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. 

Building Healthy Futures Awards

Building Healthy Futures Awards

We are thrilled to announce that five incredible individuals and organizations have been chosen to receive Building Healthy Futures Awards from Healthy Child Care Colorado. The Building Healthy Futures Awards recognize outstanding partners working to build safe,...

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October is Safe Sleep Month!

October is Safe Sleep Month!

Sudden unexpected infant death is the leading cause of death occurring among infants 1-12 months in Colorado*. Providing a safe sleep environment for a baby is one of the first things you can do to protect and nurture a child. October is Safe Sleep and SIDS Awareness...

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Keeping the Lights On!

Keeping the Lights On!

We are pleased to announce a total of $272,500 was awarded to 76 family child care homes and child care centers/school-age programs awarded grants through Keep the Lights On – a collaborative effort to provide direct financial investments to child care providers to...

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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