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.

Dec
19
Thu
DePelchin’s Foster & Adopt Orientation @ For the City Center
Dec 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 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.

Dec
24
Tue
Upbring Orientation Session @ Upbring Office
Dec 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 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
Jan
7
Tue
Arrow Child & Family Ministries @ The For The City Center
Jan 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 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
Jan 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 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
Jan
8
Wed
MATCH Meetings @ GT Austin
Jan 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Matching families with support through partnerships between churches, child welfare agencies, and community resources. This group is a faith-based initiative seeking cultural and denominational diversity to improve relationships between churches and organizations in a collaborative effort to support children and sustain families. The Care Portal is a tool we utilize to better connect us with our partners to serve families in our community.

Day and time of the monthly meetings are the same; however, the location may vary as MATCH seeks to increase its presence throughout the community. Please go to the group’s Facebook page to join the newsletter mailing list.

 

Jan
14
Tue
Tx DFPS Foster & Adopt Info Session @ Austin Ridge Bible Church - Southwest CAmpus
Jan 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 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

TX DFPS Foster & Adopt Info Sessions @ DFPS Office
Jan 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 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 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.*

Jan
16
Thu
DePelchin’s Foster & Adopt Orientation @ For the City Center
Jan 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 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.

Jan
28
Tue
Upbring Orientation Session @ Upbring Office
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 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
Feb
4
Tue
Arrow Child & Family Ministries @ The For The City Center
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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