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.

 

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
   
* 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 *

April 2015

Location

Information Meeting Directions

Duncanville

Dallas County

Thursday, April 2nd, 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, April 2nd, 6:00 PM

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

From Hwy 183, exit Esters Rd. Cross over freeway and turn down frontage road. Building sits at corner of 183/161

Plano

Collin County

Monday, April 6th, 6:30 PM

Covenant Kids Plano
710 East Park
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.

Richardson

Collin County

Tuesday, April 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.

Fort Worth

Tarrant County

Tuesday, April 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.

Grand Prairie

Dallas County

Tuesday, April 7th, 6:30 PM

CPS Meeting
(Bilingual Staff Available)

Pioneer Event Center
1025 W. Pioneer Parkway
Grand Prairie, TX 75051

From Dallas, travel West, exit 32B, to TX-161 / Pres. G. Bush Turnpike, turn -left-, travel South.  Exit right at Pioneer Pkwy / Arkansas Ln.  Take left at TX-303 E Spur / W Pioneer Pkwy to Pioneer Event Center - right. 

From Fort Worth, travel East, exit 32B, to TX-161 / Pres. G. Bush Turnpike, turn -right- travel South.  Exit right at Pioneer Pkwy / Arkansas Ln.  Take left at TX-303 E Spur / W Pioneer Pkwy to Pioneer Event Center on the right.   

Dallas

Dallas County

Thursday, April 9th, 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, campus will be on the left.

Dallas

Dallas County

Monday, April 13th, 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.

Greenville

Hunt County

Monday, April 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

Fort Worth

Tarrant County

Thursday, April 16th, 6:30 PM

*Please note, this meeting has now been cancelled.

PCHAS
Fort Worth Presbyterian Church
1000 Penn Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102

From Dallas/East Fort Worth - Take I-30 West to Summit Ave exit (exit 13).

- Turn Right on Summit Ave
- Turn Left onto W 13th Street
- Turn Right onto Penn Street

From North Fort Worth - Take I-35 South until I-30 West

- Exit Summit Ave (exit 13) and turn Right
- Turn Left onto W 13th Street
- Turn Right onto Penn Street

Arlington

Tarrant County

Saturday, April 18th, 2:00 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 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.

Cleburne

Johnson County

Tuesday, April 21st, 6:00 PM

ACH
1200 West Henderson Street
Suite F
Cleburne, TX 76033

Traveling 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.

Dallas

Dallas County

Saturday, April 25th, 10:00 AM

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

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

Dallas

Dallas County

Sunday, April 26th, 2:00 PM

Covenant Kids
2550 Beckleymeade Avenue
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)

Waxahachie

Ellis County

Sunday, April 26th, 2:30 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.

Irving

Dallas County

Tuesday, April 28th, 6:00 PM

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

From Hwy 183, exit Esters Rd. Cross over freeway and turn down frontage road. Building sits at corner of 183/161

Arlington

Tarrant County

Wednesday, April 29th, 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 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.

 

May 2015

Location

Information Meeting Directions

Dallas

Dallas County

Saturday, May 2nd, 10:30 AM

Faith Based Information and Awareness Meeting

Friendship West Baptist Church
2020 West Wheatland Rd.
Dallas, Texas 75232

There will be 2 meetings, one room for Spanish and one for English.

For more information please click here to view the flyer.

Traveling on I-35E take Interstate 20 West.  Exit 465 toward Hampton Rd / Wheatland RD. Turn right on Hampton Rd.  Turn right on Wheatland RD.  Arrive at church on the right.

Duncanville

Dallas County

Tuesday, May 5th, 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. 

Richardson

Collin County

Tuesday, May 5th, 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, May 5th, 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.

Denton

Denton County

Wednesday, May 6th, 6:00 PM

DFPS Office
535 S. Loop 288
Suite 2001
Denton, TX 76205

From Fort Worth: Take TX-180 W / E Lancaster Ave
Keep straight onto E Lancaster Ave
Take ramp right for US-287 North / US-377 West / I-30 West toward Downtown
Take ramp right for I-35W North / US-287 North toward D/FW Airport
At exit 85A, take ramp right for I-35E South toward Dallas
At exit 463, take ramp right and follow signs for S I-35E
Turn left onto Lillian Miller Pkwy
Chevron on the corner
Keep straight onto TX-288 N Loop
Arrive at CPS Office 535 S Loop 288, Denton, TX 76205
The last intersection is Morse Street, If you reach TX-288 S Loop, you've gone too far

From Dallas: Take I-35E N / US-77 N
At exit 463, take ramp right for S I-35E toward McKinney
Turn right onto TX-288 N Loop
Arrive at CPS office 535 S Loop 288, Denton, TX 76205
The last intersection is Morse Street, If you reach TX-288 S Loop, you've gone too far

Irving

Dallas County

Thursday, May 7th, 6:00 PM

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

From Hwy 183, exit Esters Rd. Cross over freeway and turn down frontage road. Building sits at corner of 183/161

Dallas

Dallas County

Monday, May 11th, 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.

Greenville

Hunt County

Monday, May 11th, 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

Waxahachie

Ellis County

Thursday, May 14th, 6:30 PM

PCHAS
300 Brookside Road
Waxahachie, Texas 75167

Take I-35 South to Waxahachie

- Exit Brookside Road (exit 401)

- Take immediate left onto Brookside Road. (You will see a white picket fence. Enter PCHAS Campus surrounded by white picket fence.)

- Follow road lined with white fence to the campus

- At the Y, follow to the left until you see the Foster Care building at the back of the campus. (There is a sign on the front of the building)

Dallas

Dallas County

Sunday, May 17th, 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)

Arlington

Tarrant County

Tuesday, May 19th, 6:00 PM

ACH
3291 W. Pioneer Parkway
Arlington, TX 76013

Traveling From Fort Worth:
Take Hwy 820 to the East side of Fort Worth. Take Pioneer Parkway (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 Parkway (Spur 303). Go 5.6 miles and turn Right inot North Lake Center.

Duncanville

Dallas County

Tuesday, May 19th, 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. 

Plano

Collin County

Wednesday, May 20th, 6:30 PM

Covenant Kids Plano
710 East Park
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.

Irving

Dallas County

Tuesday, May 26th, 6:00 PM

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

From Hwy 183, exit Esters Rd. Cross over freeway and turn down frontage road. Building sits at corner of 183/161

Arlington

Tarrant County

Saturday, May 30th, 2:00 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 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.

Waxahachie

Ellis County

Saturday, May 30th, 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.

 

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