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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.

For information on fostering or adopting a child from out of state, contact the state ICPC office.

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:

May 2018

Location

Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Duncanville

Dallas County

Tuesday, May 1st, 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Duncanville Library
201 James Collins Blvd
Duncanville, TX 75116

Contact: La Queena Warren, Foster and Adoption Recruiter, (817) 304-1272
No need to RSVP. Adult only meeting. Childcare is not provided.

If you would like to be licensed through Child Protective Services, please attend this meeting. Your attendance will also count, if you choose to be licensed through a private agency.

Richardson

Collin County

Tuesday, May 1st, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting - Pathways Youth and Family Services

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

Directions 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.

Grand Prairie

Dallas County

Thursday, May 3rd, 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Tony Shotwell Life Center
2750 Graham Street
Grand Prairie, TX 75050

Contact: La Queena Warren, Foster and Adoption Recruiter, (817) 304-1272
No need to RSVP. Adult only meeting. Childcare is not provided.

If you would like to be licensed through Child Protective Services, please attend this meeting. Your attendance will also count, if you choose to be licensed through a private agency.

Waxahachie

Ellis County

Saturday, May 5th, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Joint Information Meeting - Texas Baptist Home

Texas Baptist Home
Daniel Center (Farthest building to the right)
629 Farley St
Waxahachie, TX 75165

Contact: Brooke Stembridge at (972) 351-0234 if you have any questions.

Fort Worth

Tarrant County

Monday, May 7th, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting - Kids First Inc.

4900 SE Loop 820
Ft. Worth Tx 76140

Dallas

Dallas County

Monday, May 7th, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Joint Information Meeting

Concord Church
6808 Pastor Bailey Dr
Dallas, TX 75237

Plano

Collin County

Monday, May 7th, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County
2205 Los Rios Blvd.
Plano, TX 75074

Contact: Nikki Thomas at (940) 368-0819 if you have any questions. No RSVP needed.

Fort Worth

Tarrant County

Monday, May 7th, 6:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting – Gladney Center for Adoption

Gladney Center for Adoption
6300 John Ryan Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76132

Bedford

Tarrant County

Wednesday, May 9th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Texas Baptist Home (Log office building)
3901 Airport Fwy. Ste. 200
Bedford, TX 76021

Mineral Wells

Palo Pinto County

Thursday, May 10th, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Joint Information Meeting - OCOK

I
ndian Creek Baptist Church
104 Indian Creek Rd
Mineral Wells, TX 76067

Fort Worth

Tarrant County

Thursday, May 10th, 6:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting – ACH Child and Family Services

ACH Child and Family Services
3712 Wichita St.
Fort Worth, TX 76119

Greenville

Hunt County

 

Monday, May 14th, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting


2827 Poplar St
Greenville, TX 75401

Contact: Emma Casselton at (903) 450-5888 if you have any questions.

Weatherford

Parker County

Monday, May 14th, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Joint Information Meeting - OCOK

North Side Baptist Church
910 N Main St
Weatherford, TX 76086

Cleburne

Johnson County

Tuesday, May 15th, 6:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting – ACH Child and Family Services

ACH Child and Family Services
1200 W. Henderson St., Suite F
Cleburne, TX 76033

Granbury

Hood County

Tuesday, May 15th, 6:30 pm

Joint Information Meeting – OCOK

Hood County Public Library
222 N. Travis St.
Granbury, TX 76048

Dallas

Dallas County

Wednesday, May 16th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Joint Inforamtion Meeting - Hope Cottage, Dallas

Hope Cottage
609 Texas Street
Dallas, TX 75204

Forth Worth

Tarrant County

Thursday, May 17th, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting – Angelheart

9141 Belshire Dr
Fort Worth, TX 76182

Hurst

Tarrant County

Thursday, May 17th, 6:30 pm

Joint Information Meeting

Hurst Public Library
901 Precinct Line Rd.
Hurst, TX 76053

Granbury

Hood County

Thursday, May 17th, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Joint Information Meeting - OCOK
Lakeside Baptist Church
500 W Bluebonnet Dr
Granbury, TX 76048

Dallas

Dallas County

Saturday, May 19th, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Joint Information Meeting - Benevolent House

Oak Gardens Church
4008 S Polk St
Dallas, TX 75224

Burleson

Johnson County

Saturday, May 19th, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Hope Fort Worth Match Event - Joint Information Meeting

Venue 510
510 SW Wilshire Blvd.
Burleson, TX 76028

Denton

Denton County

Monday, May 21st, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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

Contact: Nikki Thomas at (940) 368-0819 if you have any questions. No RSVP needed.

