Foster Care and Adoption Services

A foster/adopt parent can be a single person or a couple. The important aspect of being a foster/adopt parent is that you have experience with children and you are willing to nurture and care for the children placed in your home. Children placed in your home can be infants, preschool children, school age children and adolescents. Our agency provides educational, therapeutic, monetary and in-home support as children are placed in your home.

Application for Foster/Adopt Care - Application to Care for Children (CWS 61)

One of our own, a local La Plata County family, was nominated and awarded for the great work they have done with children and youth in the State of Colorado as an adoptive family! Congratulations to the Cundiff family, from Bayfield, CO!

If you are interested in being a local foster/adopt parent please call La Plata County Department of Human Services at (970) 382-6150

Colorado State Foster Parent Association