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Region 8, San Antonio and surrounding area

Foster Care and Adoption Information Meetings

If you reside in the county of:

  • Bexar

 

Family Tapestry is responsible for Foster Care and Adoption Information Meetings for Bexar County. For additional information please visit: www.familytapestry.org/foster-care or contact Family Tapestry’s Director of Community Engagement, Bethany Evans at (210) 503-4538.


Family Tapestry, is now in a partnership with DFPS as part of Community-Based Care. Community-Based Care is a new way of providing foster care and case management services. It's a community-based approach to meeting the individual and unique needs of children, youth, and families. For more information regarding Community-Based Care, please visit https://www.dfps.state.tx.us/Child_Protection/Community-Based_Care  

 

For information on fostering or adopting a child from out of state, contact the State Office ICPC.

If you reside in one of these counties:

  • Atascosa
  • Bandera
  • Calhoun
  • Comal
  • DeWitt
  • Dimmit
  • Edwards
  • Frio
  • Gillespie
  • Goliad
  • Gonzales
  • Guadalupe
  • Jackson
  • Karnes

 

  • Kendall
  • Kerr
  • Kinney
  • La Salle
  • Lavaca
  • Maverick
  • Medina
  • Real
  • Uvalde
  • Val Verde
  • Victoria
  • Wilson
  • Zavala

Please find Information Meeting details below.

Recruitment Staff:

General questions, (210) 337-3117

Cheronda Tillman, Foster Care and Adoption Recruiter, (210) 337-3528

* 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. *

*Meeting will start promptly at the designated time. A fifteen minute grace period is given; thereafter participants will not be permitted to enter.*

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.

October 2019

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Nixon

Gonzales County

Thursday, October 10th, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Nixon Library
401 N. Nixon Ave.
Nixon, TX 78140

Contact: Barbara Watson at (361) 571-8209

Victoria

Victoria County

Thursday, October 17th, 3:00 pm -5:00 pm

DFPS Victoria Office
2306 Leary Lane
Victoria, TX 77901

Contact: Barbara Watson at (361) 571-8209

Del Rio

Val Verde County

Tuesday, October 22nd, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Val Verde County Library
300 Spring Street
Del Rio, TX 78840

November 2019

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Victoria

Victoria County

Thursday, November 14th, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

DFPS Victoria Office
2306 Leary Lane
Victoria, TX 77901

Contact: Barbara Watson at (361) 571-8209

Boerne

Kendall County

Tuesday, November 19th, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

DFPS Office, Room 106
216 E Market Ave, Ste 100
Boerne, TX 78006

Contact: Cheronda Tillman at (210) 246-2199
Call or Text upon arrival.

December 2019

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Hondo

Medina County

Tuesday, December 10th, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

DFPS Office
410 Carter, Room 201
Hondo, TX 78861

Contact: Cheronda Tillman at (210) 246-2199
Call or Text upon arrival.

Victoria

Victoria County

Thursday, December 12th, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

DFPS Victoria Office
2306 Leary Lane
Victoria, TX 77901

Contact: Barbara Watson at (361) 571-8209

 

San Antonio Heart Gallery Events

EventS

Heart Gallery Exhibits
Come view photos of children awaiting adoptive families.

San Antonio Heart Gallery
Click on link to see photos of some of the children available for adoption.

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