Support Kempe at the 25th Annual Colorado BBQ Challenge

Stop by the Swineosaurus BBQ tent at Frisco’s annual BBQ Challenge. Net proceeds from food sales over the weekend will be donated to Kempe! Click here for more information. Event Details: Friday, June 15 & Saturday, June 16 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. 300 Main St., Frisco, CO

Kempe Child Protection Doctors Recognized for Professional Excellence

The Kempe Center’s Child Protection Team plays a critical role in our community, providing evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of children for suspected physical or sexual abuse or neglect. The professionals who make up the Child Protection Team share unmatched compassion and dedication to helping the children and families they serve. Two of the distinguished members… MORE +

Imagine 2019

Thank you to all who attended! With your support we raised over $165,000 for child abuse prevention and treatment programs. At our Imagine 2019 luncheon, we were honored to award Cresa with the Imhoff Family Community Award and Jade Woodard with the Kempe Professional Award. We were also thrilled to welcome our keynote speaker, Jason… MORE +

International Impact: Bringing Colorado’s Child Welfare Training System to Belize

  Last month, two of Kempe’s Child Welfare Training System (CWTS) professionals traveled to southern Belize to lead the first-ever international CWTS training opportunity. Michelle Mares, Foster, Kin, Adoptive Family Learning Manager and Paula Haugerud, Learning Logistics Coordinator spent a week at the Laugh Out Loud (LOL) Ministry orphanage providing their diverse team of program… MORE +

Housing Instability and Childhood Trauma

Across the State of Colorado, there are over 23,000 children and youth experiencing homelessness, according to a 2017-2018 report by the Colorado Department of Education. Although we often think homelessness means people living on the street, that is only true for less than one-fifth of people experiencing homelessness. Most children and youth without a stable,… MORE +