Nominate a family for National Adoption Month

In preparation for National Adoption Month in November 2018, the Office of Children, Youth and Families is asking individuals, counties and CPAs to recognize adoptive families. Each year, we honor adoptive families from throughout Colorado at a special luncheon at the Governor’s Mansion. CDHS also develops marketing materials, social media memes and videos to share each family’s story and inspire others to get involved. These resources are also shared with counties and CPAs.

Research shows that the most effective way to recruit new foster and adoptive families is to share the stories and experiences of other families similar to them. Foster and adoptive families are important partners in our recruitment efforts. In addition to being recognized at the Governor's Mansion, families may be: 

  • Asked to speak with members of the media
  • Featured on social media and in public service announcements
  • Featured on CO4Kids.org to inspire potential foster and adoptive families
  • Featured on the Colorado Heart Gallery

Complete a nomination form below by Friday, August 24, 2018. For best results using this online form, please use Google Chrome. Can't see the form below? The form can also be viewed at this link: https://form.jotform.com/81774957433974

Questions? Contact Mary Gerlach (mary.gerlach@state.co.us or 303-866-4396).

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