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.

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Upbring Orientation Session 6:30 pm
Upbring Orientation Session @ Upbring Office
Apr 2 @ 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 https://www.upbring.org/programs-and-services/foster-in-texas/training-calendar/ RSVP
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TxDFPS Presents How to Identify & Report Child Abuse 6:30 pm
TxDFPS Presents How to Identify & Report Child Abuse @ Carver Branch, Austin Public Library
Apr 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
HOW TO IDENTIFY AND REPORT CHILD ABUSE IN TEXAS Have you ever wanted to know what goes into making decisions about child abuse and neglect at the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services? This free presentation will give you vital information Read on! →
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Tx DFPS Foster & Adopt Info Session 6:00 pm
Tx DFPS Foster & Adopt Info Session @ Austin Ridge Bible Church - Southwest CAmpus
Apr 9 @ 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 Read on! →
TX DFPS Foster & Adopt Info Sessions 6:00 pm
TX DFPS Foster & Adopt Info Sessions @ DFPS Office
Apr 9 @ 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 Read on! →
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MATCH Meetings 10:00 am
MATCH Meetings @ GT Austin
Apr 10 @ 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 Read on! →
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How to Identify and Report Child ABbse in Texas 6:30 pm
How to Identify and Report Child ABbse in Texas @ Manchaca Rd. Branch, Austin Public Library
Apr 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
HOW TO IDENTIFY AND REPORT CHILD ABUSE IN TEXAS Have you ever wanted to know what goes into making decisions about child abuse and neglect at the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services? This free presentation will give you vital Read on! →
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DePelchin’s Foster & Adopt Orientation 6:00 pm
DePelchin’s Foster & Adopt Orientation @ For the City Center
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 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 Read on! →
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Upbring Orientation Session 10:00 am
Upbring Orientation Session @ Upbring Office
Apr 23 @ 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 https://www.upbring.org/programs-and-services/foster-in-texas/training-calendar/ RSVP
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Tx DFPS Presents How to Identify & Report Child Abuse 6:30 pm
Tx DFPS Presents How to Identify & Report Child Abuse @ North Village Branch, Austin Public Library
Apr 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
You are invited to the following event: HOW TO IDENTIFY AND REPORT CHILD ABUSE IN TEXAS Have you ever wanted to know what goes into making decisions about child abuse and neglect at the Texas Department of Family and Protective Read on! →