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Region 9, Midland 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. *

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:

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Recruitment Events and Foster/Adopt Information Meetings:

January 2023

Location

Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Region 9 Counties

Andrews, Borden, Coke, Concho, Crane, Crockett, Dawson, Ector, Gaines, Glasscock, Howard, Irion, Kimble, Loving, Martin, Mason, McCulloch, Menard, Midland, Pecos, Reagan, Reeves, Schleicher, Sterling, Sutton, Terrell, Tom Green, Upton, Ward, Winkler

Wednesday, January 10th, 6pm CST

Meetings are in person for Tom Green County


They are held at the Children’s Advocacy Center of Greater West Texas at

3418 Town and Country Drive, San Angelo, TX 76904.

Yvonne Velazquez (432) 270-8180
velazquezy@awfc.org

Region 9 Counties

Andrews, Borden, Coke, Concho, Crane, Crockett, Dawson, Ector, Gaines, Glasscock, Howard, Irion, Kimble, Loving, Martin, Mason, McCulloch, Menard, Midland, Pecos, Reagan, Reeves, Schleicher, Sterling, Sutton, Terrell, Tom Green, Upton, Ward, Winkler

Wednesday, January 11th, 7:00 pm CST

Meetings are virtual. To request a link to join please contact

Melissa Ferguson (915) 667-2490

Melissa.Ferguson@dfps.texas.gov
Region 9 Counties

Andrews, Borden, Coke, Concho, Crane, Crockett, Dawson, Ector, Gaines, Glasscock, Howard, Irion, Kimble, Loving, Martin, Mason, McCulloch, Menard, Midland, Pecos, Reagan, Reeves, Schleicher, Sterling, Sutton, Terrell, Tom Green, Upton, Ward, Winkler Counties

Friday, January 30th, 7:00 pm CST

Meetings are virtual. To request a link to join please contact

Melissa Ferguson (915) 667-2490
Melissa.Ferguson@dfps.texas.gov

February 2023

Location

Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Region 9 Counties

Andrews, Borden, Coke, Concho, Crane, Crockett, Dawson, Ector, Gaines, Glasscock, Howard, Irion, Kimble, Loving, Martin, Mason, McCulloch, Menard, Midland, Pecos, Reagan, Reeves, Schleicher, Sterling, Sutton, Terrell, Tom Green, Upton, Ward, Winkler Counties

Wednesday, February 8th, 7pm CST

Meetings are virtual. To request a link to join please contact

Melissa Ferguson (915) 667-2490
Melissa.Ferguson@dfps.texas.gov

Region 9 Counties

Andrews, Borden, Coke, Concho, Crane, Crockett, Dawson, Ector, Gaines, Glasscock, Howard, Irion, Kimble, Loving, Martin, Mason, McCulloch, Menard, Midland, Pecos, Reagan, Reeves, Schleicher, Sterling, Sutton, Terrell, Tom Green, Upton, Ward, Winkler

Tuesday, February 14th, 6pm CST

Meetings are in person for Tom Green County

They are held at the Children’s Advocacy Center of Greater West Texas at

3418 Town and Country Drive, San Angelo, TX 76904.

Yvonne Velazquez (432) 270-8180
velazquezy@awfc.org

Region 9 Counties

Andrews, Borden, Coke, Concho, Crane, Crockett, Dawson, Ector, Gaines, Glasscock, Howard, Irion, Kimble, Loving, Martin, Mason, McCulloch, Menard, Midland, Pecos, Reagan, Reeves, Schleicher, Sterling, Sutton, Terrell, Tom Green, Upton, Ward, Winkler Counties

Monday, February 20th, 7pm CST
Meetings are virtual. To request a link to join please contact

Melissa Ferguson (915) 667-2490
Melissa.Ferguson@dfps.texas.gov

March 2023

Location

Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Region 9 Counties

Andrews, Borden, Coke, Concho, Crane, Crockett, Dawson, Ector, Gaines, Glasscock, Howard, Irion, Kimble, Loving, Martin, Mason, McCulloch, Menard, Midland, Pecos, Reagan, Reeves, Schleicher, Sterling, Sutton, Terrell, Tom Green, Upton, Ward, Winkler Counties

Wednesday, March 1st, 7pm CST

Meetings are virtual. To request a link to join please contact

Melissa Ferguson (915) 667-2490
Melissa.Ferguson@dfps.texas.gov

Region 9 Counties

Andrews, Borden, Coke, Concho, Crane, Crockett, Dawson, Ector, Gaines, Glasscock, Howard, Irion, Kimble, Loving, Martin, Mason, McCulloch, Menard, Midland, Pecos, Reagan, Reeves, Schleicher, Sterling, Sutton, Terrell, Tom Green, Upton, Ward, Winkler

Tuesday, March 14th, 6pm CST

Meetings are in person for Tom Green County

They are held at the Children’s Advocacy Center of Greater West Texas at

3418 Town and Country Drive, San Angelo, TX 76904

Yvonne Velazquez (432) 270-8180
velazquezy@awfc.org

Region 9 Counties

Andrews, Borden, Coke, Concho, Crane, Crockett, Dawson, Ector, Gaines, Glasscock, Howard, Irion, Kimble, Loving, Martin, Mason, McCulloch, Menard, Midland, Pecos, Reagan, Reeves, Schleicher, Sterling, Sutton, Terrell, Tom Green, Upton, Ward, Winkler Counties

Monday, March 20th, 7pm CST

Meetings are virtual. To request a link to join please contact

Melissa Ferguson (915) 667-2490
Melissa.Ferguson@dfps.texas.gov

April 2023

Location

Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Region 9 Counties

Andrews, Borden, Coke, Concho, Crane, Crockett, Dawson, Ector, Gaines, Glasscock, Howard, Irion, Kimble, Loving, Martin, Mason, McCulloch, Menard, Midland, Pecos, Reagan, Reeves, Schleicher, Sterling, Sutton, Terrell, Tom Green, Upton, Ward, Winkler Counties

Tuesday, April 11th, 6pm CST

Meetings are in person for Tom Green County
They are held at the Children’s Advocacy Center of Greater West Texas at 3418 Town and Country Drive, San Angelo, TX 76904.

Yvonne Velazquez (432) 270-8180
velazquezy@awfc.org

Recruitment Staff

Region 9 staff receive many inquiries from prospective foster/adopt families and hold information meetings for groups of families on a regular basis.

Please email Amanda Monsivais or call (325) 657-8944.

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