Region 3, Dallas and surrounding area

Foster Care and Adoption Information Meetings

* If accommodations such as a sign language interpreter are needed in order to attend an information meeting please call the Recruitment Staff listed below 3 days prior to the meeting if possible *

Texas Map divided by  DFPS Regions 1 - Northwest District 2 - Northwest District 3 - Arlington District 4 - East Central District 5 - East Central District 7 - East Central District 6 - Houston District 8 - South Texas District 11 - South Texas District 9 - Northwest District 10 - Northwest District
   

September 2014

Location

Information Meeting Directions

Arlington

Tarrant County

 

Tuesday, September 2nd, 6:00 PM

ACH
3291 West Pioneer Pkwy
Arlington, TX

From Fort Worth, take Hwy 820 to the East side of Fort Worth.  Take Pioneer Pkwy (303-Spur E) going East.  Go for 4.3 miles and turn Left into North Lake Center.  Offices are at the back of the parking lot.

From Dallas, take I-30 going West.  Go (left) South on Hwy 360; then West (right) on Pioneer Pkwy (Spur 303).  Go 5.6 miles and turn right into North Lake Center.

Arlington


- ONLY - for residents of Dallas County and residents Southeast, East and North of Dallas County

Tuesday,  September 2nd,  6:30 PM

CPS only meeting / CPS Agency Office
(Bilingual Staff Available)

5 Story Silver Building
EPS Benefits
1200 E Copeland Road,
Room 339
Arlington, TX 76011

I-30 W from Dallas, take Collins St. Exit. At light turn left, go across Collin St. Bridge, turn left at light at Copeland . Go past Chili’s Restaurant and Sedona Springs Apts.
The 5 story EPS Benefits Silver building is on the right.

I-30E from Fort Worth, take Collins/Center St. exit. Go past the Center St./Collins St. lights. Go past Chili’s Restaurant and Sedona Springs Apts.
The 5 story EPS Benefits Silver building is on the right.

Plano

Collin County

Wednesday, September 3rd, 6:30 PM

Covenant Kids
710 E Park Blvd
Plano, TX

From Downtown Dallas: Travel North on US 75 from 35-E. Take 75-N to Park Blvd exit. Proceed on service road and turn right on Central Pkwy. Go straight for quarter mile and Brandywine Place is located on the left.

Duncanville

Dallas County

Thursday, September 4th, 6:30 PM

CPS only meeting
(Bilingual Staff Available)

Centro Familiar Cristiano Church
("Una Familia Para Tu Familia")
419 N. Cedar Ridge Drive
Duncanville, TX 75116

Traveling West on Hwy I-20, exit Cedar Ridge; turn left, crossing bridge, after Camp Wisdom intersection, look for church on the right; park in the back of church.  The door entrance is in the back of the church building.

Traveling East on Hwy I-20, exit Cedar Ridge, turn right and follow same directions. 

Irving

Dallas County

Saturday, September 6th, 6:30 PM

The Bair Foundation
4425 West Airport Freeway
Suite 400
Irving, TX 75062

Located off 183 off the Esthers exit after you pass Irving Mall. You will cross over Esthers Street over the over pass. It's the 5 story building after you pass the Holiday Inn on the right.

Arlington


-For residents of Dallas County and residents Southeast, East and North of Dallas County

Monday,  September 8th,  6:30 PM

CPS only meeting / CPS Agency Office
(Bilingual Staff Available)

5 Story Silver Building
EPS Benefits
1200 E Copeland Road,
Room 339
Arlington, Texas 76011

I-30 W from Dallas, take Collins St. Exit. At light turn left, go across Collin St. Bridge, turn left at light at Copeland . Go past Chili’s Restaurant and Sedona Springs Apts.
The 5 story EPS Benefits Silver building is on the right.

I-30E from Fort Worth, take Collins/Center St. exit. Go past the Center St./Collins St. lights. Go past Chili’s Restaurant and Sedona Springs Apts.
The 5 story EPS Benefits Silver building is on the right.

