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REGION 11

Greater Edinburg Area
6 Child Welfare Boards 
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REGION 11

Edinburg, Texas

REGION 11 Council President

Jennifer Kremer Oliva

region11@tccwb.org

Community Initiatives Specialist

Alfonso Cardenas

alfonso.cardenas@dfps.texas.gov

Phone: (361) 878-3551

Regional councils provide training and information on regional and statewide issues, especially issues impacting services to families and children

  • Each regional council operates according to the region’s needs and wishes.  In most instances, each county CWB sends one or two delegates as their representative to the regional council

  • Each regional council elects two or three delegates to represent their region at the Texas Council of Child Welfare Board meetings.

REGION 11 CWB REPRESENTATIVES BY COUNTY 

DUVAL COUNTY
Sandra Morin, President


JIM WELLS COUNTY
Seana Towler, President
361 877-8671

 

KLEBERG COUNTY
Diana G. Zavala, President
President2006gpsgps@gmail.com


LIVE OAK COUNTY

Pat Jarrett, President

MCMULLEN COUNTY
Pat Jerrett, President

NUECES COUNTY
Patricia Prewitt, President
patricia.a.prewitt.civ@mail.mil
Jennifer Kremer-Oliva
Nueceschildwelfarefoundation@gmail.com

SAN PATRICIO COUNTY
Lindsay Torno, President
 

PLEASE NOTE: 

The CWB Board Representatives List above and the Rainbow Room lists attached are being updated at this time. 

If you have updated information to submit for either the County Representative or a Rainbow Room, please send us a message with the information to

tccwbwebsite@gmail.com or CONTACT US HERE  

THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE! 

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A Rainbow room is an emergency resource center available to CPS caseworkers to help them meet the critical needs of abused and neglected children. It consists of a store-like setting that allows Child Protective Services workers to go "shopping" for the children and families on their caseloads. The room is stocked with new items such as clothing, shoes, toys and games, diapers, formula, school supplies, hygiene products and cleaning products. Every item is the Rainbow Room is donated or purchased from donations. 

REGION 11 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

2024

JAN -               NATIONAL MENTOR MONTH

                        HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS MONTH

      11  (Thur)  Human Trafficking Awareness Day 

FEB

                                     

MAR

APR -              CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH

        5   (Fri)    GO BLUE DAY

        28  (Sun)  BLUE SUNDAY

MAY -               NATIONAL FOSTER PARENT APPRECIATION MONTH

                         NATIONAL CHILDREN'S MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH

                         NATIONAL WATER SAFETY AWARENESS MONTH

       7   (Tue)     NATIONAL FOSTER CARE DAY

       9  (Thur)    CHILDREN'S MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS DAY

       25  (Sat)    NATIONAL MISSING CHILDREN'S DAY

JUN -                FAMILY REUNIFICATION MONTH

JUL - 

AUG

SEP

OCT -               NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWENESS MONTH

                         NATIONAL BULLYING PREVENTION MONTH

NOV -               NATIONAL ADOPTION MONTH

        23 -             NATIONAL ADOPTION DAY

DEC -            

Statewide Christmas Campaigns - throughout December, all local CWB's throughout Texas solicit, some fundraise, and supply gifts for CPS children including foster children, CPS children in their home, and foster parents in need of gifts.  Many also serve local area children of the community who

are in need. This also includes food for families in many areas for the holidays.

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Report Suspected Abuse

Call 1-800-252-5400 or

Visit www.txabusehotline.org

MAKE A GIFT, MAKE A DIFFERENCE.​

MAKE A DONATION

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