Region 3, Dallas and surrounding area

Foster Care and Adoption Information Meetings

* 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 *

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July 2014

Location

Information Meeting Directions

Dallas

For residents of Dallas County and residents Southeast, East and North of Dallas County

Tuesday, July 1st, 6:30 PM

CPS Agency -Only- Meeting
(Bilingual Staff Available)

Centro Familiar Cristiano Church
("Una Familia Para Tu Familia")
419 N. Cedar Ridge Drive
Duncanville, Texas 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. 

Arlington

Tarrant County

Tuesday, July 1st, 6:00 PM

ACH Child & Family Services
3291 West Pioneer Parkway
Arlington, TX 76018

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

Richardson

Dallas County

Tuesday, July 1st, 6:30 PM

FIT
1900 Firman Drive, Suite 100
Richardson, TX

From 635, take 75 N . Exit Campbell. Head East on Campbell (NOT towards the University) and turn right onto Firman Drive. Take a left into the lot with the building that says AVAYAA. Enter suite 100.

Arlington


-For residents of Dallas County and residents Southeast, East and North of Dallas County

Monday,  July 2nd,  6:30 pm

CPS only meeting / CPS Agency Office
(Bilingual Staff Available)


5 Story Silver Building
EPS Benefits
1200 E Copeland Road,
Room 130
Arlington, Texas 76011

You may enter thru front door or go around to the back entrance

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.

Arlington

Tarrant County

Monday, July 7th, 6:30 PM

Covenant Kids Arlington
Westway Office Park
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.

DeSoto

Dallas County

Tuesday, July 8th, 6:30 PM

Cross of Christ Lutheran Church
512 North Cockrell Hill Rd.
Desoto, TX 75115

Faith Based

For more information please click here to view the flyer.

Traveling South on I35 Take I67 South. Exit Cockerell Hill Rd. and bear turn left onto S Cockrell Hill Rd for about 3.2 mi.  The church is on the left.  Turn onto Silver Creek and enter the parking lot.  Park near and enter the fellowship hall. 

Dallas

Dallas County

Thursday, July 10th, 6:30 PM

Buckner Children and Family Services
5200 S. Buckner Blvd
Community Building, Room 203
Dallas, TX 75227

Traveling East on I-30 from Fort Worth, take
TX Loop- 12/Buckner Blvd Exit #53A, merge onto East RL Thornton  Freeway east toward Buckner Blvd. Turn right on S. Buckner Blvd (Sign for TX loop -12 South) The first stop light will be  Samuel Blvd, cross over Samuel and Buckner is on the left.

Dallas

Dallas County

Monday, July 14th, 6:30 PM

Circles of Care
9535 Forest Lane
Suite 101 A
Dallas, TX 75234

Directions From I-635, head east on Forest Lane and take first left toward Waterview Office Center. Follow road as it veers left, office building on the right. Enter left/south front entrance and Circles of Care is the first office on your right. 

Fort Worth

Tarrant County

Tuesday, July 15th, 6:00 PM

ACH Child & Family Services
ERC Room 104
3712 Wichita Street
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.

Fort Worth

Tarrant County

Thursday, July 17th, 6:30 PM

Gladney Center for Adoption
6300 John Ryan Drive
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. 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

Dallas

Dallas County

Saturday, July 19th, 10:30 AM

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

Traveling East or West on 635, Exit Coit Road, and head north one block. BFS is located in Office Alpha, which is on the northeast corner of the intersection of Alpha and Coit Rd.

Dallas

Dallas County

Sunday, July 20th, 2:00 PM

Covenant Kids
2550 Beckleymeade Avenue
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)

Hurst

Tarrant County

Thursday, July 24th, 6:00 PM

Pathways Youth and Family Services
1864 N. Norwood Drive
Suite D
Hurst, TX 76054

Off of 183 take the Norwood exit in Hurst, TX and go North on Norwood. The Pathways office will be on the right before the light.

Cedar Hill

Dallas County

Thursday, July 24th, 6:30 PM
 
High Pointe Baptist Church
(Host:Texas Baptist Home)
101 High Pointe Lane
Cedar Hill, TX 75104

Directions:
From 67 South exit Pleasant Run and turn right onto Pleasant Run.
From 67 North exit Pleasant Run/Joe Wilson Rd and turn left onto Pleasant Run.

From Pleasant Run, turn Right on Old Clark Road
Left on High Pointe Lane
High Pointe Baptist Church is on the right

Richardson

Dallas County

Monday,  July 28th,  6:00 PM

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

From I-75 exit Spring Valley, go east on Spring Valley and the office is on the South West corner of Spring Valley and Greenville.

