Region 3

Foster Care and Adoption Information Meetings

If you reside in one of these counties:

  • Tarrant
  • Hood
  • Erath
  • Somervell
  • Parker
  • Palo Pinto
  • Johnson

 

Our Community, Our Kids is responsible for Foster Care and Adoption Information Meetings for your area. Please find more information at www.thefosteringcommunity.org or call 844-644-9240.

 

 

If you reside in one of these counties:

  • Dallas
  • Denton
  • Cooke
  • Wise
  • Fannin
  • Grayson
  • Collin
  • Rockwall
  • Hunt
  • Kaufman
  • Ellis
  • Navarro

Please find Information Meetings details below.

* If accomodations 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
   

August 2015

Location

Information Meeting Directions

Dallas

Dallas County

Sunday, August 2nd, 2:00 PM

Covenant Kids
2550 Beckleymeade Avenue
Dallas, TX 75237

Traveling East or West on I-20. Exit Hampton Rd and head South on Hampton Road. Your first light will be Beckleymeade. (Just past the Girl Scouts Headquarters) You will make a right. Go through the four way stop. Office complex will be on your left. (Covenant Kids is facing Autobahn, next to Rhema Medical)

Fort Worth

Tarrant County

Tuesday, August 4th, 6:00 PM

ACH
3712 Wichita Street
ERC Room 117
Fort Worth, TX 76119

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.

Richardson

Collin County

Tuesday, August 4th, 6:00 PM

Pathways Youth & Family Services
888 S. Greenville Ave.
Suite 127
Richardson, TX 75081

Directions from Dallas: Head North on 75, exit Spring Valley and turn right, turn right on Greenville Avenue, turn into the shopping center on your right. Pathways office is inside the shopping complex.

Duncanville

Dallas County

Tuesday, August 4th, 6:30 PM

CPS meeting
(Bilingual Staff Available)

Duncanville Public Library
201 James Collins Blvd.
Duncanville, TX 75116

Traveling West on Hwy I-20, exit 462, go to Main Street. Turn right on Main Street and then turn left onto James Collins Blvd. The Duncanville Library is on the left.

Traveling East on Hwy I-20, exit 462, go to Main Street, and turn right on Main Street. Then turn left onto James Collins Blvd. The Duncanville Library is on the left.

Irving

Dallas County

Thursday, August 6th, 6:00 PM

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

Located on North East corner of 161/183 interchange.

Dallas

Dallas County

Thursday, August 6th, 6:00 PM

Benchmark
13140 Coit Road
Suite #320
Dallas, TX

Directions from the South: Take 75 N to Coit Road. Exit Coit and go north. We are on the NE corner of Coit and Emily

Directions from the East: Take 635 to Coit. Exit Coit and turn right on Coit. We are on the NE corner of Coit and Emily.

Directions from the West: Take 635 to Coit. Exit Coit and turn left on Coit. We are on the NE corner of Coit and Emily.

Grand Prairie

Dallas County

Thursday, August 6th, 6:30 PM

CPS meeting
(Bilingual Staff Available)

McFalls Park Building
1300 S.W. 3rd St.
Grand Prairie, TX 75051

Traveling I-30 West, exit 32-B take ramp right for Pres. G. Bush Tpke, turn left to go South on Bush Turnpike; Take ramp right for TX-161 S / SH 161 SBFR to Marshall Dr.; Turn left, back on TX-161, go North; turn right at W Dickey Rd; turn right at SW 3rd St; to building on right at 1300 SW 3rd St, Grand Prairie, TX 75051. 

Traveling I-30 East;  exit 32-B but turn left to go South on T'pke and follow same directions

Greenville

Hunt County

Monday, August 10th, 6:00 PM

Children's Hope
111 Taylor Drive Plaza
Greenville, TX 75402

From I30 NE from Dallas to Greenville Exit HWY 34 S toward Quinlan. Office is 1.6 miles south of intersection FM 1570 and HWY 34 S on the left hand side if HWY 34 S. Next door to Blackland Glass

Dallas

Dallas County

Monday, August 10th, 6:30 PM

Fort Worth Presbyterian Church
PCHAS Offices
1000 Penn St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102

From Dallas/E. Fort Worth, Take I-30 West to Summit Ave Exit (ex 13), Turn Right on Summit Ave, Turn Left onto W 13th Street, Turn Right onto Penn Street.

From N. Fort Worth, Take I-35 South until I-30 West, Exit Summit Ave (ex 13) and turn Right, Turn Left onto W 13th Street, Turn Right onto Penn Street.

Duncanville

Dallas County

Tuesday, August 11th, 6:30 PM

CPS 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

Thursday, August 13th, 6:00 PM

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

Located on North East corner of 161/183 interchange.

Dallas

Dallas County

Thursday, August 13th, 6:30 PM

Buckner Children and Family Services
5200 S. Buckner Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75227

Take I-30 in Dallas, Exit Loop 12/Buckner Blvd, go South on Buckner, the campus will be on the left.

