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National Adoption Month Events

Click on the any of the regions below to find Adoption events near you.

 

Panhandle & South Plains

Canyon

"Home is Where Your Story Begins"- National Adoption Day - November 20, 2014, 9:00am

  • Description: Celebration of 30 consumated adoptions. Each child will dress as their favorite storybook character. Balloons, teddybears, and childrens books will be given to families along with goodie bags of gift certificates. Food will be served. Open to all.
  • Location: Randall Co. Courthouse, 2309 Russell Long Blvd., Canyon.
  • Contact: Micah Smith - 806-677-1354, micah.smith@dfps.state.tx.us.

Heart Gallery of the High Plains - November 20, 2014, all day.

  • Description: Heart Gallery on display. Open to all.
  • Location:Randall County Courthouse-2309 Russell Long Blvd., Canyon.
  • Contact: Leonor Espinoza-806-296-3144, leonor.espinoza@dfps.state.tx.us.

Lubbock

"Super Heros" - November 21, 2014, 1:00pm

  • Description: Celebration of 20 consumated adoptions. Each child will wear a "super hero" cape with their initial sewn on. Donated food, balloons, teddy bears, gift cards, etc. will be distrubted at the event. Open to all.
  • Location: Central Jury Pool-1302 Crickets Ave., Lubbock and then march to Lubbock County Courthouse-904 Broadway.
  • Contact: Karen Tipton-806-742-9414, karen.tipton@dfps.state.tx.us.

Heart Gallery of the South Plains - November 1 - 28, 2014, all day, all month.

  • Description: Heart Gallery on display. Open to all.
  • Location: Texas Tech Credit Unions - 1802 Texas Tech Parkway and 4005 98th Street, Lubbock, TX 79409
  • Contact: Karen Tipton-806-742-9414, karen.tipton@dfps.state.tx.us.

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North Texas

Abilene

Balloon Release - November 21, 2014, 1:30pm.

  • Description: 2 children are being adopted. A reception will be hosted by the Taylor County CWB after the adoption proceedings.
  • Location: Taylor County Courthouse.
  • Contact: Paula Moore

Dallas

Dallas County National Adoption Day - November 17, 2014, 9:00am.

  • Description: Children will be adopted into forever families.We'll celebrate the adoptions of children leaving protective care for safe, loving homes. Judges, attorneys, community organizations, professional organizations, county employees, businesses and CASA volunteers will be on hand as children are provided the forever families they deserve.
  • Location: Henry Wade Justice Center 2600 Lone Star, Dallas, Texas.

Denton

Denton County Rotary Adoption Fair - November 08, 2014, 10:00am - 2:00pm.

  • Description: Match Party and Carnival for Foster Kids and Prospective Parents. Foster kids and prospective adoptive parents are invited to attend.
  • Location: Ryan Elementary 201 W. Ryan Road, Denton, TX 76210.
  • Contact: a_m_cain@yahoo.com

Denton County National Adoption Day - November 14, 2014, 8:00am - Noon.

  • Description: Children will be adopted into forever families. Families of children being adopted, attorneys, volunteers, case workers, court personnel and anyone interested in helping or celebrating the day are invited to attend.
  • Location: 1450 E. McKinney Street, Denton, Texas.

Fort Worth

Tarrant County National Adoption Day - November 21, 2014, 8:00am - Noon.

  • Description: 63 children will be adopted into 45 forever families. Families of children being adopted, attorneys, volunteers, case workers, court personnel and anyone interested in helping or celebrating the day are invited to attend.
  • Location: Tarrant County Family Law Center 200 E. Weatherford Street, Fort Worth, TX.
  • Contact: tarrantcountynad@gmail.com

Greenville

Hunt County National Adoption Day - November 21, 2014, 8:00am - Noon.

  • Description: Children will be adopted into forever families. Families of children being adopted, attorneys, volunteers, case workers, court personnel and anyone interested in helping or celebrating the day are invited to attend.
  • Location: Hunt County Court House 2507 Lee Street, Greenville, Texas 75401

McKinney

Collin County National Adoption Day - November 22, 2014, 8:00am - Noon.

