Guide Upcoming Foster Care/Adoption Informational Meetings

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Boston Region Informational Meetings

BOSTON

Adoption/Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm

  • Thursday December 19, 2019– 5:30-7:00 PM
  • Thursday January 16, 2020 – 5:30-7:00 PM
  • Thursday February 20, 2020 - 5:30-7:00 PM
  • Thursday March 19, 2020 – 5:30-7:00 PM

Location:

Boston Regional Office, 451 Blue Hill Ave, 2nd Floor, Dorchester, MA

* Please ensure that GPS navigates to the Dorchester section of Blue Hill Ave.

Contact: 

Please RSVP for the date that is convenient for your family at 617-989-9209, and this message will serve as your confirmation.   Thanks!                            

 

Foster Care Table

Location: Union Capital Boston, Holiday Resource Fair - Bruce Bolling Building, 2300 Washington St.

Date/Time:  Saturday, December 14, 2019   11 AM – 2 PM

 

Foster Care Information Sessions:

Brighton Library (Every 1st Friday of the Month)

Date/time:  3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location:  40 Academy Hill Road, Brighton

 

Neponset Health Center (Every 2nd Thursday of the Month)

Date/time:  10:00 am to 12:00 noon

Location:  398 Neponset Ave, Dorchester, MA

 

South Boston Library (Every 2nd Friday of the Month)

Date/time:  3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location:   646 E Broadway, South Boston, MA

 

Codman Square Community Wellness Center (Every 4th Monday of the month)

Date/Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 noon

Location:  350 Washington Street, Dorchester, MA

 

Roche Community Center (Every 4th Tuesday of the month)

Date/Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location:  1716 Centre Street, West Roxbury, MA

No Table in December -- Resumes in January 

 

Reggie Lewis Center (Every 4th Thursday of the month)

Date/Time:  5:30 pm -7:30 p.m.

Location: 

The Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center, 1350 Tremont St,  Roxbury Crossing, MA 

No Table December -- Resumes in January 

 

Boston City Hall (Every last Wednesday of the month)

Date/Time:  11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Location:  1 City Hall Square, Boston, MA 02201

*Table is located on the 2nd floor near the Birth and Marriage Certificates

No Table in November or December -- Resumes in January 

 

Foster Care Table

Boston Children's Hospital (Every 3rd Friday of the month)

Date/Time:  11:30 AM- 1:30 PM
Location: Lobby at 300 Longwood Ave,   Boston, MA 

 

REVERE

Location: Revere City Hall, 281 Broadway, Revere, MA

Date/Time:  Every 2nd Wednesday, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

WINTHROP 

Date/Time: Every 1st Wednesday 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Winthrop Public Library, 2 Metcalf Sq. Winthrop, MA

 

Northern Region Informational Meetings

ADLU

Adoption Information Session

Date/Time:  First Monday of the month 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

  • CANCELLED: 12/02/19
  • 1/06/20
  • 2/03/20
  • 3/02/20
  • 4/06/20
  • 5/04/20
  • 6/01/20
  • 7/13/20

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

Contact: If you are planning to attend, please contact: Fredia Torrence (978 -557-2734)

Fredia.Torrence@State.MA.US

Walk-ins welcome

 

FRAMINGHAM

Foster Care/Adoption Information Session

Date/Time: Thursdays, 6:00-7:30 PM

Location: DCF Area Office. 300 Howard Street, Framingham MA 01702

  • 12/5/19 

Contact:  For more information please contact: Elise Levine at (978) 557-2740 or Elise.Levine@State.MA.US

Walk-ins welcome.

 

GLOUCESTER

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time: Thursdays, 6:00-7:30 PM

Location: Cookies and Hot Cocoa with Topside Grill, 5 Rogers Street, Gloucester, MA  

  • DECEMBER 14, 2019 10 AM TO 11:30 AM

Contact: If you are planning to attend, please contact: Lori Roscoe ( 978 -557-2722)

Lori.Roscoe@State.MA.US

Walk-ins welcome.

