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
   

July 2015

Location

Information Meeting Directions

Dallas

Dallas County

Monday, July 6th, 6:30 PM

Circles of Care
9535 Forest Lane
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.

Richardson

Collin County

Tuesday, July 7th, 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, July 7th, 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.

Fort Worth

Tarrant County

Tuesday, July 7th, 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.

Irving

Dallas County

Thursday, July 9th, 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, July 9th, 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.

Dallas

Dallas County

Saturday, July 11th, 10:30 AM

DFPS Office
8700 North Stemmons Freeway
Room 140
Dallas, TX

Traveling North on I35E take the Empire Central exit 434A. Turn right onto Viceroy Drive then turn right into the parking lot of the office building.

Decatur

Wise County

Saturday, July 11th, 10:00 AM

First United Methodist Church
The Wesley Center
104 S. Miller Street
Decatur, TX

Take ramp right for I-35W North/US-287 North toward D/FW Airport, At exit 60, take ramp right for US-287 North/US-81 North toward Decatur, Keep right toward US-81 N Branch/US-287 N Branch/S Bus 81, Keep straight onto US-81 N Branch/US-287 N Branch/S Bus 81, Keep straight onto US-81 Branch/US-287 Branch/S Bus 81, Turn left onto N Miller St, Road name changes to S Miller St,

From Denton: E Bus 380, Turn left onto FM-51, Turn right onto US-81 Branch/US-287 Branch/FM-51/E Bus 380/E Walnut St, Fina on the corner, Turn left onto N Miller St, Road name changes to S Miller St.

Greenville

Hunt County

Monday, July 13th, 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, July 13th, 6:30 PM

Juliette Fowler Homes
PCHAS Offices
1234 Abrams Rd
Dallas, TX 75214

Directions (From Downtown Dallas): Take I-30E. Exit 48B toward Munger Blvd/E Grand Ave. Turn left onto S Barry Ave, continuing onto S Munger Blvd. Turn right onto Colombia Ave. Continue onto Abrams Road. 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.

Duncanville

Dallas County

Tuesday, July 14th, 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. 

Fort Worth

Tarrant County

Thursday, July 16th, 6:30 PM

Gladney
300 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 right onto John Ryan Drive.

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, July 18th, 10:00 AM

Benchmark
13140 Coit Road
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.

Arlington

Tarrant County

Tuesday, July 21st, 6:00 PM

ACH
3291 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 Lake

Dallas

Dallas County

Wednesday, July 22nd, 6:30 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)

Weatherford

Parker County

Thursday, July 23rd, 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

Waxahachie

Ellis County

Sunday, July 26th, 2:00 PM

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.

Arlington

Tarrant County

Tuesday, July 28th, 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.

Plano

Collin County

Wednesday, July 29th, 6:30 PM

Covenant Kids
710 East Park Blvd.
Plano, TX 75074

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.

 

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