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REGION 8

Greater San Antonio Area
20 Child Welfare Boards 
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REGION 8

San Antonio, Texas

REGION 8 Council President

Diane Anderson-Glover

region8@tccwb.org

Community Initiatives Specialist

Kimberly Hill

kimberly.hill@dfps.texas.gov

Phone: (210) 337-3034

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 8 CWB REPRESENTATIVES BY COUNTY 

ATASCOSA COUNTY
Jessica Tom, Chair
jessica.tom09@gmail.com


BANDERA COUNTY
Jacob Raitz, Chair
childwelfareboad@banderacounty.org

BEXAR COUNTY
Marcie Trevino Ripper, Chair
marcie.ripper@gmail.com


COMAL COUNTY
Bethany Benson, Chair
cccwbpresident@gmail.co
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DEWITT COUNTY
Kati Klores, Chair
dccwb.fdcc@gmail.com


DIMMIT COUNTY
Lydia Seiple, Chair
lydia.seiple@mrgdc.org


GILLESPIE COUNTY
Liz Althaus, Chair
lizbalt@verizon.net


GUADALUPE COUNTY
Diane Anderson-Glover, Chair
dianglover@gvec.net

KARNES COUNTY
Neva Schmidt, Chair
schmidt1424@sbcglobal.net


KENDALL COUNTY
Kiana Senora, Chair
kccsbm@gmail.com


LAVACA COUNTY
Kimberly Wilson, Chair
misskimdw@yahoo.com

UVALDE COUNTY

Jill Nordwick, Chair
jknordwick@hotmail.com

VICTORIA COUNTY
Angie Stafford
astafford@vctx.org


WILSON COUNTY
Barbara Burdett, Chair
barbaraburdette007@yahoo.com

ZAVALA COUNTY
Julia Martinez, Chair
juliamtz_gtz@yahoo.com

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 8 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

2023

JAN -   NATIONAL MENTOR MONTH

    11 - (Wed) HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS DAY

FEB - 

MAR - 

APR -   NATIONAL CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH

     14    (Fri) GO BLUE DAY

    30    (Sun) BLUE SUNDAY

MAY NATIONAL FOSTER PARENT APPRECIATION MONTH

             NATIONAL CHILDREN'S MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS

             NATIONAL WATER SAFETY AWARENESS MONTH

     2      (Tue) NATIONAL FOSTER CARE DAY

    11     (Thur) Children's Mental Health Awareness Day

    25     (Thur) 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

    18 -    NATIONAL ADOPTION DAY

DEC -    

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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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