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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:

February 2018

Location

Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Fort Worth


Tarrant County

Thursday, February 1st, 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm

Joint Information Meeting - Jonathan's Place, Tarrant County
Jonathan's Place
777 Main Street, Suite 600
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Duncanville

Dallas County

Thursday, February 1st, 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.

Dallas

Dallas County

Saturday, February 3rd, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Concord Church, Room E200
6808 Pastor Bailey
Dallas, TX 75237

Please RSVP: Tizita Seifu at (214) 751-3932

Fort Worth


Tarrant County

Monday, February 5th, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting - Gladney, Tarrant County
Gladney Center for Adoption
6300 John Ryan Dr.
Fort Worth, TX 76132

Duncanville

Dallas County

Tuesday, February 6th, 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.

Richardson


Dallas County

Tuesday, February 6th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting - Pathways Youth and Family Services, Collin County
Pathways Youth & Family Services
888 S. Greenville Ave., Suite 127
Richardson, TX 75081

Fort Worth


Tarrant County

Thursday, February 8, 2018, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Joint Information Meeting - ACH, Tarrant County
ACH Child and Family Services
3712 Wichita St.
Fort Worth, TX 76119

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

Dallas


Dallas County

Thursday, February 8th, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting - BUCKNER, Dallas County
5200 S Buckner Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75227

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

Mineral Wells


Palo Pinto County

Tuesday, February 8th, 6:30 pm

Joint Information Meeting - OCOK, Palo Pinto County
Indian Creek Baptist Church
104 Indian Creek Road
Mineral Wells, TX 76067

Bonham

Fannin County

Saturday, February 10th, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Fannin County Children's Center 
112 West Fifth Street
Bonham, Texas 75418

Contact: Nikki Thomas at (940) 368-0819

Greenville


Hunt County

Monday, February 12th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting - Hunt County

Children’s Hope
2827 Poplar Street
Greenville, TX 75402

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

Weatherford


Parker County

Monday, February 12th, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Joint Information Meeting - OCOK, Parker County

North Side Baptist Church, Children's Building
910 N Main St.
Weatherford, TX 76086

Directions: From Main Street, take a right on First Street. The Children's Building will be on your right.

Sherman

Grayson County

Tuesday, February 13th, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

DFPS Office
900 Cottonwood Dr.
Sherman, TX 75090

Contact: Nikki Thomas at (940) 368-0819

Fort Worth


Tarrant County

Thursday, February 15, 2018, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting - Angelheart, Tarrant County
Angelheart
9141 Belshire Dr
Fort Worth, TX 76182

Granbury


Hood County

Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Joint Information Meeting - OCOK, Hood County
222 N Travis St
Granbury, TX 76048

Denton


Denton County

Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting - Buckner, Denton Restorative
South Branch Denton Library
3228 Teasley Ln.
Denton, TX 76210

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

Dallas


Dallas County

Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting - CK Family Services, Dallas County
CK Family Services
2550 Beckleymeade Ave, Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75237

Arlington


Tarrant County

Sunday, February 25, 2018, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Joint Information Meeting - CK Family Services, Tarrant County
CK Family Services
320 Westway Place, Suite 530
Arlington, TX 76018

Burleson


Johnson County

Monday, February 26th, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting - OCOK, Johnson County
428 SW Johnson Ave
Burleson, TX 76028

Fort Worth


Tarrant County

Tuesday, February 27th, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting - ACH, Tarrant County
ACH Child and Family Services
3712 Wichita St.
Fort Worth, TX 76119

March 2018

Location

Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Grand Prairie

Dallas County

Thursday, March 1st, 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.

Benbrook

Tarrant County

Saturday, March 3rd, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hope Now Match Event and Information Meeting
HighRidge Church
10100 Rolling Hills Dr
Benbrook, TX 76126

Forth Worth

Tarrant County

Monday, March 5th, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting - Gladney, Tarrant County
Gladney Center for Adoption
6300 John Ryan Dr
Fort Worth, TX 76132

Richardson

Dalas County

Tuesday, March 6th, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting - Pathways Youth and Family Services, Dallas County
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.

Duncanville

Dallas County

Tuesday, March 6th, 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.

Dallas

Dallas County

Wednesday, March 7th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting - Dallas Hope Cottage
Hope Cottage
609 Texas Street
Dallas, TX 75204

Mineral Wells

Palo Pinto County

Thursday, March 8th, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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

Cleburne

Johnson County

Thursday, March 8th, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Joint Information Meeting - ACH, Johnson County
1200 W Henderson St
Cleburne, TX 76033

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

Weatherford

Parker County

Monday, March 12th, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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

Directions: From Main Street, take a right on First Street. The Children's Building will be on your right.

Greenville

Hunt County

Monday, March 12th, 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.

