Is your faith community interested in providing support services for children and families in foster care like babysitting, foster care, and adoption? Do you want to donate items in your community, or help to prevent child and adult abuse but don't know how?

DFPS regional faith-based specialists can answer your questions. Every day, they work in partnership with faith communities to help meet the needs of the most vulnerable children, adults, and families in Texas.

Region Location Name/Email Phone
1 Lubbock Leonor Espinoza (806) 470-5197
2 Wichita Falls Herb Brister (325) 513-2812
3 East Dallas Rosielyn Shields (817) 727-2671
3 West Fort Worth Robert Shepherd (469) 601-6319
4 Tyler Tonya Fuller (903) 216-5878
5 Beaumont Alicia Jinkerson (409) 504-6390
6A Houston & Harris County vacant (713) 410-1384
6B Outlying Counties vacant (832) 454-7283
7 Austin Teoahnna Mayo (254) 220-6819
7 Brenham Christi Yackel (979) 203-6931
8 San Antonio vacant (210) 452-2321
9 Midland Tony Rastetter (325) 262-1987
10 El Paso Maritza Hernandez (915) 309-3595
11 Corpus Christi Cornelia Garza (361) 816-4053
12 State Office Anna Blake (512) 438-3044

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