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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:

November 2017

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings


Van Zandt

Wednesday, November 8th, 5:00 PM

DFPS Office
3103 Summerhill Rd.
Texarkana, TX

RSVP: Cherrell Stuart (903) 791-3277


Smith and Surrounding Counties

Wednesday, November 8, 2017,  12:00 PM

Tyler Junior College-West Campus; Room 110
1530 S. Southwest Loop 323
Tyler, Texas 75701

Contact: Jerry Johnson at (903) 203-1034. Open to the public.


December 2017

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings


Van Zandt
Tuesday December 5th, 6:00 PM-7:00 PM

Lakeside Baptist Church
In the Great Room
1291 Old Kaufman Rd.
Canton, TX Dani

Contact: Danielle Loe at (903) 258-5383



Thursday, December 7th  5:30 PM-6:30 PM

Norwood Heights Baptist Church.
2214 State Hidhway 155
Palestine, Texas 75803
Contact:Kristi Haxton at (903) 603-5482



Thursday, December 7, 2017  6:00 PM-7:30 PM

Central Baptist Church
Adult Education Bldg/Cornerstone Classroom
1343 E Grande Blvd
Tyler, TX  75703

Contact:  Stephanie Clowers at (903) 203-7713


Lamar County and Surrounding Areas

Monday, December 11, 2017 5:30 PM

Health & Human Services Building (CPS Office)
1460 19th NW
Paris, TX  75460

Contact:  Kim Story at (903) 737-0282 or (903) 495-5974



Tuesday December 12th, 2:00 PM

DFPS Office
2130 Alpine Road
Longview, TX 75601

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


January 2018

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings



Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 12:00 PM
Texarkana CPS Office
3103 Summerhill Road
Texarkana, Texas 75501
Contact: Cherrell Stuart at (903) 748-7417 for more information.


Heart Gallery

heart gallery

View our online Heart Gallery:

Heart Gallery of North East Texas


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

Faith-Based Staff

Works with Faith Based Organizations, answers questions for the community on how to become foster and adoptive families.

Tonya Fuller, (903) 683-3847

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