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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 Meeting 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

Recruitment Events and Foster/Adopt Information Meetings:

June 2016

Location

Information Meeting Directions

Dallas

Dallas County

Thursday, June 2th, 6:00 PM

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

From 635 East, Exit Coit and take a right at the light. Pass the McDonald's on the right and then come up to a stoplight. The building has a sign in front that says "Office Alpha." The mtg. room is located on the 3rd floor, directly to the right, once off the elevator.

Grand Prairie

Dallas County

Thursday, June 2nd, 6:30-8:00 PM

CPS Agency Meeting Only
(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.  

Arlington

Tarrant County

Saturday, June 4th, 10:30 AM

DFPS Office
1200 E. Copeland Rd.
Room 339
Arlington, TX 76011

Flyer for June 4th Information Meeting

From I-35, Take I-30 West, take the 157 Collins Exit and turn left, then turn left again onto the service road, turn right into the parking lot. Go to the 3rd floor.

Fort Worth

Tarrant County

Monday, June 6th, 6:30 PM

Presbyterian's Children's Homes and Services (PCHAS)
St. Stephen's Presbyterian Church
2700 McPherson Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76109

From I-30W, at exit 12A, take ramp right for University Dr. toward Zoo/TCU/City Parks; turn right onto S. University Dr.; turn left onto Park Hill Dr.; turn right onto Lubbock Ave; turn left onto McPherson Ave.

Fort Worth

Tarrant County

Monday, June 6th, 6:30 PM

Pantego Bible Church - Connection Building
8200 Anderson Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76120

From East I-30, exit 23 for Cooks Lane; use the left two lanes to turn left on Cooks Lane; turn right on John T White; turn right on John T White Rd. North; turn right onto Anderson Blvd.

Arlington

Tarrant County

Monday, June 6th, 6:30-8:00 PM

CPS Agency Meeting Only
(Bilingual Staff Available)

DFPS Office
1200 E. Copeland Rd.
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.

Richardson

Dallas County

Tuesday, June 7th, 6:00 PM

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

From Dallas: 75N to Spring Valley exit, turn right. Go to Centennial and take a right. Turn right into first shopping center. Go inside to the suites.

Fort Worth

Tarrant County

Tuesday, June 7th, 6:00 PM

ACH
3712 Wichita Street
ERC Room 117
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.

Weatherford

Parker County

Tuesday, June 7th, 6:30 PM

Our Community Our Kids (OCOK)
Weatherford Public Library
1014 Charles St.
Weatherford, TX 76086

From I-20, take Exit 406 toward Old Dennis Road toward South Bowie Drive. Take South Bowie Dr. to Charles Street. Turn right onto W Park Ave. Continue onto Charles Street. The Weatherford Public Library will be on the left.

Duncanville

Dallas County

Tuesday, June 7th, 6:30-8:00 PM

CPS Agency Meeting Only
(Bilingual Staff Available)

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

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

Traveling I-20 East, exit 462, go to Main St., turn right on Main St., turn left onto James Collis Blvd. The Duncanville Library is on the left. 

Irving

Dallas County

Wednesday, June 8th, 6:00 PM

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

The Bair office is located at the interchange of 161 and 183.

Heading East on 183, exit Ester's Road and turn left at the light, then turn left at the second light. The building is on the right next to the Super 8 motel.

Heading West on 183 exit Ester's Road and go through the first light, the building is on the right, next to the Super 8 motel.

Denton

Denton County

Thursday, June 9th, 6:00 PM

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

Take I35 to Loop 288, follow loop until you reach the office.

Dallas

Dallas County

Thursday, June 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. The campus will be on the left.

Dallas

Dallas County

Saturday, June 11th, 10:00 AM

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

From 635 East, Exit Coit and take a right at the light. Pass the McDonald's on the right and then come up to a stoplight. The building has a sign in front that says "Office Alpha." The mtg. room is located on the 3rd floor, directly to the right, once off the elevator.

Greenville

Hunt County

Monday, June 13th, 6:00 PM

Children's Hope
111 Taylor Plaza Dr.
Greenville, TX 75402

Interstate 30-E to Greenville, Hwy 34 S Exit. Approximately 3 miles on the left, traveling South toward Quinlan. Office on left corner of Taylor Plaza Dr. and Hwy 34S

Arlington

Tarrant County

Monday, June 13th, 6:30-8:00 PM

CPS Agency Meeting Only
(Bilingual Staff Available)

DFPS Office
1200 E. Copeland Rd.
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.

Duncanville

Dallas County

Tuesday, June 14th, 6:30-8:00 PM

CPS Agency Meeting Only
(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, June 15th, 7:00 PM

Covenant Kids Inc.
710 E. 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 a quarter mile and Brandywine Place is located on the left.

