Capacity Building

FRCA continuously seeks to increase organizational capacity and sustainability of our member centers. FRCA directly trains direct service staff across the network of member centers as well as provides individualized and group technical assistance. FRCA also connects collaborating groups, resources, and emerging opportunities to the network of member centers.

Comprehensive, High Quality, Early Care and Education

Integrated components of our early care and education program promote school readiness. Our developmentally appropriate, research- and evidence-based approach to early education supports learning and development in all domains: language, social-emotional, cognitive, physical, literacy, mathematics, science and technology, social studies, and the arts. In August 2017, we implemented a new, strategically blended curriculum to include … Read more >

Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY)

HIPPY is national, evidence based home visitation program. Roots Family Center is offering this program for families with children 3 – 5 years old. The program consists of weekly home visits (1 – 1.5 hrs per visit) in which the home visitor role plays a packet of activities with the adult in the home and … Read more >

Parents as Teachers

Parents as Teachers is national, evidence based home visitation program. Roots Family Center is offering this program for families with children 0 – 36 months old. The program consists of bi-weekly home visits (1 – 1.5 hrs per visit), screenings, group connections and resources and referrals. The program is offered to primarily Spanish speaking families … Read more >

SLV Early Childhood Systems Building

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 >

SLV Parents As Teachers Home Visitation

Parents as Teachers promotes the optimal early development, learning and health of young children by supporting and engaging their parents and caregivers. We advance the delivery of high quality services for families through a comprehensive system of supports and innovative solutions.

SLV Home Visitation Coalition

Connecting families to Home Visitation Programs through the Home Visiting Coalition: Parents As Teachers (PAT); Nurse Family Partnership (NFP); Healthy Steps; Safe Care; and Working Together program. Providing information and support to these home visitors including information for immigrant families, drug use conversations, safety on home visits, mental health first aide and the Colorado Child … Read more >

Community Organzing

Growing Home engages community members, identifies neighborhood leaders, and supports residents as they build their advocacy skills and leverage their collective power to address priority issues identified by the community and related to Growing Home’s mission and program areas, such as housing justice, food justice, and educational equity/child development.

Expanding Quality for Infants & Toddlers

The EQIT initiative works to increase the quality and availability of high quality infant and toddler care that meets the unique developmental need infants and toddlers have for responsive relationships. Activities include the facilitation of high quality professional development for infant and toddler early care educators, infant toddler specialists and supports for the provision of … Read more >

Childcare Resource and Referral (Eagle, Garfield, Lake & Pitkin)

Provides support to families and licensed facilities with resource and referral services. Services include: recruiting new licensed providers, updating program information, determine ongoing needs of providers, partnering with the centralized call center, developing a list of resources for each county to support children and families, partnering with key stakeholders throughout the 4 county region, and … Read more >