|Adoption - Costilla County||Adoption services through the county Dept of Social Services (DSS)
Relinquishment counseling is provided, and the county works with a state-wide system to place children in adoptive homes.||Costilla County||Individual & Family Life - Costilla County||Costilla County |
|Adoption Services (Denver) - Bethany Christian Services of Colorado||Offers the following services to adoptive couples in Colorado:
- Home study
- Placement and post-placement services in the U.S. or abroad
- Support groups for birth parents and adoptive parents||Denver County||Denver - Bethany Christian Services of Colorado||Bethany Christian Services of Colorado|
|Colorado Post-Adoption Resource Center - Adoption Exchange||Provides a statewide community-based network of services to support adoptive families by offering one-on-one support, educational trainings and classes, support groups, peer-to-peer mentoring, information and referral, and other supportive services.
||Arapahoe County||Adoption Exchange||Adoption Exchange|
|Family Preservation - Kid's Resource Network of Colorado Springs||Family Preservation is an in-home program designed to support families in their natural environment. It is designed to be as flexible as possible and not add additional stresses on the family.
The worker's goal is to develop a plan, with the family, to focus on the positive attributes and growth area's for each family member. It is utilized for biological families and foster families to strengthen ties and maintain or establish stability.||El Paso County||Individual & Family Life - Kid's Resource Network (Colorado Springs)||Kid's Resource Network of Colorado Springs|
|Family Support Programs - Tri-County Family Care Center, Inc.||Provides the following types of support for individuals in Bent, Crowley, and Otero counties:
- Information and referrals to emergency and basic needs
- Utility (gas, electric) assistance for those with shut off notices
- Wood and propane, if needed
- Foster, adoption, pregnancy and kinship support groups and trainings/workshops
- Parenting classes
- Family building activities
- Budgeting classes
- Family advocacy
- CPR, first aid, universal precautions, and medication administration classes for child care providers and foster parents
- Car seat inspections, installations and education
- Respite care for ill or disabled children
- Respite care for seniors
||Otero County||Tri-County Family Care Center, Inc.||Tri-County Family Care Center, Inc.|
|Foster Care - Conejos County Dept of Social Services||Foster homes are available for short and long term care for children in need of protection. Social Services has the responsibility of certifying these placements.||Conejos County||Individual & Family Life - Conejos County Dept of Social Services||Conejos County Dept of Social Services|
|Fostering (Teller) - TCDSS||This service screens, trains, and certifies Teller County Parents to be foster parents for children needing safe, stable environments. The goal is to return children to their home of origin or permanent home (adoption) as soon as possible.
Kin care or adoption||Teller County||Individual & Family Life (Teller) - Department of Social Services (Teller)||Department of Social Services (Teller)|
|Foster Parent Support Group - Routt County Department of Human Services||Offers a support group open to all Routt County foster parents, or people seriously interested in becoming foster parents. The group assists participants in refining the skills necessary to care for young victims of abuse, neglect, or disruptive family conditions.||Routt County||Routt County Department of Human Services||Routt County Department of Human Services|
|Grandfamily Program (Namaqua Center) - SummitStone Health Partners||Helps grandfamilies raising grandchildren or non-biological children through ongoing case management and supportive services, parenting classes, and support groups. Also helps navigate school and human services systems.||Larimer County||Namaqua Center - SummitStone Health Partners||SummitStone Health Partners|
|Grandparent Advocate - Fountain Valley Senior Center||One day per week at the Center a DHS caseworker is available for Grandparents raising their grandchildren. Please call ahead for current schedule and to set appointment with caseworker.||El Paso County||Basic Needs - Fountain Valley Community Center||Fountain Valley Senior Center|
|Grandparents Raising Grandchildren - Area Agency on Aging (Weld)||Providing support services to grandparents raising grandchildren in Weld County. Legal referral and information, monthly support groups and educational workshops are offered to provide the tools needed in raising grandchildren and to improve quality of life.||Weld County||Area Agency on Aging (Weld)||Area Agency on Aging (Weld)|
|Grandparents Raising Grandchildren - El Paso County Dept. of Human Services||Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Program assist with access to appropriate community resources, facilitate support groups, sponsor periodic grandparent workshops, and provide general information about issues for grandparents raising grandchildren.
This service is part of the TANF support program.||El Paso County||Income Support & Employment - El Paso County Dept. of Human Services||El Paso County Dept. of Human Services|
|Licensure - Kid's Resource Network of Colorado Springs||KRNCS' home office is located in Colorado Springs, However, KRNCS also provides licensure to families throughout Colorado. We complete the licensure process for kinship, respite, and foster and adoptive family providers.
This process is inclusive of the home study, background checks, home inspection, trainings and supports.
||El Paso County||Individual & Family Life - Kid's Resource Network (Colorado Springs)||Kid's Resource Network of Colorado Springs|
|Relatives Raising Children (Pecos St) - Catholic Charities||Provides support for relatives raising children due to parents' death, drug addiction, incarceration or illness. Support offered includes:
- Monthly support groups
- Resources and information
- Short-term case management
- Special family activities||Denver County||Pecos Street - Catholic Charities||Catholic Charities|
|Relatives raising grandkids (El Paso) - CS Senior Center||Grandparent Advocate services are provided by El Paso County
Department of Human Services (DHS) for grandparents and relatives currently raising their grandchildren or other related children from birth- 18 years.
**This is offered most Friday's but call and schedule appointment to secure day / time.**
Please call and schedule appointment in advance.||El Paso County||Organizational / Community / International (El Paso) - CS Senior Center||Colorado Springs Senior Center|
|Seminar Series and Large Support Group - Adoptees in Search - Colorado's Triad Connection||Provides a monthly seminar on various adoption-related topics and a space for support for those connected to adoption.||Denver County||Adoptees in Search - Colorado's Triad Connection||Adoptees in Search - Colorado's Triad Connection|
|Small Support Group - Adoptees in Search - Colorado's Triad Connection||Provides a monthly support group for individuals who have been separated by adoption. Additional phone support and sessions are available on an as-needed basis.||Denver County||Adoptees in Search - Colorado's Triad Connection||Adoptees in Search - Colorado's Triad Connection|
|Support Group for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (Senior Services) - City of Longmont||Provides a support group for grandparents raising grandchildren. Childcare is provided.||Boulder County||Senior Services - City of Longmont||City of Longmont|
|Support Group - Grandparents as Parents (GAP)||Assistance is given to relatives who are raising their relatives' children (grandchildren, nieces, nephews, brothers, sisters, etc.) who need to find others in their same position and who want to organize their own support groups for people with visitation problems. A newsletter is published quarterly.||Out of State||Individual and Family Life - Grandparents as Parents (GAP)||Grandparents as Parents (GAP)|
|Therapy - Kid's Resource Network of Colorado Springs||KRNCS currently has an individual therapist on staff, trained to work with individuals and families on issues directly linked to family interventions.
Both individual and family interventions can be divided into sessions, and may include kin, biological and/or foster family members. This is done as to best work towards individual treatment goals. This enables the individual or family to have a safe place outside of the home to work on coping skills, build strengths, and process daily issues.||El Paso County||Individual & Family Life - Kid's Resource Network (Colorado Springs)||Kid's Resource Network of Colorado Springs|