8
Linden, TX 75563

Contact: La Toyia Bennett-Smith at (903) 715-7620 for more information.

Longview

Gregg County

Thursday, December 13th, 12:00 pm                                                   

DFPS Office
2130 Alpine Road
Longview, TX 75601

Contact: Shelly Johnson at (903) 233-5256 for more information.

Athens

Henderson County

Wednesday, December 19th, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Sand Springs Baptist Church
1212 FM 1616
Athens, TX 75751

Contact: Kristi Haxton at (903) 603-5482 for more infomration.

January 2019

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Mount Vernon

Franklin County

Monday, January 7th, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Franklin County DFPS Office
606 I-30 West
Mount Vernon, TX  75457

Contact: Melinda Stout at (903) 563-0710

Longview

Gregg County

Tuesday, January 15th, 12:00 pm

Longview CPS Office
2130 Alpine Rd
Longview, TX 75601

Contact: Tara Allen at (903) 503-4399

February 2019

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Mount Pleasant

Titus County

Tuesday, February 5th, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Jo’s  Downtown Coffee Shop
102 N Jefferson
Mount Pleasant, TX  75455

Contact: Katie Campbell at (903) 263-3742

Gilmer

Upshur County

Wednesday, February 13th, 12:00 pm

Gilmer CPS Office Conference Room
324 Yapaco St.
Gilmer, TX  75644

Contact: Skye Vetter-Hayes at (903) 843-4206 Please RSVP

 

Heart Gallery

heart gallery

September 4th through October 4th
Jo’s Coffee Shop
102 N. Jefferson Ave., Mount Pleasant, TX  75455

View our online Heart Gallery:

Heart Gallery of North East Texas

or

Visit the permanent exhibit located at:
Mobberly Baptist Church
625 E Loop 281
Longview, TX 75605
(903) 663-3100

Recruitment Staff

Answers questions for the community on how to become foster and adoptive families.

Brittney Rountree, (903) 655-6211

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