 

HAVERHILL

Foster Care/Adoption Table

Date/Time: Thursday, December 5, 2019   7:00 PM -8:30 PM     

Location: Haverhill Public Library, 99 Main St, Haverhill, MA 01830

Contact:  

Pam Newcombe, p.newcombe123@gmail.com, 508-264-1922

Registration: https://FosterMA-library.eventbrite.com  

*Registration requested but not required - walk ins welcome!  Fee: Free

 

HOPKINTON

Foster Care/Adoption Table

Date/Time: Saturday December 7, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm

Location: Hopkinton Holiday Stroll, 6 Main St, Hopkinton, MA 01748

Contact:  For more information please contact: Elise Levine at (978) 557-2740 or Elise.Levine@State.MA.US

 

LAWRENCE

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time: 

First Monday of every Month 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Location: Lawrence Area Office, 280 East Merrimack Street, 2nd Floor Lawrence MA  01843

Contact: Sharon Deacon (978) 557-2568

Registration: Registration is not required

Fee: None 

 

LOWELL

Foster Care Information Session 

Date/Time: Every Second Wednesday of the month 10 AM

  • December 11, 2019
  • January 8, 2020
  • February 12, 2020
  • March 11, 2020

Location:   Greater Lowell Area Office Community Information Session

The Department of Children and Families, 2 Omni Way, Chelmsford, MA 01824

Contact:: Contact Brenda Fitzgerald at Brenda.Fitzgerald@state.ma.us or at 978-557-2721

 

Foster Care Information Session 

Date/Time:  2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

  • Wednesday, 12/18/19  

Location: 

Dunkin’ Donuts, 56 Dutton Street, Lowell, MA   Conference Room

Contact:: Contact Brenda Fitzgerald at Brenda.Fitzgerald@state.ma.us or at 978-557-2721

 

LYNN

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:  Wednesday, October 30, 2019 10 AM – 11 AM

  • November 27, 2019 
  • December 4, 2019

Location: Land of a Thousand Hills Coffee Co.,

61 Munroe Street, Lynn, MA

Contact: If you are planning to attend, please contact: Kashawn Little 

KashawnOmar.McRavion-Little@MassMail.State.MA.US

 

LYNNFIELD

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:  

  • December 4, 2019      6 PM TO 7 PM
  • December 7, 2019      9 AM TO 10 AM

Location: Calvary Christian Church, 47 Grove Street, Lynnfield, MA 01940

Contact: If you are planning to attend, please contact: Kashawn Little 

KashawnOmar.McRavion-Little@MassMail.State.MA.US or 

Lori Roscoe ( 978 -557-2722), Lori.Roscoe@State.MA.US

 

Foster Care Table

Date/Time:  

  • December 7, 2019      10 AM TO 4 PM

Location: Annual Gingerbread Contest & Tree Lighting Ceremony, 5 Summer St, Lynnfield, MA

Contact: If you are planning to attend, please contact: Kashawn Little 

KashawnOmar.McRavion-Little@MassMail.State.MA.US or 

Lori Roscoe ( 978 -557-2722), Lori.Roscoe@State.MA.US

 

NATICK

Foster Care & Adoption Information Session

Date/Time:  First Wednesdays from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

  • December 18, 2019 
  • January 8, 2020 
  • February 12, 2020 
  • March 11, 2020 

Location: Jordan’s Furniture, Warehouse Conference Room, 1 Underprice Way, Natick, MA 01760

Contact: For more information please contact: Elise Levine at (978) 557-2740 or Elise.Levine@State.MA.US

Walk-ins welcome.

 

PEABODY

Foster Care Table

Boston Children's Hospital, Peabody Site 

Date/Time:  Every 3rd Friday of the month  11:30 AM- 1:30 PM
 

Location: Lobby at 10 Centennial Drive, Peabody, MA

 

READING

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:  First Monday of the month 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

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

Contact: If you are planning to attend, please contact: Lori Roscoe ( 978 -557-2722)

Lori.Roscoe@State.MA.US

Walk-ins welcome.

 

SALEM

Foster Care Information Table

 

Date/Time:  November 18, 2019      7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Location: Salem YMCA Ames Hall, 1 Sewall Street  Salem MA  01970 

 

SOMMERVILLE

Foster Care/Adoption Table

Date/Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

  • Wednesday October 30, 2019 pm
  • Wednesday November 20, 2019
  • Wednesday December 11, 2019 

Location: 

Somerville City Hall, 1st Floor outside if the Treasurer/Collector’s Office 

93 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02143

Contact:  For more information please contact: Elise Levine at (978) 557-2740 or Elise.Levine@State.MA.US

 

Foster Care/Adoption Table

Date/Time: Sunday November 3rd, 2019      10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Location: 

2019 Immigration and Health Fair, Saint Antony of Padua Parish, 12 Properzi Way, Somerville

* Entrance to the fair is located right behind the church.

