Building Healthy Futures

health  |  Safety  |  wellness

We partner with local, state, and national stakeholders to promote and support health, safety, and wellness in early childhood settings and systems. We have expertise in health and well-being as well as early learning which allows us to advocate for best practices and policies in Colorado. 

Finding the Perfect Holiday Gifts for Children

Finding the Perfect Holiday Gifts for Children

The holiday season is rapidly approaching and with it comes the stress of finding those perfect holiday gifts for children. Before you purchase that new video game or tablet, we want you to consider your many options. The American Academy of Pediatrics strongly...

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Make Playground Safety a Priority

Make Playground Safety a Priority

September is a great time to think about the safety of your playgrounds. Here are some statistics regarding playground safety from Brainline: Over 200,000 children visit emergency rooms each year due to playground-related injuries 15 child fatalities occur each year...

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HCCC receives nearly $300,000 to support oral health

HCCC receives nearly $300,000 to support oral health

Taran Schneider, Executive Director of Healthy Child Care Colorado says, “We’re so grateful for this three year grant from the Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation. This funding allows us to teach early childhood educators, children, and their families about the...

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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