Plano

Collin County

Saturday, June 18th, 10:30 AM

North Pointe Church
2021 East Park Blvd.
Plano, Texas

Flyer for June 18th information meeting

Traveling North on US75-N, Take exit 30 toward Park Rd.; turn right on Republic Dr.; turn left on East Park Blvd.; drive about 1 mile to find North Pointe Church on the left. 

Irving

Dallas County

Wednesday, June 22nd, 6:00 PM

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

The Bair office is located at the interchange of 161 and 183.

Heading East on 183, exit Ester's Road and turn left at the light, then turn left at the second light. The building is on the right next to the Super 8 motel.

Heading West on 183 exit Ester's Road and go through the first light, the building is on the right, next to the Super 8 motel.

Burleson

Johnson County

Monday, June 27th, 6:00 PM

Our Community Our Kids (OCOK)
Brazos Christian Church
428 SW Johnson Ave.
Burleson, TX 76028

From I-35, exit 37 towards TX-174.Turn left on NW Newton Dr. Turn right on SW Johnson Avenue. Brazos Christian Church will be on the right.

Dallas

Dallas County

Monday, June 27th, 7:00 PM

Covenant Kids
2550 Beckleymeade Ave.
Suite 100
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

Wednesday, June 29th, 6:30 PM

Eckerd Joint Information Meeting (JIM)
1601 E Lamar Blvd.
Suite 108
Arlington, TX

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.

July 2016

Location

Information Meeting Directions

Fort Worth

Tarrant County

Tuesday, July 5th, 6:00 PM

ACH
3712 Wichita Street
ERC Room 117
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.

Richardson

Dallas County

Tuesday, July 5th, 6:00 PM

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

From Dallas: 75N to Spring Valley exit, turn right. Go to Centennial and take a right. Turn right into first shopping center. Go inside to the suites.

Weatherford

Parker County

Tuesday, July 5th, 6:30 PM

Our Community Our Kids (OCOK)
Weatherford Public Library
1014 Charles St.
Weatherford, TX 76086

From I-20, take Exit 406 toward Old Dennis Road toward South Bowie Drive. Take South Bowie Dr. to Charles Street. Turn right onto W Park Ave. Continue onto Charles Street. The Weatherford Public Library will be on the left.

Dallas

Dallas County

Thursday, July 7th, 6:30 PM

Presbyterian's Children's Homes and Services (PCHAS)
Juliette Fowler Communities
1234 Abrams Rd.
Dallas, TX 75214

From 1-30E, At exit 48B, take ramp right for Barry Ave toward E. Grand Ave/Munger Blvd; turn left onto S. Barry Ave; road name changes to S. Munger Blvd; turn right onto Columbia Ave; keep left onto Abrams Rd; destination will be on the right.

Once you enter the campus, Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services is the 2nd building to the left.

Dallas

Dallas County

Saturday, July 9th, 10:30 AM

DFPS Office
8700 N. Stemmons Freeway
Room 140
Dallas, TX

Flyer for information meeting on July 9th

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.

Greenville

Hunt County

Monday, July 11th, 6:00 PM

Children's Hope
111 Taylor Plaza Dr.
Greenville, TX 75402

Interstate 30-E to Greenville, Hwy 34 S Exit. Approximately 3 miles on the left, traveling South toward Quinlan. Office on left corner of Taylor Plaza Dr. and Hwy 34S

Mineral Wells

Palo Pinto County

Thursday, July 14th, 6:00 PM

Our Community Our Kids (OCOK)
Mineral Wells Area Chamber of Commerce
511 E. Hubbard St.
Mineral Wells, TX 76067

Take 180 towards Mineral Wells. The Chamber is on the north side of 180 once you enter Mineral Wells.

Denton

Denton County

Thursday, July 14th, 6:00 PM

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

Take I35 to Loop 288, follow loop until you reach the office.

Arlington

Tarrant County

Sunday, July 17th, 2:00 PM

Covenant Kids
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.

Dallas

Dallas County

Wednesday, July 20th, 7:00 PM

Covenant Kids
2550 Beckleymeade Ave.
Suite 100
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

Thursday, July 21st, 6:00 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.

WEST on I-20. Take Exit 434A toward Granbury road

Burleson

Johnson County

Monday, July 25th, 6:00 PM

Our Community Our Kids (OCOK)
Brazos Christian Church
428 SW Johnson Ave.
Burleson, TX 76028

From I-35, exit 37 towards TX-174.Turn left on NW Newton Dr. Turn right on SW Johnson Avenue. Brazos Christian Church will be on the right.

Arlington

Tarrant County

Wednesday, July 27th, 6:30 PM

Eckerd Joint Information Meeting (JIM)
1601 E Lamar Blvd.
Suite 108
Arlington, TX

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.

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Recruitment Staff

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

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