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Region 8, San Antonio and surrounding area

Foster Care and Adoption Information Meetings

If you reside in Bexar countY If you reside in one of these counties:

 

Family Tapestry is responsible for Foster Care and Adoption Information Meetings for Bexar County. For additional information please visit: www.familytapestry.org/foster-care or contact Family Tapestry’s Director of Community Engagement, Bethany Evans at (210) 503-4538.

Family Tapestry, is now in a partnership with DFPS as part of Community-Based Care. Community-Based Care is a new way of providing foster care and case management services. It's a community-based approach to meeting the individual and unique needs of children, youth, and families. For more information, visit the Community-Based Care section of the DFPS website.  

For information on fostering or adopting a child from out of state, contact the State Office ICPC.

  • Atascosa
  • Bandera
  • Calhoun
  • Comal
  • DeWitt
  • Dimmit
  • Edwards
  • Frio
  • Gillespie
  • Goliad
  • Gonzales
  • Guadalupe
  • Jackson
  • Karnes
  • Kendall
  • Kerr
  • Kinney
  • La Salle
  • Lavaca
  • Maverick
  • Medina
  • Real
  • Uvalde
  • Val Verde
  • Victoria
  • Wilson
  • Zavala

Please find Information Meeting details below.

Recruitment Staff

  • General questions, (210) 337-3117
  • Diana Menchaca, Foster Care and Adoption Recruiter, (210) 508-2320

* 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. *

*Meeting will start promptly at the designated time. A fifteen minute grace period is given; thereafter participants will not be permitted to enter.*

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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.

January 2021

UPDATE: We are grateful for your interest in our children and remain committed to providing you with a safe, great experience. We are postponing our in-person Information Meetings throughout region 8B. In the meantime, please visit our website Information on Getting Started for options and printable resources to get you started. We will continue to keep you informed and let you know of any new developments through social media and our website. Thank you.

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Virtual

All R8 counties, excluding Bexar county residents

Tuesday, January 5th, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

GoToMeeting: Email to register and receive meeting invitation

Contact: Diana F Menchaca LMSW at (210) 508-2320

Virtual

All R8 counties, excluding Bexar county residents

Saturday, January 16th, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

GoToMeeting: Email to register and receive meeting invitation

Contact: Diana F Menchaca LMSW at (210) 508-2320

Virtual

All R8 counties, excluding Bexar county residents

Wednesday, January 20th, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Virtual Foster/Adopt Informational Meeting

To register for the above Information Meetings, please contact: Brenda Evans at (210) 328-7586
Please provide your county of residence and phone number when registering.

February 2021

UPDATE: We are grateful for your interest in our children and remain committed to providing you with a safe, great experience. We are postponing our in-person Information Meetings throughout region 8B. In the meantime, please visit our website Information on Getting Started for options and printable resources to get you started. We will continue to keep you informed and let you know of any new developments through social media and our website. Thank you.

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Virtual

All R8 counties, excluding Bexar county residents

Tuesday, February 2nd, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

GoToMeeting: Email to register and receive meeting invitation

Contact: Diana F Menchaca LMSW at (210) 508-2320
Please provide your county of residence and phone number when registering.

Virtual

All R8 counties, excluding Bexar county residents

Thursday, February 11th, 3:00 pm -5:00 pm

Virtual Foster/Adopt Informational Meeting

To register for the above Information Meetings, please contact: Brenda Evans at (210) 328-7586
Please provide your county of residence and phone number when registering.

Virtual

All R8 counties, excluding Bexar county residents

Tuesday, February 23rd, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Virtual Foster/Adopt Informational Meeting

To register for the above Information Meetings, please contact: Brenda Evans at (210) 328-7586
Please provide your county of residence and phone number when registering.

Virtual

All R8 counties, excluding Bexar county residents

Thursday, February 25th, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Virtual Foster/Adopt Informational Meeting

To register for the above Information Meetings, please contact: Diana Menchaca at (210) 508-2320
Please provide your county of residence and phone number when registering.

March 2021

UPDATE: We are grateful for your interest in our children and remain committed to providing you with a safe, great experience. We are postponing our in-person Information Meetings throughout region 8B. In the meantime, please visit our website Information on Getting Started for options and printable resources to get you started. We will continue to keep you informed and let you know of any new developments through social media and our website. Thank you.

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Virtual

All R8 counties, excluding Bexar county residents

Thursday, March 4th, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

GoToMeeting: Email to register and receive meeting invitation

Contact: Diana F Menchaca LMSW at (210) 508-2320
Please provide your county of residence and phone number when registering.

Virtual

All R8 counties, excluding Bexar county residents

Wednesday, March 17th, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

GoToMeeting: Email to register and receive meeting invitation

Contact: Diana F Menchaca LMSW at (210) 508-2320
Please provide your county of residence and phone number when registering.

Virtual

All R8 counties, excluding Bexar county residents

Thursday, March 18th, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Virtual Foster/Adopt Informational Meeting

To register for the above Information Meetings, please contact: Brenda Evans at (210) 328-7586
Please provide your county of residence and phone number when registering.

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