Adoption of children in our care only occurs after every measure is exhausted to keep them safely with their biological family. When that cannot happen, we seek to place those children permanently with one of our foster parents. 

The Collaborative Foster Care Program is the only public source for adoption in Arapahoe, Douglas, and Jefferson Counties, however there are several private agencies in Colorado. A full list of these can be found on the CO4Kids website. Differences between the Collaborative Foster Care Program and a private agency will be further explained at our Information Night. The licensing process in our program for foster and foster to adopt is the same.