Foster Homes for Dependent Children

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    Taxonomy Code: PH-6300.2000

    Programs that provide alternative family living arrangements in agency-supervised private family homes for children and youth who have been neglected, abused or abandoned in situations where a children's protective services worker or a court has decided that they cannot live safely at home.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Child Support, Daycare, and Foster Care (Morgan) - Department of Human ServicesOffers thirty different programs to help families and individuals who are in need. Eligibility varies according to the specific program. Programs include: - Child Support Services - County Child Support Enforcement Division - Daycare Program - Foster Care, Kinship and Adoption Programs - Adoption Support - Referrals to other resourcesMorgan CountyDepartment of Human Services - Morgan CountyMorgan County
    Foster and Kinship Care (Main Office) - Broomfield Health and Human Services DepartmentFoster care provides protective services for children and 24-hour temporary care for children who cannot remain in their own homes due to neglect, abuse, or other significant family problems. The goal is to strengthen the family of origin to safely return children to their own homes, and to: - Protect the child and provide sufficient care for the child on a temporary basis in a nurturing, safe, stimulating environment - Help the child cope with the separation from the family - Foster and support a treatment plan for the child to achieve permanency. Kinship caregivers are people who are raising a relative’s child or adolescent, or, in many situations are raising a child or adolescent that is not related but with whom there is a significant connection and commitment to provide care as long as necessary. Broomfield CountyMain Office - Broomfield Health and Human Services DepartmentBroomfield Health and Human Services Department
    Foster Care Program (Peak One Drive) - Summit County Department of Health and Human ServicesSupports people who want to become foster parents and care for children who need out-of-home placement.Summit CountyPeak One Drive - Summit County Department of Health and Human ServicesSummit County Department of Health and Human Services
    Foster /Kinship/Adoptive Home Care - Jackson County Social ServicesProvides temporary substitute care for children 0 - 18 years old, who have been removed from their home due to physical, sexual or emotional neglect or abuse. This program provides the following for family foster care providers: - Recruitment - Training - Certification - Retention services - Temporary substitute care Jackson CountyJackson County Social ServicesJackson County Social Services

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