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. 

Thank you, Early Childhood Professionals!

Thank you, Early Childhood Professionals!

Healthy Child Care Colorado celebrates our early childhood professionals every day, and especially on this Provider Appreciation Day on May 7! Our providers have not stopped working to create safe and healthy spaces for children, even in the midst of a pandemic that...

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed in the U.S. since 1949. Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness. To learn more about the history of Mental Health Awareness Month and how its changing attitudes related to mental...

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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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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