CO4Kids Blogs

Coloradans are changing the lives of children, youth and families every day. The CO4kids blogs shine a light on the work being done in communities across the state.

  • Community blog - promoting prevention, inspirational real-life stories, and expert opinions and news from the campaign. 

  • Professionals blog - supporting the people dedicating their careers and lives to ending child abuse in Colorado. 

  • Parent Partner blog -  amplifying the shared experiences of adoptive parents, foster families and nontraditional families raising children and young people who have experienced trauma, child abuse and neglect. 

Parent Partner Blog
Child Welfare Blog

The Colorado Department of Human Services is preparing to submit the 2018 Child and Family Services Annual Progress and Services Report. This federally required report documents CDHS’ progress towards accomplishing the goals, objectives, and interventions in the 2015-19 Child and Family Services Plan. As the Colorado Department of Human Services has been working with all county human services agencies to improve performance on the federal outcomes and to achieve our CFSP goals and objectives, your feedback is invaluable. The deadline for submitting feedback is 5pm on June 27, 2017. 

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When it comes to child sexual abuse (CSA), having a supportive parent is one of the most important factors in a child’s recovery. In order to help facilitate recovery, it is important to understand the dynamics and impact of CSA on the child victim and the non-offending parent, along with the needs of the non-offending parent, who is often considered a secondary victim to the abuse.

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Each year, CDHS honors adoptive families from throughout Colorado at a special luncheon at the Governor’s Mansion. In preparation for National Adoption Month in November 2017, CDHS is asking individuals, counties and CPAs to recognize adoptive families.

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Community Blog

No matter why or how they came to live with you, your relative’s children will benefit from being in your home. This is a big job, and you may need help from your community. Here are some suggestions.

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