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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.

January 2022

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings


Harrison County

Thursday, January 20th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Marshall CPS Office
4105 Victory Drive
Marshall, TX 75672

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


Bowie and surrounding Region 4 counties

Wednesday January 21st, 12:00 pm

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RSVP by 01/20/2022 at 5:00 pm

Contact: Andrea Smith at (903) 559-4988 for questions


Harrison County

Tuesday, January 25th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Marshall CPS Office
4105 Victory Drive
Marshall, TX 75672

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


Gregg and surrounding Region 4 counties

Monday, January 31st, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm   
*Please RSVP to attend *

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

RSVP to Shelly Johnson

Recruitment Staff

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

Candice Howard, (903) 927-0311

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