Are you interested in learning about becoming a foster or adoptive parent? Would you like to participate in a casual conversation where you can get answers to your questions? Join us at “First Steps”, a quarterly informational gathering at the Embrace Office in Historic Downtown McKinney. Sit down with our staff and hear more about:

  • The differences between private infant adoption, international adoption, fostering to adopt, and straight adoption from foster care
  • Requirements to become a licensed foster or adoptive parent in Texas
  • How to start the licensing process
  • Things to consider when selecting a child placing agency
  • Honest answers to your questions and concerns about opening your home

Upcoming First Steps Meetings:

  • Tuesday, May 25, from 10:00 – 11:30 am
  • Tuesday, August 24, 2021 from 10:00 – 11:30 am
  • Tuesday, October 12, 2021 from 10:00 – 11:30 am

Please RSVP or submit questions using the form below. Note which upcoming session you plan on attending and how many will come. First Steps gatherings take place whether we have 2 guests or 10. This gathering is open to couples or individuals. We look forward to meeting you!