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Region 4, Tyler and surrounding area

Foster Care and Adoption Information Meetings

* If accomodations 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. *

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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 2019

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Mount Vernon

Franklin County

Monday, July 8th, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Franklin County DFPS Office
606 I-30 West
Mount Vernon, TX 75457

Contact: Melinda Stout at (903) 563-0710

Quitman

Wood County

Thursday, July 11th, 12:00 pm

Quitman DFPS Office
305 Goodwin
Quitman, TX 75783

Contact: Veronica Tate at (903) 841-0029

Tyler

Smith County

Thursday, July 11th, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Central Baptist Church
Adult Education Building - Gideon Classroom
1343 E. Grande Blvd
Tyler, TX 75703

Contact: Stephanie Clowers at (903) 203-7713

Longview

Gregg County

Monday, July 22nd, 12:00 pm

Longview CPS Office
2130 Alpine Rd.
Longview, TX 75601

Contact: Tara Allen at (903) 503-4399

Texarkana

Bowie County

Sunday, July 28th, 2:30 pm

Heritage Baptist Church
5801 N Kings Hwy
Texarkana, TX 75503

Contact: La Toyia Bennett-Smith at (903) 715-7620, Gaye Beard at (469) 865-4764, or Andrea Smith at (903) 556-0507

August 2019

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Mount Pleasant

Titus County

Tuesday, August 6th, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Jo’s Downtown Coffee Shop
102 N Jefferson
Mount Pleasant, TX 75455

Contact: Katie Campbell at (903) 263-3742

Atlanta

Cass County

Thursday, August 8th, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Atlanta DFPS Office
305 E Thomas St.
Atlanta, TX 75551

Contact: La Toyia Bennett-Smith at (903) 715-7620

September 2019

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Atlanta

Cass County

Thursday, September 12th, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Atlanta DFPS Office
305 E Thomas St
Atlanta, TX 75551

Contact: La Toyia Bennett-Smith at (903) 715-7620

 

Heart Gallery

heart gallery

View our online Heart Gallery:
Heart Gallery of North East Texas

or

Visit the permanent exhibit located at:
Mobberly Baptist Church
625 E Loop 281
Longview, TX 75605
(903) 663-3100

Recruitment Staff

Answers questions for the community on how to become foster and adoptive families.

Brittney Rountree, (903) 655-6211

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