Alliance for Childhood

The Alliance for Childhood promotes policies and practices that support children’s healthy development, love of learning, and joy in living. 

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

The Academy advocates for the health of all children, and works with government, communities and other national organizations to shape many child health and safety issues


Arapahoe Community College

To be the resource for innovative learning by exceeding the standards for the education of early childhood professionals.

The Baby Box Co.

A global initiative to equip parents with the vital education and resources needed to give babies a safe, healthy and equitable start in life.

Bright by Three

 Bright by Three visits with parents and other caregivers and provides a three-step program to make sure their little ones get the best start at life. And it’s absolutely free for these families, supported entirely by charitable contributions.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

From birth to 5 years, your child should reach milestones in how he plays, learns, speaks, acts and moves. Track your child’s development and act early if you have a concern.


Colorado Children's Campaign

The Colorado Children’s Campaign is a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy organization committed since 1985 to realizing every chance for every child in Colorado.

Colorado Early Learning & Development Guidelines

The Colorado Early Learning and Development Guidelines provide practical tips and points of reference that anyone can use to help kids grow.

Colorado Parent

An online guide and monthly magazine for Colorado Parents.

Colorado Shines

Colorado Shines is a quality rating and improvement system that monitors and supports early learning programs. Its primary functions are to help participating programs and professionals improve their quality through assessment, training and tools, and to connect Colorado families with quality child care.

Community College of Aurora

The Community College of Aurora serves our diverse community by providing high quality instruction and support services to prepare students for transfer and employment.

Connect for Health Colorado

Colorado’s Health Insurance Marketplace, the only place to apply for financial assistance to help reduce your costs and get access to free, in-person help available statewide.

The DAWN Clinic

DAWN is an interdisciplinary student-run free clinic that will serve uninsured patients from the Aurora community.

Early Childhood Colorado Partnership

The Early Childhood Colorado Partnership provides the space and conditions for diverse partners across the comprehensive early childhood system – encompassing health, mental health, family support and early learning – to come together to identify common results, share best practices, and implement strategies to improve system effectiveness for child and family well-being.

Illuminate Colorado

Illuminate Colorado prevents child maltreatment and builds strong families through education, advocacy and family support.

Licensing Rules & Regulations

The Secretary of State's website is your official source for updated and current rules.  Additionally, the Office of Early Childhood provides additional resources for Colorado Child Care Rules & Regulations.



National Association for the Education of Young Children

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is a professional membership organization that works to promote high-quality early learning for all young children, birth through age 8, by connecting early childhood practice, policy, and research. We advance a diverse, dynamic early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children

Parent Skills

Putting 'Gentle Parenting' into Practice

For Peaceful Parenting and Resilient Children

Children and parents understanding each other for a relationship that lasts a lifetime

Personal Assistance Services of Colorado

PASCO works hard to see that all of our clients receive superior services, so that they can lead rich, fulfilling lives, both in the community and in the comfort of their own homes. Locally owned and operated PASCO has been providing direct services to persons with disabilities since 1992. 

Touch Points

The Brazelton Touchpoints Center is committed to creating opportunities for learning and growth through collaborative, strengths-based, culturally-affirming approaches within its own organization and in its partnerships with all others.


Any adult can use Vroom-free, easy-to-use learning tips for children 5 and under-to help children learn and develop.

Zero To Three

ZERO TO THREE works to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from the early connections that are critical to their well-being and development.