DFS Events

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

The Five Needs of Foster Care Information Meeting via ZOOM

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
12:00 pm
1:00 pm

You are invited to learn about the Five Needs of Foster Care in Texas!

Click the link to Join this Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/683574131

Do you want to get involved in the foster care crisis but not sure where or how? Join us to learn about the Five Areas of Need and find a role that fits you!

We know you are busy, so we are offering this convenient video format, over your lunch hour. No need to travel, simply click the Zoom link and join the meeting from your phone or computer. We would be honored if you would share this information with your social media network.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/683574131

Helpful tips: If you are new to Zoom, no worries! It is super easy like Facetime. You can download on your phone or computer. Be sure to download the software in advance and check your sound. Watch this 30 second video to learn how!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFhAEoCF7jg

 Take the first step to learn more! Everyone can do something!

Have a question? Email: info@divinityfamilyservices.com

Babysitter Collaborative - Austin

Saturday, August 24, 2019
9:00 am
2:30 pm

Foster families need babysitters!

Are you looking for a way to get involved? This is a great way to say, "Yes!"

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: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/foster-care-babysitting-certification-training-august-2019-tickets-60265434537

Foster Parent Training Region 8

Saturday, July 13, 2019
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 with advance notification, please call the office 830.890.5838.

RSVP preferred, please call the office to register 830.890.5838.

Foster Parent Training Region 7

Saturday, July 13, 2019
9:00 am
6:00 pm

Location: Georgetown Health Foundation Community Rooms B and C, 2423 Williams Dr., Suite 101, Georgetown, TX 78628

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, June 13, 2019
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.


Babysitter Collaborative - San Antonio

Saturday, June 29, 2019
9:00 am
3:00 pm

Foster families need babysitters!

Are you looking for a way to get involved? This is a great way to say, "Yes!"

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/

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Divinity Family Services, Inc.

1312 Bandera Hwy

Kerrville, TX 78028

830-890-5838