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The Office of Children, Youth and Families launched its prevention and reporting focused website,, last fall. Now, information about how individuals can become foster and adoptive parents has been migrated from to

If you have bookmarked a link from, these links will redirect to the new website. If your website links to, those links will redirect as well. If you experience problems accessing the new website or you receive a 404 error, please clear the cache in your internet browser settingsThe website will no longer be available to the public.

With fewer than 1,700 certified foster homes and 293 children and teens waiting to be adopted, social service agencies in Colorado are always in need of families who are willing to care for children with special needs, sibling groups and older youth. provides information about how individuals can help by becoming a foster or adoptive parent, volunteering and donating.

The website also includes videos that profile real Colorado families that are making a difference for kids and a blog focused on parent support and storytelling.

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