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Boston Region Informational Meetings

Boston

Date/Time: 

Third Wednesday of every month from 4:00pm-5:30pm

Location:

Boston Regional Office
451 Blue Hill Ave
Dorchester, MA

Contact: RSVP to (617) 989-9209- Marsha Donovan

Registration/Fee: Not Required/None

Southern Region Informational Meetings

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 Ilda Coelho-Turner at (508) 894-3741, 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:

Informational Meetings start at 6:00 pm.

  • Monday May 22, 2017 – 6-8 PM
  • Monday June 19, 2017 – 6-8 PM

Location:

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

Contact:

RSVP to (508)894-3830. Please let us know you are attending by leaving a message at 508-894-3830.

Registration/Fee: Not Required/None

Medfield

Date/Time: Saturday, June 17, 2017, 4pm - 5:30pm

Location:

First Baptist Church of Medfield
438 Main St.
Medfield, MA 02052

Contact: Stephanie Hsu at (781) 402-1769 or (610) 233-5298

Registration/Fee: Not Required/None

Taunton

Date/Time:

  •  Thursday, July 20th  - 6:30-8pm
  • Thursday, August 17th  - 6:30-8pm
  • Thursday, September 21th - 6:30-8pm
  • Thursday, October 19th  -6:30-8pm
  • Thursday, November 16th -6:30-8pm
  • Thursday, December 21st - 6:30-8pm

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

Northern Region Informational Meetings

Framingham

Date/Time:

The following Thursdays from 6pm to 7:30pm

  • June 15 , 2017
  • August 17, 2017
  • September 21, 2017
  • October 19, 2017
  • November 16, 2017
  • December 14, 2017

Location:

300 Howard Street, Framingham MA 01702

Contact:

RSVP to Lindsey Bolio 978-557-2725 or Sheila Fitzgerald 508-424-0145

Registration/Fee: Not Required/None

Lawrence

Date/Time: 6-7pm

  • Monday,  June 5, 2017
  • Monday, August 7, 2017
  • Monday October 2, 2017
  • Monday November 6, 2017
  • Monday December 4, 2017

Location:

Lawrence Area Office
280 East Merrimack Street
Lawrence MA  01852

Contact: Sharon Deacon (978) 557-2568

Registration: Registration is not required

Fee: None

Lynn

Date/Time and Locations:

  • May 20th, 2017, 10AM-12 Noon (Land of Thousand Hills Coffee Shop, 61 Monroe Street, Lynn, MA 01901)
  • June 5th. 2017, 6:00-7:00 PM (Lynn DCF, 330 Lynnway Suite 201, Lynn MA  01901)

Contact:

Lori Roscoe, Regional Recruiter, at 978-557-2722.

Newburyport

Date/Time:

  • Thursday, May 25, 2017 – 6:30-8:00pm       

Location:

YWCA, 13 Market Street, Newburyport  MA

Contact:

Registration: https://fostercare-ywca.eventbrite.com  

Reading

Date/Time:

  • Monday, June 5th 2017 - 6:00PM-7:30PM

Location:

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

Contact:

 If you are planning to attend, please contact: Stephanie Frankel at 978-557-2734 or Stephanie.Frankel@state.ma.us

If the weather is bad, please call Stephanie Frankel at 978-557-2734 to see if the meeting is being held.

Stoneham

Date/Time:

  • Tuesday, May 30th, 7:00- 8:30

Location:

Stoneham Public Library
431 Main St. Stoneham Ma 02180

Contact:

RSVP: Lori Roscoe, Regional Recruiter 978-557-2722

Central Region Informational Meetings

Fitchburg

Date/Time:

Every 4th Wednesday of the month – 5:45 PM

Location:

Fitchburg Family Resource Center
76 Summer St., Suite 210, Fitchburg, MA

Contact: RSVP to Allisyn Calovine, 508-713-4812 or Irene, 978-829-0163

Registration/Fee: Please register with Allisyn or Irene/None

Leominster

Date/Time:

Every 3rd Friday of the month – 12-1 PM (Beginning 05/19/2017)

Location:

North Central Area Office
690 Mechanic Street, Leominster, MA

Contact: Allisyn Calovine – 508-713-4812 or Allisyn.calovine@state.ma.us

Registration: Please register with Allisyn

Whitinsville

Brown Bag Lunch Adoption / Foster Care Info Session

Date/Time: 

Last Thursday of Every Month, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

South Central Area Office
185 Church Street, Whitinsville, MA 01588

Contact:

Katherine Keefe – 508-929-2122 or Katherine.A.Keefe@MassMail.State.MA.US.

Whitinsville

Foster Care Info Session

Date/Time: 

Second Thursday of Every Month, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

South Central Area Office
185 Church Street, Whitinsville, MA 01588

Contact:

Katherine Keefe – 508-929-2122 or Katherine.A.Keefe@MassMail.State.MA.US.

Worcester - Brown Bag Sessions

Date/Time:

Every 2nd Friday of the month – 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Location:

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

Contact:

Jenny Parker – 508-713-4813

Registration: Registration is not required

Fee: None

Worcester - English and Spanish

Date/Time:

Every 1st Tuesday of the month – 6:00pm – 7:30pm (Beginning 02/07/2017)

Location:

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

Contact: Jenny Parker – 508-713-4813

Registration: Registration is not required

Fee: None

Western Region Informational Meetings

Greenfield

Date/Time:

  • Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 - 6:00 – 7:30 pm 

Location: 

Greenfield Public Library
402 Main Street, Greenfield, MA
LeVanway Meeting Room

Contact:

RSVP to Daisy Acosta, Foster Care Recruiter - (617)981-2488 

Registration: Registration is not required

Fee: None

Pittsfield

Date/Time: 

Every 2nd Wednesday of the month- 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Location:

Berkshire Athenaeum (Library)
1 Wendall Avenue
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Contact:

Shellie Daries- (413)452-3247 or michelle.daries@state.ma.us

Registration/Fee: Not Required/None

Springfield

Date/Time:

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

Note: There will not be an informational meeting held on Tuesday, July 4, 2017.

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

Westfield

Date/Time: Meetings are always held the second Tuesday of every month

Location:

Westfield Evangelical Free Church 
568 Southwick Road, Westfield Massachusetts 01085

Contact: 

Shellie Daries, Foster Care Recruiter (413)452-3247

Registration/Fee: Not required/None

Note: Child Care is provided

 


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