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Region 4, Tyler and surrounding area

Foster Care and Adoption Information Meetings

* 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. *

These information meetings are open to all the Region 4’s counties of Anderson, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Delta, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Hopkins, Lamar, Marion, Morris, Panola, Rains, Red River, Rusk, Smith, Titus, Upshur, Van Zandt, and Wood. If you live outside this area, please select your region using the map below.

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.

June 2022

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Virtual

Bowie and Surrounding Region 4 Counties

Wednesday, June 1st, 12:00 pm

Region 4 Information Meeting Flyer

Microsoft Teams meeting
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Or call in (audio only)
+1 469-998-7368,,517921088#   United States, Dallas
Phone Conference ID: 517 921 088#
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RSVP to Andrea Smith at (903) 559-4988

Athens

Henderson and Surrounding Region 4 Counties

Wednesday, June 1st, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Athens CPS Office
420 Athens Brick Rd. 
Athens, TX 75751

No need to RSVP

Contact for questions: Adam Hollifield at (903) 916-9966

Virtual

Region 4 Counties

Thursday, June 2nd, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

This information meeting will be held online through Microsoft Teams.
Please email the worker for the link to the meeting.

Contact: La Toyia Bennett-Smith

Mount Vernon

Franklin, Wood, Hopkins, Rains, and Surrounding Counties

Monday, June 20th, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

The meeting will be located at the DFPS office in Mount Vernon located at:
606 I-30 West
Mount Vernon, TX 75457

Contact: Melinda Stout at (903) 563-0710

Virtual

Region 4 Counties

Thursday, June 23rd, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This information meeting will be held online through Microsoft Teams.          
RSVP is required in order to receive link to meeting.

RSVP: Carla Carpenter at (903) 503-3282 for questions

July 2022

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Virtual

Bowie and Surrounding Region 4 Counties

Wednesday, July 6th, 12:00 pm

Region 4 Information Meeting Flyer

Microsoft Teams meeting
Join on your computer or mobile app
Click here to join the meeting
Or call in (audio only)
+1 469-998-7368,,517921088#   United States, Dallas
Phone Conference ID: 517 921 088#
Find a local number | Reset PIN
Learn More | Meeting options

RSVP to Andrea Smith at (903) 559-4988

Virtual

Cass and Surrounding Region 4 Counties

Wednesday, July 7th, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

This information meeting will be held virtually through Microsoft Teams.
Microsoft Teams meeting
Join on your computer or mobile app
Click here to join the meeting
Or call in (audio only)
+1 469-998-7368,,84862074#   United States, Dallas
Phone Conference ID: 848 620 74#
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No need to RSVP.

Contact: Miesha Nelson at (903) 490-9641 for questions.

August 2022

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Virtual

Bowie and Surrounding Region 4 Counties

Wednesday, August 3rd, 12:00 pm

Region 4 Information Meeting Flyer

Microsoft Teams meeting
Join on your computer or mobile app
Click here to join the meeting
Or call in (audio only)
+1 469-998-7368,,517921088#   United States, Dallas
Phone Conference ID: 517 921 088#
Find a local number | Reset PIN
Learn More | Meeting options

RSVP to Andrea Smith at (903) 559-4988

Virtual

Region 4 Counties

Monday, August 22nd, 1:00 pm

This information meeting will be held online through Microsoft Teams.
RSVP is required in order to receive link to meeting.

RSVP to Lizbeth Mendez at (903) 258-8017

Recruitment Staff

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

Candice Howard, (903) 927-0311

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