Friday, May 15, 2015

Commissioners to Proclaim May NATIONAL FOSTER/KINSHIP PARENT APPRECIATION MONTH


Commissioners to Proclaim May
NATIONAL FOSTER/KINSHIP PARENT APPRECIATION MONTH


Mesa County, CO- The Mesa County Commissioners will Proclaim May as National Foster/Kinship Parent Appreciation Month on Monday May 18th at 9:00am. The Proclamation will be signed at the old County Courthouse, 544 Rood, in the Public Hearing Room. Members of the media are invited to attend. DHS staff and a Foster Family (The Sipes) will be accepting the Proclamation and will be on hand for interviews immediately following the Proclamation.

In Mesa County there are nearly 300 children and youth in foster care.  There are over 180 Foster and Kinship families, in Mesa County, who open their homes and hearts to children. These Foster/Kinship families and play a vital role in helping children and families heal and reconnect, thus launching children into successful adulthood. During the month of May we take the opportunity to thank these heroes of our community for providing loving safe homes for children and families in crisis.


More Foster/kinship families are needed to provide stability and love to children of all ages in Mesa County.  If you are interested in becoming a Foster Parent contact Foster Care of Mesa County at 970 683 2607. 

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