Our Mission

Strengthening Colorado’s Communities One at a Time.

At the Griffith Centers for Children, Chins Up – Foster Care & Adoption Child Placement Agency (CPA), we are looking for caring and dedicated people who love spending time enriching the lives of children, giving back to their community,

and are ready to they wish to see in the world.

Meet Our Superhero Foster and Adoptive Families

Foster and adoptive families at the Griffith Centers for Children, Chins Up – Foster Care & Adoption Child Placement Agency (CPA) are 

They act on their life’s purpose to keep children safe and to make sure children feel precious, loved, wanted and valued. 

In order for our foster and adoptive parents to fulfill their life’s purpose, they put a tremendous amount of effort into keeping their extraordinary superhuman powers sharp! They do this by continually developing their exceptional trauma-informed skillsets. Our superheroes focus on mending relationships, fostering peace, and nurturing hope in their child to cope, heal, and overcome their stressful and traumatic history. In other words, our foster and adoptive parents’ embrace, nurture, and develop our world’s next generation of superheroes!

Who Can Be a Foster or Adoptive Parent?

"Come, come, whoever you are"

The Griffith Centers for Children, Chins Up – Foster Care & Adoption program is part of an inclusive and diverse child placement agency (CPA). 

  • There are no restrictions on who can foster or adopt based on race, ethnicity, sexual orientation or expression, gender identity or marital status.
  • You must be at least 21 years old, physically, emotionally, and fiscally able to care for children.
  • Have a verifiable form of income.
  • Able to pass criminal background and child abuse registry checks.
  • Must be able to complete pre-service and on-going training.