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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:

May 2019

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings


Miller County Arkansas

Thursday, May 2nd, 6:30 pm

Faith Baptist Church
2812 East Street
Texarkana, AR 71854


Smith County

Sunday, May 5th, 6:00 pm

Grace Community Church
3215 Old Jacksonville Rd
Tyler, TX 75701

Contact: Brittney Rountree at (903) 655-6211

You are invited to join us for a panel discussion that will include experienced foster/adoptive families as well as others from our community involved in caring for children in foster care. This is a collaborative meeting, offering you the opportunity to meet with a variety of child placing agencies in our area who will be present.

Mount Pleasant

Titus County

Tuesday, May 7th, 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


Rusk County

Thursday, May 9th, 6:00 pm

DFPS Office
700 Zeid Blvd.
Henderson, TX 75652

Contact: Brittney Rountree at (903) 655-6211


Gregg County

Tuesday, May 14th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Mobberly Baptist Church
Room D120 in the Bridge
625 E Loop 281
Longview, TX 75605

Contact: Tonya Fuller at (903) 216-578 or Lauren Ayers at (903) 392-1811

Sulphur Springs

Hopkins County

Tuesday, May 14th, 1:30 pm

Sulphur Springs DFPS Office
1400 W College St, Ste 111
Sulphur Springs, TX 75482

Contact: Veronica Tate at (903) 841-0029


Henderson County

Tuesday, May 14th, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Athens CPS Office
420 Athens Brick Rd.
Athens, TX 75751

Contact: Adam Hollifield at (903) 916-9966

June 2019

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings


Rusk County

Saturday, June 1st, 10:00 am

DFPS Office
700 Zeid Blvd.
Henderson, TX 75652

Contact: Brittney Rountree at (903) 655-6211


Bowie County

Thursday, June 6th, 6:30 pm

Northside Assembly
5201 Summerhill Rd.
Texarkana, TX 75503


Cass County

Thursday, June 13th, 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

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


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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