Greater Midland Area
13 Child Welfare Boards
REGION 9 Council President
Community Initiatives Specialist
Phone: (432) 368-2605
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 9 CWB REPRESENTATIVES BY COUNTY
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
THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE!
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 9 CALENDAR OF EVENTS
JAN - NATIONAL MENTOR MONTH
HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS MONTH
11 (Thur) Human Trafficking Awareness Day
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
OCT - NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWENESS MONTH
NATIONAL BULLYING PREVENTION MONTH
NOV - NATIONAL ADOPTION MONTH
23 - NATIONAL ADOPTION DAY
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.