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, June 20, 2019 – 5:30-7:00 PM
  • Thursday, July 18, 2019– 5:30-7:00 PM
  • Thursday, August 15, 2019– 5:30-7:00 PM
  • Thursday, September 19, 2019– 5:30-7:00 PM
  • Thursday, October 17, 2019– 5:30-7:00 PM
  • Thursday November 21, 2019– 5:30-7:00 PM
  • Thursday December 19, 2019– 5:30-7:00 PM

Location:

Boston Regional Office, 451 Blue Hill Ave, 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 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:  1716 Centre Street, West Roxbury, 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

 

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 

 

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

 

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 

 

 

CHELSEA

Information Table at Community Yard Sale

Location: 

Harbor Area Office, 80 Everett Ave, Chelsea, MA

Date/Time:  Saturday April 27, 2019   9:30 AM  - 2:00 PM

 * Rain Date Sunday, April 28, 2019    

 

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

Additional Resources for Boston Region Informational Meetings

Northern Region Informational Meetings

ADLU

Adoption Information Session

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

  • 7/15/19
  • 8/5/19
  • 9/9/19

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

 

CHELMSFORD

Foster Care Information Table

Date/Time:  8:00 AM– Noon

  • Saturday, June 22, 2019               

Location:   

KJ’s Caffe, 118 Chelmsford Street, Chelmsford, MA

Contact::

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

 

Foster Care Information Session 

Date/Time:  6:00 PM – 7:00 PM 

  • Monday, June 24, 2019               

Location:   

Chelmsford Library, Lower Level Conference Room, 25 Boston Road, Chelmsford, MA

Contact::

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

 

Foster Care Information Table

Date/Time:  8:00 AM– Noon

  • Saturday, June 22, 2019               

Location:   

KJ’s Caffe, 118 Chelmsford Street, Chelmsford, MA

Contact::

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

 

FRAMINGHAM

Foster Care/Adoption Information Session

Date/Time: Thursdays, 6:00-7:30 PM

  • June 6, 2019

 Location:

DCF Area Office. 300 Howard Street, Framingham MA 01702

Contact: 

You do not need to pre-register.

If weather is inclement please call Sheila Fitzgerald at 508-424-0145 to see if the meeting is being held.

If you have any questions, please email them to Sheila.Fitzgerald@state.ma.us.

 

HAVERHILL

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time :     Friday, May 31st, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Location:  Haverhill Public LIbrary, 99 Main Street, Haverhill MA  

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

Drop in - registration not required.  

For more information:  https://FosterMA-HL.eventbrite.com

 

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 

 

Foster Care Information Session 

Date/Time: Tuesday, May 7, 2019 6:30 PM

Location:

Lawrence Public Library, 51 Lawrence St, Lawrence, MA 01841 

 

 

LOWELL

Foster Care Information Session 

Date/Time: 

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Every other month on the second Tuesday of the month.

  • May 14, 2019
  • NO MEETING July 9, 2019 
  • Sept. 10, 2019
  • Nov. 12, 2019

 

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

 

LYNN

Foster Care Information Session 

Date/Time:      

  • Wednesday 05/15/2019 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
  • Wednesday 06/05/2019 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm         

Location:                     

Lynn Department of Children and Families, 330 Lynnway, Suite 201, Lynn, MA  01901

Contact:                      

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

 

MERRIMAC

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time: Tuesday May 28th @ 7-8:30pm
Location: 

Donaghue School, 24 Union Street Extension, Merrimac, MA

Contact:

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

Preregistrtion requested by not required.  

For more information: https://FosterMA-ds.eventbrite.com

 

NEWBURYPORT

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:  Thursday, May 23rd 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: :  Hope Community Church, 11 Hale Street, Newburyport MA  

Contact:

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

Preregistrtion requested by not required.  

For more information:  https://FosterMA-HC.eventbrite.com

   

NORTH ANDOVER

Foster Care Table at Sheep Shearing Festival 

Date/Time:   

Sunday, May 19th   10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location:  Town Common, North Andover, MA

 

PEABODY

Foster Care Table

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

Date/Time:  11:30 AM- 1:30 PM
Location: Lobby at 10 Centennial Drive, Peabody, MA

 

SALEM

Foster Care Information Session 

Date/Time:  May 29th 6:00 to 8:00 PM

Location:       

The Hotel Salem, 209 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970       

Contact:                      

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

 

READING

Foster Care Information Session

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

  • 05/06/2019
  • 06/03/2019
  • 07/15/2019
  • 08/05/2019
  • 09/09/2019

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.

