House Bill 18-1348

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Support Foster Parents and Youth

Fact Sheet

Who is sponsoring this bill?

Representatives Jonathan Singer and Lois Landgraf and Senators Cory Gardner and John Kefalas

Why is HB18-1348 needed?

Colorado currently experiences a shortage of foster parents, as well as feedback from current and former foster parents asking for more support.

What will HB18-1348 do?

  • Outline acceptable practices for sharing information appropriately with foster parents to support their care of children and teens.
  • Prioritize child care assistance for foster families.
  • Authorize county departments to make referrals for voluntary support services for families in need.

Click here to view/print the Fact Sheet for HB18-1348.

For more information on the Colorado Children's Trust Fund or HB 18-1348, contact

Riley Kitts
Colorado Department of Human Services
Legislative Liaison
720.966.0595
riley.kitts@state.co.us