Resources For Colorado Parents & Families
As a parent, you are deeply committed to the healthy development and safety of your child. We have provided you with resources and links to organizations in Colorado as well as nationally that can help guide and support your knowledge about and decisions regarding your child’s wellbeing. For parents and families who seek information and resources for children with special needs, we have included a list of agencies in Colorado dedicated to serving children with special needs and their families.
Additionally, we have included links to articles that may be of interest to you. As your child’s first teacher, we know that being informed of the latest thinking in child development and emotional wellbeing is important to you. Please check back regularly as we update this section. You might also want to check out our blog for the most current and up-to-date stories and articles on early childhood learning. For financial assistance, please refer to our list of financial resources.
Budgeting Your Child Care Options: The Child Care Aware Budgeting Child Care Options calculator allows families to examine their financial situation both with and without the cost of child care.
Stay at Home or Return to Work Tool: The decision to stay at home or return to work is not easy. This Decision Making Tool offers resources which include interactive questions, a budgeting calculator, and various articles intended to aide in a family's child care decision making process.
Health and Safety Resources
Healthy Child Care Colorado: Works to promote the health, wellness and safety of children in early care and education settings and provides free trainings and resources for parents on obesity prevention, oral health, injury prevention and social-emotional health.
Resources for Parenting and Child Development
Colorado Bright Beginnings
Family Resource Centers
Colorado Parent Information & Resource Center
The Daily Parent
Zero to Three
First Five Years Fund
Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
Resources for Families with Children with Special Needs & Disabilities
Articles of Interest
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