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. 

August is National Breastfeeding Month!

August is National Breastfeeding Month!

While it is a well-known fact that breastfeeding has numerous benefits to both the parent and child, up to 60% of breastfeeding moms stop sooner than is recommended*. Child care programs can support parents and employees who choose to breastfeed by implementing...

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Healthy Child Care Colorado’s Statement of Solidarity

Amidst a global pandemic and civil unrest due to police brutality, communities of color are being disproportionately impacted on both fronts. There is a bright light shining on the many injustices and racial inequities that exist in our country and they are...

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Growing Young Minds!

Growing Young Minds!

Looking for a fun summer project? June is National Fruit and Vegetable Month, why not celebrate by planting a garden in your program! Join us by snapping some pictures while planting a garden with your kiddos and use the hashtag #CommunityGarden and tag...

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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