Dallas

Dallas County

Saturday, August 15th, 10:00 AM

Benchmark
13140 Coit Road
Suite #320
Dallas, TX

Directions from the South: Take 75 N to Coit Road. Exit Coit and go north. We are on the NE corner of Coit and Emily

Directions from the East: Take 635 to Coit. Exit Coit and turn right on Coit. We are on the NE corner of Coit and Emily.

Directions from the West: Take 635 to Coit. Exit Coit and turn left on Coit. We are on the NE corner of Coit and Emily.

Dallas

Dallas County

Saturday, August 15th, 10:30 AM

Word of Life Church
1512 Opresy
Suite 107
Desoto, TX

Traveling South on I35E, Keep right onto US-67 toward Cleburne. Take the I-20 E and exit 465 towards Wheatland Rd./Hampton Rd. Turn right onto S. Hampton Rd. Turn Left onto Opresy. Drive down to Suite 107 - a store front entrance. 

Arlington

Tarrant County

Monday, August 17th, 6:30 PM

Covenant Kids
320 Westway Place
Arlington, TX 76018

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.

Cleburne

Johnson County

Tuesday, August 18th, 6:00 PM

ACH
1200 West Henderson St.
Suite F
Cleburne, TX

From Fort Worth, take Interstate 35W South towards Burleson. Take exit 37 to merge onto TX-174 S/NE Wilshire Blvd towards Cleburne for 16 miles. Turn right on West Henderson Street for .9 miles. Destination will be on the right.

Weatherford

Parker County

Thursday, August 20th, 6:00 PM

TBH
North Side Baptist Church
910 North Main Street
Weatherford, TX 76086

From I-20 W
Take TX-171 N to N Main St

From I-20 E
Follow TX-171 N to N Main St

Grand Prairie

Dallas County

Thursday, August 20th, 6:30 PM

CPS meeting
(Bilingual Staff Available)

McFalls Park Building
1300 S.W. 3rd St.
Grand Prairie, TX 75051

Traveling I-30 West, exit 32-B take ramp right for Pres. G. Bush Tpke, turn left to go South on Bush Turnpike; Take ramp right for TX-161 S / SH 161 SBFR to Marshall Dr.; Turn left, back on TX-161, go North; turn right at W Dickey Rd; turn right at SW 3rd St; to building on right at 1300 SW 3rd St, Grand Prairie, TX 75051. 

Traveling I-30 East;  exit 32-B but turn left to go South on T'pke and follow same directions

Dallas

Dallas County

Tuesday, August 25th, 12:00 Noon

Hope Cottage
2802 Swiss Ave.
Dallas, TX 75204

Take 75 S from I-30. Merge onto 75 S. Exit Bryan Street. Turn right on Texas Street. The building will be on your left.

Arlington

Tarrant County

Wednesday, August 26th, 6:30 PM

Eckerd
1601 E Lamar Blvd.
Suite 108
Arlington, TX 76011

From Dallas:
Take I-30 West. Take Exit 29 toward Ballpark Way/Legends Way/Baird Farm Road. Take the 1st right onto Baird Farm Road. Turn Left onto E Lamar Blvd. 1601 E Lamar Blvd is on the right.

From Fort Worth:
Take I-30 East. Take Exit 29 toward Ballpark Way/Legends Way/Baird Farm Road. Take the 1st left onto Baird Farm Road. Turn left onto E Lamar Blvd. 1601 E Lamar Blvd is on the right.

Waxahachie

Ellis County

Saturday, August 29th, 11:00 AM

CPS Meeting

DFPS Office
208 YMCA Drive
Waxahachie, Texas 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.

September 2015

Location

Information Meeting Directions

Richardson

Collin County

Tuesday, September 1st, 6:00 PM

Pathways Youth & Family Services
888 S. Greenville Ave.
Suite 127
Richardson, TX 75081

Directions from Dallas: Head North on 75, exit Spring Valley and turn right, turn right on Greenville Avenue, turn into the shopping center on your right. Pathways office is inside the shopping complex.

Fort Worth

Tarrant County

Tuesday, September 1st, 6:00 PM

ACH
3712 Wichita Street
ERC Room 117
Fort Worth, TX 76119

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.

Duncanville

Dallas County

Tuesday, September 1st, 6:30 PM

CPS meeting
(Bilingual Staff Available)

Duncanville Public Library
201 James Collins Blvd.
Duncanville, TX 75116

Traveling West on Hwy I-20, exit 462, go to Main Street. Turn right on Main Street and then turn left onto James Collins Blvd. The Duncanville Library is on the left.

Traveling East on Hwy I-20, exit 462, go to Main Street, and turn right on Main Street. Then turn left onto James Collins Blvd. The Duncanville Library is on the left.

Duncanville

Dallas County

Tuesday, September 8th, 6:30 PM

CPS 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. 

Dallas

Dallas County

Tuesday, September 8th, 6:30 PM

Hope Cottage
2802 Swiss Ave.
Dallas, TX 75204

Take 75 S from I-30. Merge onto 75 S. Exit Bryan Street. Turn right on Texas Street. The building will be on your left.

