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Region 7, Austin 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. *

*Please note that children are not able to attend information meetings due to the potential sensitive subject matter discussed.*

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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 2019

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Brenham

Washington County

Monday, April 1st, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

*Child Placing Agencies must RSVP 72 hours in advance prior to attending the information meeting.*

DFPS Office
2248 S. Market Street
Brenham, TX 77833

Please contact Christi Yackel at (979) 203-6931 for any questions. RSVP is not required.

Waco

McLennan County

Monday, April 8th, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

*Child Placing Agencies must RSVP 72 hours in advance prior to attending the information meeting.*

DFPS Office
801 Austin Avenue, Suite 150
Waco, TX 76701

Please contact Regena Robinson at (254) 931-6358 for any questions. RSVP is not required.

Austin (North)

Travis County

Tuesday, April 9th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

*Child Placing Agencies must RSVP 72 hours in advance prior to attending the information meeting.*

DFPS Office
14000 Summit Drive
Suite 100
Austin, TX 78728

Please contact Shelby Rosenquist at (512) 834-4705 for any questions. RSVP is not required.

Austin (South)

Travis County

Tuesday, April 9th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

*Child Placing Agencies must RSVP 72 hours in advance prior to attending the information meeting.*

Austin Ridge Bible Church – Southwest Campus
7416 W TX-71
Austin, TX 78735

Please contact Shelby Rosenquist at (512) 834-4705 for any questions. RSVP is not required.

Bryan

Brazos County

Thursday, April 11th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

*Child Placing Agencies must RSVP 72 hours in advance prior to attending the information meeting.*

DFPS Office
2400 Osborn Lane
Bryan, TX 77803

Please contact Kelsie Locklin at (979) 213-0417 for any questions. RSVP is not required.

Georgetown

Williamson County

Thursday, April 11th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

*Child Placing Agencies must RSVP 72 hours in advance prior to attending the information meeting.*

Georgetown Public Library
Hewlett Room – 2nd Floor, Room 222
402 W 8th Street
Georgetown, TX 78626

Please contact Albert Lucio at (512) 954-5446 or Tiffany Cook at (254) 319-6178 for any questions. RSVP is not required.

May 2019

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Burnet

Burnet County

Tuesday, May 7th, 6:30 pm

*Child Placing Agencies must RSVP 72 hours in advance prior to attending the information meeting.*

DFPS Office
1104 W. Buchanan Dr., Ste. 2
Burnet, Texas 78611

Contact: Terri Parsons at (512) 564-0379 for any questsions. RSVP is not required.

Temple

Bell County

Wednesday, May 8th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

*Child Placing Agencies must RSVP 72 hours in advance prior to attending the information meeting.*

DFPS Office
4501 S General Bruce Drive
Suite 20
Temple, TX 76502

Please contact Jenny Sykes at (254) 247-5398 or Katy Haydon at (254) 449-4792 for any questions. RSVP is not required.

College Station

Brazos County

Thursday, May 9th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

*Child Placing Agencies must RSVP 72 hours in advance prior to attending the information meeting.*

Aldersgate United Methodist Church
2201 Earl Rudder Freeway
College Station, TX 77845

Please contact Benjamin Glade at (979) 324-0518 for any questions. RSVP is not required.

Waco

McClennan County

Monday, May 13th, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

*Child Placing Agencies must RSVP 72 hours in advance prior to attending the information meeting.*

DFPS Office
801 Austin Avenue, Suite 150
Waco, TX 76701

Please contact Sherry Harris at (254) 495-9653 for any questions. RSVP is not required.

Bastrop

Bastrop County

Tuesday, May 14th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

*Child Placing Agencies must RSVP 72 hours in advance prior to attending the information meeting.*

DFPS Office
3809 E. Loop 150
Suite 102
Bastrop, Texas 78602

Please contact Julianne Urban at (512) 629-7235 for any questions. RSVP is not required.

Austin (North)

Travis County

Tuesday, May 14th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

*Child Placing Agencies must RSVP 72 hours in advance prior to attending the information meeting.*

DFPS Office
14000 Summit Drive
Suite 100
Austin, TX 78728

Please contact Shelby Rosenquist at (512) 834-4705 for any questions. RSVP is not required.

Austin (South)

Travis County

Tuesday, May 14th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

*Child Placing Agencies must RSVP 72 hours in advance prior to attending the information meeting.*

Austin Ridge Bible Church – Southwest Campus
7416 W TX-71
Austin, TX 78735

Please contact Shelby Rosenquist at (512) 834-4705 for any questions. RSVP is not required.

June 2019

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Waco

McClennan County

Monday, June 10th, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

*Child Placing Agencies must RSVP 72 hours in advance prior to attending the information meeting.*

DFPS Office
801 Austin Avenue, Suite 150
Waco, TX 76701

Please contact Kara Crawford at (254) 717-3886 for any questions. RSVP is not required.

Austin (North)

Travis County

Tuesday, June 11th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

*Child Placing Agencies must RSVP 72 hours in advance prior to attending the information meeting.*

DFPS Office
14000 Summit Drive
Suite 100
Austin, TX 78728

Please contact Shelby Rosenquist at (512) 834-4705 for any questions. RSVP is not required.

Austin (South)

Travis County

Tuesday, June 11th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

*Child Placing Agencies must RSVP 72 hours in advance prior to attending the information meeting.*

Austin Ridge Bible Church – Southwest Campus
7416 W TX-71
Austin, TX 78735

Please contact Shelby Rosenquist at (512) 834-4705 for any questions. RSVP is not required.

Killeen

Bell County

Tuesday, June 11th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

*Child Placing Agencies must RSVP 72 hours in advance prior to attending the information meeting.*

DFPS Office
405 E Elms Road
Killeen, TX 76542

Please contact Michelle Carr at (254) 228- 7214 or Therza Adkins at (254) 291-1295 for any questions. RSVP is not required.

Bryan

Brazos County

Thursday, June 13th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

*Child Placing Agencies must RSVP 72 hours in advance prior to attending the information meeting.*

DFPS Office
2400 Osborn Lane
Bryan, TX 77803

Please contact Kelsie Locklin at (979) 213-0417 for any questions. RSVP is not required.

 

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