Early Learning Ventures Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Model

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In 2015, Early Learning Ventures (ELV) received a federal Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership (EHS-CCP) grant, which enabled ELV to provide comprehensive services to 240 children under three years old by partnering with 32 child care providers across four counties in Colorado. After just one year of EHS-CCP implementation, providers partnering with ELV experienced stronger … Read more >

SafeCare Colorado- Final Report

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SafeCare® is an evidence-based in-home parent education program designed for high risk families with children birth to five. The program in Colorado is currently piloting in 11 community-based agencies serving 39 counties and two tribal nations. SafeCare Colorado (SCC) is designed to be home based, voluntary, and preventive. The Kempe Center for the Prevention and … Read more >

Health First Colorado and Children’s Health Plan Plus Demographics and Expenditure Tables

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The resource is a set of measures the Department compiles on Medicaid demographics and expenditures, in support of the Department’s annual budget requests for the Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Programs.  These tables include selected information related to utilization of services and eligibility with breakdowns by geographic location, gender, age, and other variables.   Published … Read more >

Health First Colorado and Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) County Fact Sheets

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The documents on this page provide an annual snapshot by fiscal year of Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid Program) activity including average annual caseload and top five claim types for each county.     Published by: Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing Published date: 2018

Characteristics of Colorado’s Medicaid Expansion Clients and Comparisons of Care Utilization Experiences

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Characteristics of Colorado’s Medicaid Expansion Clients and Comparisons of Care Utilization Experiences This report examines six dimensions of the Medicaid expansion population in Colorado, including:  demographic characteristics for the expansion population compared to traditional Medicaid eligibility category populations; pregnancy and childbirth care experiences of adults in the expansion and non-expansion eligibility categories; and utilization of … Read more >

Colorado Licensed Child Care Facilities Report

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This data set, updated twice a month, allows analysts direct access to public data providing a current picture of the state of licensed child care in Colorado with individual facilities as the unit. All Colorado non-24 hour child care facilities with an open license are included along with their license number, legal business name, care … Read more >

2018 KIDS COUNT!

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The 2018 edition of KIDS COUNT in Colorado! examines child well-being trends across the 25-year history of the comprehensive report on child well- being. From plummeting infant mortality rates to a concerning rise in teen suicides, the anniversary edition of the KIDS COUNT report offers a long-term look at how Colorado kids are faring—and what … Read more >

Early Childhood Colorado Partnership: Shared Data Agenda

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The ECCP Shared Data Agenda 2 (Data Agenda) was collaboratively developed by partners on this team between November 2015 and January 2017 in order to drive shared measurement and collective impact on early childhood measures in alignment with the Early Childhood Colorado Framework (the Framework). The Framework is a shared vision for Colorado’s young children … Read more >

Parents and the High Cost of Child Care 2017

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Child Care Aware® of America provides a comprehensive review of average child care costs across the country, as well as briefs reviewing financing solutions, policy recommendations and conclusions.  The report emphasizes the importance of investing in child care, decreasing the cost burden on families, streamlining eligibility standards and procedures related to tax incentives, providing support to parents pursuing higher education, and … Read more >

The Status of Denver’s Children: A Community Resource 2017

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The Status of Denver’s Children 2017: A Community Resource provides in-depth information on how Denver kids and their families are faring using a variety of indicators – looking at the actual numbers as well as the places with high or low concentrations of factors. This resource is intended to be used to inform programs, services, and investments … Read more >