Special Kids Special Families (SKSF) is a Colorado non-profit 501(c)3 organization. SKSF was founded in 1998 to provide respite and care for children and adults with disabilities and special needs. Various programs offer community support services to families and are designed to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities throughout their life span.


CLIP_Green_SKSF_icon Children & Family Services

The SKSF Child and Family Services Program is in itself an umbrella for several direct service and care options supporting the children and caregivers of children with disabilities, including Zach’s Place Program at The Laurie Hillyard Family Center, Sibshops, Koscove Kids and The Network. The programs include advocacy as well as parent education.

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CLIP_Yellow_SKSF_icon Foster Care & Adoption

Loving families caring for children of all ages and cultural backgrounds along the Front Range. Uniquely positioned as the go-to agency supporting foster children with disabilities.

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CLIP_Blue_SKSF_icon Adult Programs & Services

The SKSF Adult Services Program is made up of three major services all working to support adults with disabilities, their families and caregivers, including: Joey’s Place Program, the I-CAN Program, and the Residential Services Program.

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More than 22,000 hours of respite care is provided daily through Zach’s Place program and family caregivers.


Placement stability for children in our Foster Care program is 8.5% which is well below the national average of 15.9%.


150+ adults with disabilities join in meaningful life experiences each day in our Adult Services program

With YOUR help, we can continue making an impact!


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Proceeds help support Zach’s Place program for children and their families with childcare and respite.

Sponsorship Opportunities

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