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.
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...
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...
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...
Why early childhood Matters
of brain development occurs before a child's first day of kindergarten
A child's vocabulary at
can predict third grade reading level, a strong indicator of lifelong success
Employee absenteeism due to unreliable child care costs U.S. businesses