Our Mission

We are the connection between the children who wait in foster care and the families who adopt. We provide expertise and support before, during, and after the adoption process.

Meet Waiting Children


Heart Galleries

Heart Gallery portraits promote adoption awareness across the country wiith compelling exhibits introducing children who are waiting to be adopted by their "forever" families. Learn more

Special Events

CO

Tuesday, September 27

Adoptive Families Virtual Connections Group

The Adoption Exchange and Denver County Division of Children, Youth, and Families is excited to announce the launch of our new Adoptive Families Virtual Connections...

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NV

Thursday, October 13

Heart Gallery Youth Reception & Celebration

Presented By:  Madam Tussauds Las Vegas & Merlin's Magic Wand     An evening of celebration and activities. Beginning...

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Classes & Trainings

September 27 at 6:00pm MST

COFamilies

Adoptive Families Virtual Connections Group

The Adoption Exchange and Denver County Division of Children, Youth, and Families is excited... read more

September 29 at 6:00pm MST

COFamilies

CHOICE Orientation Webinar

Registration is now open.

October 12 at 6:00pm MST

COFamilies

Colorado Adoption Information Class

Due to the sensitive nature of the material being discussed and our staffing accommodations,... read more

October 13 at 6:00pm MST

COFamilies

CHOICE Orientation Webinar

Registration is now open.

How We Connect Children and Families

8,367

Children have joined their families since 1983

188

Children have families, since January 1, 2016

58%

Children belong to a minority group

76%

Children are 9 years or older


Where the Money Goes

The Adoption Exchange’s Impact Summaries and Annual Reports provide a snapshot of our accomplishments as we put our mission into action.

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