Resource Development

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

Early Childhood Health Outdoors (ECHO) Partnership

ECHO is based on a decade of research by North Carolina State University’s Natural Learning Initiative on the Preventing Obesity by Design model. This research showed that by improving the design of outdoor spaces through affordable interventions and training early childhood professionals, young children and early childhood programs enjoy substantial benefits. Together, ECHO and ECCLA … Read more >

NICU Consortium Partnership

The NICU Consortium Partnership is a coalition of local public health staff, NICU staff, early intervention staff, primary care providers, lactation consultants, home health agencies, family advocates and other community agency staff who hope to “promote a coordinated system of discharge and follow up for babies and their families transitioning from the NICU to their … Read more >

Healthcare and Early Childhood Education Development Programs

Our education programs include the two day Beginning Rhythms classes. Section I focuses on Establishing Early Feeding and Sleep Routines and is intended for those providing in-home nursing and visitations, childcare providers, WIC staff. Section II focuses on Supporting Premature and Medically Complex Infants and Their Families. Other courses include the Parent-Child Interaction Feeding and … Read more >

Safe Sleep Going Home

Through the Safe Sleep Going Home Program we provide wearable infant sleep sacs and safe sleep parent education materials for families in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Hospital staff then provide the sleep sacs to families at discharge to reinforce safe sleep practices when families go home. The NICU staff may also make a … Read more >

State Hub for Child Care Health Consultation

Since 2001, Healthy Child Care Colorado has served as the statewide hub for Child Care Health Consultation in Colorado by offering ongoing support, training, and resources for those medical professionals working in early childhood programs. WHAT IS CHILD CARE HEALTH CONSULTATION? All licensed child care centers and preschools in Colorado are required to have a … Read more >

Collective Impact Collaboration

In order to make a substantive impact on large social problems, like school readiness, we work to bring together a diverse group of committed organizations in Boulder County to act in a mutually reinforcing way to impact a common goal. To that end, ECCBC acts as the backbone organization for the Boulder County Early Childhood … Read more >

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 >

Maternal Child Health Systems, Environmental Health, Immunizations, Healthy Mealtimes and Physical Activity, Disease Prevention, Tobacco and Nicotine-free child care, School Wellness, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), and Nurse Home Visiting Programs

Tri-County Health Department’s mission is to promote, protect and improve the lifelong health of individuals and communities in Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas Counties through the effective use of data, evidence-based prevention strategies, leadership, advocacy, partnerships and the promotion of health equity. The programs at TCHD that serve early care and education (ECE) professionals and families … Read more >

Early Childhood Obesity Prevention

Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment works with Early Childhood Council, childcare centers, and family homes (including Family Friends (FFN) and Neighbors and Providers Advancing School Outcomes (PASO) providers to implement best practices for preventing early childhood obesity and the development of healthy habits early in life. Strategies include training child care providers … Read more >