 

TEWSKBURY

Foster Care Information Session 

Date/Time: 

Tues., May 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm 

Location:   

Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA 01876 01876

2nd. Floor Conference Room

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

 

WINCHESTER

Foster Care Information Session 

Date/Time:      

  • Monday 5/20/2019 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm                                 

Location:                     

Winchester Public Library, 80 Washington St, Winchester, MA 01890

Contact:                      

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

 

WOBURN

Foster Care Information Session 

Date/Time:      

  • Wednesday 6/5/19 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm,
  • Wednesday 8/7/19 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm,
  • Wednesday 9/4/19 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm          

Location:                     

Woburn Public Library, 36 Cummings Park Dr, Woburn, MA

Contact:                      

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

Southern Region Informational Meetings

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 Table

Date/Time:  Saturday, June 15, 2019  8 AM - NOON

Location:

Bubble Run/ Fairgrounds 600 Belmont Street, Brockton, MA

Contact:

Contact: Ilda Coelho 508 894-3741 

 

CANTON

Adoption Information Session

Date/Time:  Mondays 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

  • 6/17/19 
  • 7/15/19 
  • 8/19/19
  • 9/16/19 
  • 10/21/19 
  • 11/18/19 
  • 12/9/19

 

Location:

Canton Police Department Conference Room

1492 Washington St, Canton, MA 02021

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

DIGHTON

Foster Care Table

Date/Time:  Saturday, June 22, 2019 11 AM - 3 PM..

Location:

Strawberry Festival Under the Sun Farm 1050 Williams Street, North Dighton, MA

Contact:

Contact: Ilda Coelho 508 894-3741 

FALL RIVER

Foster Care Table

Date/Time:  Sunday, June 23, 2019 10 AM - 3 PM..

Location:

Fire Truck Show, 140 Commerce Drive, Fall River, MA

Contact:

Contact: Ilda Coelho 508 894-3741 

 

FALMOUTH

Foster Care Table

Date/Time:  Saturday, June 15, 2019 11 AM. - 1 PM 

Location:  Eight Cousins Bookstore, 189 Main Street, Falmouth, Ma 02540

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

 

MANSFIELD

Foster Care Information Session 

Date/Time: 6:30 PM - 8 PM..

  • Monday, June 24, 2019

Location:

Mansfield Public library 255 Hope Street, Mansfield, MA

Contact:

Contact: Ilda Coelho 508 894-3741 

 

NEW BEDFORD

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:  Tuesdays, 6 PM. - 7 PM 

  • June 11, 2019 
  • July 9, 2019
  • August 13, 2019

Location:  

Lawler Public Library, 745 Rockdale Ave, New Bedford, MA 02740 

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

Registration: Open to the public                     

 

NORTON

Foster Care Table

Date/Time:  Saturday, June 15, 2019  5 PM - 10 PM

Location:

Founders Day, Yelle Elementary School, 64 West Main Street, Norton, MA

Contact:

Contact: Ilda Coelho 508 894-3741

 

PLAINVILLE

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:  

First Thursdays of the month 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm               

Location:

Purple Rooster, 105 South Street, Plainville, MA 02762

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

 

QUINCY

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:  5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

  • Thursday May 16, 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: Pascale Chrispin 508-894- 3793 or Pascale.Chrispin.State.MA.US

 

SOMERSET

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:   Wednesday  11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

  • June 19, 2019
  • July 17, 2019
  • August 21, 2019

Location:

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

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

Registration: Open to the public                 

 

TAUNTON

Adoption Information Session

Date/Time:  Thursdays 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

 

Foster Care Table

Date/Time:  Saturday, June 29, 2019  10 AM - NOON

Location:

Vets Run, 775 John Quincy Adams Road, Taunton, MA

Contact:

Contact: Ilda Coelho 508 894-3741

 

WALTHAM

Foster Care Table

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

 

 

