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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. Any attendees arriving 15 minutes late or more will not be admitted. Child Placing Agencies must RSVP 72 hours in advance prior to attending the information meeting.*

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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.

January 2020

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Bryan

Brazos County

Thursday, January 9th, 6:00 pm

DFPS Office
2400 Osborn Lane
Bryan, TX 77803

Please contact Ben Glade at (979) 324-0518 for any questions.

Burnet

Burnet County

Saturday, January 11th, 9:30 am

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

Please contact Terri Parsons at (512) 564-0379 for any questions.

Georgetown

Williamson County

Monday, January 13th, 6:00 pm

Georgetown Health Foundation
2423 Williams Drive, Suite 101
Georgetown, TX 78628

Please contact Albert Lucio at (512) 954-5446 or Tiffany Cook at (254) 319-6178 for any questions.

Waco

McLennan County

Monday, January 13th, 5:30 pm

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

Please contact Sherry Harris at (254) 495-9653 for any questions.

Austin (North)

Travis County

Tuesday, January 14th, 6:00 pm

DFPS Office
14000 Summit Drive, Suite 100
Austin, TX 78728

Please contact Christina Garza at (512) 751-7946 for any questions.

Austin (South)

Travis County

Tuesday, January 14th, 6:00 pm

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

Please contact Maya Broaden-Knighten at (512) 921-9647 for any questions.

February 2020

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Temple

Bell County

Wednesday, February 5th, 6:00 pm

4501 S. General Bruce Drive, Suite 20
Temple, TX 76502

Please contact Jenny Sykes at (254) 247-5398 or Kary Haydon at (254) 449-4792 for any questions.

Waco

McLennan County

Monday, February 10th, 5:30 pm

DFPS Office
801 Austin Avenue, Ste. 150
Waco, TX 76701

Please contact Kara Crawford at (254) 717-3886 for any questions.

Austin (North)

Travis County

Tuesday, February 11th, 6:00 pm

DFPS Office
14000 Summit Drive, Suite 100
Austin, TX 78728

Please contact Sarah Preston at (512) 705-3191 for any questions.

Austin (South)

Travis County

Tuesday, February 11th, 6:00 pm

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

Please contact Stephanie Hennes at (512) 657-3750 for any questions.

Bryan

Brazos County

Thursday, February 13th, 6:00 pm

DFPS Office
2400 Osborn Lane
Bryan, TX 77803

Please contact Ben Glade at (979) 324-0518 for any questions.

Lockhart

Caldwell County

Wednesday, February 19th, 6:00 pm

DFPS Office
219 Bufkin Lane
Lockhart, TX 78644

Please contact Ashley Hardin-Turner at (512) 718-2713 for any questions.

*RSVP is required due to limited seating*

Bastrop

Bastrop County

Tuesday, February 25th, 6:00 pm

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

Please contact Julianne Urban at (512) 629-7235 for any questions.

March 2020

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

Waco

McLennan County

Monday, March 9th, 5:30 pm

DFPS Office
801 Austin Avenue, Ste. 150
Waco, TX 76701

Please contact Dawn Engeldinger at (254) 716-6618 for any questions.

Austin (North)

Travis County

Tuesday, March 10th, 6:00 pm

DFPS Office
14000 Summit Drive, Suite 100
Austin, TX 78728

Please contact Stephanie Hennes at (512) 657-3750 for any questions.

Austin (South)

Travis County

Tuesday, March 10th, 6:00 pm

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

Please contact Amy Smith at (512) 914-1991 for any questions.

San Marcos

Hays County

Wednesday, March 11th, 6:00 pm

DFPS Office
1901 Dutton Drive, Suite B
San Marcos, TX 78666

Please contact Ashley Hardin-Turner at (512) 718-2713 for any questions.

*RSVP is required due to limited seating*

Killeen

Bell County

Tuesday, March 17th, 6:00 pm

DFPS Office
405 Elms Road
Killeen, TX 76542

Please contact Michelle Carr at (254) 228- 7214 or Therza Adkins at (254) 291-1295 for any questions.

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The Heart Gallery of Central Texas

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