Car Seats

This program is dedicated to keeping children safe in a vehicle. Trained, certified car seat technicians will properly fit a child to an age- and weight-appropriate car seat, and instruct parents on the proper use and installation of a car seat. Last year, over 200 age- and size-appropriate car seats were given to families at … Read more >


The goal of Montezuma County’s immunization program is to reduce the risk of vaccine- preventable diseases. A variety of immunizations are available for children and adults. Please call our office for cost and availability of immunizations. Immunization clinics are held Mondays from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm. by appointment or on other days as needed … Read more >

Parent Education Center

Connections 4 Kids Parent Education Center offers a welcoming atmosphere to all Northwest Colorado young families where you can ask questions, get answers, and find support and resources. Information will be provided through on-going classes, workshops and seminars, family engagement nights, individualized one-on-one assistance, guest speakers, newsletters and a variety of support groups. Child care … Read more >

Routt County Early Childhood Community Plan

Routt County’s Early Childhood Council, First Impressions, spearheaded bringing a diverse group of community members together over 5 months to work on a plan for early childhood in Routt County. The purpose of this process, facilitated by the First Impressions Early Childhood Council, is to create a comprehensive early childhood community plan to identify needs … Read more >

Routt County Early Childhood Council, First Impressions

First Impressions was created in 1998 as Routt County’s Early Childhood Council to streamline and strengthen Routt County’s Early Childhood System. The Council is comprised of twenty-four diverse members representing Routt County, with a City Council representative and County Commissioner serving as co-chairs. The Council works to collectively measure and address needs for families with … Read more >

Family Resource Center

With this designation Bright Futures offers families individualized support services and referrals to local resources.  This includes programs to help strengthen families. Examples of agency services include parenting workshops, PAT (our home visitation program) and resource connection. Bright Futures receives pass-through funding from Family Resource Center Association to implement family support services in San Miguel … Read more >

Early Childhood Council

A designation appointed by the state of Colorado. Bright Futures  is 1 of 34 Early Childhood Councils across the state written in Colorado legislation to improve access to early childhood services within the region we serve (San Miguel, Ouray, Montrose, Delta, San Juan counties).  As an Early Childhood Council, it is Bright Futures’ role to … Read more >

Local Dental Care Options

Custer County Kids Council in collaboration with Custer County Public Health and funding through our local Children’s Health Fund initiated a program to provide local dental care for all children regardless of insurance status. By contacting Public Health, families can arrange for local screenings, cleanings, fluoride treatments, sealants, and follow-up care for their children whether … Read more >

Children’s Festival/9Health Fair

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!

CKLECC Fun Tote Program

The CKLECC Fun Tote Program is an educational opportunity designed to promote parent/caregiver interaction and to help monitor developmental milestones in children ages 0-8. The program offers a variety of totes or backpacks to be checked out of local libraries to use at home. There are a variety of categories to choose from such as: … Read more >