Fort Worth

Tarrant County

Tuesday,  July 29th,  6:30 PM

FIT
5608 Malvey Avenue
Suite 100
Fort Worth, TX

From I-30 Exit camp Bowie and head South. Take a right on Horne St. Take another right on Malvey Ave. Building is large three story building at the end of Malvey Ave. Office will be the first one on the right as you walk into the building.

Dallas

Dallas County

Thursday, July 31st, 6:00 PM

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

Traveling East or West on 635, Exit Coit Road, and head north one block. BFS is located in Office Alpha, which is on the northeast corner of the intersection of Alpha and Coit Rd.

August 2014

Location

Information Meeting Directions

Arlington


-For residents of Dallas County and residents Southeast, East and North of Dallas County

Friday,  August 1st,  6:30 PM

CPS only meeting / CPS Agency Office
(Bilingual Staff Available)

5 Story Silver Building
EPS Benefits
1200 E Copeland Road,
Room 130
Arlington, Texas 76011

You may enter thru front door or go around to the back entrance

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

Sunday, August 3rd, 2:00 PM

Covenant Kids
2550 Beckleymeade Avenue
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


-For residents of Dallas County and residents Southeast, East and North of Dallas County

Monday,  August 4th,  6:30 PM

CPS only meeting / CPS Agency Office
(Bilingual Staff Available)

5 Story Silver Building
EPS Benefits
1200 E Copeland Road,
Room 130
Arlington, Texas 76011

You may enter thru front door or go around to the back entrance

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

For residents of Dallas County and residents Southeast, East and North of Dallas County

Tuesday, August 5th, 6:30 PM

CPS Agency -Only- Meeting
(Bilingual Staff Available)

Centro Familiar Cristiano Church
("Una Familia Para Tu Familia")
419 N. Cedar Ridge Drive
Duncanville, Texas 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. 

Cleburne

Johnson County

Tuesday, August 5th, 6:00 PM

1200 W. 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.

Garland

Dallas County

Thursday, August 7th, 6:30 PM

Jonathan's Place
6065 Duck Creek Drive
Garland, TX 75043

The campus is located on the corner of Duck Creek Drive and Greenbelt Parkway. The meeting will take place in the T Boone Pickens Children's Services Center off of Greenbelt Parkway. There is a statue with children in front of the building.

Dallas

Dallas County

Saturday, August 9th, 10:30 AM

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

Traveling East or West on 635, Exit Coit Road and head north one block. BFS is located in Office Alpha, which is on the northeast corner of the intersection of Alpha and Coit Rd.

Dallas

Dallas County

Saturday, August 9th, 10:30 AM

DFPS Office
Room 140
8700 North Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX

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.

Dallas

Dallas County

Tuesday, August 12th, 6:00 PM

Hope Cottage
2801 Swiss Avenue
Rooms A and B
Dallas, TX 75204

Follow I-30 W to Cantegral Street in Dallas. Take exit 285 from US-75 N. Continue on Cantegral Street. Drive to Swiss Ave. Turn right onto Cantegral St. Turn left onto Swiss Ave. Destination will be on the left.

Dallas

Dallas County

Thursday, August 14th, 6:00 PM

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

Traveling East or West on 635, Exit Coit Road and head north one block. BFS is located in Office Alpha, which is on the northeast corner of the intersection of Alpha and Coit Rd.

Dallas

Dallas County

Monday, August 18th, 6:00 PM

Circles of Care
9535 Forest Lane
Suite 101 A
Dallas, TX 75243

Directions From I-635, head east on Forest Lane and take first left toward Waterview Office Center. Follow road as it veers left, office building on the right. Enter left/south front entrance and Circles of Care is the first office on your right. 

Fort Worth

Tarrant County

Tuesday, August 19th, 6:00 PM

ACH Child & Family Services
ERC Room 104
3712 Wichita Street
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.

Fort Worth

Tarrant County

Thursday, August 21st, 6:30 PM

Kids First, Inc.
4900 SE Loop 820
Suite 202
Fort Worth, TX 76140

Take I-20 Fort Worth, exit Anglin Street, it is a two story white UEA building, facing I-20.

Arlington

Tarrant County

Monday, August 25th, 6:30 PM

Covenant Kids
Westway Office Park
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.

Fort Worth

Tarrant County

Thursday, August 28th, 6:30 PM

Gladney Center for Adoption
6300 John Ryan Drive
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. 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

 

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