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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:

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


Bowie County

Thursday, January 10th, 6:30 pm

Walnut Church of Christ
2720 Moores Lane
Conference Room 623
Texarkana, TX 75501

Contact: Cherrell Stuart at (903) 748-7417


Gregg County

Tuesday, January 15th, 12:00 pm

Longview CPS Office
2130 Alpine Rd
Longview, TX 75601

Contact: Tara Allen at (903) 503-4399


Smith County

Tuesday, January 15th, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Tyler DFPS Office
3303 Mineola Hwy
Conference Room 623
Tyler, TX 75702

Contact: Stephanie Clowers at (903) 203-7713


Henderson County

Wednesday, January 16th, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Athens CPS Office
420 Athens Brick Rd
Athens, TX  75751

Contact: Adam Hollifield at (903) 916-9966

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


Cass County

Thursday, February 7th, 12:00 pm

Atlanta CPS Office
305 E Thomas St.
Atlanta, TX 75751

Contact: La Toyia Bennett-Smith at (903) 715-7620


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


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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