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Region 6, Houston 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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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:

April 2021

Location

Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Online

This is a virtual meeting for residents who reside in the following counties: Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Liberty, Montgomery, Matagorda, Walker, Waller and Wharton

Harris County Residents: Please contact Alondra Torres

Thursday, April 1st, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm (CDT)

This information meeting is full. Please view others to attend.

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting

You will receive the link and password  for the meeting after you have been assigned to the meeting and have completed an inquiry form. Limited slots are available.
Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.

Please include your phone number and the county that you live in. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please RSVP to Harryl Hale at (713) 553-6989

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Tuesday, April 6th, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm 

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Thursday, April 8th, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm 

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Saturday, April 10th, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Collaborative meeting (with agencies that contract with the State)

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Wednesday, April 14th, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Thursday, April 15th, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

Online

This is a virtual meeting for residents who reside in the following counties: Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Liberty, Montgomery, Matagorda, Walker, Waller and Wharton

Harris County Residents: Please contact Alondra Torres

Saturday, April 17th, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm (CDT)

This information meeting is full. Please view others to attend.

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting

You will receive the link and password  for the meeting after you have been assigned to the meeting and have completed an inquiry form. Limited slots are available.
Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.

Please include your phone number and the county that you live in. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please RSVP to Harryl Hale at (713) 553-6989

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Tuesday, April 20th, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm 

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Thursday, April 22nd, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm 

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Saturday, April 24th, 10:00 am – 12:00pm

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Tuesday, April 27th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm 

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Thursday, April 29th, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm 

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

May 2021

Location

Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Online

This is a virtual meeting for residents who reside in the following counties: Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Liberty, Montgomery, Matagorda, Walker, Waller and Wharton

Harris County Residents: Please contact Alondra Torres

Saturday, May 1st , 11:00 am  - 12:30 pm (CDT)

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting

This information meeting is full. Please view others to attend.

You will receive the link and password  for the meeting after you have been assigned to the meeting and have completed an inquiry form. Limited slots are available.
Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.

Please include your phone number and the county that you live in. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please RSVP to Harryl Hale at (713) 553-6989

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Saturday, May 1st, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Collaborative meeting (with agencies that contract with the State)

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Tuesday, May 4th, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Thursday, May 6th, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Thursday, May 6th, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Wednesday, May 12th, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Saturday, May 15th, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Tuesday, May 18th, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm 

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Thursday, May 20th, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Thursday, May 20th, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

Online

This is a virtual meeting for residents who reside in the following counties: Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Liberty, Montgomery, Matagorda, Walker, Waller and Wharton

Harris County Residents: Please contact Alondra Torres

Thursday  May 20th, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm (CDT)

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting

You will receive the link and password  for the meeting after you have been assigned to the meeting and have completed an inquiry form. Limited slots are available.
Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.

Please include your phone number and the county that you live in. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please RSVP to Harryl Hale at (713) 553-6989

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Wednesday, May 26th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm 

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Thursday, May 27th, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

June 2021

Location

Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Tuesday, June 1st, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm 

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Saturday, June 5th, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Collaborative meeting (with agencies that contract with the State)

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Tuesday, June 8th, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm 

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Thursday, June 10th, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm 

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Thursday, June 10th, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Tuesday, June 15th 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Wednesday, June 16th, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Thursday, June 17th, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Tuesday, June 22nd, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Saturday, June 26th, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Tuesday, June 29th, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

Online

Harris County Residents only. Residents of an Outlying County Must Attend a Meeting from that Area.

Wednesday, June 30th, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Foster/Adopt Virtual Information Meeting. Please join this meeting from your computer or tablet.
Limited slots are available. If the slots are full, you will have to schedule for another meeting.

Please contact Alondra Torres, Alondra.Torres@dfps.texas.gov, to complete an inquiry form and schedule a meeting.

Recruitment Staff

  • Elizabeth Bolling, Foster/Adopt Specialist (Harris County): (713) 394-4227
  • Michele Broussard, Foster/Adopt Development Specialist (Harris County): (713) 394-4262
  • Harryl Hale, Foster/Adopt Recruiter (Outlying Counties): (281) 847-7061

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