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PARENTS & CAREGIVERS RESOURCES
Douglas County School District (DCSD) Early Childhood Education:
DCSD Early Childhood Education provides services and programs for the District’s youngest learners.
1) DCSD Preschool Registration:
More than 70 preschool classrooms across Douglas County, serving three to five-year old students of all skill levels.
2) Douglas County School District Child Find:
Child Find provides free developmental assessments for young children from birth through age five.
Douglas County WrapAround Program
Facilitated, 6-12 month process to create an individualized plan to help families solve difficult issues and be successful.
SafeCare Program: Free, voluntary parent support program for parents & caregivers with children ages five and under who need extra support to keep their families safe and healthy.
Bright by Three: Free tips, games and resources to give a child a bright beginning.
Bright by Text provides quality information and trusted resources to parents and caregivers of children prenatal to five. Available in English and Spanish; the messages are comprised of research-based content from Bright by Three and partners such as PBS, Vroom, and Sesame Street.
VROOM: Boost your child’s learning with fast and fun tips.
Families First provides family support services and parent education (English & Spanish)
Douglas County Parenting Coalition: to identify unmet needs to parenting and to meet those needs through education.
Baby Sign Language: collection of free resources created to teach baby sign language (tutorials, flash cards and more).
Fussy Baby Network: offers a range of support services for all families at no cost. Services are also available in Spanish.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR FAMILIES
Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP): Parents and caregivers may qualify to receive assistance to pay for child care if their income meets the eligibility requirements.
CCCAP Videos: Recently released videos for parents and caregivers to use the CHATS system. Please see the full (video), short (video, and denial (video).
Colorado Preschool Program (CPP): The Colorado Preschool Program is a state-funded, district run preschool program. CPP provides access to quality early childhood education for children who lack overall learning readiness and who have certain risk factors in their lives that are associated with later challenges in school.
AllHealth Network: FREE (no cost) behavioral health care services and resources for all children 11 years old and under without insurance. Many services are also free or low cost for under insured children and their families.
Call 303-730-8858 or visit www.allhealthnetwork.org
Doctors Care: This clinic serves as a medical home for those aged “newborn – 30 years old” who are uninsured or on Medicaid, Child Health Plan Plus (CHP ) or the Doctors Care sliding fee-scale program. Physician assistants, nurse practitioners and volunteer providers offer affordable, high quality, reliable health care at the clinic five days a week.
Call (303) 730-1313 for general information to make an appointment at the clinic (walk-ins are not accepted).
Delta Dental of Colorado Fund: offers help for low income and uninsured Coloradans to get the dental care they need.