Upcoming Foster Care/Adoption Informational Meetings

Learn how you can change the life of a child in need by becoming a foster parent with the Department of Children and Families.

Staff are hosting virtual  information sessions and we encourage you to attend any information session of interest to you.  

You may attend any Virtual Information Session as it fits with your schedule.

If you would like to speak to a Foster/Adoption Recruitment Social Worker, please call 1-800 543-7508.

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Boston Region Informational Meetings

You are welcome to attend an information session any time between the hours listed below. Thank you.

You may attend any Virtual Information Session as it fits with your schedule.

If you would like to speak to a Foster/Adoption Recruitment Social Worker, please call 1-800 543-7508.

BOSTON

Boston Regional Office invites you to attend our Virtual Adoption/Foster Care Information Sessions

Virtual Adoption/Foster Care Information Sessions 

Learn more about the foster care and adoption process through the Department of Children and Families from the comfort of your own home! 

Date/Time: The first Tuesday of every month - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM. 

  • May 3rd
  • June 7th

Contact: Please RSVP via email to shalise.hammond@mass.gov and you will receive the link and details.  

Location: Internet 

 

Virtual Adoption/Foster Care Information Sessions 

Learn more about the foster care and adoption process through the Department of Children and Families from the comfort of your own home!

Date/Time: The third Thursday of every month - 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM. 

  • May 19th
  • June 23rd

Contact: Please RSVP via email to Jose Guerra at jose.guerra@mass.gov and you will receive the link and details.  

Central Region Informational Meetings

You are welcome to attend an information session any time between the hours listed below. Thank you.

You may attend any Virtual Information Session as it fits with your schedule.

If you would like to speak to a Foster/Adoption Recruitment Social Worker, please call 1-800-543-7508.

 

VIRTUAL FOSTER CARE INFORMATION SESSIONS

Dates / Times: The First Tuesday of Every Month, 6:00pm- 8:00pm

  • May 3, 2022
  • June 7, 2022
  • July 5, 2022
  • August 2, 2022
  • September 6, 2022
  • October 4, 2022
  • November 1, 2022
  • December 6, 2022

Learn more about the foster care and adoption process through the Department of Children and Families from the comfort of your own home!

Location: Virtual via Microsoft Teams

Contact: Please RSVP via email to Katherine Keefe - Katherine.A.Keefe@Mass.Gov  

 

Virtual Foster Care information Sessions

DATE/TIME:       2nd Tuesday of the month, 6pm to 8pm

  • May 10, 2022
  • June 14, 2022

LOCATION:         Virtual via Microsoft Teams

CONTACT:          Please RSVP via email Jatu Korvill to Jatu.Korvili@mass.gov

 

MORNING “COFFEE TALK” VIRTUAL FOSTER CARE INFORMATION SESSIONS

Learn more about the foster care and adoption process through the Department of Children and Families from the comfort of your own home!

 Date/Time: The Last Tuesday of Every Month, 6:00am - 8:00am

  • May 31, 2022
  • June 28, 2022
  • July 26, 2022
  • August 30, 2022
  • September 27, 2022
  • October 25, 2022
  • November 29, 2022
  • December 27, 2022

Location: Virtual via Microsoft Teams

Contact: Please RSVP via email to Katherine Keefe - Katherine.A.Keefe@Mass.Gov 

 

Northern Region Informational Meetings

You are welcome to attend an information session any time between the hours listed below. Thank you.

You may attend any Virtual Information Session as it fits with your schedule.

If you would like to speak to a Foster/Adoption Recruitment Social Worker, please call 1-800 543-7508.

 

Virtual Adoption/Foster Care Information Session

Northern Regional Adoption Unit

Date/Time:  Mondays 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

  • May 2, 2022
  • June 6, 2022
  • July 11, 2022
  • Aug , 2022
  • Sep 12, 2022
  • Oct 3, 2022
  • Nov 7, 2022
  • Dec 5, 2022

Learn more about the foster care and adoption process through the Department  of Children and Families from the comfort of your own home !

Location: Virtual via Microsoft Teams

RSVP:   For more Information & RSVP contact Lori Roscoe at Lori.Roscoe@Mass.GovDate/Time:

     

    Virtual Foster Care and Adoption Information Sessions

    Framingham Area

    Virtual Foster Care and Adoption Information Sessions

    Date/Time:  Thursdays 6:00 pm- 7:00 pm

    • 5/12/22
    • 6/9/22

    Learn more about the foster care and adoption process through the Department of Children and Families from the comfort of your own home!

    Location: Microsoft Teams

    Contact: Please RSVP via email to Elise Levine at Elise.Levine@mass.gov

     

     

    Virtual Adoption/Foster Care Information Session

    Greater Lowell Area

    Virtual Foster Care Information Sessions

    Greater Lowell Area Office Community Information Session

    DATE/TIME:                                                      

    • May 9, 2022                 7:00 pm
    • June 13, 2022              7:00 pm

     CONTACT:          Please RSVP to Brenda.Fitzgerald@mass.gov for a link to the Community Information Session

    LOCATION:  Learn more about fostering children in need by attending the Virtual Information Session (TEAMS).

     

    In-Person Foster Parent Community Information Event

    Date/Time:   Sunday, May 1, 2022 at 6:00 pm (In-person)

    Location:  Tewksbury Congregational Church

                               10 East St.

                               Tewksbury, MA 01876

    Contact:  For more information and to RSVP please contact, Brenda Fitzgerald, Family Resource Recruiter at Brenda.Fitzgerald@mass.gov.

    All are welcome!

