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Region 3

Foster Care and Adoption Information Meetings

If you reside in one of these counties (Region 3B): If you reside in one of these counties (Region 3E):
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. Also see the list of recruitment staff later on this page for Our Community, Our Kids.
  • Cooke
  • Denton
  • Erath
  • Wise
  • Tarrant
  • Hood
  • Johnson
  • Palo Pinto
  • Parker
  • Somervell

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.CommunityBasedCare.org  

For information on fostering or adopting a child from out of state, contact the state ICPC office.

EMPOWER is responsible for Foster Care in our area. For additional information please visit: https://3empower.org/fosterfutures/

You may contact Cheryl Batiste, the recruitment specialist at EMPOWER at (945) 289-2228 or any of the EMPOWER recruitment staff later on this page.

  • Dallas
  • 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. *

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:

April 2024

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Friday, April 5th, 12:00 PM
Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwpcOuvrz0pE92o-I9H_VPB82XGDw3i32dP

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Wednesday, April 17th, 6:30 PM
Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYuce-gqzIuGNZPkK_r9Z3GbJ50_8qp5m6q

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Friday, April 26th, 12:00 PM
Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcrd-qprDgrHNFHLX34b1NcZQyTbOYWJRaz

IN-PERSON

General Information Meeting

Tuesday, April 30th, 6:30pm
Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!
6100 Cowell, Blvd, Irving, TX 75309

https://forms.gle/jeEvvZwLarkA7bMv8

 

May 2024

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Friday, May 3rd, 12:00 PM
Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcrd-qprDgrHNFHLX34b1NcZQyTbOYWJRaz

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Thursday, May 9th, 6:30 PM
Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIoc-ivrz8jGNEhkA2GBih7zD84Lw2vRfae

IN-PERSON

General Information Meeting

Tuesday, May 14th, 6:30pm
Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!
320 Westway Pl Ste 530, Arlington, TX 76018

https://forms.gle/6asqnAszXPL7heqF7

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Monday, May 20th, 6:30PM
Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcrd-qprDgrHNFHLX34b1NcZQyTbOYWJRaz

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Friday, May 30th, 12:00 PM
Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcrce6rrz8rHt0GEzgROcr7AkSFvOK1ZhrF

June 2024

Location Foster/Adopt Information Meetings

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Friday, June 7th, 12:00 PM
Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcrd-qprDgrHNFHLX34b1NcZQyTbOYWJRaz

IN-PERSON

General Information Meeting

Wednesday, Jun 12th 2024, 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

https://events.humanitix.com/child-to-family-connection

Prestonwood Baptist Church - Plano Campus

6801 W Park Blvd, Plano, TX 75093, USA

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Monday, June 17th, 6:30 PM
Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcrd-qprDgrHNFHLX34b1NcZQyTbOYWJRaz

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Friday, June 21st , 12:00 PM
Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEqdO6oqDwrGt1LeisReW3iWD4MyxECpIwt

IN PERSON:

The Ryan Family YMCA

Saturday, June 22nd, 10:30 am- 11:30 am
Foster Care and Adoption 101 Information Meeting
The Ryan Family YMCA 8250 McCart Ave Fort Worth, TX 76123

RSVP: www.forms.office.com/r/wEfEYvnXSL

ONLINE

General Information Meeting

Tuesday, June 25th, 6:30 PM
Register now for this foster/adopt meeting!
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcrd-qprDgrHNFHLX34b1NcZQyTbOYWJRaz

Recruitment Staff

Region 3B Recruitment Staff:
Aresha Dickens at Our Community Our Kids, OOK (817) 502-1333

Region 3E Recruitment Staff at EMPOWER:

Home Studies

Out of state and private adoption agency families: Please mail 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

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