Independent Evaluation Shows Interdisciplinary Representation for Parents with Complex Child Welfare Cases Leads to Better Outcomes
For Immediate Release: February 12, 2024Contact: Melissa Thompson, Esq., Executive Director, Office of Respondent Parents’ Counsel, (303-731-8770) DENVER, Colorado – The Office of Respondent Parents’ Counsel (ORPC) today released new, […]
Reunification Celebration honors the people and efforts that help Colorado families stay together
June proclaimed National Reunification Month in Colorado by Governor Polis
U.S. Supreme Court leaves the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) intact
“It was sheer joy. Beforehand, I was absolutely terrified that the Supreme Court was going to not uphold ICWA,” said Katie Correll.
Governor Polis Signs House Bill 23-1024 into law
Bill prioritizes and supports kin and relative placements for families involved in dependency and neglect cases
HB23-1024 Relative and Kinship Placement Bill
Families in Colorado are celebrating the signing of a bill today that aims to place children being taken from their home with relatives, instead of foster care. The bill also […]
Grandmother questions child welfare system after judge sides with foster family
After a DNA test confirmed they were kin, Cynthia Cooley asked to have her grandson placed with her.
Family fights 3 years for custody of their own child
Allegations of “Promises Made” are some of the questions surrounding how the Washington County Department of Human Services handled a child custody case.
Bill would require meaningful family time for Colorado kids and incarcerated parents
Proposed Senate Bill 23-039 is meant for parents who will be released and hope to step back into the role of Mom or Dad.
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