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"Buckner has been so supportive in our journey and truly cares for the children in our home as well as us. I recommend them to anyone interested in fostering or adoption!"
– Holly Garcia, Buckner foster parent

Potential foster care and adoptive families: We’re so glad you’re ready to take the next step in your journey to open your home to children in need—whether for a time or forever. We know the licensing process may seem daunting, but Buckner is dedicated to walking with you and your family every step of the way. We unapologetically require a lot because we believe the children we serve are worth it. Get started by reviewing our requirements, attending a local information meeting, emailing us at fostercareadoption@buckner.org, or filling out the form below.

As you begin your journey to learn more about foster care, respite care, kinship care, foster-to-adopt or Waiting Texas Children adoption, we're here to help.

In an effort to best serve children and families, we currently focus our domestic foster care and adoption services in the following cities (and surrounding counties) of Texas: 

  • Amarillo
  • Beaumont
  • Dallas 
  • Lubbock
  • Lufkin
  • Longview
  • Midland
  • Mission

Fill out the form below to receive more information and get started with Buckner today.

*Please note, Buckner is not accepting inquiries or applications for foster care and adoption through the Conroe office at this time. Please call 936-756-3639 with any questions related to Buckner foster care and adoption in Conroe.

*Adoptees and birth families: Whether you are seeking records, beginning a search for your birth family or seeking counsel, Buckner wants to help. Contact us today.

If you are interested in post-adoption and counseling services or to set up an appointment, contact Jennifer McCallum at jmccallum@buckner.org or 214-321-4564.

If you are a church interested in partnering with Buckner Foster Care or Adoption, email fostercareadoption@buckner.org or 214-758-8148.

If you are experiencing an unplanned pregnancy, call our 24-hour hotline at 800-441-2670.

Buckner Foster Care and Adoption offices:

4000 Mays Street
Amarillo, TX 79109
Office: 806-373-1474

9055 Manion Drive
Beaumont, TX 77706
Office: 409-866-0976

5310 S. Buckner Blvd
Dallas, Texas 75227
Office: 214-328-3141

1014 South High St.
Longview, TX 75601
Office: 903-757-9383

129 Brentwood Avenue
Lubbock, TX 79416-1601
Office: 806-795-7151

3402 Daniel McCall, Suite 21
Lufkin, TX 75904
Office: 936-637-3300

425 W. Pecan Avenue
Midland, TX 79705
Office: 432-520-5588

3780 N. Bentsen Palm Drive
Mission, TX 78574
Office: 956-585-2041

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