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Directory of Colonia Ombudspersons

Enriqueta "Keta" Caballero
Director Colonia Initiatives Program
255 S. Kansas Ave.
Weslaco, TX 78596-6285
Phone (956) 969-9075
Cellular (956) 473-9959
Fax (956) 969-9079

Cameron County: Lupita Ortega
Ombudsperson
1390 W. Exp. 83
c/o Department of Transportation
San Benito, Texas 78586
Phone (956) 399-2518
Cellular (956) 245-3986
Fax (956) 399-2566

El Paso County: Kathryn Hairston
Ombudsperson
401 E. Franklin, Ste. 550 B
El Paso, TX 79901
Phone (915) 834-5630
Cellular (915) 309-9721
Fax (915) 834-5631

Hidalgo County: Oliverio de la Garza
Ombudsperson
320 Broadway
Elsa, TX  78543
Phone (956) 262-5990
Cellular (956) 329-0446

Maverick County: Vacant, For assistance contact:
Enriqueta "Keta" Caballero
Director Colonia Initiatives Program
Phone (956) 969-9075
Cellular (956) 473-9959
Fax (956) 969-9079

Nueces County: Sinoel Contreras
Ombudsperson
Carlos Truan Natural Resource Center
6300 Ocean Dr. Unit 5856, Rm. 2302
Corpus Christi, TX 78412-5856
Phone and Fax (361) 825-2877
Cellular (361) 944-7209

Starr County: Vacant, For assistance contact:
Enriqueta "Keta" Caballero
Director Colonia Initiatives Program
Phone (956) 969-9075
Cellular (956) 473-9959
Fax (956) 969-9079

Webb County: Jorge Negrete
Ombudsperson
HHSC Building
1500 N. Arkansas
Laredo, TX 78043
Phone (956) 764-6280
Cellular (956) 744-0581