Resource Development

FRCA coordinates with the funding community, national, state, and local collaboratives, and governing entities to develop resources supporting families across the state.

Advocacy

FRCA represents Family Resource Centers (FRC) at the legislature as well as at a county level. FRCA also actively participates in major statewide initiatives and coalitions relevant to children and families. Advocating at the state and county level for policy and systems change When standards and language are adopted by a multitude of players, true … Read more >

Break Time Respite Program

Group respite program provided 2 x month for children 0-21 years of age with special needs and their siblings. Sessions provide one-on-one volunteer for each child participating and are supported by a Behavior Specialist and Nurse to support children of all needs.

Parent Stress Intervention Program

Training curriculum delivered for parents of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities or delays to address the stress experienced and provide strategies for managing that stress. Training curriculum developed out of Vanderbilt University.

ACES and Hope Professional Learning Community

Eight hour training for early care and learning professionals on Adverse Childhood Experiences, Resilience, Professional Self-Care and Working with Parents. Training is delivered in collaboration with Peaceful Households and is delivered to entire ECE Sites or to professionals from various sites.

ACES (Adverse Childhood Experiences Study) Training

Two to six hour training for parents, caregivers and other community partners provided on the ACE Study and the impact of trauma on brain development, executive function and relationships. The training is provided in collaboration with Peaceful Households and the Colorado ACE Collaborative.

Positive Solutions for Families Training

Six-week training for parents of children 0-8 years of age wanting to learn how to support social emotional development and positive strategies for managing challenging behaviors. The course is based on the curriculum developed under Colorado’s Pyramid Plus Center.

The Nurse-Family Partnership®

Nurse-Family Partnership® is a relationship-based program that partners highly-trained professional nurses with vulnerable first-time mothers and their babies. The program transforms lives through improved pregnancy outcomes, promotion of child health and development, and the encouragement of economic self-sufficiency for families. Invest in Kids selected Nurse-Family Partnership® as our first program because of its life-changing impact … Read more >

Bright by Three and Bright by Text

Bright by Three’s traditional visitation program is a free, three-year curriculum based on seminal research findings from The Carolina Abecedarian Project, Hart and Risley, The Perry Preschool Project, and others. Trained volunteers visit with parents and caregivers to share age-specific resource kits that help caregivers stimulate their child’s healthy development. To support present-day caregivers, Bright … Read more >

La Familia Fuerte Parents As Teachers

Parenting education program for families with children 0-3 years of age. This is an evidence-based home visiting model designed to ensure young children are healthy, safe and ready to learn. We provide the information, support and encouragement parents need to help their children develop optimally during the crucial early years of life. Families receive four … Read more >