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Megan’s Story

Megan’s Story

This is Megan’s story, I started this journey to be a foster mom because I have always had a heart to help children. I went to school to be an early childhood teacher, but one day thought these kids weren't the kids God put on my heart to help. I found Courage...

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Tiffany and Bud

Tiffany and Bud

We started our foster parent journey about 5 years ago. Originally we had been certified in Summit County, CO for 2 years without receiving any referrals for foster children. We where given Kerri's information from our caseworker and recertified with Courage and as...

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We began fostering in 2012

We began fostering in 2012

We began fostering in 2012 when a family member’s children were taken into state care. We ended up adopting that child in 2014 and decided the need for families was too great to stop helping. We’ve since had 29 kids in our home and adopted two of them. We currently...

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Courage Community has been making life-changing connections between families and children since 2012.

Colorado has many foster children needing placement, and too few foster homes to care for them

On any given business day, we receive referrals from five to twenty children needing to be placed in a foster home. Children of every age, ethnicity and circumstance are referred, from newborn to 20 years old. Most of our children are referred along with their siblings. All of the children referred for foster care are removed from their family's care for reasons of abuse and/or neglect. The majority of our referrals for placement originate from the Denver Metro and Colorado Springs area, although we also work with rural communities such as Lake, Summit, Chaffee and Park Counties.