Foster Care / Adoptions Services - La Plata Department of Human Services

10 Burnett Court, Durango - La Plata County Department of Human Services

 
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Western Colorado 2-1-1 - WC 211
General Information
Description of ServiceFoster Care places at-rick children in caring, supportive foster families and provides resources to the foster families to promote successful and positive relationships.

Types of Foster Care Homes:
Family Foster Care
Kinship Foster Care
Transition Homes

A foster parent can be a single person or a couple. The important aspect of being a foster parent is that you have experience with children and you are willing to nurture and care for the children place in your home. Children placed in your home can be infants, preschool children, school age children and adolescents. Our agency provides educational, therapeutical, monetary and in-home support as children are placed in your home.

Adoption services also provided through the La Plata County Department of Human Services.
Urgent Services ProvidedEmergency placement for at-risk children
LocationLa Plata County
Geographical AreaLa Plata County
Facility/ADA AccessFull access
Intake RequirementsRequirements:CBI / FBI criminal records check, child abuse registry check, CPR certification (both adults), First Aid certification (both adults), Per vaccinations, Water check if on a well, Physicians health certification, Autobiographical questionnaire, 3 references, Foster Parent questionnaire (helps determine which children are best suited for family), Foster Parent Core Training 12 hours (both adults), Ongoing Training 20 hours per year
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Administration Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, closed on major holidays
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Specific Hours: Closed on all major holidays
 
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone 970-382-6150
Physical Site Address 1 10 Burnett Court
Physical Site Address 2 Tech Center Plaza, First Floor
Physical Site City, State, Zip Durango, CO 81301
Main Phone 970-382-6150
TDD Phone 711
Fax 970-382-6151
Service Location Email Use Contact Us through the Website
Web Address http://www.co.laplata.co.us/government/human_services
 
Additional Information
SourceMesa
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: La Plata County Department of Human Services
Affiliated Program: 10 Burnett Court, Durango - La Plata County Department of Human Services
This Service: Foster Care / Adoptions Services - La Plata Department of Human Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adoptive Family Recruitment (PH-2400.0200)
Foster Parent/Family Recruitment (PH-2400.2000)