Arms Wide

The Strongest Bonds are Made for Life

At Arms Wide Adoption Services, we begin with the child in mind. Each child is unique and the journey to finding the right family can be unpredictable. We expertly guide Houston and South Texas families through the process, connecting each child with the right family and supporting them along the way and beyond. No matter where the path leads, Arms Wide Adoption Services honors the story of every family and celebrates with a family fulfilled.

Our Services


Arms Wide Adoption Services 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 Adoption Services 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 complied a list of online resources helpful to both adoptive and foster families looking for information.

Upcoming Events

  • Feb 21

    Greater Houston Information Meeting

    Attending an Information Meeting is the first required step in the process towards becoming an Arms Wide adoptive parent. During the Information Meeting, an Arms Wide Coordinator will walk you through the process of fostering or adopting a child or children in foster care.

  • Feb 22

    Fort Bend Mother’s Group

    Arms Wide Post Adoption Services is inviting you to join us for a Fort Bend mother’s group. Education and support provided around adoption issues with a therapist skilled in Adoption issues.

  • Feb 24

    Fort Bend Vision Board Party

    Please join us as we start the year off with a bang! Arms Wide Adoption Services will host a Fort Bend Vision Board Party on February 24, 2018. The vision board event is open to all ages. Parents and children will work separately on their vision boards under the direction of Matthew and Vanessa Bridges.

Arms Wide Blog

Our blog is filled with stories and articles, ranging from how Arms Wide Adoption Services works to foster care and adoption processes to advice from licensed professionals and adoptees.