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    Taxonomy Code: PH-6300.3500

    Arrangements in which the full time care, supervision, nurturing and protection of a minor child is the responsibility of a grandparent, aunt, uncle or other relative, member of the child’s tribe or clan, godparent, stepparent, friend of family or another adult who has a long-standing relationship with the child or the family in situations where the child cannot live with his or her parents. Types of kinship care include informal agreements between family members or with a non-relative; kinship caregiver arrangements in which the caregiver has physical custody but the children’s protective services agency has legal custody; kinship guardian arrangements in which the caregiver has both legal and physical custody; and kinship foster care in which the caregiver is a licensed foster parent and has physical custody of the child while the children’s protective agency has legal custody.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Child Protection Services - Larimer County Department of Human ServicesProvides access for citizens and mandated reporters to report allegations of child abuse and/or neglect. Also offers foster placement, kinship care services, and adoption services. Other protection services include: - Risk assessment - Crisis resolution - Individual and family education around protective issues - Referrals to and coordination with service providers - Financial management - Guardianship - Placement and care coordination - Detention screening - Individual and family counseling for youth ages 10 - 18 who face issues of delinquent behavior, mental health emergencies, and parent-child conflicts. Larimer CountyChildren, Youth and Family Services - Larimer County Department of Human ServicesLarimer County Department of Human Services
    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
    Family Caregiver - Developmental Disabilities Resource CenterThe Family Caregiver allows services to be delivered by family members in the family's home or other community-based settings.Jefferson CountyDevelopmental Disabilities Resource CenterDevelopmental Disabilities Resource Center
    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 /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
    Kinship Relative Care (900 Jefferson Cty Pkwy) - Jefferson County Human ServicesKinship care is defined as the full-time nurturing and protection of children by kin or by someone with a significant relationship to the child.Jefferson County900 Jefferson Cty Pkwy - Jefferson County Human ServicesJefferson County Human Services
    Specialized Programs - Routt County Department of Human ServicesProvides services to children identified with special needs and their families in an effort to keep out-of-home placement from occurring. Services include: - Adoption or fostering of special needs children - Home study for resource families - Guardianship, kinship care, and other alternative placements for children Specialized services are for children who will be living outside of their home or away from their families for reasons other than those covered by Child Protective Services and youth in conflict situations. Routt CountyRoutt County Department of Human ServicesRoutt County Department of Human Services

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