Please see the calendar below for DFS sponsored trainings, conferences/enrichment opportunities and DFS fundraising events.
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.
RSVP preferred, please call the office to register 830.890.5838.
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.
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 parents need a break! You can make the difference! Become certified to babysit (0-72 hours) for children who are in foster care.
Hosanna Lutheran Church, 134 Camp Meeting Road, Kerrville, TX
You will receive training on how to meet the trauma needs of "children from hard places, water safety, transportation safety, and medication administration.
Cost: $10 cash for CPR/First Aid certificate ( Kinship caregivers or foster parents who need CPR/First Aid are welcome to attend but must register.)
Once registered, you will receive the application and instructions for fingerprints (cost $40 per person).
Come to one day of training and get verified with multiple agencies to babysit for children in foster care! You can make the difference for a family who just needs a break, needs to go out of town for a family event, or just to take a long nap!
Register at: http://www.alliance4orphans.org/our-events/
Divinity Family Services, Inc.
1312 Bandera Hwy
Kerrville, TX 78028