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Region 11: Laredo, Edinburg, Corpus Christi, and surrounding areas

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. *

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:

July 2021

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

GoToMeeting (Online)

Hidalgo County

Monday, July 5th, 11:00 am

This information meeting will be held online through GoToMeeting. RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

Contact: Juan Zuniga at (956) 289-3349 to sign up by June 30th, 2021.

GoToMeeting (Online)

Cameron County

Monday, July 5th, 6:00 pm

This information meeting will be held online through GoToMeeting. RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

Contact: Lizbeth Ruiz at (956) 371-8341 to sign up by June 30th, 2021

GoToMeeting (Online)

Nueces County

Monday, July 12th, 11:00 am

This information meeting will be held online through GoToMeeting. RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

Contact: Priscilla Madrid to sign up at (361) 537-7184

GoToMeeting (Online)

Webb County

Monday, July 26th, 11:00 am

This information meeting will be held online through GoToMeeting. RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

Contact: Alejandra Garza at (956) 489-1203 to sign up by July 19, 2021.

GoToMeeting (Online)

Webb County

Monday, July 26th, 6:00 pm

This information meeting will be held online through GoToMeeting. RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

Contact: Alejandra Garza at (956) 489-1203 to sign up by July 19, 2021.

August 2021

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

GoToMeeting (Online)

Cameron County

Monday, August 2nd, 11:00 am

This information meeting will be held online through GoToMeeting. RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

Contact: Hector Gonzalez at (956) 202-1656 to sign up by July 26th, 2021.

GoToMeeting (Online)

Hidalgo County

Monday, August 2nd, 6:00 pm

This information meeting will be held online through GoToMeeting. RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

Contact: Clarissa Sanchez at (956) 605-8927 to sign up by July 26th, 2021.

GoToMeeting (Online)

Nueces County

Monday, August 9th, 11:00 am

This information meeting will be held online through GoToMeeting. RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

Contact: Jennifer Villarreal to sign up at (361) 318-1623

GoToMeeting (Online)

Webb County

Monday, August 30th, 11:00 am

This information meeting will be held online through GoToMeeting. RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

Contact: Lizzette Juarez at (956) 286-9589 to sign up by August 23, 2021.

GoToMeeting (Online)

Webb County

Monday, August 30th, 6:00 pm

This information meeting will be held online through GoToMeeting. RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

Contact: Lizzette Juarez at (956) 286-9589 to sign up by August 23, 2021.

September 2021

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

GoToMeeting (Online)

Hidalgo County

Tuesday, September 7th, 11:00 am
*Note Monday, September 6th, 2021- Labor Day, Office Closed

This information meeting will be held online through GoToMeeting. RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

Contact: Rebecca Rodriguez at (956) 373-7632 to sign up by August 30, 2021.

GoToMeeting (Online)

Cameron County

Tuesday, September 7th, 6:00 pm
*Note Monday, September 6th, 2021- Labor Day, Office Closed

This information meeting will be held online through GoToMeeting. RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

Contact: Arlene Saenz at (956) 572-3066 to sign up by. August 30, 2021

GoToMeeting (Online)

Webb County

Monday, September 27th, 11:00 am

This information meeting will be held online through GoToMeeting. RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

Contact: Lluliana Ruiz (956) 693-9385 to sign up by September 20th, 2021.

GoToMeeting (Online)

Webb County

Monday, September 27th, 6:00 pm

This information meeting will be held online through GoToMeeting. RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

Contact: Lluliana Ruiz (956) 693-9385 to sign up by September 20th, 2021.

Recruitment Staff

  • Eva Gonzalez, FAD Administrative Assistant, (956) 721-2964
    Answers questions about becoming a foster and/or adoptive parent.
  • Debra Garcia, Administrative Assistant, (361) 878-7525
    Answers general questions about becoming a foster and/or adoptive parent.

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