North Richland Hills

Tarrant County

Thursday, March 15th, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Angelheart
9141 Belshire Dr.
North Richland Hills, TX 76182

Granbury

Hood County

Thursday, March 15th, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Lakeside Baptist Church
500 W Bluebonnet Drive
Granbury, TX 76048

Mineral Wells

Palo Pinto County

Monday, March 19th, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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

Arlington

Tarrant County

Tuesday, March 20th, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Resorative Foster Care Information Meeting

Arlington Public Library
4000 W Green Oaks Blvd
Arlington, TX 76016

Please Note: This information meeting is for families interested in caring for children with advanced emotional, developmental, and educational needs.

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

Dallas

Dallas County

Wednesday, March 21st, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting - CK Family Services
2550 Beckleymeade Ave, Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75237

Dallas

Dallas County

Thursday, March 22nd, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Joint Information Meeting - Upbring
8390 LBJ Freeway, Suite 530
Dallas, Texas 75243

Greenville

Hunt County

Saturday, March 24th, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

EXPO Children's Hope, Hunt County
2703 Wesley St
Greenville, TX 75401

Forth Worth

Tarrant County

Saturday, March 24th, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Joint Information Meeting - ACH, Tarrant County
ACH Child and Family Services
3712 Wichita St
Fort Worth, TX 76119

Waxahachie

Ellis County

Saturday, March 24th, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

TX Baptist Home
629 Farley St
Waxahachie, TX 75165

Kaufman

Kaufman County

Monday, March 26th, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting - CHP
3790 S Houston St
Kaufman, TX 75142

Contact: Dana at (903) 244-8721 if you have any questions.

Burleson

Johnson County

Monday, March 26th, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Brazos Church
428 SW Johnson Avenue
Burleson, TX 76028

Plano

Collin County

Monday, March 26th, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting - CK Family Services
710 E Park Blvd, Suite 100
Plano, TX 75074

Garland

Dallas

Thursday, March 29th, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting - Jonathan's Place
Jonathan’s Place
6065 Duck Creek Dr
Garland, TX 75043

April 2018

Location

Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Forth Worth

Tarrant County

Monday, April 2nd, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting - Gladney
Gladney Center for Adoption
6300 John Ryan Dr
Fort Worth, TX 76132

Richardson

Collin County

Tuesday, April 3rd, 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.

Waxahachie

Ellis County

Saturday, April 7th, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Joint Information Meeting - Texas Baptist Home, Waxahachie

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

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

Forest Hill

Tarrant County

Sunday, April 8th, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting - Kids First Inc
4900 SE Loop 820
Forest Hill, TX 76140

Bedford


Tarrant County

Monday, April 9th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting - Texas Baptist Home
3901 Airport Fwy
Bedford, TX 76021

Forth Worth

Tarrant County

Tuesday, April 10th, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting - ACH
3712 Wichita St
Fort Worth, TX 76119

Dallas

Dallas County

Thursday, April 12th, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting - Buckner
Buckner
5200 S. Buckner Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75227

Directions from downtown Dallas: Take I-30 East, Exit on Buckner Blvd, Make a right on Buckner and keep going straight, Destination will be on the left side

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

Mineral Wells

Palo Pinto County

Thursday, April 12th, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Joint Information Meting - OCOK
Indian Creek Baptist Church
104 Indian Creek Rd
Mineral Wells, TX 76067

Dallas

Dallas County

Wednesday, April 18th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Joint Information Meeting - Dallas Hope Cottage 

Hope Cottage
609 Texas Street
Dallas, TX 75204

Contact: Marci Addo at (214) 526-8721 ext 218 if you have any questions.

Granbury

Hood County

Thursday, April 19th, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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

Dallas

Dallas County

Saturday, April 21st, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Joint Information Meeting - Benevolent House, Dallas County
Oak Gardens Church
4008 S Polk St
Dallas, TX 75224

Kaufman

Kaufman County

Monday, April 23rd, 6:00 am - 8:00 am

Joint Information Meeting - CHP
Kaufman County Library
3790 S Houston St
Kaufman, TX 75142

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

Burleson

Johnson County

Monday, April 23rd, 6:00 am - 7:00 am

Joint Information Meeting - OCOK, Johnson County
428 SW Johnson Ave
Burleson, TX 76028

Arlington

Tarrant County

Wednesday, April 25th, 6:30 pm - 8:00 am

Joint Information Meeting - CK Family Services
320 Westway Pl, Suite 530
Arlington, TX 76018

Dallas

Dallas County

Wednesday, April 28th, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Joint Inforamtion Meeting - Buckner EXPO

Buckner
5200 S. Buckner Blvd
Dallas, TX 75227

Directions from downtown Dallas: Take I-30 East, Exit on Buckner Blvd, Make a right on Buckner and keep going straight, Destination will be on the left side

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

Plano

Collin County

Sunday, April 29th, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Joint Information Meeting - CK Family Services
710 E Park Blvd, Suite 100
Plano, TX 75074

May 2018

Location

Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

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.

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

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

Dallas

Dallas County

Wednesday, May 9th, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Joint Information Meeting - CK Family Services
2550 Beckleymeade Ave, Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75237

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

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

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

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

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.

Plano

Collin County

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

Joint Information Meeting - CK Family Services
710 East Park Blvd, Suite 100
Plano, TX 75074

Fort Worth

Tarrant

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, United States

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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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