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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.

September 2022

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Virtual

Bowie and Surrounding Region 4 Counties

Wednesday, September 7th, 12:00 pm

Region 4 Information Meeting Flyer

Microsoft Teams meeting
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+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

Tyler

Smith County

Tuesday, September 20th, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Central Baptist Church
1343 E. Grande Blvd.
Tyler, TX 75703

Register at https://thefosteringcollective.churchcenter.com/registrations/events/1403541

September Information Meeting

Virtual

Region 4 Counties

Wednesday, September 28th, 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.

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

Virtual

Friday September 30th , 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Microsoft Teams meeting
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Meeting ID: 232 733 777 067
Passcode: SwGDdL
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+1 469-998-7368,,255578046#   United States, Dallas
Phone Conference ID: 255 578 046#
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RSVP.

Contact: Irene Perez Delgado at (903) 331-2916 for questions.

 

October 2022

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Virtual

Bowie and Surrounding Region 4 Counties

Wednesday, October 5th, 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

In-Person

Region 4 Counties

Friday, October 21, 2022, 11:00 am -12:00 pm
This information meeting will be held in person at the Paris CPS Office located at 1460 19th NW. Paris, Texas 75460

Contact: Crystal Simpson at (903) 495-5965 for questions

Virtual

Cass County and surrounding areas

Tuesday, October 25th, 12 pm – 1 pm

This information meeting will be held virtually through Microsoft Teams.

 

Microsoft Teams meeting
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Meeting ID: 270 094 518 965
Passcode: f5MKdj
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+1 469-998-7368,,130891013#   United States, Dallas
Phone Conference ID: 130 891 013#
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No need to RSVP.

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

November 2022

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Virtual

Bowie and Surrounding Region 4 Counties

Wednesday, November 2nd, 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#
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RSVP to Andrea Smith at (903) 559-4988

Virtual

Region 4 Counties

Monday, November 7th, 12:00 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

Microsoft Teams

Virtual 

November 16, 2022

 

12:30 pm-1:30pm

Please email the worker for the link to the meeting.

 Contact: La Toyia Bennett-Smith at Latoyia.bennettsmith@dfps.texas.gov

 

December 2022

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Virtual

Bowie and Surrounding Region 4 Counties

Wednesday, December 7th, 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#
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Learn More | Meeting options

RSVP to Andrea Smith at (903) 559-4988

Microsoft Teams

Virtual

December 14, 2022

 

12:30pm-1:30pm

Please email the worker for the link to the meeting

 

Contact: La Toyia Bennett-Smith at Latoyia.bennettsmith@dfps.texas.gov

 

 

Recruitment Staff

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

Candice Howard, (903) 927-0311

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