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Region 3

Foster Care and Adoption Information Meetings

If you reside in one of these counties: If you reside in one of these counties:
Our Community, Our Kids is responsible for Foster Care and Adoption Information Meetings for your area. Please find Foster Care and Adoption 101 Information Meeting details below. For additional information please visit Our Community Our Kids at: http://www.ourcommunity-ourkids.org/ or call 844-644-9240.
  • Tarrant
  • Hood
  • Erath
  • Somervell
  • Parker
  • Palo Pinto
  • Johnson

Our Community Our Kids, is now in partnership with DFPS as part of Community-Based Care. Community-Based Care is a new way of providing foster care and case management services. It's a community-based approach to meeting the individual and unique needs of children, youth, and families. For more information regarding Community-Based Care, please visit https://www.dfps.state.tx.us/Child_Protection/Community-Based_Care 

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

  • 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:

July 2020

*All DFPS area in-person information meetings have been cancelled at this time due to COVID-19. Please check back for updates to virtual meetings.*

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Online

If you reside in these counties only, please feel free to attend this meeting: Dallas, Denton, Cooke, Wise, Fannin, Grayson, Collin, Rockwall, Hunt, Kaufman, Ellis, or Navarro.

 

Thursday, July 2nd, 12:00 pm-1:30 pm

GoToMeeting
RSVP: Please forward the following information to the above email address to RSVP no later than 3 days prior to the meeting:

  • First and last name
  • Spouse’s first and last name, if applicable
  • Phone number

Once you RSVP, you will receive the information to access the meeting.

Adult only meeting. If you’re married, please ensure your spouse joins in as well.

If you would like more information on the licensing process through Child Protective Services (CPS), please join this meeting. Your attendance will also count, if you choose to partner with a private agency to become licensed.

Contact Person: La Queena Warren, Child Protective Services Foster and Adoption Recruiter, for any questions: (817) 304-1272

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Monday, July 6th, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYsfu2trDstEtRO7wnn-SE9iFWc4SxbZWfh

Virtual

Thursday, July 9th, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Foster Care and Adoption 101 Information Meeting

Virtual- See OCOK site for link to meeting.
http://www.ourcommunity-ourkids.org/events/agency-orientations/.

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Friday, July 10th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0tfuGorj4tH9ePOKw79OWqIAvZZNgST_m8

Virtual

Sunday, July 12th, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Foster Care and Adoption 101 Information Meeting

Virtual- See OCOK site for link to meeting.
http://www.ourcommunity-ourkids.org/events/agency-orientations/.

Virtual Tuesday, July 14th, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Foster Care and Adoption 101 Information Meeting

Virtual- See OCOK site for link to meeting.
http://www.ourcommunity-ourkids.org/events/agency-orientations/.

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Wednesday, July 15th, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUkf-upqzgjG9A57G-pACkBsZsj7OBFLJPh

Virtual

Monday, July 20th, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Foster Care and Adoption 101 Information Meeting

Virtual- See OCOK site for link to meeting.
http://www.ourcommunity-ourkids.org/events/agency-orientations/.

ONLINE

Restorative Information Meeting

Tuesday, July 21st, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Restorative Information Meeting
A special meeting for families interested in caring for children with advanced emotional, developmental, and educational needs.

Register today!
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAkduGoqDsiHtcPgLw_M-vw7JtAmkOVz9Ax

Online

If you reside in these counties only, please feel free to attend this meeting: Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Fannin, Grayson, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro, Rockwall, Wise

Thursday, July 23rd, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/619136909

Note: This meeting is locked with a password. You must RSVP no later than four hours prior to the meeting by emailing your first and last name and spouses first and last name, if applicable, and phone number to: Nikki Thomas to receive password.

If you would like more information on the licensing process through Child Protective Services, please join this meeting. Your attendance will also count, if you choose to partner with a private agency to become licensed.

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Saturday, July 25th, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZckfuusrDwjG9FjhsY0YNy_l78dezZ2X0h3

Virtual Tuesday, July 28th, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Foster Care and Adoption 101 Information Meeting

Virtual- See OCOK site for link to meeting.
http://www.ourcommunity-ourkids.org/events/agency-orientations/.

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Thursday, July 30th, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwsc-iorjgsE9bP6GLEdTEXC8hD54_BvYzX

August 2020

*All DFPS area in-person information meetings have been cancelled at this time due to COVID-19. Please check back for updates to virtual meetings.*

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Monday, August 3rd, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAlc-mrqzsiGNPCoaSklpPtsH-LLn0l3zxN

ONLINE

Restorative Information Meeting

Tuesday, August 11th, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Restorative Information Meeting
A special meeting for families interested in caring for children with advanced emotional, developmental, and educational needs.

Register today!
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYvc-Gqrz8qGNw0TeYf9i1WFl3vejCAzDU0

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Friday, August 14th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYkc-ChqzIuHt1gVh8ndNtnBXW4QNrUnSC3

Online

If you reside in these counties only, please feel free to attend this meeting: Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Fannin, Grayson, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro, Rockwall, Wise

Monday, August 17th, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/619136909

Note: This meeting is locked with a password. You must RSVP no later than four hours prior to the meeting by emailing your first and last name and spouses first and last name, if applicable, and phone number to: Nikki Thomas to receive password.

If you would like more information on the licensing process through Child Protective Services, please join this meeting. Your attendance will also count, if you choose to partner with a private agency to become licensed.

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Wednesday, August 19th, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUsc-mhqzIuG92ThJokYb8wf0fTq-qmVIyn

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Saturday, August 22nd, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUqcO2sqzMrG9LMeXWenuX1MmDtlDMBudcw

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Thursday, August 27th, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIlduigqTIoHdQXt7wKjx_rTAnUFWibXOXw

 

DFPS Recruitment Staff

DFPS 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:
Fax: (817) 276-3569

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