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Adoption Blog

Comprehensive resources, stories, and articles for birth mothers considering adoption

Colorado Christian Services is excited to announce a partnership with Ashley Mitchell of Lifetime Healing (soon to be Knee to Knee)! This birth mother support group will serve as a safe space for birth mothers all over Colorado to gather together and support one another...

When a child is placed with an adoptive family, the birth family is often left wondering about the child. They wonder how the child is doing developmentally. They wonder what the child’s first words were, how their first Christmas went or how the first day...

For several years now, Colorado Christian Services has worked with women who are experiencing both planned and unplanned pregnancies while incarcerated. We feel that it’s part of our mission to serve women, regardless of their circumstances, and make sure that they truly understand all of...

As we approach our 56th anniversary, we look back at what makes Colorado Christian Services such a unique adoption agency. Here at CCS, we have always been committed to providing quality, ongoing services to all members of the adoption triad. Our commitment to the child,...

When placing a baby for adoption, the one question almost all birth parents is, “How can I trust that the adoptive parents I choose are truly good people?”Like all licensed adoption agencies in Colorado, CCS utilizes the Structured Analysis Family Evaluation (SAFE) instrument. SAFE is...

While birth parents of a child placed for adoption may continue to feel loss and grief over the course of their lives, openness can help them deal with these powerful emotions. Openness from the earliest stages of the adoption process can help birth parents gain...

95% of adoptions in the United States have some degree of openness.  At Colorado Christian Services we would estimate that number to be even higher.According to the Child Welfare Information Gateway at https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubs/f_openadopt.cfm, among other things, open adoption allows adopted children to establish a sense...

There are so many factors to look at when choosing an adoption agency.  You may wonder whether you should work with a local agency or a national agency.  Choosing a local agency brings many benefits.  One such benefit is that a local agency is aware...

What’s life like for birth mothers after she places her baby for adoption?  Colorado Christian Services provides free confidential counseling for each birth mother to help prepare her for the physical and emotional healing she will need after placing her baby for adoption.  Our counselor...