Teens Face Hardships When ‘Aging Out’ Of Foster CareWhen teens age out of the foster care system without being adopted, they often face unemployment, homelessness, and in some cases jail. Having parents makes that transition to adulthood much easier.
Scholarship Directs College Money To Foster Care YouthLess than 2-percent of teens in foster care will graduate from college. The Denver Foundation has a scholarship that’s designed to improve that statistic.
Gov. Hickenlooper Honored For Foster Care LeadershipGov. John Hickenlooper was honored on Tuesday for his work with children in foster care.
Hundreds Are Helping, But City Could Use More Foster ParentsChildren in foster care in Denver are involved in a great deal of transition, and foster families provide critical support during a tough time.
Former Foster Youth Among 2% Who SucceedEvery year nearly 500 teens “age out” of the foster care system, and only 2 percent of those kids will graduate from college.
Day 4 Wednesday’s Child Raises Money, Awareness For Adoption ExchangeEvery year, CBS4 holds A Day for Wednesday’s Child to raise money and awareness for the Adoption Exchange.
Love, Security Is New For Former Foster ChildFormer foster child Kaylee has found love and security in her new family.
Police Search For Marijuana Dispensary Burglary SuspectsPolice in Denver are searching for two suspects who broke into a medical marijuana dispensary and stole a quarter of a million dollars worth of pot.
Former Foster Children Meet With Lawmakers For ChangeGiving children in foster care a voice -- that was the goal of a meeting Monday at the state Capitol.
Adoption Exchange Founder Says 'Goodbye' After 30 YearsThe founder and executive director of the Adoption Exchange is saying goodbye after 30 years.
Adoption Exchange Marks 7,000 Adoption MilestoneAdoption changes the lives of children in the foster care system. On Wednesday, September 12th 2012, the Adoption Exchange marked a milestone, their 7,000 adoption.
Fountain Couple Finds That Adopting A Teen Can Be RewardingWhen people think of adoption, they often think of babies and toddlers, but a majority of children looking for forever families in Colorado actually tend to be a bit older.