  • Description: Children will be adopted into forever families. Families of children being adopted, attorneys, volunteers, case workers, court personnel and anyone interested in helping or celebrating the day are invited to attend.
  • Location: 2100 Bloomdale Road McKinney Texas.

Sherman

Grayson County National Adoption Day - November 14, 2014, 1:30pm

  • Description: Children will be adopted into forever families. Families of children being adopted, attorneys, volunteers, case workers, court personnel and anyone interested in helping or celebrating the day are invited to attend.
  • Location: Grayson County Courthouse 100 W. Houston, Sherman, Texas 75090.

Wichita Falls

Balloon Release - November 22, 2014, 10:00am.

  • Description: 4 children are being adopted. A reception will be hosted by the Wichita County CWB after the adoption proceedings.
  • Location: Wichita County Courthouse.
  • Contact: Paula Moore.

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East Texas

Center

Shelby County National Adoption Day- November 14, 2014, 9:00am.

  • Description: 1 child will be adopted into a forever family. Invitation open to children, families, staff, and external stakeholders.
  • Location: Shelby County Courthouse, 200 San Augustine St., Center, TX 75935.
  • Contact: Kellli Slaga, Kellli.Slaga@dfps.state.tx.us.

Coldspring

San Jacinto County National Adoption Day- November 12, 2014, 9:30am.

  • Description: 2 children will be adopted into a forever family. Invitation open to children, families, staff, and external stakeholders.
  • Location: San Jacinto County Courthouse, 1 State Hwy 150, Coldspring, TX 77331.
  • Contact: Kellli Slaga, Kellli.Slaga@dfps.state.tx.us.

Kountze

Hardin County National Adoption Day- November 18, 2014, 9:00am.

  • Description: 3 children will be adopted into a forever family. Invitation open to children, families, staff, and external stakeholders.
  • Location: Hardin County Courthouse, 300 Monroe St., Kountze, TX 77625.
  • Contact: Kellli Slaga, Kellli.Slaga@dfps.state.tx.us.

Livingston

Polk County National Adoption Day - November 24, 2014, 8:30am

  • Description: 3 children will be adopted into a forever family. Invitation open to children, families, staff, and external stakeholders.
  • Location: Polk County Courthouse, 101 W. Church St., Livingston, TX77351.
  • Contact: Kellli Slaga, Kellli.Slaga@dfps.state.tx.us.

Longview

Gregg County Adoption Day - November 07, 2014, 1:15pm

  • Description: 14 children will be adopted into 5 forever families. Invitation open to community partners, CASA, and forever families. No public pre-press.
  • Location: 101 E. Methvin, Longview Gregg County courthouse 307th district court.
  • Contact: Lori Sutton-White, Lori.Sutton-White

Lufkin

Angelina County National Adoption Day- November 19, 2014, 9:00am.

  • Description: 6 children will be adopted into 5 forever families. Invitation open to children, families, staff, and external stakeholders.
  • Location: Angelina County Courthouse, 215 E. Lufkin Ave, Lufkin, TX 75902.
  • Contact: Kellli Slaga, Kellli.Slaga@dfps.state.tx.us.

Nacogdoches

Nacogdoches County National Adoption Day - November 21, 2014, 10:00am.

  • Description: 4 children will be adopted into 2 forever families. Invitation open to children, families, staff, and external stakeholders.
  • Location: Nacogdoches County Courthouse, 101 W. Main, Nacogdoches, TX 75961.
  • Contact: Kellli Slaga, Kellli.Slaga@dfps.state.tx.us.

Orange

Orange County National Adoption Day- November 13, 2014, 1:30pm.

  • Description: 7 children will be adopted into 4 forever families. Invitation open to children, families, staff, and external stakeholders.
  • Location: Orange County Courthouse, 801 West Division St. Orange, TX 77630.
  • Contact: Kellli Slaga, Kellli.Slaga@dfps.state.tx.us.

Tyler

Smith County National Adoption Day - November 14, 2014, 9:30am

  • Description: 19 children will be adopted into 12 forever families. Invitation open to community partners, CASA, and forever families. No public pre-press.
  • Location: Rose Heights Church 2120 Old Omen Road Tyler, TX.
  • Contact: Mandy Bryant at Mandy.Bryant@dfps.state.tx.us.

