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Boston Region


Southeastern Region

Brockton DCF Informational Meeting

Date/Time: Every 3rd Wednesday of the month, 6 - 7 p.m.

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

Note: If you plan to attend, please leave a message for Lynn Sheppard at 508-894-3745, 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 DCF Adoption Informational Meetings

Date/Time: start at 6:00pm

  • Monday October 20, 2014 - 6-8pm
  • Monday, November 17, 2014 - 6-8pm
  • Monday, December 15, 2014 - 6-8pm
  • Monday, January 26, 2015 - 6-8pm
  • Monday, February 16, 2015 - 6-8pm

Description: Adoption Informational Meetings

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

Contact: RSVP to ADLU line - (508) 894-3830

Registration: Registration is not required

Fee: None

Taunton DCF Adoption Informational Meeting

Date/Time: start at 6:30pm

  • Thursday October 16, 2014 - 6:30-8pm
  • Thursday, November 20, 2014 – 6:30-8pm
  • Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 6:30-8pm

Description: Adoption Informational Meetings

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: Registration is not required

Fee: None

Northern Region


Cambridge meetings are holding at the Arlington office.


  • October 16, 2014 from 6 to 7PM

Note: Registration is not required. Fee: None. 

Contact: Danielle Maloney 617-520-8762, Mary Fitzpatrick 617-520-8756 or Allison Goldstein 617-520-8821

Location: Arlington DCF, 30 Mystic Street Arlington, MA 02474

Parking: Parking is available on the right side of the building, across the street (public parking) and on the street behind the building.

Registration: Registration is not required

Fee: None

Western Region

Springfield DCF Office

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

The specific dates for 2014 are:

  • 11/4/2014
  • 12/2/2014

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

Fee: None

Worcester DCF Office


  • Wednesday, November 19, 2014 6 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 17, 2014  6 – 7:30 p.m.

Location: The DCF Adoption Development and Licensing Unit in Worcester hosts monthly informational meetings about the adoption process in general at The Worcester Adoption Office now located at 13 Sudbury Street .

Please use the yellow reserved parking spots across the street from the front door of our office. For specific details and to register, please call (508) 929-2143. In case of inclement weather please call this number. The voice message will indicate if the meeting has been cancelled.

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