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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 contact Christina Garza at (512) 751-7946 or Monica Perez Macias at (512) 839-3934, at least 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. Any attendees arriving 15 minutes late or more will not be admitted.*

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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.

These information meetings are open to all but targeting the Region 7’s counties of Bastrop, Bell, Blanco, Bosque, Brazos, Burleson, Burnet, Caldwell, Coryell, Falls, Fayette, Freestone, Grimes, Hamilton, Hays, Hill, Lampasas, Lee, Leon, Limestone, Llano, Madison, McLennan, Milam, Mills, Robertson, San Saba, Travis, Washington, and Williamson. If you live outside this area, please select your region using the map above.

September 2022

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Teams

Virtual

Tuesday, September 6th, 6:00pm

This information meeting will be held online through TEAMS. RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

RSVP by using this  Info Session RSVP - A - Foster Community.  You will receive an automated email confirming your RSVP.

Prior to attending the information meeting, please watch the following video: https://youtu.be/mDBumv4Bng4

Teams

Virtual

Tuesday, September 13th, 6:00pm

This information meeting will be held online through TEAMS. RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

RSVP by using this Info Session RSVP - B - Foster Community.  You will receive an automated email confirming your RSVP.

Prior to attending the information meeting, please watch the following video: https://youtu.be/mDBumv4Bng4

October 2022

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Teams

Virtual

Tuesday, October 4th, 6:00 pm

This information meeting will be held online through TEAMS. RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

RSVP by using this Info Session RSVP - C - Foster Community 
Presenter: Marci Mills. You will receive an automated email confirming your RSVP.

Prior to attending the information meeting, please watch the following video: https://youtu.be/mDBumv4Bng4

Teams

Virtual

Tuesday, October 11th, 6:00 pm

This information meeting will be held online through TEAMS. RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

RSVP by using this Info Session RSVP - D - Foster Community
Presenter: Ashley Hardin-Turner. You will receive an automated email confirming your RSVP.

Prior to attending the information meeting, please watch the following video: https://youtu.be/mDBumv4Bng4

November 2022

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Teams

Virtual

Tuesday, November 8th, 6:00 pm

This information meeting will be held online through TEAMS. RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

RSVP by using this link Info Session RSVP - E - Foster Community – Tiffany
You will receive an automated email confirming your RSVP.

Prior to attending the information meeting, please watch the following video: https://youtu.be/mDBumv4Bng4

Teams

Virtual

Tuesday, November 10th, 5:30 pm

This information meeting will be held online through TEAMS. RSVP is required due to limited capacity.

RSVP by using this link Info Session RSVP - F - Foster Community – Shindera
You will receive an automated email confirming your RSVP.

Prior to attending the information meeting, please watch the following video: https://youtu.be/mDBumv4Bng4

Recruitment Staff:

DFPS Faith-Based Staff:

  • Christi Yackel, FAD Faith-Based Specialist, (979) 203-6931
    Works with the faith community to answers questions about how to become foster and adoptive family.


*If you are interested in a specific child or siblings found on TARE, Adopt Us Kids from Texas, or the Heart Gallery, please contact the TARE Coordinator or TARE@dfps.texas.gov.

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