Foster Parent Recruitment

Colorado is experiencing a shortage in foster parents. To support local efforts to recruit foster parents, use these materials to inspire your community members.

 

Poster, Option 6 Foster

11 x 17. Foster recruitment focus. Use these posters to inform public perception, and to tell others how we all have a role to support Colorado kids.

Quote: "It’s not about us; it’s about the children. Whether we foster or we adopt, we are going to make a difference for a child.”

Poster, Option 7

11 x 17. Foster recruitment focus. Use these posters to inform public perception, and to tell others how we all have a role to support Colorado kids.

Quote: "Being foster parents, we have a lot of kids,but they just don’tall live with us.”

Poster, Option 9 Foster

11 x 17. Foster and Adoptive focus. Use these posters to recruit, inform public perception, and to tell others how we all have a role to support Colorado kids.

All kids have strengths - social media meme

"Kids in foster care are just the same as other kids. They all have strengths, they all have innate talents and they all need encouragement."

Teens need a connection - social media meme

"Teenage kids need more than a place to stay. They need somebody to talk to them and to listen. They need the assurance that there’s somebody who cares. They need that family connection."

An opportunity to be a kid - social media meme

"We provide an opportunity for kids to do normal kid things and to have the space they need to take a breather and just be a kid."

Our contribution - social media meme

"Everyone should make a contribution to their community. Being foster parents is ours."

Foster parenting is fun for us - social media meme

"Foster parenting is fun for us. Sure, there are challenges, but every kid is special and they bring us joy. It’s great to be a kid again."

Baumgardner Family Facebook Cover Image

Promote foster care on your Facebook page.

Hendrix Family Facebook Cover Image

Promote foster care on your Facebook page.

Londo Family Facebook Cover Image

Promote foster care on your Facebook page.

Anne Marks and Ingrid Olson Facebook Cover Image

Promote foster care on your Facebook page.

Perricone Family Facebook Cover Image

Promote foster care on your Facebook page.

14 Children Every Day

On an average day in Colorado, 14 children enter foster care.

Foster Care - Facebook Cover Image

Promote foster care on your Facebook page.

Foster Care - Facebook Cover Image

Promote foster care on your Facebook page.

Foster Care - Facebook Cover Image

Promote foster care on your Facebook page.

Foster Care - Facebook Cover Image

Promote foster care on your Facebook page.

Foster Care - Facebook Cover Image

Promote foster care on your Facebook page.

"And then the call comes" adoption Facebook cover image

Promote adoption on your Facebook page.

Taylor Family Foster Care Facebook Cover Image

Facebook cover image to promote foster care.

Robles Family Foster Care Facebook Cover Image

Facebook cover image to promote foster care.

Nobles Family Foster Care Facebook Cover Image

Facebook cover image to promote foster care.

Kobylinski Family Foster Care Facebook Cover Image

Facebook cover image to promote foster care.

Camp Family Foster Care Facebook Cover Image

Facebook cover image to promote foster care.

Foster Care “Part Of Our Family” Meme

Quote: The children who we have cared for always leave an impression on us. They are a part of our family forever.

Foster Care “Where Kids Fit In” Meme

Quote: We know how important our culture is to us, so we created a home where children would feel comfortable. It’s a place where they belong and where they fit in.

Foster Care “They Give More In Return” Meme

Quote: Love the children like they are your own. They will give you even more love in return.

Colorado Kids in Foster Care - LGBTQIA Meme

2,058 Colorado kids are in foster care. With only 1,915 foster homes, Colorado has a shortage of foster families.

"The good outweighs the fear" social media meme

Quote: When we became foster parents, everyone asked, “Is it going to be difficult to have kids come into your home and then leave?” That was our biggest fear, but we realized the good that we could do outweighed the worry and fear.

Foster Care "Blessing" Facebook Meme

Quote: People always tell us, “You guys are such a wonderful blessing to the kids.” Quite honestly, they’re a blessing to us!

Foster Care "Do it!" Facebook Meme

Quote: When people tell us that they have thought about foster care and adoption we always say the same thing “Do it!” There are so many kids who need love and support.

Foster Care “Supporting Families” Facebook Meme

Quote: Foster care is about keeping families together. Foster parents and caseworkers … we’re here to provide extra support to families

Foster Care “We knew we could” Facebook Meme

Quote: Each child is different, but they all want to be loved and to be in a nurturing environment. We knew we could provide that.

Foster Care “Bring Out The Best” Facebook Meme

Quote: You can bring out the best in children. Tap into their talents and abilities and just watch them grow.

Foster “Change The World” Meme

Quote: As foster parents, we don’t change the world. But we can make a world of difference for one child.

Foster Care “It isn’t always easy” Meme

Quote: It makes us happy to know that we’re helping children. It isn’t always easy, but it’s always rewarding.

Taylor Family Foster Care Meme

“Being foster parents is the most gratifying thing we’ve ever done. It just feels good to step up for these kids.”

Robles Family Foster Care Meme

“Keeping siblings together in foster care is so important. They rely on each other and need that support through this time in their lives.”

Nobles Family Foster Care Meme

“Kids who are in foster care come into your home and they change you. They make you a better person.”

Kobylinski Family Foster Care Meme

“We had the time, the resources and the love to give, and we knew we could create a safe space for kids in foster care.”

Camp Family Foster Care Meme

“We saw the need locally for foster parents, and we knew we could make a difference. We knew we could help children and their families.”

Bookmark Option 1, Spanish

Foster Parent Recruitment Bookmark, in Spanish. 

Quote: "Como padres de acogida, tenemos muchos niños, solo que no todos viven con nosotros."

Bookmark, Option 1

Foster Parent Recruitment. Use these promotional bookmarks as giveaways; leave them behind to raise awareness about the need for foster and adoptive parents. Order standard bookmarks or request a co-branded design that includes your contact information. 

Quote: "Being foster parents, we have a lot of kids, but they just don’t all live with us".

Poster, Option 7, Spanish

Foster recruitment focus. Use these posters to inform public perception, and to tell others how we all have a role to support Colorado kids.

Quote: "Como padres de acogida, tenemos muchos niños, solo que no todos viven con nosotros.”

Poster, Option 6, Spanish

Foster recruitment focus. Use these posters to inform public perception, and to tell others how we all have a role to support Colorado kids.

Quote: "No se trata de nosotros, se trata de los niños. Ya sea que somos padres de acogida o adoptivos, vamos a marcar la diferencia en la vida de un niño.”

Foster Care Key Messages

Key messages and talking points to use for foster and adoptive parent recruitment.