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Region 8, San Antonio and surrounding area

Foster Care and Adoption Information Meetings

If you reside in Bexar countY If you reside in one of these counties:

Family Tapestry is responsible for Foster Care and Adoption Information Meetings for Bexar County. For additional information please visit: www.familytapestry.org/foster-care or contact Family Tapestry’s Director of Community Engagement, Bethany Evans at (210) 503-4538.

Family Tapestry, is now in a partnership with DFPS as part of Community-Based Care. Community-Based Care is a new way of providing foster care and case management services. It's a community-based approach to meeting the individual and unique needs of children, youth, and families. For more information, visit the Community-Based Care section of the DFPS website.  

For information on fostering or adopting a child from out of state, contact the State Office ICPC.

  • Atascosa
  • Bandera
  • Calhoun
  • Comal
  • DeWitt
  • Dimmit
  • Edwards
  • Frio
  • Gillespie
  • Goliad
  • Gonzales
  • Guadalupe
  • Jackson
  • Karnes
  • Kendall
  • Kerr
  • Kinney
  • La Salle
  • Lavaca
  • Maverick
  • Medina
  • Real
  • Uvalde
  • Val Verde
  • Victoria
  • Wilson
  • Zavala

Please find Information Meeting details below.

Recruitment Staff

  • General questions, (210) 337-3117
  • Cheronda Tillman, Foster Care and Adoption Recruiter, (210) 337-3528

* If accommodations 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. *

*Meeting will start promptly at the designated time. A fifteen minute grace period is given; thereafter participants will not be permitted to enter.*

Texas Map divided by  DFPS Regions 1 - Northwest District 2 - Northwest District 3 - Arlington District 4 - East Central District 5 - East Central District 7 - East Central District 6 - Houston District 8 - South Texas District 11 - South Texas District 9 - Northwest District 10 - Northwest District

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.

January 2020

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Victoria

Victoria County

Thursday, January 9th, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

DFPS Victoria Office
2306 Leary Lane
Victoria, TX 77901

Contact: Barbara Watson at (361) 571-8209

La Vernia

Wilson County

Monday, January 27th, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Public Library
112 E Chihuahua
La Vernia, TX 78121

* This meeting excludes Bexar county residents. Please call or text upon arrival: Cheronda Tillman at (210) 246-2199

February 2020

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Victoria

Victoria County

Tuesday, February 4th, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

DFPS Victoria Office
2306 Leary Lane
Victoria, TX 77901

Contact: Barbara Watson at (361) 571-8209

New Braunfels

Comal County

Tuesday, February 11th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

DFPS New Braunfels Office
115 Green Valley East, Suite 200
New Braunfels, TX 78130

Contact: Udonna Williams at (830) 608-3244

Childcare is not provided, adults only please.

Boerne

Kendall County

Thursday, February 13th, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

DFPS Office
216 Market Ave.
Boerne, TX 78006

* This meeting excludes Bexar county residents. Please call or text upon arrival: Cheronda Tillman at (210) 246-2199

Pearsall

Frio County

Monday, February 24th, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

DFPS Office
1009 North Oak
Pearsall, TX 78061

* This meeting excludes Bexar county residents. Please call or text upon arrival: Cheronda Tillman at (210) 246-2199

March 2020

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Boerne

Kendall County

Thursday, March 5th, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

DFPS Office
216 Market Ave.
Boerne, TX 78006

* This meeting excludes Bexar county residents. Please call or text upon arrival: Cheronda Tillman at (210) 246-2199

Victoria

Victoria County

Thursday, March 12th, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

DFPS Victoria Office
2306 Leary Lane
Victoria, TX 77901

Contact: Barbara Watson at (361) 571-8209

Hondo

Medina County

Monday, March 23rd, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

DFPS Office
410 Carter
Hondo, TX 78861

* This meeting excludes Bexar county residents. Please call or text upon arrival: Cheronda Tillman at (210) 246-2199

San Antonio Heart Gallery Events

EventS

Heart Gallery Exhibits
Come view photos of children awaiting adoptive families.

San Antonio Heart Gallery
Click on link to see photos of some of the children available for adoption.

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