Families Have A Reason To Celebrate On Denver Adoption DayJudges across Denver finalized adoptions of 44 children on Thursday as part of the 13th annual Denver Adoption Day which is also National Adoption Day.
Families Across Colorado Celebrate National Adoption DayThursday is National Adoption Day and the focus is on families. Nationwide, there are more than 110,000 children in foster care waiting for a family to call their own.
CBS4 Explores Issues Around 'Aging Out'CBS4 begins a week long series examining the issues around "Aging Out," the point when a teenager leaves the foster care system in Colorado.
Editorial: What Happens To Children Who Don't Get Adopted?What happens to the children who live in foster care and are not adopted? CBS4 takes an in-depth look at the problem of "Aging Out."
Foster Care Youth Hear From Nationally Renown AdvocateNationally renown youth advocate, Josh Shipp brought his message of empowerment to foster care teens in Colorado.
Colorado Needs More Foster FamiliesOn any given day, four children come into the foster care system in Colorado. The State simply doesn’t have enough families to care for them.
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.