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Foster parents provide a temporary safe, stable home for children who have experienced abuse and neglect and whose parents need time to learn new skills to become the parents their children need them to be. Foster parents care for and meet the meet the physical, emotional and social needs of children in foster care.
Colorado is committed to inclusion. There are no restrictions on who can foster based on race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or expression, gender identity or marital status. Adoptive and foster parents must be at least 21 years old, pass a background check, complete training and receive a home study.
Contact a county or child placement agency to learn more about becoming a foster parent.