Irving

Dallas County

Thursday, September 10th, 6:00 PM

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

Located on North East corner of 161/183 interchange.

Grand Prairie

Dallas County

Monday, September 14th, 6:30 PM

CPS meeting
(Bilingual Staff Available)

Tony Shotwell Life Center
2750 Graham St.
Grand Prairie, TX 75050

Traveling East on Hwy I-30, exit McArthur Blvd.; turn right at McArthur; go to Bowles St. & turn right; to 28th. Street, turn left; then turn right at Graham. You will see Shotwell Life Center building. Ask for meeting at counter. 

Traveling West on Hwy I-30, exit McArthur Blvd.;  turn left and follow same directions.  

Greenville

Hunt County

Monday, September 14th, 6:30 PM

Children's Hope
111 Taylor Drive Plaza
Greenville, TX 75402

From I30 NE from Dallas to Greenville Exit HWY 34 S toward Quinlan. Office is 1.6 miles south of intersection FM 1570 and HWY 34 S on the left hand side if HWY 34 S. Next door to Blackland Glass

Dallas

Dallas County

Monday, September 14th, 6:30 PM

PCHAS - Juliette Fowler Homes
1234 Abrams Road
Dallas, TX 75214

From Downtown Dallas, Take I-30 E, Exit 48B towards Munger Blvd/E Grand Ave, Turn left onto S Barry Ave, continuing onto S Munger Blvd, Turn right onto Colombia Ave, Continue onto Abrams Ave, Juliette Fowler Homes will be on the right.
Once on campus, the meeting will be held in the PCHAS offices, immediately to the left, next to Ebby House.

Arlington

Tarrant County

Tuesday, September 15th, 6:00 PM

ACH
3291 W. Pioneer Pkwy
Arlington, TX 76013

Traveling 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.

Traveling 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.

Irving

Dallas County

Thursday, September 17th, 6:00 PM

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

Located on North East corner of 161/183 interchange.

Desoto

Dallas County

Thursday, September 17th, 6:30 PM

Cross of Christ Lutheran Church
512 North Cockrell Hill Rd.
Desoto, TX 75115

September 17th Flyer

Traveling South on I35, Take I67 South. Exit Cockerell Hill Rd. and bear turn left onto S Cockrell Hill Rd for about 3.2 mi.  The church is on the left.  Turn onto Silver Creek and enter the parking lot.  Park near and enter the fellowship hall in the back. 

Fort Worth

Tarrant County

Thursday, September 17th, 6:30 PM

Gladney
6300 John Ryan Dr.
Fort Worth, TX 76132

Traveling East on I-20, Exit 431 toward Bryant Irvin Road. Turn slight left onto SW Loop 820. Turn slight right onto Bryant Irvin Road. Turn left onto Oakmont Blvd. Take 1st right onto Harris Pkwy. Take the first onto John Ryan Drive.

Traveling West on I-20, Take Exit 434A toward Granbury road. Take slight left onto SW Loop 820, turn left onto Granbury Road, turn right onto S. Hulen Street, turn left onto Oakmont Drive, turn left onto Harris Pkwy, take the first right onto John Ryan Drive.

Dallas

Dallas County

Saturday, September 19th, 10:30 AM

DFPS Office
8700 Stemmons Freeway
Room 140
Dallas, TX

September 19th flyer

Traveling North on I35E, Take the Empire Central Exit 434A, Turn right on Viceroy Drive, and Turn Right into the parking lot of the office building.

Plano

Collin County

Sunday, September 20th, 2:00 PM

Covenant Kids
710 East 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.

Dallas

Dallas County

Monday, September 21st, 6:30 PM

COC
9535 Forest Ln.
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. *Office building is behind hotel* Enter front doors on the left of building and Circles of Care is the first office on your right.

Arlington

Tarrant County

Thursday, September 23rd, 6:30 PM

Tarrant Eckerd
1601 E Lamar Blvd.
Suite 108
Arlington, TX 76011

From Dallas, Take I-30 West. Take EXIT 29 toward Ballpark Way/Legends Way/Baird Farm Rd. Take the 1st right onto Baird Farm Rd. Turn left onto E Lamar Blvd. 1601 E Lamar Blvd is on the right.

From Fort Worth, Take I-30 East. Take Exit 29 toward Ballpark Way/Legends Way/Baird Farm Rd. Take the 1st left onto Baird Farm Rd. Turn left onto E Lamar Blvd. 1601 E Lamar Blvd is on the right.

Dallas

Dallas County

Tuesday, September 28th, 6:30 PM

Covenant Kids
2550 Beckleymeade Ave.
Dallas, TX

Traveling East or West on I-20. Exit Hampton Rd and head South on Hampton Road. Your first light will be Beckleymeade. (Just past the Girl Scouts Headquarters) You will make a right. Go through the four way stop. Office complex will be on your left. (Covenant Kids is facing Autobahn, next to Rhema Medical)

 

Recruitment Staff

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

    Foster/Adopt Recruiters and
    Faith-based Recruiters:

    Blythe Waldran
    Starla Abraham
    Reeti Raisinghani
    Esequiel Sanchez

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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