Adoption and Foster/Kinship Care Support Groups

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    Taxonomy Code: PN-8100.6500-030

    Mutual support groups whose members are individuals who have adopted a child or are considering or in the process of adoption, birth parents who relinquished a child for adoption, people who were, themselves adopted, foster care providers, children in foster care, kinship caregivers (paternal or maternal grandparents, aunts, uncles and other family members, members of a child's tribe or clan, godparents, stepparents, neighbors, friends of the family or other adults who can serve as "family"), children cared for by relatives under a formal or informal kinship care arrangement and/or adults who, as children, were raised in foster or kinship care. Groups may also be structured for adoptees, siblings and/or birth parents who have been reunited; older kinship caregivers who have taken on an unexpected parenting role later in life; and people who have other kinship issues, e.g., grandparents and other relatives who have been denied access to a grandchild or other youngster due to a death or divorce in the child's family. Meeting formats may include in-person, telephone or Internet options.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Adoption Services (Colorado Springs) - Bethany Christian Services of ColoradoProvides adoption services, including international adoption and post adoption support.El Paso CountyColorado Springs - Bethany Christian Services of ColoradoBethany Christian Services of Colorado
    Adoption Services (Denver) - Bethany Christian Services of ColoradoOffers 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 Clients will be sent a pre-application packet within 1 day expressing interest.Denver CountyDenver - Bethany Christian Services of ColoradoBethany Christian Services of Colorado
    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 CountyTri-County Family Care Center Inc.Tri-County Family Care Center Inc.
    Foster Parent Support Group - Routt County Department of Human ServicesOffers a support group open to all Routt County foster parents, or people 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 CountyRoutt County Department of Human ServicesRoutt County Department of Human Services
    Grand-family Program (Namaqua Center) - SummitStone Health PartnersHelps grand-families 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 CountyNamaqua Center - SummitStone Health PartnersSummitStone Health Partners
    Grandparents Raising Grandchildren / Weld County Department of Human ServicesProviding 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 CountyArea Agency on Aging / Weld County Department of Human ServicesWeld County
    Relatives Raising Children (E Smith Rd) - Catholic CharitiesProvides 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 Support group schedule: - Northeast Denver - 1st Thursday of every month from 12 p.m. - 2 p.m., held at Macedonia Baptist Church, 3240 Adams St., Denver, CO 80205 - Southwest Denver - 1st Monday of every month from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m., held at Notre Dame Catholic Church, Parish Hall 2175 S Zenobia St. Denver, CO 80219 (use school entrance) - Castle Rock - 2nd Tuesday of every month from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., held at Castle Rock Senior Center, 2323 Woodlands Blvd., Castle Rock, CO 80104 - Arvada - 2nd Wednesday of every month from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., held at Community First Foundation, 5855 Wadsworth Bypass, Arvada, CO 80003 - Southeast Denver - 3rd Monday of every month from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m., held at Risen Christ Catholic Parish, 3060 South Monaco Pkwy, Denver, CO 80222 - Northern Denver - Spanish - 3rd Thursday of every month from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., held in Spanish at the Swansea Recreation Center, 2650 East 49th Ave, Denver, CO 80216 - Thornton - two groups - 2nd Thursday of every month from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., held at Margaret Carpenter Recreation Center, 11151 Colorado Blvd., Thornton, CO 80233; 3rd Tuesday of every month, also from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at Margaret Carpenter Recreation CenterDenver CountyE Smith Rd - Catholic CharitiesCatholic Charities
    Seminar Series and Large Support Group - Adoption Search Resource ConnectionProvides a monthly seminar on various adoption-related topics and a space for support for those connected to adoption on the last Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the Gallery Rm.Denver CountyAdoption Search Resource ConnectionAdoption Search Resource Connection
    Small Support Group - Adoption Search Resource ConnectionProvides a monthly support group for individuals who have been separated by adoption on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Robinson Conference Rm. Additional phone support and sessions are available on an as-needed basis.Denver CountyAdoption Search Resource ConnectionAdoption Search Resource Connection
    Support Group for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (Senior Services) - City of LongmontProvides a support group for grandparents raising grandchildren. Childcare is provided.Boulder CountySenior Services - City of LongmontCity of Longmont

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