Due to our recent fire, most DETCOG staff members are working remotely at this time. We plan to move into our new temporary office space in early January. Until then, you may contact DETCOG by email. If you aren't sure who you need, or don't know that individual's email address, you may send an email to one of the following:


The main DETCOG phone number is being answered at 936-634-2247; however, we do not have the ability to transfer calls at this time, so the fastest way to reach us is by email.

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Director of Administration/Executive Assistant

The Deep East Texas Council of Governments (DETCOG) has a job opening for a Director of Administration/Executive Assistant. Competitive salary and excellent benefits. 

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Broadband Update

DETCOG continues to make progress toward the goal of ensuring every household in Deep East Texas has access to affordable, reliable broadband.  We have been awarded funding to begin construction of a regional broadband network in northern Newton County.  Click link below for an updated report: The Case for Broadband in Deep East Texas.

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DETCOG Area Agency on Aging COVID-19 Information

The DETCOG Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is here to support new efforts to get at-risk seniors and people with disabilities vaccinated.

Services include:

COVID-19 Educational Classes

Assistance Locating Vaccine Sites

Help with Scheduling Vaccine Appointments

Transportation to Vaccine Sites

Distribution of Masks

For more information, click the link below:


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Board of Directors Meeting

The next DETCOG Board of Directors Meeting will be held on Thursday, January 27th at the San Augustine County Expo Rodeo Center located at 1109 Oaklawn Street in Nacogdoches at Noon.

Click the link below for the business meeting agenda.


In an effort to keep our regional stakeholders informed and for the latest in Public Awareness & Advisories, click the link below to go directly to the Public Safety Program Page. Then, scroll down to Public Awareness & Advisories.

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Contact Us

1405 Kurth Drive, Lufkin, TX 75904-1929


Tel: 936-634-2247

Normal Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 8:30 to 12:00
and 1:00 to 4:30

The fastest way to receive a response from DETCOG is to call or send an email directly to the program you are trying to reach.  Contact information for each department can be found under the Programs tab.  You may also email a general inquiry to info@detcog.gov or use the form below. 

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