Contact:  For more information please contact: Elise Levine at (978) 557-2740 or Elise.Levine@State.MA.US

 

TEWKSBURY

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019 at 6:00 pm            

Location: Tewksbury Police Station, Training Room, 918 Main Street, Tewksbury, MA                               

Contact: Brenda Fitzgerald, Recruiter 978-557-2721 or at Brenda.Fitzgerald@state.ma.us

 

WILMINGTON

Foster Care/Adoption Table

Date/Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

  • Sunday October 27, 2019 

Location: 

Castleberry Fall Festival, Shriners Auditorium, 99 Fordham Rd, Wilmington, MA

Contact:  For more information please contact: Elise Levine at (978) 557-2740 or Elise.Levine@State.MA.US

 

WOBURN

Foster Care Information Session 

Date/Time:         

  • Wednesday 11/6/19 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm      
  • Wednesday 12/4/19 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm      

Location: Woburn Public Library, Study Room M15, 45 Pleasant Street, Woburn, MA

ContactKaren Manna, Phone: (781) 367-7005 or Email: wobmanna@comcast.net

Southern Region Informational Meetings

ACUSHNET:

Foster Care Table

Date/Time: 

Sunday, December 8, 2019    9:00 AM -- 3:00 PM

Location:                                         

Gifts to Give Craft Fair, 1 Titleist Dr., Acushnet

 

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:  12:30 PM - 2 PM

  • 12/10/19 
  • 1/13/20

Location:  Wilkes Public Library, 911 Acushnet Ave, New Bedford, MA 02746

Contact: Sonja Deceus Dubuisson (Family Resource Recruiter) 508-894-3957  or sonja.deceusdubuisson@massmail.state.ma.us 

 

ARLINGTON:

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:  Third Tuesday of the Month 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Location:

Arlington DCF Area Office, 30 Mystic Street, Arlington, MA

*Please ring the bell at the front entrance 

Contact: Elizabeth D'Sarno at 781-641-8512 or Elizabeth.DSarno@MassMail.State.MA.US

 

BROCKTON

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:Wednesdays 5 PM - 7 PM

  • 12/18/2019
  • 1/8/2020
  • 2/5/2020
  • 3/4/2020
  • 3/18/2020
  • 4/1/2020
  • 4/15/2020
  • 4/29/2020
  • 5/6/2020
  • 5/20/2020
  • 6/3/2020
  • 6/17/2020

 

Location: Brockton Public Library, 304 Main Street, Brockton, MA 02301

Contact: Pascale Chrispin 508-894- 3793 or Pascale.Chrispin.State.MA.US   

 

CANTON:

Adoption Information Session

Date/Time:  Mondays 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

  • 12/9/19
  • 1/13
  • 2/10
  • 3/16
  • 4/20
  • 5/18
  • 6/15

 

Location:

Canton Police Department Conference Room

1492 Washington St, Canton, MA 02021

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

 

CENTERVILLE:

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • December 20, 2019
  • January 17, 2020
  • February 21, 2020
  • March 20, 2020
  • April 17, 2020

Location:                                         

Centerville Library 585 Main St, Centerville, MA 02632

Contact: Courtney Davis, Family Resource Recruiter - 508-894-3779    

 

Foster Care Information Table

Date/Time:  Sunday December 8, 2019 3 PM - 6 PM

Location: Centerville Holiday Stroll, 13 Elm St, Cohasset, MA

 

COHASSET 

Foster Care Information Table

Date/Time:  Saturday December 7, 2019 5 PM - 8 PM

Location: Cohasset Village Holiday Stroll, 13 Elm St, Cohasset, MA

 

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

  • December 13, 2019

Location:  Paul Pratt Library, 35 Ripley Rd, Cohasset, MA 02025                        

Contact: Jahnea Johnson 508-894-3906 or Jahnea.Johnson@state.ma.us

 

DARTMOUTH:

Foster Care Table

Location:

Boston Children's Hospital, Dartmouth Site  Lobby, 500 Faunce Corner Rd, Dartmouth, MA 02747

Date/Time:  Every 3rd Friday of the month   10:00 AM- 12:00 NOON
 

FALMOUTH:

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • January 9 2020 

  • February 13 2020

  • March 12 2020 

Location:                                         

