DFS Events

Please see the calendar below for DFS sponsored trainings,  conferences/enrichment opportunities and DFS fundraising events.

A Hope and A Future Conference for Foster and Adoptive Families

Saturday, February 22, 2020
9:00 am
3:30 pm

Join us at AFAH Conference 2020!

We can’t wait to see you at the conference! Luke Caldwell will be our keynote speaker during the

general session and his wife will join him at a lunchtime panel. They are amazing and inspiration parents

of 5 adoptive kids. Luke is the star on HGTV’s Boise Boys and he welcomes his family often onto the set

and on the show!

Childcare is still available! But don’t wait too long!

Post-placement Families:

We have breakout sessions for you!

Breakout Topics:

When selflessness is a detriment: remember to care for yourself!

Racial equity and cultural competency affects our children

Single parenting and foster care

Navigating the system from a judge’s perspective

Deeper dives into caring for children with trauma

Feeling resourceless and forgotten as an adoptive parent

And many more!

Do you want your friends, church, and family to know more about foster care?

Encourage them to attend AFAH Conference they learn more about foster care, kids from hard places,

how to support you and steps to foster or adopt!

To Register:

www.fosteringhopeaustin.org

Location: Grace Covenant Church, 9805 Jollyville Road, Austing, TX

Foster Parent Training Region 8

Saturday, March 7, 2020
9:00 am
6:00 pm

Location: The Burdick Center located at RMYA Meadowlands Campus, 121 Old San Antonio Road, Boerne TX 78006. This address is not our office, please do not mail anything to this address.

Please enter the campus at the second entrance that is marked "Burdick Center." There is plenty of parking in front or on the side.

For all NEW kinship caregivers and foster to adopt families, please arrive by 9:00 a.m.

Current foster families who are renewing annual training requirements, please arrive at 10:15 a.m.

There is no smoking allowed in the building or in the parking lot. Smoking is allowed across the street at the police station or restaurant.  

Coffee, snacks, sodas, water, and lunch will be provided at no cost to you. At this time, we are not able to provide childcare.

Spanish interpretation is available, please call the office 830.890.5838.

Please call the office to register 830.890.5838.

Foster Parent Training Region 7

Saturday, March 7, 2020
9:00 am
6:00 pm

Georgetown Parks and Recreation Building located at: 1101 N. College Street, Georgetown, TX 78626 There is plenty of free parking.

New kinship and foster to adopt families please arrive by 9:00 a.m. for orientation and training. Current families seeking to attend for renewal only, please arrive at 10:15 a.m.

Snacks, water, sodas and lunch will be served. At this time, we are not able to provide child care.

Please make sure to call the office to reserve your spot 830-890-5838. Spanish interpretation available with advance notice.

CPR and First Aid Training

Thursday, March 12, 2020
6:00 pm
9:00 pm

Instructor led required training for all babysitters, respite, kinship caregivers and foster/adopt parents.

$10 cash or a check made out to Red Cross

Location: Northside Church of Christ 19818 US Highway 281 N, San Antonio

On the east side of 281 N outside of Loop 1604. You will see the large yellow building/ Northside sign and can turn off directly from 281 N but there is some construction that makes it easy to miss. If you miss it, turn behind the AutoZone and weave around to the back entrance of the church.

Soda/Water and snacks will be available. Best to grab dinner before your arrive.


Foster Parent Training Region 3 Fort Worth/Dallas Area

Saturday, April 4, 2020
9:00 am
5:00 pm

Location: 6777 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76116

The Divinity Training Room Suite 104-105, is accessible by a glass door directly from the Quorum Building parking lot. There is plenty of free parking.

All kinship caregivers and foster to adopt families, please arrive by 9:00 a.m.

Coffee, snacks, sodas, water, and lunch will be provided at no cost to you. At this time, we are not able to provide childcare.

Please call the Divinity Headquarters office to register 830.890.5838.

Services in Spanish are available, but prior arrangements must be made to ensure qualified staff are present.

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Divinity Family Services, Inc.

1312 Bandera Hwy

Kerrville, TX 78028

830-890-5838