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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:

January 2023

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Teams (Online)

Edinburg

Hidalgo County

Monday, January 2nd, 11:00 AM
This information meeting will be held online through Microsoft Teams meeting. RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

Contact: Alma Martinez (956) 369-9245 to sign up by Monday,  December 26, 2022

Teams (Online)

Cameron County

Monday, January 2nd, 6:00 PM
This information meeting will be held online through Microsoft Teams meeting. RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

Contact: Xochitl Campos at (956)547-7204 to sign up by Monday, December 26, 2022

Teams (Online)

Corpus Christi

Nueces County

Monday, January 9th, 11:00 AM

This information meeting will be held virtual.
RSVP is required due to limited capacity.
Contact Rosa Pena to sign up.

rosa.pena@dfps.texas.gov
Cell Phone - (361) 494-9074

Teams (Online)

Laredo

Webb County

 

Monday, January 23rd, 11:00 AM and 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, January 16, 2023

 

February 2023

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Teams (Online)

Cameron County

Monday, February 6th, 11:00 AM
This information meeting will be held online through Microsoft Teams meeting. RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

Contact: at Rebecca Rodriguez at (956)373-7632 to sign up by Monday, January 30,2023

Teams (Online)

Edinburg

Hidalgo County

February 6th,  6:00 PM
This information meeting will be held online through Microsoft Teams meeting. RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

Contact: Juan Zuniga (956) 289-3349 to sign up by Monday, January 30, 2023

Teams (Online)

Corpus Christi

Nueces County

Monday, February 13th, 11:00 AM

This information meeting will be held virtual.
RSVP is required due to limited capacity.
Contact Nely Guadarrama to sign up.

nely.guadarrama@dfps.texas.gov
Cell Phone - (361) 816-4127

Teams (Online)

Hidalgo County

Monday, February 27th, 11:00 am and 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, February 20,2023

 

March 2023

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Teams (Online)

Edinburg

Hidalgo County

March 6th, at 11:00 AM
This information meeting will be held online through Microsoft Teams meeting. RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

Contact: Maria Trevino (956) 802-6582 to sign up by Monday,  February 27, 2023

Teams (Online)

Cameron County

Monday, March 6th, 6:00 PM
This information meeting will be held online through Microsoft Teams meeting. RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

Contact: Arlene Saenz at (956) 412-4752 to sign up by Monday, February 27,2023

Teams (Online)

Corpus Christi

Nueces County

Monday, March 13th, 11:00 AM

This information meeting will be held virtual.
RSVP is required due to limited capacity.
Contact Norma Rodriguez to sign up.

norma.rodriguez4@dfps.texas.gov
Cell Phone - (361) 318-8675

Teams (Online)

Laredo

Webb County

Monday, March 27th, 11:00 AM and 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)721-2901 to sign up by Monday March 20,2023

 

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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