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Colorado Alliance for Quality School Age Programs

Professional organization for those providing school-age childcare.

303-543-7125

 

Qualistar

Helps families find quality child care that best meets their child’s needs. Through their 4-Star Qualistar Rating™ and accompanying quality improvement tools and resources, they partner with early childhood education centers and family child care home settings to improve the quality of care they provide in order to ensure all children have quality early learning experiences.

|303-339-6800          https://www.qualistar.org/home.html

 

Colorado Association for the Education of the Young Children

Information on accreditation, professional development opportunities.

1-888-892-4453          caeyc@coloradoaeyc.org          http://coloradoaeyc.org/

 

Colorado Mountain College Even Start Family Literacy

Program for 2 and 3 year olds and parents, income qualified.

970-384-8520          rruland@coloradomtn.edu

 

Colorado Preschool Program (CPP)/Aspen School Distrtict

Administers Colorado Preschool Program for children ages 3 and 4 who may have risk factors for success in school.  This is also the contact for Childfind, a resource for identifying and coordination of services for childtren ages 0-5 years who have developmental challenges or special health care needs.  Contact Laura Mortensen.

970-925-3760 ext. 500          lmortensen@aspenk12.net

 

Colorado Preschool Program (CPP) Roaring Fork School District

Administers Colorado Preschool Program for children ages 3 and 4 who may have risk factors for success in school.  This is also the contact for Childfind, a resource for identifying and coordination of services for childtren ages 0-5 years who have developmental challenges or special health care needs.  Contact Cindy Gray.

970-384-6010         cmgray@rfsd.k12.co.us          

 

Community Health Services

Prenatal services, W.I.C. program offering nutritional supplements for mothers with young children in financial need, well child checkups for healthy child development, family planning, hearing/vision and developmental screening, this clinic operates on a sliding scale.

970-920-5420          lizst@co.pitkin.co.us

 

Division of Childcare

Colorado Department of Human Services. Department for childcare regulations and licensing. You can review documents for providers’ licensing files either in person or by mail.

1575 Sherman St, 1st Floor Denver, CO 80203

970-920-5420          www.colorado.gov

 

Eagle County Health and Human Services

Early Head Start, Prenatal and well child visits, Colorado Child Care Assistance Program offering financial assistance to families with children in licensed child care, child welfare, Medicaid

1-800-225-6136  ext 882          kathleen.forinash@eaglecounty.us

 

Family Visitor Program

In-home support for new mothers, education/awaremenss for new parents about healthy early childhood development.

970-945-1234          swan@rof.net          http://www.familyvisitor.org/

 

Garfield County Social Services

W.I.C. programs offering nutritional supplements for mothers with young children in financial need, Colorado Child Care Assistance Program offering financial assistance to families with children in licensed child care, public assistance, Child Welfare, Medicaid.

1-800-530-3891          http://www.garfield-county.com/human-services/index.aspx

 

Head Start in Carbondale

Free pre-school 3 and 4 year-olds.  Two sessions daily, four days per week, families must qualify financially through an application.

970-963-9129

 

Kids First – Childcare Resource Center

Childcare resource and referral, comsumer education, financial aid, early childhood program support, professional development funding.

970-920-5363          kids_first@ci.aspen.co.us

 

Mountain Family Health Center

Accepts CHP+ (child health plan +) affordable health insurance, Medicaid, medical services on a sliding scale.

970-945-2840        http://www.mountainfamily.org/  

 

Pitkin County Social Services

Colorado Child Care Assistance Program offering financial assistance to families with children in licensed child care, public assistance, Child Welfare, Medicaid.

970-920-5209          nans@co.pitkin.co.us

 

HUD Housing and Urban Development

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) administers Federal aid to local housing agencies (HAs) that manage the housing for low-income residents at rents they can afford. HUD furnishes technical and professional assistance in planning, developing and managing these developments.

1-800-225-5342         http://www.hud.gov/local/index.cfm?state=co&topic=offices#denver

 

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