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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:

May 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, Navarro

Tuesday, May 5th, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Where: ONLINE-via GoToMeetings
1.  Please join my meeting.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/336287773
2.  Join the conference call:
Dial +1 (872) 240-3212


Access Code: 336-287-773
Audio PIN: Shown after joining the meeting
Meeting Password: Password will be provided via email prior to the meeting.
Meeting ID: 336-287-773

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

Note: Please RSVP no later than two hours prior to the meeting by emailing your first and last name and spouses first and last name, if applicable, and phone number to the following: LaQueena.Warren@dfps.state.tx.us.

All are welcome to attend. Adult only meeting. If you’re married, please ensure your spouse join in as well.

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

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, Navarro

Thrusday, May 7th, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Where: ONLINE-via GoToMeetings
1.  Please join my meeting.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/561994533
2.  Join the conference call:
Dial +1 (571) 317-3112


Access Code: 561-994-533
Audio PIN: Shown after joining the meeting
Meeting Password: Password will be provided via email prior to the meeting.
Meeting ID: 561-994-533

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

Note: Please RSVP no later than two hours prior to the meeting by emailing your first and last name and spouses first and last name, if applicable, and phone number to the following: LaQueena.Warren@dfps.state.tx.us.

All are welcome to attend. Adult only meeting. If you’re married, please ensure your spouse join in as well.

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.

Arlington

Tarrant County

Monday, May 11th, 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Foster Care and Adoption 101 Information Meeting

St. John Cumberland Presbyterian Church
6007 W. Pleasant Ridge Rd.
Arlington, TX 76016

Weatherford

Parker County  

Monday, May 11th, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Foster Care and Adoption 101 Information Meeting

North Side Baptist Church
910 N Main Street
Weatherford, TX 76086

The meeting will be in the Children's Building. From Main, take a right on First. The Children's Building is on your right

GoToMeeting

Online

Tuesday, May 12th, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/746583973

Access Code: 746-583-973
Meeting Password: Password will be provided via email prior to the meeting.

Note: This meeting is locked with a password: you must RSVP no later than two hours prior to the meeting by emailing your first and last name and spouses first and last name, if applicable, and phone number to:  Nakithia.thomas@dfps.state.tx.us 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.

Forest Hill

Tarrant County

Wednesday, May 13th, 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Foster Care and Adoption 101 Information Meeting

Kids First Inc.
4900 SE Loop 820
Forest Hill, TX 76140

GoToMeeting

Online

Thursday, May 14th, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/746583973

Access Code: 746-583-973
Meeting Password: Password will be provided via email prior to the meeting.

Note: This meeting is locked with a password: you must RSVP no later than two hours prior to the meeting by emailing your first and last name and spouses first and last name, if applicable, and phone number to:  Nakithia.thomas@dfps.state.tx.us 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

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, Navarro

Sunday, May 17th, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Where: ONLINE-via GoToMeetings

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/393289157

This meeting is locked with a password. Password will be provided via email prior to the meeting.

You can also dial in using your phone.
(For supported devices, tap a one-touch number below to join instantly.)
United States: +1 (786) 535-3211
- One-touch: tel:+17865353211,,393289157#

Access Code: 393-289-157

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

Note: Please RSVP no later than two hours prior to the meeting by emailing your first and last name and spouses first and last name, if applicable, and phone number to the following: LaQueena.Warren@dfps.state.tx.us.

All are welcome to attend. Adult only meeting. If you’re married, please ensure your spouse join in as well.

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.

Cleburne

Johnson County

Monday, May 18th, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Foster Care and Adoption 101 Information Meeting

Crossroads Church of Cleburne
111 N Pendell Avenue
Cleburne, TX 76033

GoToMeeting

Online

Tuesday, May 19th, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/746583973

Access Code: 746-583-973
Meeting Password: Password will be provided via email prior to the meeting.

Note: This meeting is locked with a password: you must RSVP no later than two hours prior to the meeting by emailing your first and last name and spouses first and last name, if applicable, and phone number to:  Nakithia.thomas@dfps.state.tx.us 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.

GoToMeeting

Online

Thursday, May 21st, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/746583973

Access Code: 746-583-973
Meeting Password: Password will be provided via email prior to the meeting.

Note: This meeting is locked with a password: you must RSVP no later than two hours prior to the meeting by emailing your first and last name and spouses first and last name, if applicable, and phone number to:  Nakithia.thomas@dfps.state.tx.us 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.

Mineral Wells

Palo Pinto County

Thursday, May 21st, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Foster Care and Adoption 101 Information Meeting

Boyce Ditto Public Library
2300 SW M.L.K. Jr. Street 
Mineral Wells, TX 76067

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, Navarro

Wednesday, May 27th, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Where: ONLINE-via GoToMeetings
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/235350301

This meeting is locked with a password: Password will be provided via email prior to the meeting.

You can also dial in using your phone.
(For supported devices, tap a one-touch number below to join instantly.)
United States: +1 (786) 535-3211
- One-touch: tel:+17865353211,,235350301#

Access Code: 235-350-301

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

Note: Please RSVP no later than two hours prior to the meeting by emailing your first and last name and spouses first and last name, if applicable, and phone number to the following: LaQueena.Warren@dfps.state.tx.us.

All are welcome to attend. Adult only meeting. If you’re married, please ensure your spouse join in as well.

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.

June 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

Burleson

Johnson County

Monday, June 1st, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Foster Care and Adoption 101 Information Meeting

Dwell Coffee & Biscuits
108 W Ellison St #101
Burleson, TX 76028

Arlington

Tarrant County  

Monday, June 8th, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Foster Care and Adoption 101 Information Meeting

St. John Cumberland Presbyterian Church
6007 W. Pleasant Ridge Rd.
Arlington, TX 76016

Weatherford

Parker County  

Monday, June 8th, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Foster Care and Adoption 101 Information Meeting

North Side Baptist Church
910 N Main Street
Weatherford, TX 76086

The meeting will be in the Children's Building. From Main, take a right on First. The Children's Building is on your right

GoToMeeting

Online

Thursday, June 18th, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/285236285

Note: This meeting is locked with a password: you must RSVP no later than two hours prior to the meeting by emailing your first and last name and spouses first and last name, if applicable, and phone number to:  Nakithia.thomas@dfps.state.tx.us 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.

Mineral Wells

Palo Pinto County

Thursday, June 18th, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Foster Care and Adoption 101 Information Meeting

Boyce Ditto Public Library
2300 SW M.L.K. Jr. Street
Mineral Wells, TX 76067

Keller

Tarrant County

Monday, June 22nd, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Foster Care and Adoption 101 Information Meeting

Keller Public Library
640 Johnson Rd.
Keller, TX 76248

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:
Phone: (817) 792-4409
Fax: (817) 276-3569

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