Building Healthy Futures

health  |  Safety  |  well-being

We bridge physical health, social-emotional well-being as well as early learning which allows us to advocate for best practices and policies in Colorado. 

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and we encourage all child care professionals to raise awareness as you have such a critical role in supporting children and families in your community. As a mandatory reporter, if you are concerned about possible child abuse and...

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Celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month!

Celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month!

Happy National Children’s Dental Health Month! Each year the American Dental Association observes this month to educate everyone on the importance of good oral health for children. We are participating in this initiative by providing tips, activities, and education on...

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Why early childhood Matters

90%

of brain development occurs before a child's first day of kindergarten

A child's vocabulary at

age 3

can predict third grade reading level, a strong indicator of lifelong success

Employee absenteeism due to unreliable child care costs U.S. businesses

$3 billion

annually