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South-East Texas

Angleton

Brazoria County National Adoption Day- November 20, 2014, 8:30am.

  • Description: 4 children will be adopted. Invitation open to public.
  • Location: Brazoria County Courthouse - 111 E. Locust, Angleton, Tx.
  • Contact: Stephanie Sammons 281-997-4714.

Beaumont

Jefferson County National Adoption Day- November 21, 2014, 10:00am.

  • Description: 29 children will be adopted into 19 forever families. Invitation open to children, families, staff, and external stakeholders.
  • Location: Jefferson County Courthouse, 1149 Pearl St., Beaumont, TX 77701.
  • Contact: Kellli Slaga, Kellli.Slaga@dfps.state.tx.us.

Conroe

Montgomery County National Adoption Day - November 19, 2014, 1:00pm.

  • Description: 11 children will be adopted. Invitation open to public.
  • Location: Montgomery County courthouse, 301 N. Main Conroe, Tx.
  • Contact: Leshia Fisher.

Galveston

Galveston County Adoption Day - November 22, 2014, 9:30am

  • Description: 15- 19 children will be adopted. Invitation open to public.
  • Location: Galveston County courthouse, 600 59th st. Galveston, Tx.
  • Contact: Debra Ross at (409) 766-5944.

Liberty

Liberty & Chamber County National Adoption Day- November 17, 2014, 10:00am.

  • Description: 13 children will be adopted. Invitation open to public.
  • Location: Liberty County Courthouse, 1915 Trinity, Liberty, Tx.
  • Contact: Christine Vien at (409) 766-5944.

Pearland

Forever Fun Day - November 08, 2014, 10.00am - 2:00pm.

  • Description: Adoption fair, legally free children in Daphne McCadneys progam/counties that are not in intended to be permanent homes will come and enjoy the day. Potential adoptive parents will interact with the children they may be interested in during the event.
  • Location: Silverlake Club House 2715 Southwyck Parkway, Pearland, Tx 77584.
  • Contact: Stephanie Sammons 281-997-4714.

Richmond

Ft. Bend County National Adoption Day- November 21, 2014, 8:30am.

  • Description: 12 children will be adopted. Invitation open to public.
  • Location: Ft. Bend County courthouse, 1422 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond, Tx
  • Contact: Lindsey.Moss@dfps.state.tx.us

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Central Texas

Austin

Travis County National Adoption Day Ceremony- November 06, 2014, 9:00am.

  • Description: Open to the public.
  • Location: Travis County Gardner Betts/2215 s. Congress, Austin, Texas
  • Contact: Holly Benningfield, 512/695-8113.

Belton

Bell County National Adoption Day Ceremony- November 14, 2014, 9:30pm.

  • Description: Open to the public.
  • Location: Bell County Justice Complex 1201 Huey Rd. Belton, Texas.
  • Contact: Jennifer Burns 512/864-6008.

Brownwood

Balloon Release - November 20, 2014, 10:00am.

  • Description: 7 children are being adopted. The Brown County CWB will have a balloon release after all of the hearings occur.
  • Location: Brown County Courthouse with Judge Mabray.
  • Contact: Paula Moore

Bryan

Brazos County National Adoption Day Ceremony - November 07, 2014, 1:00pm.

  • Description: Open to the public.
  • Location: Brazos County Adminstration Building/ 200 South Texas Ave. , Bryan, Texas.
  • Contact: Jeanette Rico/979/587-4432.

Burnet

Burnet County National Adoption Day Ceremony- November 15, 2014, 9:00am.

  • Description: Children will be adopted. Open to the public.
  • Location: Burnet County Courthouse, 200 S. Pierce Ste. 116, Burnet, Texas
  • Contact: Adrienne Mapel 254/501-4244 or Jennifer Burns 512/864-6008.

Georgetown

Williamson County National Adoption Day Ceremony- November 25, 2014, 1:00pm.

  • Description: Children will be adopted. Open to the public.
  • Location: Williamson County Courthouse/ 405 Martin Luther King Blvd., Georgetown, Texas.
  • Contact: Abby Glock 512/864-6031 or Anna Parris 512/864-6027.