Falmouth Public Library - 300 Main St, Falmouth, MA 02540

Contact: Courtney Davis, Family Resource Recruiter - 508-894-3779    

 

MARSHFIELD:

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:  6:30 PM - 8:00 PM 

  • Monday 12/9/19           

Location:  Ventress Memorial Library, 15 Library Plaza, Marshfield, MA 02050

Contact:  Danielle Enos, 508-894-3845 or Danielle.Enos@state.ma.us

   

NEEDHAM

Foster Care Information Table

Date/Time: 

Sunday, December 15, 2019  10 AM - NOON

Location:                                         

A Fine Dance Studio, 322 Reservoir Street, Needham, MA 02494

 

PLAINVILLE

Foster Care Information Table

Date/Time: 

First Tuesday of every month: 6 PM - 7 PM

  •        January 7, 2020
  •        February 4, 2020
  •        March 3, 2020

Location:                                         

Comforts of Home Massage, 23 West Bacon St 2nd FL, Plainville, MA 02762

 

Foster Care Information Table

Date/Time:  First Tuesday of every month: 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Location:  Plainville Town Hall, 190 South Street, Plainville, MA 02762

            

PLYMPTON:

Foster Care Table

Date/Time:  

  • Friday 12/13/19        6:00-9:00 PM
  • Saturday 12/14/19    9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Location:  7th Annual Plympton Girl Scouts Holiday Craft Fair, Dennett Elementary School- 80 Crescent St, Plympton, MA 02367     

Contact:  Danielle Enos, 508-894-3845 or Danielle.Enos@state.ma.us

 

QUINCY:

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:  Thursdays 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

  • December 19, 2019

Location: Quincy Family Resource Center, 1120 Hancock Street,  Quincy, MA 02169

South Entrance (off Johnson Avenue)

Registration/Fee: Not Required/None Walk-Ins Welcome

Contact: Jahnea Johnson 508-894-3906 or Jahnea.Johnson@state.ma.us

 

Foster Care Information Table

Date/Time:  Saturday December 7, 2019 9 AM - 3 PM

Location: Yuletide Craft Fair, 40 Beale St, Quincy, MA 02170

 

SANDWICH:

Foster Care Information Table

Date/Time: 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM

  • December 7, 2019 
  • December 8, 2019
  • December 27, 2019
  • December 28, 2019
  • December 29, 2019

Location:                                         

Gardens Aglow, 67 Grove St, Sandwich, MA 02563

Contact: Courtney Davis, Family Resource Recruiter - 508-894-3779    

 

SOMERSET

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time: 11 AM - 1 PM       

  • Saturday 12/21/2019 
  • Saturday 1/11/20

Location:

Somerset Public Library, 1464 County St, Somerset, MA 02726 

Contact:  

Lacey Francis at 508-894-3844 or  lacey.francis@state.ma.us

 

STOUGHTON

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:Wednesdays from 10 AM -11:30 AM

  • 12/11/2019
  • 1/8/2020
  • 1/22/2020
  • 2/5/2020
  • 3/4/2020
  • 3/18/2020

Location: Stoughton Public Library, 84 Park Street, Stoughton, MA 02072

Contact: Pascale Chrispin 508-894- 3793 or Pascale.Chrispin.State.MA.US   

 

TAUNTON:

Adoption Information Session

Date/Time:  Thursday 6:30 PM -- 8:00 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

 

Date/Time:  Wednesday 6:30 PM -- 8:00 PM

Location:

Morton Hospital, 88 Washington Street, Taunton, MA in the Cafeteria Annex (a conference room in the Cafeteria)

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

 

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:  First Thursdays of the Month   3 PM - 5 PM

  • December 5, 2019
  • January 2, 2020

Location:  Fratelli's Pastry Shop 1 Washington Street,  Taunton, MA 

Contact: Ilda Coelho at 508-894-3741 or Ilda.Coelho-Turner@state.ma.us

 

Foster Care Table

Date/Time:   December 7, 2019  10 AM - 2 PM

Location:  Craft and Vendor Fair at the Arbors Assisted Living, 763 County Street, Taunton, MA

Contact: Ilda Coelho at 508-894-3741 or Ilda.Coelho-Turner@state.ma.us

 

 

WALTHAM:

Foster Care Table

Location:

Boston Children's Hospital, Waltham Site  (Every 3rd Friday of the month)

