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How Foster Children Can Affect Your Family

How Foster Children Can Affect Your Family

Foster children are typically in the state's custody due to circumstances beyond their control, which often include abuse and neglect. A child's behavior and mental health are both affected by experiencing abuse or neglect. Difficult Behaviors Foster children under...

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8 Tips for Bonding with Your Adopted Child

You've leapt through hoops and overcome the challenges of the adoption process. You even made it out alive with your heart still intact. In fact, it has even expanded tenfold! Your family has finally grown, and your child is safe and secure at home with you. As...

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Your Responsibilities as Foster Parents

Your Responsibilities as Foster Parents

Every child is lucky to be born alive.  Most of them are blessed to be taken care of by their biological parents. But some are unfortunately abandoned, refused care, or worse, abused. These children end up in the state's care through the foster care system. Foster...

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What To Expect After Adopting A Newborn

What To Expect After Adopting A Newborn

It's always exciting to have a newborn join the family. But for adoptive parents, welcoming a baby can feel extra thrilling. All the years of waiting and going through hoops have finally paid off. You won't have to jump out of your chair every time you get a call or...

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10 Ways to Connect With Your Foster Child

10 Ways to Connect With Your Foster Child

Welcoming a foster child into your family comes with challenges. You might be struggling to create an emotional connection with them. However, you shouldn't be too worried. Your foster child has likely been through a lot, so it may take time for them to warm up to...

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Courage Community has been making life-changing connections between families and children since 2012.

Colorado has many foster children needing placement, and too few foster homes to care for them

On any given business day, we receive referrals from five to twenty children needing to be placed in a foster home. Children of every age, ethnicity and circumstance are referred, from newborn to 20 years old. Most of our children are referred along with their siblings. All of the children referred for foster care are removed from their family's care for reasons of abuse and/or neglect. The majority of our referrals for placement originate from the Denver Metro and Colorado Springs area, although we also work with rural communities such as Lake, Summit, Chaffee and Park Counties.