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Region 2, Abilene and surrounding area

Foster Care and Adoption Information Meetings

* 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. *

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Recruitment Events and Foster/Adopt Information Meetings:

The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services is looking for caring foster and adoptive families in your area. To learn more about becoming a foster or adoptive parent through our agency, we will be having the following information meetings in your area:

June 2018

Location

Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Abilene

Taylor County

Thursday, June 7th, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

St. James United Methodist Church
3100 Barrow St.
Abilene, TX 79605

Wichita Falls

Wichita County

Monday, June 11th, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

A World For Children
2301 Midwestern Pkwy, Ste. 108
Wichita Falls, TX 76302

July 2018

Location

Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Abilene

Taylor County

Thursday, July 5th, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

St. James United Methodist Church
3100 Barrow Street
Abilene, TX 79605

Wichita Falls

Wichita County

Monday, July 9th, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm - CANCELLED

Presbyterian Children’s Homes And Services
4007 Call Field, Ste. C
Wichita Falls, TX 76302

Wichita Falls

Wichita County

Tuesday, July 10th, 6:00 pm

The Non-Profit Center, Wells Fargo Building
2301 E Kell
Suite 218
Wichita Falls, TX, 76308

August 2018

Location

Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Abilene

Taylor County

Thursday, August 2nd, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

St. James United Methodist Church
3100 Barrow St.
Abilene, TX 79605

Wichita Falls

Wichita County

Monday, August 13th, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

New Horizons
4722 Taft Blvd., Ste. 8
Wichita Falls, TX 76308

Heart Gallery

EventS

Heart Gallery of North West Texas

The Heart Gallery of North West Texas exists to connect children who are available for adoption, due to abuse or neglect, with loving families who are interested in adoption. This Heart Gallery is a traveling portrait collection. Photographers give their talents to capture the hearts of our children who have entered the care of Child Protective Services. Volunteers give their time and their voices to display these portraits at events, businesses, churches, and organizations. The mission of The Heart Gallery of North West Texas is to help connect waiting children with adoptive parents.

Website coming soon!

Recruitment/Faith-Based Staff

Herb Brister, Faith-based Recruiter, Wichita Falls and surrounding counties, (940) 521-5028. Answers questions for the faith community on how to recruit and license foster and adoptive families from their congregations.

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