WEST BRIDGEWATER   

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:  10 AM - Noon

  • June 27, 2019
  • July 25, 2019

Location:

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

Contact:

Contact: Ilda Coelho 508 894-3741   Please let us know if you will be attending

 

 

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

 

ASHBY

Foster Care Information Session (English & Spanish)

Date/Time:

First Tuesday of every month 10 AM - NOON

Location:

Ashby Free Public Library, 812 Main Street, Ashby, MA

Contact:

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

Registration/Fee:  Not required/none

 

BARRE  

Foster Care Information Session (English & Spanish)

Date/Time:

2nd Thursday of Every Month, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location:

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

Contact:

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

 

GARDNER

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time: 4:30pm to 6:45pm. 

  • Wednesday, May 8, 2019 
  • Wednesday, June 5, 2019 

Location:

Levi Heywood Memorial Library, 55 West Lynde Street, Gardner, MA  01440

 

 

 

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

Contact:

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

 

LEOMINSTER  

Foster Care Information Session (English & Spanish)

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:

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

 

Foster Care Information Table at Apple Blossom Festival

Date/Time:  May 18, 2019  10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Location:  Sholan Farms, 1125 Pleasant Street, Leominster MA 01453

 

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:

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

 

OXFORD

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

  • June 17, 2019

Location:

Oxford Public Library, 339 Main Street Oxford, MA 01540

Location: Downstairs meeting room

Contact:

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

            

WEBSTER

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:

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

  • June 21st, 2019
  • July 19th, 2019

Location:

Webster Public Library, 2 Lake St, Webster MA 01570

Contact:

Kate Cormier, 508-929-2052 or Kate.Cormier@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 - Brown Bag Sessions

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:

Second Friday of every month – 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Friday – 06/14/2019   


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

 

Foster Care Information Session  (English/Spanish)

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:

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

 

Western Region Informational Meetings

ADLU

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. 01105

 

ATHOL

Foster Care Information Session

Dates/Time:

The Last Tuesday of the month from 6:00 PM – 7:00  PM

  • June 25, 2019

Location:

Athol Public Library  - 568 Main Street, Athol, MA 01331

Contact:

Daisy Acosta, Foster Care Recruiter, 413-452-3395, Daisy.acosta@state.ma.us

 

CHICOPEE

Foster Care ITable

Date/Time: 

Saturday June  8, 2019  19AM - 6:PM

Location:

Run the runaway Westover Airport.  255 Padgette Street Chicopee, MA

Contact:

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

 

 

EASTHAMPTON

Foster Care Information Table

Dates/Time:

Saturday, June 8, 2019   NOON - 5 PM

Location:  

Cultual Chaos - Cottage Street Easthampton, MA 

Contact:

Daisy Acosta, Foster Care Recruiter, 413-452-3395, Daisy.acosta@state.ma.us

 

Foster Care Information Session

Dates/Time:

Thursday, June 20, 2019   7 PM - 8 PM

Location:  

Easthampton Community Center - 12 Clark Street, Easthampton

Contact:

Daisy Acosta, Foster Care Recruiter, 413-452-3395, Daisy.acosta@state.ma.us

 

Foster Care Information Table

Dates/Time:

Saturday, June 22, 2019   2 PM - 10 PM

Location:  

Easthampton Fireworks Thunder in the Valley Festival - Mill Side Park 2 Ferry Street - Easthampton

Contact:

Daisy Acosta, Foster Care Recruiter, 413-452-3395, Daisy.acosta@state.ma.us

 

GREENFIELD

Foster Care Information Session

Dates/Time: Last Wednesday of the month,  6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

  • June 26, 2019

Location:

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

Contact:

Daisy Acosta, Foster Care Recruiter, 413-452-3395, Daisy.acosta@state.ma.us

 

HOLYOKE

Foster Care Table

Date/Time: 

  • June 1, 2019  10 AM - 10 PM
  • June 2, 2019    1 PM -   8 PM

Location:

Hispanice Festival 3000 Main Street Sprigdale Park Holyoke, MA 

Contact: 

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

 

Foster Care Information Session

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

Location:

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 Table

Date/Time:  10 AM - 2 PM

  • June 13, 2019
  • June 27, 2019

Location:

