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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 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

Recruitment Events and Foster/Adopt Information Meetings:

May 2016

Location

Information Meeting Directions

Grand Prairie

Dallas County

Monday, May 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.  

Richardson

Dallas County

Tuesday, May 3rd, 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, May 3rd, 6:00 PM

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.

Fort Worth

Tarrant County

Tuesday, May 3rd, 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.

Duncanville

Dallas County

Tuesday, May 3rd, 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. 

Arlington

Tarrant County

Wednesday, May 4th, 6:00 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.

Arlington

Tarrant County

Wednesday, May 4th, 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.

Dallas

Dallas County

Thursday, May 5th, 6:00 PM

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

From 635, 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, May 9th, 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 Taylor Plaza Dr and Hwy 34S

Grand Prairie

Dallas County

Monday, May 9th, 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.  

Duncanville

Dallas County

Tuesday, May 10th, 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. 

Irving

Dallas County

Wednesday, May 11th, 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, May 12th, 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.

Mineral Wells

Palo Pinto County

Thursday, May 12th, 6:00 PM

Our Community, Our Kids
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.

Dallas

Dallas County

Saturday, May 14th, 10:00 AM

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

From 635, 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.

Arlington

Tarrant County

Sunday, May 15th, 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. Turn right on Centreway Place, just past the Aetna Building. Just after the stop sign, immediately turn left into Westway Office Park.

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, May 18th, 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, May 19th, 6:30 PM

Gladney
6300 John Ryan Dr.
Fort Worth, TX 76132

From 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.

From 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.

Burleson

Johnson County

Tuesday, May 23rd, 6:30 PM

Our Community, Our Kids
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.

Irving

Dallas County

Wednesday, May 25th, 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.

Carollton

Denton County

Thursday, May 26th, 6:00 PM

DFPS Office
1712 W. Frankford Road
Carrollton, TX 75007

Take I35 toward Denton, take exit 446 toward Frankford Road, take the 1st right onto W Frankford Road.

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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

                                                                                                                                                                   
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