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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:

January 2022

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Teams (Online)

Hidalgo County

Monday, January 3rd, 11:00 am

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

Contact: Rebecca Rodriguez at (956) 373-7632 to sign up by Monday, December 27, 2021

Teams (Online)

Cameron County

Monday, January 3rd, 6:00 pm

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

Contact: Arlene Saenz at (956) 572-3066 to sign up by Monday, December 27, 2021

Virtual

Nueces County

Monday, January 10th, 11:00 am

This information meeting will be held virtual. RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

Contact: Tiarney Young to sign up at (361) 946-8729

Teams (Online)

Webb County

Monday, January 24th, 11:00 am

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

Contact: Alejandra Garza at (956) 489-1203 to sign up by Monday, January 17, 2022.

Teams (Online)

Webb County

Monday, January 24th, 6:00 pm

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

Contact: Alejandra Garza at (956) 489-1203 to sign up by Monday, January 17, 2022.

February 2022

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Teams (Online)

Cameron County

 

Monday, February 7th, 11:00 am

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

Contact: Lizbeth Ruiz (956) 371-8341 to sign up by Monday, January 31, 2022.

Teams (Online)

Hidalgo County

Monday, February 7th, 6:00 pm

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

Contact: Alma Martinez at (956) 369-9245 to sign up by Monday, January 31, 2022.

Virtual

Nueces County

Monday, February 14th, 11:00 am

This information meeting will be held virtual. RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

Contact: Michelle Gonzalez to sign up at (361) 816-4127

Teams (Online)

Webb County

Monday, February 28th, 11:00 am

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

Contact: Lizzette Juarez at (956) 286-9589 to sign up by Monday, February 21, 2022

Teams (Online)

Webb County

Monday, February 28th, 6:00 pm

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

Contact: Lizzette Juarez at (956) 286-9589 to sign up by Monday, February 21, 2022

March 2022

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Teams (Online)

Hidalgo County

Monday, March 7th, 11:00 am

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

Contact: Maria Trevino at (956) 802-6582 to sign up by Monday, February 28, 2022.

Teams (Online)

Cameron County

Monday, March 7th, 6:00 pm

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

Contact: Xochitl Campos at (956) 371-1064 to sign up by Monday, February 28, 2022.

Virtual

Nueces County

Monday, March 14th, 11:00 am

This information meeting will be held virtual. RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

Contact: Melissa Rosales to sign up at (361) 318-5231

Teams (Online)

Webb County

Monday, March 28th, 11:00 am

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

Contact: Eva Gonzalez at (956) 721-2964 to sign up by Monday, March 21, 2022.

Teams (Online)

Webb County

Monday, March 28th, 6:00 pm

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

Contact: Eva Gonzalez at (956) 721-2964 to sign up by Monday, March 21, 2022.

April 2022

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Virtual

Nueces County

Monday, April 11th, 11:00 am

This information meeting will be held virtual. RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

Contact: Rosie Pena to sign up at (361) 494-9074

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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