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The Strongest Bonds are Made for Life

When we begin working with a child in need at Arms Wide, we see a future full of possibilities: a permanent family; a child’s sense of belonging; a family fulfilled. We focus on moments that preserve and bring a family together. 

Every child, every family’s story is unique, sometimes unpredictable, and always life-changing. And wherever their paths lead, Arms Wide is there to guide, support, celebrate and make an impact on the whole family.

Our Services

Foster Care Adoption

Arms Wide is dedicated to building and sustaining strong, nurturing families for children in foster care through adoption.

Permanency Support

As a leader in post adoption services, Arms Wide understands the completion of the adoption process is not the end of the road for families.

Become a Foster Parent

We are delighted you are considering fostering or adopting one – or more – children in need of a loving home. We know the process can seem complex and overwhelming, but we’re here to help you!


We have compiled a list of online resources helpful to both adoptive and foster families looking for information.

Upcoming Events

  • Sep 28

    Drive For Kids

    Fueled by motorsports enthusiasm and a charitable engine, Houston’s car clubs and racing communities are coming together to raise funds and awareness to address child welfare in the Houston area. The 3rd Annual “Drive For Kids” will benefit two local children’s charities, Child Advocates and Arms Wide.

  • Nov 14

    All In for Adoption Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament

    Save the date for our 2024 All In for Adoption Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament! This event will feature friendly rounds of Texas Hold ‘Em, a silent auction, high-end door prizes, and for the first time, a wine pull! Sponsorships and registration will open soon.

Arms Wide Blog

We offer stories and articles ranging from how Arms Wide works through foster care and adoption processes to advice from licensed professionals and adoptees. Read our blog to learn what you need to know about our adoption services.