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Taxonomy Code: HD-1800

Programs that provide educational activities and experiences for children from birth to age five which are intended to foster social, physical, emotional and intellectual growth and prepare them for further formal learning.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Bright By Three - Family Visitor ProgramProviding home visitation that helps parents learn the importance of talking, reading and daily play with their child. A trained volunteer will visit with parents and their children, providing materials and gifts to help promote early childhood development. Bright By Three is divided into 3 one-time visits: Bright By Three - Visit A: - For parents of newborns to one year old, providing information on health, safety, childcare, community resources, health insurance and early brain development Bright By Three - Visit B: - For parents of children ages 12-24 months, giving parents specific information, assessments and tools to promote language development. Focuses on talking with, encouraging and playing with the child including vocabulary development and positive interactions. Bright By Three - Visit C: - For parents of children ages 24-36 months, focusing on providing positive guidance and discipline, continued focus on providing an enriched, supportive environment to promote early literacy, brain development and developmental milestones. Each visit includes gifts and materials. Call or go online to view what gifts each visit include. Bright By Text: Free text-messaging system that sends weekly educational messages targeted to the specific age of your child. Each text links to a page with more information and a short video.Garfield County401 23rd StreetFamily Visitor Programs
Child Education - Early Childhood Council of La Plata CountyProvides support for early childhood professionals, family nights for parents, and increased access to high quality early care and education.La Plata County130 Rockpoint DriveEarly Childhood Council of La Plata County
Child Education - Montelores Early Childhood CouncilProvides support for early childhood professionals, family nights for parents, and increased access to high quality early care and education.Montezuma County925 South BroadwayMontelores Early Childhood Council
Early Childhood Resources and Services - Connections 4 KidsOffers resources and services for children 0-8: - Availability and family use of high quality parenting/child development information services and supports. - Parent engagement and leadership at program, community and policy levels. - Family, community knowledge and skills to support children’s health and development. - Family ability to identify and select high quality early childhood services and support. - Availability of resources and support, including financial and legal,to promote family self-sufficiency. - Coordination of services and support for families and children who are at risk or have special needs. A member of the Early Childhood Council.Moffat CountyConnections 4 KidsConnections 4 Kids
Healthy Families Aspen to Parachute - Family Visitor ProgramPromotes wellness for high-risk families in the Aspen to Parachute region on Colorado's western slope who are pregnant or have newborns by offering universal, accessible and non-stigmatizing services tailored to the family's unique situation. Families will receive services for three years. Services can be extended up to five years. Visits occur weekly, bi-weekly or monthly depending on client's needs. The Healthy Families America program focus is to: - Reduce child maltreatment - Increase the use of prenatal care - Improve parent-child interactions and school readiness - Ensure healthy child development - Promote positive parenting - Promote family self-sufficiency and decrease dependency on welfare and other social services - Increase access to primary care and mental health services and increase immunization rates. - Assist families in identifying their needs - Support families in the home while they respond to their child's and their own needs - Share ideas on caring for babies, toddlers, and young children - Link families with other resources in the community for assistance with housing, education, employment, child care, and public and private economic assistance - Help families feel more empoweredGarfield County401 23rd StreetFamily Visitor Programs
Home Visitation Program for First-Time Mothers - Family Visitor ProgramProvides support to mothers pregnant with their 1st child. Each mother is partnered with a registered nurse early in her pregnancy and receives ongoing nurse home visits that continue through her child's 2nd birthday. Services include: - Home visits during pregnancy and after delivery - Answers to questions about pregnancy, labor and delivery - Support for family needs and links to community resources - Educational gifts and books Participation in the program is entirely voluntary.Garfield County401 23rd StreetFamily Visitor Programs
Partners for a Healthy Baby - Family Visitor ProgramsProvides support and encouragement to new parents, expecatant families and pregnant moms. Parents receive five visits, up until their baby is one year old. Home visitors are experienced mothers who are trained and supervised paraprofessionals. Once the baby is born, visits include: - Ages & Stages: education about ways to stimulate their child's mental and physical development - "Read to Me": pre-literacy education - Other parent/child educational information based on needGarfield County401 23rd StreetFamily Visitor Programs
Rocky Mountain Early Childhood CouncilThe Council offers services to parents and early childhood care providers. Parent Services: - Child Find - Finding Child Care - Financial Assistance for Child Care - Family Resources in the community - Parenting Classes Provider Services: - Coaching Agencies - Colorado Shines - Learning & Development Resources for Professionals Garfield County700 Mt. Sopris DriveRocky Mountain Early Childhood Council
School Readiness Program (Home based) - Delta Family CenterProvides a unique and free, home-based preschool program that helps support parents in their roles as an early childhood educator. Parents are given a backpack box every month to use at home with their child, which can be exchanged every 3-5 weeks. Each backpack box has a special theme and is filled with many books, materials and educational toys. Suggestions of how to use the materials is also included. Early Learning will assist with: - Language Development - Reading - Writing - Math - General Knowledge - Fine Motor/Gross Motor skills - Memory skills and creativity Delta County822 Grand AvenueDelta Family Center

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