Hondo

Medina County Adoption Day- November 24, 2014, 9:00am.

  • Description: Twelve children are being adopted. Families adopting children.
  • Location: Medina County Courthouse, 1100 16th Street, Hondo, Texas
  • Contact: Deborah North 210/337-3182, deborah.north@dfps.state.tx.us.

Kerville

Kerr County Adoption Day- November 12, 2014, 1:30pm.

  • Description: Six children are being adopted. Families adopting children.
  • Location: Kerr County Courthouse, 700 Main Street, Kerrville, Texas
  • Contact: Deborah North 210/337-3182, deborah.north@dfps.state.tx.us.

Kyle

National Adoption Day Ceremony- November 24, 2014, 9:00am.

  • Description: Open to the public.
  • Location: Texas Old Town/1205 Roland Ln., Kyle, Texas.
  • Contact: Kendal Clark/ 512/831-8764; Deborah North 210/337-3182, deborah.north@dfps.state.tx.us.

San Antonio

Bexar County Mass Adoption Celebration- November 07, 2014, 10:00am.

  • Description: Over 50 forever families are being created. Families adopting children.
  • Location: Freeman Coliseum-Expo Hall, 3201 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78219.
  • Contact: Deborah North 210/337-3182, deborah.north@dfps.state.tx.us.

Victoria

Adoption Awareness Picnic- November 08, 2014, 10:00am - 2:00pm.

  • Description: A picnic to bring awarness to adoption for for foster and adoptive parents. Foster and adoptive families.
  • Location: Victoria Zoo, 110 Memorial Dr, Victoria, Texas.
  • Contact: Deborah North 210/337-3182, deborah.north@dfps.state.tx.us.

Waco

McLennan County National Adoption Day Ceremony- November 21, 2014, 1:00pm.

  • Description: Open to the public.
  • Location: McLennan County Adoption Day- Baylor Law School, Waco, Texas.
  • Contact: Andrea Barnett 254/717-8562.

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Permian Basin and Concho Valley

Odessa

Odessa County National Adoption Day - November 14, 2014, 10:30am.

  • Description: Finalizing adoptions and recognition of those adopted earlier (total of 40 children). Reception, music, gifts, photos. Invitation open to CASA, Judge, Mayor, Child Welfare Board members, friends and family.
  • Location: First Baptist Church at 709 N. Lee Ave. in Odessa.
  • Contact: Marci Nix 432-368-2605.

Midland County National Adoption Day - November 21, 2014, 10:30am.

  • Description: Finalizing adoptions and recognition of those adopted earlier (total of 40 children). Reception, music, gifts, photos. Invitation open to CASA, Judge, Mayor, Child Welfare Board members, friends and family.
  • Location: Midland County Courthouse, Odessa, 1st floor, large jury room.
  • Contact: Marci Nix 432-368-2605.

San Angelo

San Angelo County National Adoption Day - November 07, 2014, 9:00am.

  • Description: Finalizing adoptions and recognition of those adopted early. Will have a reception and balloon release for the families. Invitation open to CASA, Child Welfare Board, Judges, friends and family.
  • Location: First United Methodist Church At 37 E. Beauregard Ave,San Angelo, Tx.
  • Contact: Shelly Suksta, Child Welfare Board 325-374-6458.

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West Texas

El Paso

El Paso Mass Adoption Celebration - November 22, 2014, 10:00am.

  • Description: Finalizing adoptions and recognition of those adopted earlier (total of 40 children). Reception, music, gifts, photos. Invitation open to CASA, Judge, Mayor, Child Welfare Board members, friends and family.
  • Location: 10th Floor of the El Paso County Courthouse, 500 E. San Antonio, El Paso, Texas 79901
  • Contact: Luis, Zamarripa at (915) 521-3704

CARE (Child Advocacy Recruitment Effort) Conference- November 12, 2014, 8:00am - 5:00pm.

