Youth Services

Become a Foster Parent

Providing loving homes for Colorado’s children

How can I become a PPCH Foster Parent?

PPCH Foster Care is looking for individuals interested in making a difference in the life of a child. Hundreds of children in the state of Colorado are removed from their biological homes due to abuse and neglect. These children need loving, nurturing, caring foster parents to care for them until they are able to be reunited with biological family members or an adoptive home.

Every child is unique and PPCH Foster Care believes that every foster parent has something unique to offer a child in need.


  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Must be able to pass CBI, FBI, Child Abuse Registry background checks
  • Must be First Aid and CPR certified (offered FREE at the agency)
  • Must complete CORE training + other training hours
  • Must complete a SAFE home study with agency personnel

Additionally you must:

  • Want to make a difference in the lives of children in need
  • Want to provide nurturing guidance in a safe home
  • Want to mentor children and their families
  • Want to work collaboratively with team members to ensure children the foster child in your home finds much needed permanency – either through a biological family member or an adoptive home

Benefits of becoming a Foster Parent with PPCH

  • Intensive training, free of cost through the agency prior to any child being placed in your home
  • Individualized support and assessments prior to placement to ensure the right child is placed in your home.
  • On-call workers available to you at any time prior, during or following the placement of a child in your home
  • Free CPR, First Aid and Initial Orientation Training for all foster parents
  • Free on-going training (required by the State of Colorado) for the maintenance of your foster parent license
  • Network of other agency foster parents to utilize for questions, advice or support.
  • Financial assistance/reimbursement dependent on the needs of the child
  • Plus much more!

Please email Mackenzie Wilusz at and/or Natasha Bossio at if you are interested in learning more about our program and the children we serve. Thank you for your interest!


If you are interested in becoming a Foster Parent or for questions about our foster services, please contact:

Mackenzie Wilusz, Operational Director of Licensed Programs.

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