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Region 4, Tyler and surrounding area

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. *

These information meetings are open to all the Region 4’s counties of Anderson, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Delta, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Hopkins, Lamar, Marion, Morris, Panola, Rains, Red River, Rusk, Smith, Titus, Upshur, Van Zandt, and Wood. If you live outside this area, please select your region using the map below.

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.


November 2022

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings


Bowie and Surrounding Region 4 Counties

Wednesday, November 2nd, 12:00 pm

Region 4 Information Meeting Flyer

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RSVP to Andrea Smith at (903) 559-4988


Region 4 Counties

Monday, November 7th, 12:00 pm
This information meeting will be held online through Microsoft Teams.
RSVP is required in order to receive link to meeting.

RSVP to Lizbeth Mendez at (903) 258-8017

Microsoft Teams


November 16, 2022


12:30 pm-1:30pm

Please email the worker for the link to the meeting.

 Contact: La Toyia Bennett-Smith at



Recruitment Staff

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

Candice Howard, (903) 927-0311

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