Mineral Wells

Palo Pinto County

Monday, May 21st, 6:30 pm

Joint Information Meeting - OCOK

Old School Pizza Co.
215 NE 27th Ave.
Mineral Wells, TX 76067

Burleson

Johnson County

Monday, May 21st, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting - OCOK

428 SW Johnson Ave
Burleson, TX 76028

Garland

Dallas County

Tuesday, May 22nd, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting - Jonathan's Place

6065 Duck Creek Drive
Garland, TX 75043

Note: Enter T. Boone Pickens Children's Services Center on Greenbelt Parkway.

Dallas

Dallas County

Tuesday, May 22nd, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Joint Information Meeting - Restorative Foster Care

Central Market (Community Room)
10720 Preston Rd.
Dallas, TX 75230

Directions: Southeast corner of Preston & Royal.

Sherman

Grayson County

Thursday, May 24th, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sherman DFPS Office
902 Cottonwood Dr.
Sherman, TX 75090

Contact: Nikki Thomas at (940) 368-0819 if you have any questions. No RSVP needed.

Plano

Collin County

Wednesday, May 30th, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Joint Information Meeting - CK Family Services

CK Family Services
710 East Park Blvd, Suite 100
Plano, TX 75074

Fort Worth

Tarrant County

Thursday, May 31st, 6:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting - OCOK

Gladney Center for Adoption
6300 John Ryan Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76132

McKinney

Collin County

Thursday, May 31st, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Community Center
110 St. Gabriel Way
McKinney, TX 75071

Fort Worth

Tarrant County

Thursday, May 31st, 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Joint Information Meeting - Jonathan's Place

Jonathan's Place (6th floor conference room)
777 Main Street, Suite 600
Fort Worth, TX 76102

June 2018

Location

Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Waxahachie

Ellis County

Saturday, June 2nd, 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Texas Baptist Home, Waxahachie Branch
Daniel Center (Farthest building to the right)
629 Farley St. 
Waxahachie, TX 75165

Duncanville

Dallas County

Tuesday, June 5th, 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Duncanville Library
201 James Collins Blvd
Duncanville, TX 75116

Contact: La Queena Warren, Foster and Adoption Recruiter, (817) 304-1272
No need to RSVP. Adult only meeting. Childcare is not provided.

If you would like to be licensed through Child Protective Services, please attend this meeting. Your attendance will also count, if you choose to be licensed through a private agency.

Richardson

Dallas County

Tuesday, June 5th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

Directions from Dallas: Take 75N to Spring Valley exit, turn right. Go to Greenville and take a right. Turn right into first shopping center. We're in building 1. Go inside to the suites.

Contact: Melanie Russell at (972) 776-6684 if you have any questions.

Fort Worth

Tarrant County

Wednesday, June 6th, 6:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting

Gladney Center for Adoption
6300 John Ryan Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76132

Denton

Denton County

Wednesday, June 6th, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Denton South Branch Library
3228 Teasley Lane
Denton, TX 76208

Contact: Tara Sims at (682) 808-5055 if you have any questions.

Grand Prairie

Dallas County

Thursday, June 7th, 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Tony Shotwell Life Center
2750 Graham Street
Grand Prairie, TX 75050

Contact: La Queena Warren, Foster and Adoption Recruiter, (817) 304-1272
No need to RSVP. Adult only meeting. Childcare is not provided.

If you would like to be licensed through Child Protective Services, please attend this meeting. Your attendance will also count, if you choose to be licensed through a private agency.

Denton

Denton County

Thursday, June 7th, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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

Contact: Nikki Thomas at (940) 368-0819 if you have any questions. No RSVP required.

Fort Worth

Tarrant County

Thursday, June 7th, 6:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting

ACH Child and Family Services
3712 Wichita St.
Fort Worth, TX 76119

Dallas

Dallas County

Thursday, June 7th, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Buckner Children and Family Services
5310 S Buckner Blvd
Dallas, TX 75227

Contact: Mayra Vargas at (214) 319-3455 if you have any questions.

