CASA of Adams Broomfield

Foster Care and Adoption Information

If you suspect child abuse in your community, call the Colorado Child Abuse Hotline 1-844-CO-4-KIDS (1-844-264-5437)

 

Child Abuse in Adams and Broomfield Counties

Each year, Adams County Human Services Department and Broomfield Health and Human Services receive over 7000 calls of suspected child abuse or neglect in our communities.

Each year, over 1500 children in Adams and Broomfield Counties become part of the child welfare court system due to abuse or neglect, through no fault of their own.

National and State Statistics

According to American Society for the Care of Children (SPCC) , the most recent report of data from the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System, approximately 679,000 children in the U.S. were found to be victims of child abuse or neglect every year. The maltreatment rate was 9.1 per 1,000 children in the population in 2014. Read more! 

Learn more about the state of Colorado's Children - 2013 Stats on CO4Kids

 

Defining Child Abuse

Learn how child abuse and neglect are defined in Federal legislation and State laws, and find resources that distinguish between discipline and abuse.

Visit http://www.childwelfare.gov/can/defining/ for more information.

 

Adoption

Adoption Exchange - http://www.adoptex.org/

14232 East Evans Street, Aurora, CO 80014

303-755-4756

1-800-451-5246

 

For questions regarding resources, please contact Program Director, Vickie Ricord at vickie@casa17th.com.