Date/Time:  10:00 AM- 12:00 NOON
Location: Lobby at 9  Hope Ave, Waltham, MA

 

WAREHAM:

Foster Care Table

Date/Time:  12/7/2019   9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location:  The Friends of the Wareham Library Holiday Fair, 59 Marion Rd, Wareham, MA 02571

Contact:  Danielle Enos, 508-894-3845 or Danielle.Enos@state.ma.us

 

Foster Care Table

Date/Time:  12/7/2019   9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location:  Gleason Family YMCA Crafts for a Cause, 33 Charge Pond Rd, Wareham, MA 02571

Contact:  Danielle Enos, (508) 894-3845 or Danielle.Enos@state.ma.us

 

WEST BRIDGEWATER:

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time: Thursdays from 10 AM - 11:30 AM

  • 12/5/2019
  • 12/19/2019
  • 1/2/2020
  • 1/16/2020
  • 1/30/2020
  • 2/13/2020
  • 2/27/2020
  • 3/12/2020
  • 3/26/2020

Location:

West Bridgewater Public Library, 80 Howard Street, West Bridgewater, MA 02379

Contact: Pascale Chrispin 508-894- 3793 or Pascale.Chrispin.State.MA.US   

Central Region Informational Meetings

ADLU

Adoption Information Session

Date/Time:

Second Wednesday of every month -- 6:00PM - 9:00 PM

Location:

Central Regional Office, 13 Sudbury Street, Worcester, MA 01606

Contact: 

Please contact Valerie Fluitt at 508-929-2143 if you are interested in learning more about fostering to adopt.

Registration/Fee:  Not required/none

 

BARRE  

Foster Care Information Session (English & Spanish)

Date/Time:

1st Wednesday of Every Month, 2 PM - 4 PM

Location:

Woods Memorial Library Central Library, 19 Pleasant St, Barre, MA 01005

RSVP:

Jenny Parker 508-713-4813 or Jenny.Parker@state.ma.us

 

BERLIN

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:

Second Thursday of Every Month, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Location:

Nineteen Carter Community Center, 19 Carter St, Berlin, MA 01503

Contact:

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

 

FRANKLIN

Foster Care Information Table

Date/Time:

November 16, 2019  3 PM - 11 PM 

Location:

Johnny Mac Productions presents: Toys for Tots charity event

The Alumni Restaurant & Bar, 391 East Central Street, Franklin, MA

 

HARDWICK

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:

First Wednesday of Every Month, 10:00 AM to 12:00 pm

Location:

Paige Memorial Library , 87 Petersham Rd, Hardwick, MA 01037

RSVP:

Jenny Parker 508-713-4813 or Jenny.Parker@state.ma.us

 

LANCASTER

Foster Care Information Session 

Date/Time:

First Thursday of Every Month, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Location:

Thayer Memorial Library, 717 Main Street, Lancaster, MA 01523CONTACT:

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

 

LEICESTER

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:

Last Thursday of Every Month, 9:30 am to 11:30 am

Location:

Leicester Public Library, 1136 Main Street, Leicester, MA 01524

RSVP:

Jenny Parker 508-713-4813 or Jenny.Parker@state.ma.us

 

LEOMINSTER  

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:

Every 3rd Friday of the month – 12:00 noon  -1:00 pm

Location:

North Central Area Office, 690 Mechanic Street, Leominster, MA

Contact:

Mark Huggins 508-713-4847 mark.Huggins@state.ma.us

 

MILLBURY

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:

Second Thursday of Every Month, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Location:

Millbury Public Library, 128 Elm St, Millbury, MA 01527

Contact:

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

 

NORTH BROOKFIELD

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:

Last Thursday of Every Month, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Location:

Haston Free Public Library, 161 North Main Street, North Brookfield, MA 01535

Contact:

Jenny Parker 508-713-4813 or Jenny.Parker@state.ma.us

 

NORTHBRIDGE

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:

Second Thursday of every month 6:00 pm-8:00 pm (Ongoing)

Location:

DCF South Central Area Office, 185 Church St Whitinsville MA        

Contact:

Kate Cormier, 508-929-2052 or Kate.Cormier@state.ma.us

 

SOUTHBRIDGE

Foster Care Information Session (English/Spanish)

Date/Time:

Last Thursday of Every Month, 10:00 AM to 12:00 pm

Location:

