Become a Foster Parent


Seeking Foster Parents

DAYS is recruiting foster parents. If you have been considering opening your home to help a child in need of a safe and nurturing environment, please contact us. We provide all the resources, training, and support. FAQs about foster care, click HERE.

Find out more by contacting Amy Slaughter at or 303-698-2300.

Get more information about foster care in Colorado HERE.

Who are Foster Parents?

Temporary parents who: 

  • Understand that children/youth in their care have experienced trauma, grief and loss
  • Have the ability to help the children/youth heal while moving forward in their lives
  • Work with both county officials and birth families while advocating for the best interests of the children/youth
  • Assist with reconnecting children/youth with their birth family, when appropriate

Who can be a foster parent?

  • You can be single, married, or domestic partners
  • You can have biological children or not
  • You can live in a house or apartment, but must have room for a child or youth
  • You can work inside or outside the home 
  • You must be at least 21 years of age 
  • You must have sufficient income to support your family 
  • You must be able to physically care for a child or youth
  • You must pass child abuse and criminal background checks required by state and federal laws
  • You must be able to use sound judgment like a prudent parent and demonstrate responsible, stable, and an emotionally mature lifestyle

-from Colorado Foster Care and Adoption

Serving children, youth, and families since 1982.

Serving children, youth, and families since 1982.