Farmer's Market, Outside City Hall, High Street, Holyoke, MA

Contact: 

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

 

 

INDIAN ORCHARD  (this is part of Springfield)

Foster Care Informational Session

Date/Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Wednesday, June 12, 2019  

Location: 

Indian Orchard Public Library, 44 Oak Street, Indian Orchard, MA  

Contact:  

Deb Jones 413-452-3396 or email Deborah.Jones@state.ma.us

 

LEE

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:

Saturday, June 29, 2019 10 AM - 2 PM

Location:

Lee Common 3 Park Plaza Lee Ma 

Contact:

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

 

LUNENBURG

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time:

The last Monday of each month   5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Location:

Lunnenburg Public Library, Quiet Room,  1023 Massachusetts Avenue, Lunnenburg, MA

Contact:

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

 

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

 

Foster Care Information Session/Ice Cream Social

Date/Time:

Monday, April 8, 2019  @ 5:30pm to 7pm

Location:

First Baptist Church, 131 Main St, North Adams, Massachusetts 01247

Contact:

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

 

NORTHAMPTON

Foster Care Informational Meeting

Date/Time:  The 1st Thursday of the month from 3pm – 4pm

  • June 6, 2019

Location:  Forbes Library – 20 West Street, Northampton, MA 

Contact:   Daisy Acosta, Foster Care Recruiter, (413) 452-3395 or Daisy.acosta@state.ma.us

 

Foster Care Informational Table

Date/Time: Saturday, June 22, 2019  5 PM - 9 PM

Location: Family Fourth Day Look Park Northampton 

Contact:   Daisy Acosta, Foster Care Recruiter, (413) 452-3395 or Daisy.acosta@state.ma.us

 

ORANGE

Foster Care Table

Date/TimeJune 20, 2019   5 PM - 8 PM

Location:  

3rd Thursday  Summer Street Fair - Downtown Orange

Contact:  Daisy Acosta, Foster Care Recruiter, (413) 452-3395 or Daisy.acosta@state.ma.us

 

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

 

Foster Care Table

Date/Time:  Saturdays 9AM - 1 PM

  • June 1, 2019  
  • June 8, 2019 
  • June 22, 2019   
  • June 28, 2019   

 

Location:

 Farmers Market, Pittsfield Common 100 1st St, Pittsfield, MA 01201

Contact:

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

 

SHELBURNE FALLS

Foster Care Informational Meeting

Date/Time:  2 PM - 6:30 PM

  • June 7, 2019
  • June 21, 2019

Location:  Shelburne Falls Market, Water and Main Street – On the green, Shelburne Falls, MA

Contact:  Daisy Acosta, Foster Care Recruiter, (413) 452-3395 or Daisy.acosta@state.ma.us

 

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. 01105

 

Foster Care Informational Session

Date/Time:

  • Thursday, June 13th 6:00-7:00 pm

Location: 

Mason Square Public Library, 765 State Street, Springfield, MA

Contact:  

Deb Jones 413-452-3396 or email Deborah.Jones@state.ma.us

 

Foster Care Informational Session

Date/Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Wednesday, June 12, 2019  

Location: 

Indian Orchard (this is part of Springfield)

Indian Orchard Public Library, 44 Oak Street, Indian Orchard, Ma 

Contact:  

Deb Jones 413-452-3396 or email Deborah.Jones@state.ma.us

 

TURNERS FALLS

Foster Care Table

Date/Time:   2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

  • Thursday, June 5, 2019 
  • Thursday, June 19, 2019 

Location:

Westfield Evangelical Free Church, 568 Southwick Road, Westfield, Massachusetts 01085

Contact: 

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

Note: Child Care is provided

 

WESTFIELD

Foster Care Information Session

Date/Time: Meetings are always held the 2nd Tuesday of every month

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Location:

Westfield Evangelical Free Church, 568 Southwick Road, Westfield, Massachusetts 01085

Contact: 

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

Note: Child Care is provided

 

WILBERHAM

Foster Care Information Table

Date/Time: Saturday June 15, 2019

10:00 AM  to 7:00 PM 

Location:

Peach Festival Wilberham Monson Acedemy 423 Main Street Wilberham.

Contact: 

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

 

 


 

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