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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:

October 2020

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

GoToMeeting (Online)

Cameron County

Monday, October 5th, 11:00 am

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

Contact: Xochitl Campos at (956) 371-1064 sign up by October 1, 2020.

GoToMeeting (Online)

Hidalgo County

Monday, October 5th, 6:00 pm

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 Monday, September 28, 2020.

GoToMeeting (Online)

Nueces County

Tuesday, October 13th, 11:00 am (Due to Columbus Day Holiday)

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

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

GoToMeeting (Online)

Webb County

Monday, October 26th, 11:00 am

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

Contact: Alejandra Puente at (956) 489-1203 to sign up by October 19, 2020.

November 2020

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

GoToMeeting (Online)

Hidalgo County

Monday, November 2nd, 11:00 am

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 October 26, 2020.

GoToMeeting (Online)

Cameron County

Monday, November 2nd, 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 October 26, 2020.

GoToMeeting (Online)

Nueces County

Monday, November 9th, 11:00 am

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

Contact: Stephanie Sanchez to sign up at (361) 816-4178

GoToMeeting (Online)

Webb County

Monday, November 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 November 23, 2020.

December 2020

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

GoToMeeting (Online)

Cameron County

Monday, December 7th, 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 November 30, 2020.

GoToMeeting (Online)

Hidalgo County

Monday, December 7th, 6:00 pm

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

Contact: Anabel Ruiz at (956) 607-5784 to sign up by November 30, 2020.

GoToMeeting (Online)

Nueces County

Monday, December 14th, 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, December 28th, 11:00 am

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

Contact: Adriana Contreras at (956) 489-9314 to sign up by December 21, 2020.

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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