     

    Virtual Foster Care and Adoption Information Sessions

    Haverhill Area

    Date/Time:  Wednesdays 7:00 pm- 8:30 pm

    • May 11, 2022 
    • June 8, 2022 

    Learn more about the foster care and adoption process through the Department of Children and Families from the comfort of your own home

    Location: Virtual Session on Microsoft Teams  Please RSVP via email to danielle.maloney@mass.gov to be added to the email invite

     

    Virtual Foster Care Information Sessions

    Lawrence Area

    Date/Time:  Every 1st Tuesday of the Month  7:30 PM

    Location: Virtual via Microsoft Teams

    Contact:  Please RSVP to: Nancy.C.Martinez@mass.gov or call 508-982-7024

     

    Virtual Information Session

    Greater Lynn Area

    Become a Foster Parent! Let Me Show You How !

    Date/Time:  6PM -7:15 PM

    • May 4th, 2022
    • June 1st , 2022
    • July 6th, 2022

    Location: Teams Click here to join the meeting

    Contact: For more info contact Kashawn Little at Kashawn.McRavion-Little@Mass.gov

     

     

    Virtual Foster Care Information Sessions SPANISH

    Date/Time:  El tercer martes del mes a las 7pm

    Location: Virtual via Microsoft Teams

    Comuníquese con la reclutadora: Nancy Martinez nancy.c.martinez@mass.gov / 508-982-7024

     

    Virtual Foster Care Information Sessions

    Salem/North Shore Area

    Date/Time:  7:00-8:00 PM

    • May 11, 2022
    • June 8, 2022

    Location:  Virtual via Microsoft Teams

    Learn more about the foster care and adoption process through the Department  of Children and Families from the comfort of your own home!

    Contact:  For more Information & RSVP contact Lori Roscoe at Lori.Roscoe@Mass.Gov

     

    Southern Region Informational Meetings

    You are welcome to attend an information session any time between the hours listed below. Thank you.

    You may attend any Virtual Information Session as it fits with your schedule.

    If you would like to speak to a Foster/Adoption Recruitment Social Worker, please call 1-800 543-7508.

     

    Virtual Foster Care Information Session

    The Department of Children and Families has collaborated with Quincy Resource Center to provide information about Foster Care and Adoption. Join us from the comfort of your own home!”

    Dates/Times::  Second Thursdays of the Month  5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Location: Virtual via Microsoft Teams

    Contact:  To register contact Jahnea Johnson at Jahnea.Johnson@mass.gov or Christine Barry at Barrybunch4@comcast.net. Please RSVP via email or you can call (508) 894-3906 or (781) 864-5103 with questions prior to the session. 

     

     

    Virtual Foster Care Information Session

    Learn more about the foster care and adoption process through the Department of Children and Families from the comfort of your own home!

    Dates/Times: 

    • Thursday, 6/30/2022 at 5:30PM  

    Location: Virtual via Microsoft Teams

    Contact:  Please RSVP via email to sonja.deceusdubuisson@mass.gov or roxanna.trujillo@mass.gov and you will receive the link to join the info session. You can also call 857-278-7272 with questions prior to the session.  

     

    Virtual Foster Care Information Sessions

    Join us from the comfort of your home to learn about becoming a foster or adoptive parent & how to apply!

    Dates & Times:

    • Tuesday, June 14th at 10 AM
    • Tuesday, August 9th at 12 PM

    Location: Microsoft Teams

    Contact: Please RSVP to Danielle.Enos@mass.gov or (857) 292-6696 to receive details on how to join.

     

     

    Western Region Informational Meetings

    You are welcome to attend an information session any time between the hours listed below. Thank you.

    You may attend any Virtual Information Session as it fits with your schedule.

    If you would like to speak to a Foster/Adoption Recruitment Social Worker, please call 1-800 543-7508.

     

    Virtual Foster Care / Adoption Information Session

    Learn more about the foster care and adoption process through the Department of Children and Families from the comfort of your own home!

    Date/Time: Every Monday of the Month at 5:30 pm (sessions will not be held if the Monday is a Holiday)

    Location: Virtually via Virtual via Microsoft Teams

    Contact: Foster Care Recruiters, Daisy Acosta or Jason Larrier for a link to the WebEx Session                 

    Daisy.Acosta@mass.gov or 617-981-2488

    Jason.Larrier@mass.gov or 413-387-7192

     

    Virtual Foster Care Informational Meetings
    Learn the steps to becoming a foster parent!

     

    Date/Time: Every Monday 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm (English)

    Contact: Foster Care Recruiter, Daisy Acosta via email at daisy.acosta@state.ma.us or via phone at 617-981-2488 in order to be provided with the details to join the meeting.  

     

    Virtual Foster Care Informational Meetings
    Learn the steps to becoming a foster parent!

    Date/Time: Every Thursday at 10 AM  (English)

    Contact: Please RSVP to Deborah.Jones@state.ma.us for a link to the meeting!

     

     

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    Additional Resources for Western Region Informational Meetings

    Statewide Events

     

    Reunión Virtual Padre De Crianza / Adoptivo

    El primer miércoles del mes a las 7pm

    y

    El tercer martes del mes a las 7pm.

     Para más información comuníquese con la reclutadora: Daisy Acosta 

    Daisy.Acosta@mass.gov  / 617-981-2488

     

    Spanish Virtual Foster Care / Adoption Informational Session

    1st Wednesday of the month at 7pm

    and

    3rd Tuesday of the month at 7pm

    For more information please contact Foster Care Recruiter: Daisy Acosta

    Daisy.Acosta@mass.gov  / 617-981-2488

     

     

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