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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:

September 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 Informational Meeting via GoToMeeting

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, September 3, 6:00 pm-7:30 pm
Please RSVP no later than two days prior to the meeting. Please forward your

  • First and last name
  • Spouse’s first and last name, if applicable
  • Phone number to: LaQueena.Warren@dfps.state.tx.us

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

Friday, September 4th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAudOysqTssGtz3zo7cDgI2s95GkN5-vbWy

ONLINE

Restorative Information Meeting

Tuesday, September 8th, 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/tZUudumvrjIqGtCrSS5qcF517ahxiKkGaU7O

VIRTUAL

If you reside in these counties: Tarrant, Johnson, Parker, Hood, Erath, Somervell or Palo Pinto.

Sunday, September 13th, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Foster Care and Adoption 101 Information Meeting

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

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Monday, September 14th, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUudO-srzwsHdWQ20sM2efossEi2oY-7B2t

VIRTUAL

If you reside in these counties: Tarrant, Johnson, Parker, Hood, Erath, Somervell or Palo Pinto.

Tuesday, September 15th, 6:30 pm -7:30 pm

Foster Care and Adoption 101 Information Meeting

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

VIRTUAL

If you reside in these counties: Tarrant, Johnson, Parker, Hood, Erath, Somervell or Palo Pinto.

Tuesday, September 22nd, 6:30 pm -7:30 pm

Foster Care and Adoption 101 Information Meeting

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

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Thursday, September 24th, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZErduChrT8uGtdogpB4DTG3vj5OD26mq-iH

VIRTUAL

If you reside in these counties: Tarrant, Johnson, Parker, Hood, Erath, Somervell or Palo Pinto.

Monday, September 28th, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Foster Care and Adoption 101 Information Meeting

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

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Wednesday, September 30th, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIod-2pqDwpEtLPcYubRC2ctmxJGsfjBipA

October 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 Informational Meeting via GoToMeeting

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

Tuesday, October 6th, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Please RSVP no later than 3 days prior to the meeting. Please forward:

  • First and last name
  • Spouse’s first and last name, if applicable
  • Phone number to: LaQueena.Warren@dfps.state.tx.us

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

Online Informational Meeting via GoToMeeting

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

Wednesday, October 7th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Please RSVP no later than 3 days prior to the meeting. Please forward:

  • First and last name
  • Spouse’s first and last name, if applicable
  • Phone number to: LaQueena.Warren@dfps.state.tx.us

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

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Saturday, October 10th, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIldeGtpjwpG91aP_YlqSC1xG31PpfKs65J

ONLINE

Restorative Information Meeting

Tuesday, October 13th, 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/tZYufuurqzIvGtcYLzifY0Po-vAhFK4CkAYU

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Monday, October 19th, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUudu2uqTgiE9GTmNnKh1zV7ErAz7V4Z1lZ

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Thursday, October 29th, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEtd-mprTopGdFzFq82T3eUUKWiy8Bu8o30

November 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

Friday, November 6th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUsf-ivpjIiHtIVEjB3IFsI1UhCCWmYVuqi

ONLINE

Restorative Information Meeting

Tuesday, November 10th, 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/tZcudOigqT0uGtN4NIgLNwOBi6nuNJ_rlILQ

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Wednesday, November 18th, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZElc-moqDkpGdRF0EaFewfwGASRDvzdSiyz

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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