Bedford

Tarrant County

Friday, June 8th, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Texas Baptist Home
3901 Airport Fwy , Suite 200
Bedford, TX 76021

Contact: Brooke Stembridge at (972) 351-0234 if you hav any questions.

Fort Worth

Tarrant County

Sunday, June 10th, 3:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting

Kid’s First
4900 SE Loop 820, Suite 100
Forest Hill, TX 76140

Greenville

Hunt County

Monday, June 11th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Joint Informational Meeting

2827 Poplar Ave
Greenville, TX 75402

Contact: Emma Casselton at (903) 450-5888 for more information.

Weatherford

Parker County

Monday, June 11th, 6:30 pm

Joint Information Meeting

North Side Baptist Church (Childen's Building)
910 N. Main Street
Weatherford, TX 76086

Dallas

Dallas County

Wednesday, June 13th, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Covenant Kids - Dallas
2550 Beckleymeade Ave, Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75237

Mineral Wells

Palo Pinto County

Thursday, June 14th, 6:30 pm - MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Joint Information Meeting

Indian Creek Baptist Church
104 Indian Creek Rd.
Mineral Wells, TX 76067

Dallas

Dallas County

Thursday, June 14th, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Dallas Hope Cottage
609 Texas Street
Dallas, TX 75204

Contact: Marci Addo at (214) 526-8721 ext 218 for more information.

Dallas

Dallas County

Saturday, June 16th, 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Joint Information Meeting - Benevolent House

Oak Gardens Church
4008 S Polk St
Dallas, TX 75224

Mineral Wells

Palo Pinto County

Monday, June 18th, 6:30 pm

Joint Information Meeting

Old School Pizza Co.
215 NE 27th Avenue
Mineral Wells, TX 76067

Plano

Collin County

Monday, June 18th, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Children's Advocacy Center of Collin County
2205 Los Rios Blvd.
Plano, TX  75074

Contact: Nikki Thomas at (940) 368-0819 if you have any questions. No RSVP needed.

Allen

Collin County

Monday, June 18th, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Embrace/Second Story "Child to Family Connection" Event
Cottonwood Creek Church
1015 Sam Rayburn Tollway
Allen, TX 75013

This event is free to attend. RSVP required. Register at www.EmbraceTexas.org.

Granbury

Hood County

Tuesday, June 19th, 6:30 pm

Joint Information Meeting

Hood County Library
222 N. Travis St.
Granbury, TX 76048

Dallas

Dallas County

Tuesday, June 19th, 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Resource Center (Upstairs Community Center)
5750 Cedar Springs Road
Dallas, TX 75235

Contact: La Queena Warren, Foster and Adoption Recruiter, (817) 304-1272
No need to RSVP. Adult only meeting. Childcare is not provided.

If you would like to be licensed through Child Protective Services, please attend this meeting. Your attendance will also count, if you choose to be licensed through a private agency.

Dallas

Dallas County

Tuesday, June 19th, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Half Price Books
Rec. Room
5803 E Northwest Hwy
Dallas, TX 75231

Contact: Mayra Vargas at (214) 319-3455 for more information.

Fort Worth

Tarrant County

Thursday, June 21st, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Angelheart
9141 Belshire Dr
Fort Worth, TX 76182

Contact: Melinda Crisp for more information.

Granbury

Hood County

Thursday, June 21st, 6:30 pm

Joint Information Meeting

Lakeside Baptist Church
500 W Bluebonnet Dr.
Granbury, TX 76048

Fort Worth

Tarrant County

Thursday, June 25th, 6:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting

Gladney Center for Adoption
6300 John Ryan Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76132

Kaufman

Kaufman County

Monday, June 25th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Joint Informational Meeting

Kaufman County Library
3790 S Houston St
Kaufman, TX 75142

Contact: Dana at (903) 244-8721 for more information.

Burleson

Johnson County

Monday, June 25th, 6:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting

Brazos Church
428 SW Johnson Avenue
Burleson, TX 76028

Plano

Collin County

Wednesday, June 27th, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

CK Family Services
710 East Park Blvd, Suite 100
Plano, TX 75074

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Recruitment Staff

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

  • Foster/Adopt Recruiter:
    La Queena Warren

    Cell: (817) 304-1272

  • Recruitment Supervisor:
    Jennifer Tatum
    Cell: (817) 781-2475

Faith-Based 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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