  • Description: This is an annual conference for foster/adoptive parents, child welfare workers and other professionals.  At the same time, it's an opportunity to recruit new foster/adoptive families. This is an initiative through CPS And the 65th Judicial District Court.
  • Location: Region 19 Head Start Service Center, 11670 Chito Samaniego Dr, El Paso, TX 79936.
  • Contact: Luis, Zamarripa at (915) 521-3704.

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South Texas

Brownsville

10th Annual Heart Gallery - November 06, 2014

  • Description: Legally Free to adopt children pictures will be displayed to potential adoptive parents. Open to CPS staff and the public.
  • Location: Children's Museum 501 East Ringgold Street, Brownsville, Texas.
  • Contact: Jesse DeLeon 956-244-3924.

Cameron

Adoption Celebration - November 10, 2014

  • Description: 17 children will be adopted. Adoptive Families, Attorneys, County Officials are invited.
  • Location: Cameron. Location to be announced.
  • Contact: Jesse DeLeon 956-244-3924.

Corpus Christi

Adoption Match Picnic - November 01, 2014

  • Description: Picnic for potential adoptive parents to meet children free for adoption. Open to CPS staff and the public.
  • Location: West Guth Park Corpus Christi Texas.
  • Contact: Rose Banda, 361-878-7411.

Adoption Recruitment - Monday, November 10, 2014, 6:00pm  

  • Description:  Open to potential foster & adoptive parents. and the public, to learn more about the foster and adoption process.
  • Location:    Northwest Library 3202 McKinzie Road Corpus Christi, TX 78410
  • Contact . Cornelia Garza (361) 878-7539

10th Annual Heart Gallery - November 05, 2014

  • Description: Legally Free to adopt children pictures will be displayed to potential adoptive parents. Open to CPS staff and the public.
  • Location: Garcia Arts Center, 2021 Agnes Street, Corpus Christi Texas.
  • Contact: Rose Banda, 361-878-7411.

Adoption Celebration- November 14, 2014

  • Description: 17 children will be adopted. Adoptive Families, Attorneys, County Officials are invited.
  • Location: 2310 Gollihar Road, Corpus Christi, Texas County Court at Law No. 5
  • Contact: Rose Banda, 361-878-7411.

Hidalgo

Adoption Information Meeting - November 3, 2014

  • Description:  Open to potential foster & adoptive parents. and the public, to learn more about the foster and adoption process..
  • Location:    DFPS Office 300 E. Canton Edinburg, TX 78539  
  • Contact . Cornelia Garza (361) 878-7539

10th Annual Heart Gallery - November 13, 2014

  • Description: Legally Free to adopt children pictures will be displayed to potential adoptive parents. Open to CPS staff and the public.
  • Location: Location to be announced.
  • Contact: Jesse DeLeon 956-244-3924.

Adoption Celebration- November 14, 2014

  • Description: 17 children will be adopted. Adoptive Families, Attorneys, County Officials are invited.
  • Location: Location to be announced.
  • Contact: Jesse DeLeon 956-244-3924.

Webb 

10th Annual Heart Gallery Opening - November 12, 2014 6:30 pm

  • Description: Legally Free to adopt children pictures will be displayed to potential adoptive parents. Open to  the public.
  • Location:  . Gallery 201, 513 San Bernardo Avenue, Laredo, Texas  78040
  • Contact:   Claudia Canales-Esquivel  956- 764-6046 

 

Adoption Information Meeting - November 17, 6:00 PM

  • Description:  Open to potential foster & adoptive parents. and the public, to learn more about the foster and adoption process..
  • Location: DFPS Office  1500 N. Arkansas Laredo, TX 78043  
  • Contact . Cornelia Garza 361-878-7539

Adoption Celebration - November 21, 2014

  • Description:  children will be adopted. Adoptive Families, Attorneys, County Officials are invited.
  • Location:   406th District Court, 1110 Victoria St, Laredo Texas
  • Contact:  Claudia Canales-Esquivel  956- 764-6046 

Adoption Match Picnic - November 22,  2014

  • Description Picnic for preapproved  potential adoptive parents to meet children free for adoption      Certified Adoptive Families only
  • Location:   1300 E. Galveston, Laredo TX
  • Contact:  Claudia Canales-Esquivel  956-764-6046 

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