Wyoming Department of Family Services and Colorado Department of Human Services

Wyoming and Colorado Children’s Society is licensed by Wyoming Department of Family Services, http://dfsweb.wyo.gov/, and Colorado Department of Human Services www.colorado.gov/cdhs

Hague Accredited

Wyoming and Colorado Children’s Society is Hague accredited through the Council on Accreditation, www.coanet.org for inter-country adoption. COA-accredited agencies meet rigorous standards of practice and are committed to program integrity and excellence.

Children’s Home Society of America

Wyoming and Colorado Children’s Society is one of 24 member agencies of Children’s Home Society of America www.chsamerica.org. The Children’s Home Society of America members are leading organizations serving children and families in communities throughout the U.S. While services provided by members vary, each strives to improve the lives of vulnerable children. Member agencies hold these core service goals in common:

  • Promoting healthy child development
  • Ensuring safe and loving homes for children
  • Engaging communities for children’s success

The Wyoming Confidential Intermediary Program

The Wyoming and Colorado Children’s Society is a founding member and continuing leading influence in the Wyoming Confidential Intermediary Program, a statutorily-created program established in 1991 that permits access to adoption records by a court appointed intermediary when a reunion is sought by mutually willing adoptees and their birth parent(s). We assist in training and assistance to court appointed intermediaries in the performance of their duties.

The Adoption Exchange (Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, South Dakota, Missouri, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Nevada)

We have supported The Adoption Exchange www.adoptex.org since its creation. The Adoption Exchange features photo listings of children available for adoption, as well as adoptive families waiting for placement, for the purpose of assisting public child welfare agencies in achieving permanency for children in foster care.