Training Opportunities


Support Resources

When tragedy strikes, local communities jump in with tangible relief efforts. Foster care exists as disaster relief in the most tragic of life events for a child. Through Random Acts of Foster Kindness, we connect neighbors with foster parents to meet a simple need like a delicious feast delivered at dinnertime, or transportation for a child’s therapy appointments. We make it easy. We make it fast. We make it relational

By working together, child welfare professionals, community partners, and caregivers can help promote family stability and preservation, enact positive change, and meet the diverse needs of families involved with the child welfare system. This section includes resources to help professionals learn how child welfare agencies can leverage community partnerships, establish birth-foster parent and cross-system relationships, and implement targeted support services as a means to strengthen overall family well-being.

Our mission is to provide relevant training, resources and support to foster parents from a trauma-informed approach, giving them the skills and confidence to spark healing in vulnerable children. Our classes are free for foster parents and include free childcare, giving foster parents two hours of respite and children in care 2 hours to spend with other children in care. Our resources and services help make the foster parenting experience softer, leading children to experience appropriate family experiences with trust and comfort.

“We understand that foster parents are the experts on their own needs. By asking the foster parent HOW we can help, instead of telling them what we will do, we give them the message that we are listening and ready to provide for our precious resources: foster families.”


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Maple Star On-Call Answering Service: (303)-370-0232

Contact Numbers:


State Child Abuse Hotline: (844) 264-5437

Metro Crisis Line: (844) 493-8255 (24/7)                                   Suicide Hotline: (800) 273-8255

Families First: (877) 695-7996 (10am-10pm)                              4AChild Hotline: (800)422-4453

Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 799-7233                               Ask a Nurse (303) 739-1211

Colorado Human Trafficking Hotline (866)455-5075

National Human Trafficking Hotline (888)373-7888 or text INFO or HELP to 233733


Non-Emergency Police Department Numbers:

Adams County: 303-654-1850                                       Arvada: 720-878-6900 

Aurora: 303-627-3100                                                   Boulder: 303-441-3600

Brighton: 303-655-2300                                                Broomfield: 303-438-6400    

Commerce City: 303-287-2844                                      Denver: 720-913-2000

El Paso: 719 520-7100                                                  Lakewood: 303-987-7111

Littleton: 303-794-1551                                                 Northglenn: 303-450-8897

Pueblo: 719-553-2532                                                   Thornton: 720-977-5020

Weld: 970-350-9600                                                     Westminster: 303-658-4360 

Wheat Ridge: 303-237-2220

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