Community Events

Many of our community partners and other related organizations host events on a broad range of topics related to kids and families across Colorado. Check back often or bookmark this page for new event postings and updates.

  • Celebration of  Educational  Excellence 2018

    Celebration of Educational Excellence 2018 - Grand Junction

    05/22/2018 - 5:00pm
    Mesa County Workforce Center, 512 29 1/2 Rd, Grand Junction, CO 81504

    The Colorado Department of Human Services is partnering with multiple organizations and community partners in Mesa County to recognize youth involved in the foster care or juvenile justice systems who will graduate from high school, receive a GED or obtained a college degree this year. 

  • Weld County Foster Care

    Weld County Foster Parent Open House Meeting

    05/23/2018 - 4:30pm
    Coffee House 29

    Join the Weld County Department of Human Services for an open house-style meeting about becoming a foster parent. A presentation begins at 4:45 pm but everyone is invited to arrive early to chat with county staff and others who are interested in becoming foster parents.

  • Trauma-Informed Caregiving Training

    Trauma-Informed Caregiving Training- 3-part series

    05/23/2018 - 5:00pm
    4159 Lowell Blvd, Denver, CO 80211

    Mount Saint Vincent's Trauma Informed Caregiving Training is designed to support foster and foster-adopt parents by enhancing their ability to understand and aid children demonstrating challenging behavior.

  • Stand Up For Me

    Denver County Foster Care & Adoption Info Meeting

    05/23/2018 - 6:00pm
    Montbello Rec Center

    Every day, foster parents stand up for children in our community by opening their home and their hearts to children in need of temporary parental care. Foster parents have many roles. One of the most critical is offering protection and basic provisions for children until their parents are ready and able to ensure those needs are met.

  • Elevating Connections Poetry Slam

    Foster Youth Poetry Slam

    05/23/2018 - 7:00pm
    Elaine Wolf Theater

    May is Foster Care Awareness Month. Join Elevating Connections as we welcome current and former youth in foster care as they use their voices to speak their truth. The words, thoughts, and emotions are theirs. Your attendance will prove to them that someone is listening and their voices matter!

  • Boulder County Foster Care & Adoption Orientation

    05/24/2018 - 6:00pm
    Boulder County Housing and Human Services

    Foster parents provide temporary care of a child or children while supporting family and agency efforts to reunify the parents with their children. Most children served by the agency remain at home, but for those children whose safety requires temporary removal, the goal is always to reunite the family.

  • Foster Care Training

    Informational Meeting - Fort Collins

    05/30/2018 - 6:00pm
    2032 Lowe Street, Fort Collins, CO 80525

    Can you provide safety, comfort, and pleasure and have a heart for serving abused and neglected children?

    Then fostering or fostering to adopt may be right for you!

    Lutheran Family Services North will be hosting an informational meeting for those interested in learning more about fostering,and fostering to adopt domestic and/or refugee children and youth.

  • become a foster parent colorado

    Foster Care and Adoption Information

    06/01/2018 - 10:30am

    Colorado has a shortage of foster parents. Every community and every county needs committed adults to step forward and make a difference for children and teens.

  • CFCP Foster Parent Info Night

    CFCP Information Night - Lakewood

    06/04/2018 - 6:00pm
    1580 Yarrow St. Lakewood, CO 80214

    Our Information Nights are open to any interested member of the public to learn more about foster care and adoption through the Collaborative Foster Care Program of Arapahoe, Douglas and Jefferson Counties. There is no cost to attend.