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Why Should You Consider Adopting a Child?

Why Should You Consider Adopting a Child?

Like most hopeful parents, you may have gone through a long journey of bringing a little bundle of joy to your home. Perhaps you are just waiting for the right partner, are facing infertility difficulties, or have spent a lot of years thinking if parenthood was...

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A Guide to Parenting Foster and Adopted Kids

A Guide to Parenting Foster and Adopted Kids

Parenting is not an easy job. It is twice as hard to parent kids that are not biologically your own because they have acquired some personalities and traits before coming under your care. More often than not, fostering or adopting is being put in the spot to manage...

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Foster Care Guide:  Am I Qualified To Foster?

Foster Care Guide: Am I Qualified To Foster?

Do you want to foster a child, but feel something is holding you back? You may be considering being a foster parent, but you think your situation won't allow you. You might be confident that you can give a foster child the love and care they need, but because of...

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Your Guide To Parenting In a Pandemic

Your Guide To Parenting In a Pandemic

This unprecedented time caused by COVID-19 has left many parents struggling to navigate a new, uncharted territory of challenges. The fear and uncertainty of being locked up at home have made it difficult for families to keep a sense of calm and establish new...

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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.