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Arlington

Date/Time:

  • February 25,  2016  from 6 to 7PM
  • March 24,  2016  from 6 to 7PM
  • April 28,  2016  from 6 to 7PM
  • May 26,  2016  from 6-to 7PM
  • June 16,  2016  from 6-7PM
  • August 18,  2016 from 6-7PM

Location:

Arlington DCF, 30 Mystic Street Arlington, MA 02474

Contact:

Registration is not required. Fee: None.  Please contact Danielle Maloney 617-520-8762 or  Mary Fitzpatrick 617-520-8756.

Brockton

Date/Time: 

  • Every 3rd Wednesday of the month, 6 - 7 p.m.

Location: 

Brockton DCF, 110 Mulberry St., Brockton, MA 02301

Contact:

If you plan to attend, please leave a message for Conrad LoPrete at (508) 894-3815, this will confirm your attendance.  

These sessions are primarily for those individuals interested in doing foster care and reside in Brockton, Avon, Easton, Holbrook, East Bridgewater, West Bridgewater, Bridgewater, or Stoughton.

Canton

Date/Time:

Canton Informational Meetings start at 6:00 p.m.

  • Monday, February 8, 2016 – 6-8 PM
  • Monday, March 14, 2016 – 6-8 PM
  • Monday, April 11, 2016 – 6-8 PM
  • Monday May 16, 2016 – 6-8 PM
  • Monday June 13, 2016 – 6-8 PM

Location:

Canton Police Department Conference Room
1492 Washington St  Canton, MA 02021

Contact:

RSVP to ADLU line - (508)894-3830

Registration/Fee: Not Required/None

Cape and Islands

Date/Time: 

  • Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 6:00-7:30 PM

Location:

Dennis Public Library
260 Main Street
Dennis, MA
(508) 398-2050

Contact:

RSVP to Tony Brownstein – (508) 760-0229

Registration is not required

Fee: None

Framingham

Date/Time: 

Thursdays, 6:00-7:00  PM

  • Thursday, February 25, 2016 – 6-7 PM
  • Thursday, March 24, 2016 – 6-7 PM
  • Thursday, April 28, 2016 – 6-7 PM
  • Thursday May 26, 2016 – 6-7 PM
  • Thursday June 23, 2016 – 6-7 PM

Location:

300 Howard Street, Framingham MA 01702

Contact:

You do not need to pre-register.

If weather is inclement please call Nancy MacDonald at 508-424-0210 to see if the meeting is being held.

If you have any questions, please email them to Nancy.MacDonald@state.ma.us.

Reading

Date/Time:

  • Wednesday, March 2, 2016 – 6:00-7:30 PM
  • Wednesday, April 13, 2016 – 6:00-7:30 PM
  • Wednesday, May 11, 2016 – 6:00-7:30 PM
  • Wednesday, June 8, 2016 – 6:00-7:30 PM

Location: 

Jordan’s Furniture: 50 Walkers Brook Dr, Reading MA 01867 IMAX Conference Room

Contact:

Stephanie Frankel, ADLU Supervisor, stephanie.frankel@state.ma.us; 978-557-2734

Springfield

Date/Time: 

The first Tuesday of every month, 4 – 5:30 p.m

Location:

Department of Children and Families, Western Regional Office, 140 High Street 5th floor, Springfield, MA. 01105

Contact:

Dawn Sweetman- (413) 452-3351

Registration: Registration is not required

Taunton

Date/Time:

Taunton Informational Meetings start at 6:30 p.m.

  • Thursday, February 18, 2016 – 6:30-8 PM
  • Thursday, March 17, 2016- 6:30-8 PM
  • Thursday, April 21, 2016- 6:30-8 PM
  • Thursday May 19, 2016 – 6:30-8 PM
  • Thursday June 16, 2016 – 6:30-8 PM

Location:

Morton Hospital, 88 Washington Street, Taunton, MA in the Margaret Stone Conference Room, on the first floor.

Contact:

RSVP to ADLU line - (508)894-3830

Registration/Fee: Not Required/None

Whitinsville

Date/Time: 

2nd Thursday of every month from 6-7:30 pm, beginning 1/8/2015

*Please note that the Informational Meeting for the Whitinsville Area DCF office scheduled for August 13, 2015 is being canceled.  Please contact Renee Zalesky with any questions.

Location: 

185 Church St., Whitinsville, MA

Contact:

Please RSVP to Renee Zalesky at 508-929-1073.

Worcester

Central Region Office

Date/Time:

  • 2nd Wednesday of every month, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Location:

Worcester DCF Office, 13 Sudbury Street Worcester, MA
(Please check in with security upon arrival)

Contact:

Valerie Fluitt (508) 929-2143, Registration is not required, Fee: None

East Area Office

Date/Time:

Starting Friday, February 12, 2016 - Foster Care "Brown Bag Info Sessions" - every second Friday of the month from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Location:

DCF Worcester East Area Office, 151 West Boylston Drive, Worcester, MA  01606

Contact:

No registration required.  Questions: Maria Benitz - 508-793-8100.


This information is provided by the Department of Children and Families.