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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.texas.gov/Child_Protection/Foster_Care/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 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:

November 2022

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Tuesday, November 29th, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMvc-murzguGNVHOgCi1zT1X32LFgyBkDrS

December 2022

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Online Information Meeting via Microsoft Teams

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

Monday, December 5th, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Please RSVP before December 5th, 2022. To RSVP, please email: Immanuel.harris@dfps.texas.gov with the following information: 

  • First and last name
  • Spouse’s first and last name, if applicable
  • Phone number
  • County in which you reside
  • Meeting Date/Time

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: Immanuel Harris, Child Protective Services Foster and Adoption Recruiter, for any questions: (469) 346-9135

VIRTUAL

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

Tuesday, December 6th, 12:00-1:00 pm
Foster Care and Adoption 101 Information Meeting
Virtual- See OCOK site for link to meeting.
https://ourcommunity-ourkids.org/calendar/ 

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Wednesday, December 7th, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMoceuupj0sHdOFMgy0D91orgEbANIlfNem

Online Information Meeting via Microsoft Teams

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

Thursday, December 8th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Please RSVP before December 7th, 2022. To RSVP, please email: Michele.Broussard@dfps.texas.gov with the following information: 

  • First and last name
  • Spouse’s first and last name, if applicable
  • Phone number
  • County in which you reside
  • Meeting Date/Time

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: Michele Broussard, Child Protective Services Foster and Adoption Recruiter, for any questions: (214) 415-4470

VIRTUAL

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

Thursday, December 8th, 6:30- 7:30 pm
Foster Care and Adoption 101 Information Meeting
Virtual- See OCOK site for link to meeting.
https://ourcommunity-ourkids.org/calendar/ 

Online Information Meeting via Microsoft Teams

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

Monday, December 12th, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Please RSVP before December 12th, 2022. To RSVP, please email: Immanuel.harris@dfps.texas.gov with the following information: 

  • First and last name
  • Spouse’s first and last name, if applicable
  • Phone number
  • County in which you reside
  • Meeting Date/Time

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: Immanuel Harris, Child Protective Services Foster and Adoption Recruiter, for any questions: (469) 346-9135

Online Information Meeting via Microsoft Teams

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, December 13th, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Please RSVP before December 12th, 2022. To RSVP, please email: Michele.Broussard@dfps.texas.gov with the following information: 

  • First and last name
  • Spouse’s first and last name, if applicable
  • Phone number
  • County in which you reside
  • Meeting Date/Time

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: Michele Broussard, Child Protective Services Foster and Adoption Recruiter, for any questions: (214) 415-4470

VIRTUAL

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

Tuesday, December 13th, 6:30-7:30 pm
Foster Care and Adoption 101 Information Meeting
Virtual- See OCOK site for link to meeting.
https://ourcommunity-ourkids.org/calendar/ 

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Thursday, December 15th, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwtcuCvpj0qG9XHKglU6JAtdrhRrhtpPNaT

VIRTUAL

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

Friday, December 16th, 12:00-1:00 pm
Foster Care and Adoption 101 Information Meeting
Virtual- See OCOK site for link to meeting.
https://ourcommunity-ourkids.org/calendar/ 

Online Information Meeting via Microsoft Teams

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

Monday, December 19th, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Please RSVP before December 19th, 2022. To RSVP, please email: Immanuel.harris@dfps.texas.gov with the following information: 

  • First and last name
  • Spouse’s first and last name, if applicable
  • Phone number
  • County in which you reside
  • Meeting Date/Time

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: Immanuel Harris, Child Protective Services Foster and Adoption Recruiter, for any questions: (469) 346-9135

ONLINE

General Information Meeting
Monday, December 19th, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwkcu-uqj0oEtPDM9trY1XIOjCDU75Wr00Z

Online Information Meeting via Microsoft Teams

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, December 20th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Please RSVP before December 19th, 2022. To RSVP, please email: Michele.Broussard@dfps.texas.gov with the following information: 

  • First and last name
  • Spouse’s first and last name, if applicable
  • Phone number
  • County in which you reside
  • Meeting Date/Time

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: Michele Broussard, Child Protective Services Foster and Adoption Recruiter, for any questions: (214) 415-4470

January 2023

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Thursday, January 5, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUscuqpqDwvH9B40KguUhCpH3lyBdj7FL97

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

 

Friday, January 13, 12 pm - 1 pm

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYlf-uuqDwsE9y0THOuEparlW_aKAqU9WFW

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Tuesday, January 17, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIqdOygqTsuE9VS54Qq6jUnO8WYtrBpKaGD

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Wednesday, January 25th, 6:30 pm – 8:00pm

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIqcuqopzMiGN2xQeLIXovDlq3MlB5_8mVA

 

 

 

 

Februay 2023

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Thursday, February 2, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0pdOuqrj8pGdzYClINIVCnerYX3Z0f7IFO

 

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

 

Monday, February 6, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYpfu6sqTooGNUEfQxptTnPiEie4aQEbsOX

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Wednesday, February 15th, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYpduyorTorGdz7Spd4hYQCxAk5ZkzlNpaB

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Thursday, February 23, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIsceCpqzMsHdQcTYthtvfY0CWcZGp_Gwtl

 

 

 

 

March 2023

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Friday, March 3, 12 pm – 1pm

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEqc-6qpjgrHN0dp_numM76aIcSgeD3aCAR

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

 

Tuesday, March 13, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYtc-qrqTgoE9zx77kzlnshckif4BFFFVkI

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Wednesday, March 29, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEsduCsrjovGNKgJ_LrB4ESobuDZbtVrcKw

 

DFPS Recruitment 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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