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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Arrow Child & Family Ministries 6:00 pm
Arrow Child & Family Ministries @ The For The City Center
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Arrow Child & Family Ministries @ The For The City Center
Join Arrow Child & Family Services for their monthly orientation for those interested in becoming licensed Foster/Adoptive Parents with Arrow!
Upbring Orientation Session 6:30 pm
Upbring Orientation Session @ Upbring Office
Aug 6 @ 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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Del Valle ISD Summer Community Cookout 11:00 am
Del Valle ISD Summer Community Cookout @ Del Valle High School
Aug 8 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
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 Read on! →
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Austin School District Project Help Empowerment 11:00 am
Austin School District Project Help Empowerment @ McCallum High School
Aug 10 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
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 Read on! →
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Manor ISD Resource Fair & School Supply Distribution Event 9:00 am
Manor ISD Resource Fair & School Supply Distribution Event @ Manor High School Gym
Aug 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
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 Read on! →
Tx DFPS Foster & Adopt Info Session 6:00 pm
Tx DFPS Foster & Adopt Info Session @ Austin Ridge Bible Church - Southwest CAmpus
Aug 13 @ 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
Aug 13 @ 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
Aug 14 @ 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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DePelchin’s Foster & Adopt Orientation 6:00 pm
DePelchin’s Foster & Adopt Orientation @ For the City Center
Aug 15 @ 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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Foster Care Babysitting Certification Training 9:00 am
Foster Care Babysitting Certification Training @ Manchaca Baptist Church
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Fostering Hope Austin is a nonprofit organization that is committed to building stronger foster and adoptive families through training, mentoring, and church ministry development. Babysitting training to qualify for certification will be available on Saturday, August 24. Attend one training Read on! →
4th Annual Elgin Community Cookout 10:00 am
4th Annual Elgin Community Cookout @ Veterans Memorial Park
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church and other Community Churches are Hosting the 4th Annual Community Cookout in Elgin It’s a free, family-friendly event although children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Bingo Games! Water Activites! Food! and Read on! →
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Upbring Orientation Session 10:00 am
Upbring Orientation Session @ Upbring Office
Aug 27 @ 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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