Join the Foster Community! If you would like to hear more about how you can support youth in foster care, we invite you to attend one of our events.

Our Community Engagement Specialist is out in the community connecting with involved people like you. View the calendar below to see our next informational session or speaking engagement.

DePelchin’s Foster & Adopt Orientation

For the City Center

6:00 pm

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DePelchin Children’s Center

Host Informational Orientations at the For the City Center on the Third Thursday of the month as well as monthly at its Austin office. Due to the similar nature of the application processes, orientations for foster care and adoption are combined. Registration is not required to attend.

Del Valle ISD Summer Community Cookouts

Del Valle School District

11:00 am

2019 6th Annual Summer Community Cookouts

Students and their families are invited to attend this fun, free event.

Hotdogs, snow cones and door prizes will be available.

Learn more about Community Health Resources and sign up for After-School Programs.

Law enforcement and First Responders and others will be present.

Monday, July 7, 11 am – 2 pm Collins Elementary, 7609 Apogee Blvd. 78744

Monday, July 22, 11 am – 2 pm, Baty Elementary, 2101 Faro Dr. 78741

Monday, July 29, 11 am – 2 pm, Gilbert Elementary, 5412 Gilbert Dr.  78724

 

Upbring Orientation Session

Upbring Office

10:00 am
Upbring
Info Session for Fostering/Adoption Orientation
First Tuesday of the month-6:30 pm

Fourth Tuesday of the month-10am

8305 Cross Park Dr. Austin, TX 78754
RSVP

Del Valle ISD Summer Community Cookouts

Del Valle School District

11:00 am

2019 6th Annual Summer Community Cookouts

Students and their families are invited to attend this fun, free event.

Hotdogs, snow cones and door prizes will be available.

Learn more about Community Health Resources and sign up for After-School Programs.

Law enforcement and First Responders and others will be present.

Monday, July 7, 11 am – 2 pm Collins Elementary, 7609 Apogee Blvd. 78744

Monday, July 22, 11 am – 2 pm, Baty Elementary, 2101 Faro Dr. 78741

Monday, July 29, 11 am – 2 pm, Gilbert Elementary, 5412 Gilbert Dr.  78724

 

Arrow Child & Family Ministries

The For The City Center

6:00 pm

Join Arrow Child & Family Services for their monthly orientation for those interested in becoming licensed Foster/Adoptive Parents with Arrow!

Upbring Orientation Session

Upbring Office

6:30 pm
Upbring
Info Session for Fostering/Adoption Orientation
First Tuesday of the month-6:30 pm

Fourth Tuesday of the month-10am

8305 Cross Park Dr
RSVP

Del Valle ISD Summer Community Cookout

Del Valle High School

11:00 am

2019 6th Annual Summer Community Cookouts

Sponsored by Gear Up!

Students and their families are invited to attend this fun, free event.

Hotdogs, snow cones and door prizes will be available.

Learn more about Community Health Resources and sign up for After-School Programs.

Law enforcement and First Responders and others will be present.

Austin School District Project Help Empowerment

McCallum High School

11:00 am

Austin School District will host its Annual Project Help Empowerment Fair to help students get ready to head back to school.

Various community and resource groups will be present in the cafeteria and gymnasiums of McCallum High School, 5600 Sunshine Dr.

 

 

Manor ISD Resource Fair & School Supply Distribution Event

Manor High School Gym

9:00 am

Manor ISD is Hosting its 19th Annual Resource Fair & School Supply Distribution

This is a wonderful opportunity for parents and students to learn about resources from the Manor and Austin communities.

School supplies will only be distributed to Manor ISD students.

Free hair cuts will be offered on a first come, first served basis.

Tx DFPS Foster & Adopt Info Session

Austin Ridge Bible Church - Southwest CAmpus

6:00 pm

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.

* 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 dis