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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:

October 2019

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Mount Vernon

Franklin County

Monday, October 7th, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Mount Vernon DFPS Office
606 I-30 West
Mount Vernon, TX 75457

Contact: Melinda Stout at (903) 563-0710


Smith County

Monday, October 21st, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Tyler DFPS Office
3303 Mineola Hwy,
Tyler, Texas 75702

Contact: Craig Huff Jr. at (903) 258-7564

November 2019

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings


Bowie County

Thursday, November 14th, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Texarkana DFPS Office
3103 Summerhill Road
Texarkana, TX 75503

Contact: Andrea Smith at (903) 559-4988

December 2019

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings


Harrison County

Thursday, December 5th, 5:30 pm

Marshall DFPS Office
4105 Victory Drive
Marshall, TX 75672

Contact: Melinda Powell at (903) 241-2453 if you have any questions


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Recruitment Staff

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

Brittney Rountree, (903) 655-6211

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