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. 

National Safety Month

National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month and a good time to review and update your program safety practices as your summer program kicks off. Emergency Plans:  Review and update your emergency plan with input from all staff.    Are there any changes to your program space that...

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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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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