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.

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

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

Foster Community Cares

Lagos Elementary School

10:00 am

 

Foster Community

Presents

Foster Community Cares

 

 Saturday, October 5, 2019

Lagos Elementary Cafeteria

 11817 Murchison St. Manor, TX 78653

10 am – 1pm

Free Admission

 

The public will be invited to learn how to become foster/adoptive parents and to meet representatives from the various agencies that provide support services for adoptive/foster and kinship care families in the Manor and Elgin communities.

 Co-Hosts include leaders from the communities of Elgin and Manor \

Snacks, raffle prizes, giveaways, activities & games will be available

Speakers & presentations will be scheduled throughout the event including a mini-info session for those interested in becoming foster/adoptive parents

Foster Community’s mission is to recruit more, diverse families and individuals to foster or adopt children in the state’s foster care system. At any time, on average 1,300 children are in the

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

TX DFPS Foster & Adopt Info Sessions

DFPS Office

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 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.*

MATCH Meetings

GT Austin

10:00 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.

 

DePelchin’s Foster & Adopt Orientation

For the City Center

6:00 pm

I

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.

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

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!