A Day in a Foster Family’s Home


This is a fictionalized composite from the experiences of multiple foster families. Derrek & Marie are currently fostering Diego, a 6-year old boy. This is an example of a day in their home. It’s 10:00am and Diego’s Caseworker and Guardian Ad Litem will arrive any minute.  There’s fresh coffee in the pot, and Support Team… Continue reading

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Shelly Radic Interviewed on 88.5 KGNU


Listen to Radio Host Donnie L. Betts, and Project 1.27 President, Shelly Radic discuss foster care and the need for families in our community. To listen to additional shows, visit

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How Fostering Has Affected My Children


Before we decided to become foster parents (with the hope of eventually adopting) we sat down with our kids to make sure they were on the same page. We wanted them to know the hard stuff (this child might be mean and hurt you, Mom is going to have to spend a lot of time… Continue reading

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Empowered to Connect Simulcast


April 10-11 Attend this two-day conference designed to help adoptive and foster parents, ministry leaders, churches, and professionals better understand how to connect with “children from hard places” in order to help them heal and become all that God desires for them to be. The conference features Dr. Karyn Purvis together with other speakers and… Continue reading

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Congratulations to Project 1.27 family, the Kealys!


CDHS Honors Five Colorado Adoptive Families Colorado Department of Human Services On Saturday, the Colorado Department of Human Services honored five adoptive families from across the state who provide loving and permanent homes for kids. Nearly 100 people attended the recognition luncheon at the Governor’s Mansion, part of the Department’s celebration of National Adoption Month…[to… Continue reading

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