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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:

August 2022

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Teams (Online)

Cameron County

Monday, August 1st, 11:00 am

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

Contact: Xochitl Campos at (956) 371-1064 to sign up by Monday, July 25, 2022

Teams (Online)

Hidalgo County

Monday, August 1st, 6:00 pm

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

Contact: Clarissa Sanchez at (956) 605-8927 to sign up by Monday, July 25, 2022.

Virtual

Nueces County

Monday, August 8th, 11:00 am

This information meeting will be held virtual. RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

Contact: Sophia Ybarra to sign up at (361) 816-4576

Teams (Online)

Webb County

Monday, August 22nd, 11:00 am

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

Contact: Alejandra Garza at (956) 489-1203 to sign up by Monday, August 15, 2022

Teams (Online)

Webb County

Monday, August 22nd, 6:00 pm

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

Contact: Alejandra Garza at (956) 489-1203 to sign up by Monday, August 15, 2022

September 2022

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Teams (Online)

Hidalgo County

Tuesday, September 6th, 11:00 am

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

Contact: Alma Martinez at (956) 369-9245 to sign up by Monday August 29, 2022

Teams (Online)

Cameron County

Tuesday, September 6th, 6:00 pm

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

Contact: Rebecca Rodriguez at (956) 373-7632 to sign up by Monday August 29, 2022

Virtual

Nueces County

Monday, September 12th, 11:00 am

This information meeting will be held virtual.
RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

Contact: Brooke Wursthorn to sign up at (361) 806-6970

Teams (Online)

Webb County

Monday, September 26th, 11:00 am

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

Contact: Marlen Alaniz at (956) 500-6027 to sign up by Monday September 19, 2022

Teams (Online)

Webb County

Monday, September 26th, 6:00 pm

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

Contact: Marlen Alaniz at (956) 500-6027 to sign up by Monday September 19, 2022

October 2022

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Teams (Online)

Cameron County

Monday, October 3rd, 11:00 am

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

Contact: at Arlene Saenz at (956) 572-3066 to sign up by Monday, September 26, 2022

Teams (Online)

Hidalgo County

Monday, October 3rd, 6:00 pm

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

Contact: Juan  Zuniga at (956) 289-3349 to sign up by Monday, September 26, 2022

Teams (Online)

Webb County

Monday, October 24th, 11:00 am

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

Contact: Lluliana Ruiz at (956) 693-9385 to sign up by Monday, October 17, 2022

Teams (Online)

Webb County

Monday, October 24th, 6:00 pm

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

Contact: Lluliana Ruiz at (956) 693-9385 to sign up by Monday, October 17, 2022

November 2022

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Teams (Online)

Hidalgo County

Monday, November 7th, 11:00 am

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

Contact: Maria Trevino at (956) 802-6582 to sign up by Monday, October 31, 2022.

Teams (Online)

Cameron County

Monday, November 7th, 6:00 pm

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

Contact: Hector Gonzalez at (956) 202-1656 to sign up by Monday, October 31, 2022

Teams (Online)

Webb County

Monday, November 28th, 11:00 am

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

Contact: Krissel Rabago at (956) 436-3924 to sign up by Monday November 21, 2022.

Teams (Online)

Webb County

Monday, November 28th, 6:00 pm

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

Contact: Krissel Rabago at (956) 436-3924 to sign up by Monday November 21, 2022.

December 2022

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Teams (Online)

Cameron County

Monday, December 5th, 11:00 am

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

Contact: Mildred Benavides at (956) 244-4615 to sign up by Monday November 28, 2022.

Teams (Online)

Hidalgo County

Monday, December 5th, 6:00 pm

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

Contact: Clarissa Sanchez at (956) 605-8927 to sign up by Monday November 28, 2022.

Teams (Online)

Webb County

Monday, December 27th, 11:00 am

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

Contact: Alejandra Garza at (956) 489-1203 to sign up by Monday December 19, 2022.

Teams (Online)

Webb County

Monday, December 27th, 6:00 pm

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

Contact: Alejandra Garza at (956) 489-1203 to sign up by Monday December 19, 2022.

Recruitment Staff

  • Hidalgo/Starr County area
    Rosa Lopez
    , Human Services Technician, (956) 316-8693 or (956) 371-4621
    Answers questions about becoming a foster and/or adoptive parent.
  • Nueces County Northern Area
    Debra Garcia, Administrative Assistant, (361) 878-7525
    Answers general questions about becoming a foster and/or adoptive parent.
  • Webb/Cameron County Areas
    Christina Maldonado
    , FAD Administrative Assistant, (956) 721-2964
    Answers general questions about becoming a foster and/or adoptive parent.

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