Dallas

Dallas County

Tuesday, September 9th, 6:00 PM

Hope Cottage
2801 Swiss Avenue
Rooms A and B
Dallas, TX 75204

Follow I-30 W to Cantegral Street in Dallas. Take exit 285 from US-75 N. Continue on Cantegral Street. Drive to Swiss Ave. Turn right onto Cantegral St. Turn left onto Swiss Ave. Destination will be on the left.

Dallas

Dallas County

Thursday, September 11th, 6:30 PM

Buckner
5200 South Buckner Blvd
Dallas, TX

30 exit, Buckner Blvd
South on Buckner Blvd
Buckner Campus is on the left.

Waxahachie

Ellis County

Saturday, September 20th, 11:00 AM

DFPS/CPS Office
208 YMCA Drive
Waxahachie, TX 75165

I 35S to 287 toward Waxahachie. At I-77N, turn left.
YMCA Drive is on the left past all the shopping centers/restaurants. There is a traffic light.

CPS Office is almost at the end of the street on the right, past the fire station. Look for signs on the door left of the main entrance

Dallas

Dallas County

Monday, September 15th, 6:30 PM

Circles of Care
9535 Forest Lane
Suite 101 A
Dallas, TX 75243

From I-635 East, exit Abrams/Forest Ln, and turn left onto Forest Ln. Take immediate left, follow road as it curves to the left and the office building is on the right. Enter front doors on the left of building and Circles of Care is the first office on your right.

Fort Worth

Tarrant County

Tuesday, September 16th, 6:00 PM

ACH Child & Family Services
ERC Room 104
3712 Wichita Street
Fort Worth, TX

From South Fort Worth-take I-35 W North, take exit 48A toward Berry/TCU, take first right on East Berry Street. Turn right on Vaughn Boulevard, then turn slight right onto Wichita Street. 3712 Wichita Street is on the right.

From Dallas-take I 30 West, then merge onto I-820  South exit 21C, merge onto US 287 Exit 33A, take the Berry St./Vaughn BLVD exit. Take the first left onto Wichita. 3712 Wichita is on the right.

Dallas

Dallas County

Thursday, September 18th, 6:00 PM

Benchmark Family Services
13140 Coit Road, Suite 320
Dallas, TX 75240

Traveling East or West on 635, Exit Coit Road and head north one block. BFS is located in Office Alpha, which is on the northeast corner of the intersection of Alpha and Coit Rd.

Arlington

Tarrant County

Monday, September 22nd, 6:30 PM

Covenant Kids
Westway Office Park
320 Westway Place
Arlington, TX

Going East on I-20, exit Matlock, go through the light and stay on the access road.

Going West on I-20, exit Matlock, then make a U-turn over I-20, continue east on the access road.
Turn right on Centreway Place, just past the Aetna Building. Just after the Stop Sign, immediately turn left into Westway Office Park.

Fort Worth

Tarrant County

Thursday, September 25th, 6:30 PM

Kids First, Inc.
4900 SE Loop 820
Suite 202
Fort Worth, TX 76140

Take I-20 Fort Worth, exit Anglin Street, it is a two story white UEA building, facing I-20.

Dallas

Dallas County

Saturday, September 27th, 10:30 AM

Benchmark Family Services
13140 Coit Road, Suite 320
Dallas, TX 75240

Traveling East or West on 635, Exit Coit Road and head north one block. BFS is located in Office Alpha, which is on the northeast corner of the intersection of Alpha and Coit Rd.

 

Recruitment Staff

  • Region 3 Recruitment Unit: (817) 792-4409

    Foster/Adopt Recruiters and
    Faith-based Recruiters:

    Blythe Waldran
    Starla Abraham
    Reeti Raisinghani
    Esequiel Sanchez

[back to top]

Home Studies

Out of state and private adoption agency families: Please mail or fax your home study to us if you are interested in children from this area. If you are a DFPS family you do not need to do this since DFPS staff can obtain your study.
Our mailing address:

Department of Family and Protective Services
Recruitment Unit
P. O. Box 200697
Arlington TX 76006

Region 3 Recruitment Unit:
Phone: (817) 792-4409
Fax: (817) 276-3569