Jacob Edwards Library, 2504, 236 Main St, Southbridge, MA 01550

RSVP:

Jenny Parker 508-713-4813 or Jenny.Parker@state.ma.us

          

WEBSTER

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:

Third Friday of every month 10:00 am - 11:30 am

  • November 15, 2019
  • December 20, 2019

Location:

Gladys E. Kelly Public Library, 2nd Floor Flex Room, 2 Lake St, Webster, MA 01570

Contact:

Kate Cormier, 508-929-2052 or Kate.Cormier@state.ma.us

 

WEST BOYLSTON

Foster Care Information Session 

Date/Time:

The First Thursday of Every Month, 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Location:

Beaman Memorial Public Library, 8 Newton Street, West Boylston, MA 01583

CONTACT:

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

 

WHITTINSVILLE

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:

2nd Thursday of Every Month, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Location:

DCF Area Office, 185 Church Street, Whitinsville MA, 01588

Contact:

Kate Cormier, 508-929-2052 or Kate.Cormier@state.ma.us

 

WORCESTER

Foster Care Information Session 

Date/Time:

The first Tuesday of every month  5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Location:

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

CONTACT:

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

 

Western Region Informational Meetings

ADLU

Adoption Information Session

Date/Time:

  • TBD

Location:

Department of Children and Families, Western Regional Office, 140 High Street 2nd floor, Springfield, MA. 01105

 

HADLEY

Foster Care Information Table

Date/Time:  3 PM - 8 PM

  • Tuesday December 10, 2019       
  • Thursday December 19, 2019     
  • Friday December 20, 2019           

Location: 

Barnes & Noble, Mountain Farms, 335 Russell St, Hadley, MA 01035

 

Foster Care Information Table

Date/Time:  10 AM - 2 PM

  • Saturday December 7, 2019       
  • Saturday December 21, 2019               

Location: 

Winter Farmers' Market at the Hampshire Mall, 367 Russell Street, Hadley, Massachusetts

 

HOLYOKE

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time: Last Tuesday of Each Month- 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

MSPCC, 9 Sullivan Ave, Holyoke, MA 01040

Contact: Shellie Daries, Foster Care Recruiter (413)452-3247  or by email at michelle.daries@state.ma.us

 

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:

December 12, 2019  1 PM - 2:30 PM

Location: 

Holyoke Safe neighborhood Coalition, 324 Chestnut Street Holyoke MA 

Contact: Shellie Daries, Foster Care Recruiter (413)452-3247  or by email at michelle.daries@state.ma.us

 

Foster Care Information Table

Date/Time:  10 AM - 10 PM

  • Wednesday, December 18, 2019               
  • Saturday, December 21, 2019               

Location: 

Barnes & Noble, 7 Holyoke Street Holyoke, MA 

 

NORTH ADAMS

Adoption/Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:

Last Monday of Each Month- 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Location:

Northern Berkshire Community Coalition, 61 Main Street, North Adams, MA 01247

Contact:

Jason Larrier (413)452-3470 or Jason.Larrier@state.ma.us

 

NORTHAMPTON

Foster Care Information Table

Date/Time:  10 AM - 4PM

  • Saturday December 7, 2019     
  • Sunday December 8, 2019           

Location: 

Northampton Winter Craft Fair, Northampton High School, 380 Elm St, Northampton, MA 

 

PITTSFIELD

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time: 

Third Monday of Each Month- 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

*In case of holiday, 4th Monday of the month.

Location:

Berkshire Area Office, 53 Eagle Street, Pittsfield, MA 01020

Contact:

Jason Larrier (413)452-3470 or Jason.Larrier@state.ma.us

Registration/Fee:  Not required/none

 

SPRINGFIELD

Adoption Information Session

Date/Time:

The first Tuesday of every month, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m

Location:

Department of Children and Families, Western Regional Office, 140 High Street 2nd floor, Springfield, MA. 

 

Foster Care Information Table

Date/Time:  

  • Wednesday, December 4, 2019               4 PM - 8 PM
  • Thursday December 5, 2019                    4 PM - 8 PM
  • Friday, December 6, 2019                         4 PM - 8 PM
  • Saturday, December 7, 2019                  10 AM - 6 PM
  • Sunday December 8, 2019                     10 AM - 2 PM

Location: 

Festival of Trees, 1080 Riverdale Raos West Springfield, MA 

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