The Partnership for Children and Families (PCF) is the Child Care Resource and Referral agency for Mesa County. We partner with Mile High United Way to ensure that families find the care they need. We also work to ensure that families have access to quality early childhood programs and/or quality friend, family, and neighbors care. … Read more >
The Early Childhood Council of Boulder County sponsors the Child Care Resource and Referral program for Boulder county, the “CCR&R at the Council.” The CCR&R supports the licensed child care community by offering pre-licensing trainings, bi-monthly newsletters, access to Emergency Preparedness training for child care providers, access to health and safety trainings required by licensing … Read more >
We build organizational and community capacity to ensure: sound policy, strong partnerships, sufficient investments, robust public engagement, shared accountability, effective leadership and relevant education opportunities. Grassroots advocacy to encourage early childhood policy by engaging professionals, community leaders, and other citizens joined together by their concern for the well-being of Colorado’s children. Collect and analyze data, … Read more >
Early Head Start (EHS) programs serve infants and toddlers under the age of 3, and pregnant women. EHS programs provide intensive comprehensive child development and family support services to low-income infants and toddlers and their families, and to pregnant women and their families.
United Way of Weld County’s Promises for Children works to ensure that all children are valued, healthy and thriving by focusing on the whole child. PFC does this by utilizing the Early Childhood Colorado Framework to: -Educate Weld County’s citizens on the importance of prenatal health care, early childhood development and support for young children … Read more >
Following the Colorado Preschool guidelines for qualification, a limited number of preschool scholarships are available on an annual basis via TANF funding from our local DHS.
Parents as Teachers (PAT): A nationally recognized, research-based home visitation program aimed at improving parenting skills & knowledge related to healthy child development and school readiness.
Crib to Kindergarten is a collaborative program that supports young children’s emotional health. Since early childhood mental health lies within the parent child relationship, services are provided to the family. A child can be referred by a parent, an agency, a preschool site, or through community screening or evaluations. A child might be referred if … Read more >
We partner with the local 9Health Fair with our children’s festival. Free developmental, social/emotional, vision, dental, hearing and height/weight checks are offered. Additionally, there are fun activities provided by local centers and organizations, as well as information about community resources, free books and more!
The Kids Initiative for Developmental Support (KIDS) started in 2013 and is a collaboration of citizens dedicated to ensuring that all Larimer County children’s healthy development (including social-emotional) is optimized by a coordinated system that supports: Informed parents/caregivers Universal standardized developmental screenings Effective referrals With backbone support provided jointly by ECCLC and the Larimer Department … Read more >