Volunteer Coordinators

Map of DFPS regions Region 1 Volunteer Opportunities Region 2 Volunteer Opportunities Region 3 Volunteer Opportunities Region 4 Volunteer Opportunities Region 5 Volunteer Opportunities Region 6 Volunteer Opportunities Region 7 Volunteer Opportunities Region 8 Volunteer Opportunities Region 9 Volunteer Opportunities Region 10 Volunteer Opportunities Region 11 Volunteer Opportunities State Office

Volunteers play an important role in helping DFPS accomplish its mission to protect the unprotected. Contact a coordinator in your area about:

  • Finding a volunteer position suited to your needs.
  • Making non-monetary donations.
  • Other special projects.

Coordinators are listed by region and program:

  • CPS (Child Protective Services)
  • APS (Adult Protective Services)

Additional volunteer opportunities are available at the agency's state headquarters in Austin, TX. For those positions, contact the State Office staff.

City/Region (county list) Program Name Telephone
Lubbock - Region 1 CPS Darla Ingram (806) 358-6211
  APS Betsy Ward (806) 698-5575
Abilene - Region 2 CPS Janet Jackson (940) 235-1943
  APS Jodi Sobotka (325) 795-5623
Dallas - Region 3 CPS Bobby Chesher (primary contact) (817) 792-5258
  CPS Stacey Jourdain (secondary contact) (817) 792-5274
  APS Lisa Scruggs (817) 989-3081
Tyler - Region 4 CPS Nancy Mumford (903) 233-5228
  APS Stephanie Williams (409) 730-4131
Beaumont - Region 5 CPS Ragan Haygood (936) 645-2887
  APS Stephanie Williams (409) 730-4131
Houston - Region 6 CPS Josie Jones ( Harris County) (713) 394-4051
  CPS Blair Bradley (Houston suburbs) (936) 756-1551
  APS Lori Albee (713) 767-2708
Austin - Region 7 CPS Rolonda Whitney (254) 750-9308
  APS Allison Price (512) 834-3433
San Antonio - Region 8 CPS Nicole Solis (210) 337-3434
  APS Lisa Senteno (210) 337-3246
Midland - Region 9 CPS Marci Nix (432) 368-2605
  APS Jodi Sobotka (325) 795-5623
  CPS Tiffany Zoetewey (325) 262.3308
  CPS Sara Yarbrough (432) 368-2486
El Paso - Region 10 CPS Sonia Avila (915) 996-3458
  APS Graciela Ortiz (915) 834-5772
Corpus Christi - Region 11 CPS Alfonso Cardenas (361) 878-3561
  APS Gustavo Salinas (956) 316-8348
State Office DFPS Lesley Guthrie (512) 438-4308
  CPS Valinda Bolton (512) 438-3303
  DFPS Frances Jordan (512) 438-3070