Provide safety, structure, and a loving home for children and youth entering foster care. Work with a team of professionals pursuing the best outcome for each individual child, whether that be through the goal of reunification, or through adoption.
Children in the foster care system may need to move into a foster home that is willing to pursue adoption before their team can consider terminating parental rights. Foster parents are considered for adoption if the biological family is not able to reunify.
FOSTER TO ADOPT
Be a forever family for a youth that is unable to return to their biological family. This unique program considers legally free youth in Foster Care both in and outside of Colorado. Parents must foster for a minimum of 6 months before they are eligible to file for adoption.
ADOPTION FROM FOSTER CARE
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Our professional and friendly staff provide emotional and spiritual support to foster parents and the children or youth in their home. Our smaller caseloads result in more personal service.
We partner with state agencies and community organizations to connect you with resources to help you provide the foster children in your care with the services needed for success.
We want to support your entire family to help you maintain and develop strong and healthy relationships while you nurture and guide the foster child or foster youth in your home.
Becoming a foster parent may not be as complicated as you expect. Our team will guide you step-by-step through the foster parent certification process. Some of the steps are:
We were nervous and excited about the adoption process. We have faced many challenges trying to bring children into our family, and honestly learned to expect that things would go wrong. However, the professional, consistent communication from Nightlight has been a breath of fresh air.
Susan and Michael
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