How do I become a foster and/or adoptive parent?

Attend an Orientation Meeting

  • Mandatory for parents wanting to get their adoption and/or foster license.

  • Attending an Orientation Meeting does not commit you to become an adoptive and/or foster family.  You are welcome to learn more about the process and decide at a later time.


What will the Orientation Meeting cover?​

  • Agency History, vision, and mission​

  • Overview of the relevant and applicable rules of TXHHS Minimum Standards.​

  • Philosophy, organizations structure, and policies.

  • Description of the services and programs offered.

  • Needs and characteristics of children served.

  • Agape Harbor's Policies and Procedures

  • Frequently asked questions and definitions

  • Costs related to getting licensed

  • Calendar of trainings

Orientation Meeting Dates​​​​​​

  • May 14, 2022, 10:00 AM

  • June 7, 2022, 6:00 PM

  • July 9, 2022, 10:00 AM

  • July 19, 2022, 6:00 PM

  • August 9, 2022, 6:00 PM

  • August 20, 2022, 10:00 AM

Choose a date and register below.  Please indicate in the body of the email which date you will be attending the Orientation Meeting.