Parenting – Positive Parenting Works

Every day parents and caregivers impact Colorado’s next generation from pre-conception forward. Sometimes the issues parents and caregivers face hinder Colorado’s kids, especially in early childhood. Parents and caregivers need to be supported and engage themselves with services and policies that can help strengthen their families, prevent abuse and neglect, aid them if they’re struggling with adversity, and help them deliver high-quality care and strengthen their families so all kids can achieve their potential.

The Adoption Exchange
       Supporting long-term permanency and stability for children and youth who may have experienced relationship-based traumas by providing training, coaching, support, resources, and respite care opportunities for families.
A Friend For You
       pregnancy support
Baby Center
       pregnancy, children’s health & more
Baby Sign Language
      let babies as young as 6 months old communicate their needs without crying
Banner Health Childbirth and Family Education
Bright By Three

       information & support for caregivers of children under 3 
Cavity Free At 3
       preventing oral disease in young children & pregnant women
Colorado Early Learning and Development Guidelines
     
resources to assist with developmental milestones
Compass

       family services for problematic behaviors
Dr. Anne Zachry
       child development specialist & parenting expert
Early Childhood Colorado
       state resources for early childhood
Early Learning Colorado
       provides practical tips & points of reference to help kids grow
Expanding Quality in Infant Toddler Care Initiative (EQIT)
       professional training to improve quality of care for infants & toddlers
Grandparents Raise Grandchildren
       legal educational and support services
Healthy Baby Program (WCDPHE)
       low income prenatal services
Home Instructions for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY)
       early literacy program for children ages 3-5
Incredible Years
       training resources on behavior development 
Labor and Delivery- NCMC
Life Choices
       pregnancy educational support
Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountain (LFS)
        parent education classes & services
North Colorado Heath Alliance (NCHA)
       pregnancy support services
Northern Colorado Youth For Christ
     youth enrichment
Nurse-Family Outreach
        home visitation program & services
Parenting Counts Center
      social emotional resource site
Parents As Teachers
        parent support services
Parents Magazine
        expert advice about pregnancy, life & family time
Parents Who Need Parents
        PWNP is a family focused support group and resource provider designed and committed to educate and support families, professionals and community dealing with children with RAD, FASD or any other difficult diagnosis. The group is open to Foster, Adoptive and Kinship families.
Peak Parent

        services for families with children with disabilities 
Seva Community
       interactive literacy & oral language activities and events for caregivers of children ages 0 to age 5 
Temporary Aide for Needy Families (TANF)
      assistance for families who are experiencing financial difficulties
Text 4 Baby (Bebe Para Espanol) To 511411 To Sign Up
        providers reminders & additional information on development, pregnancy etc.
The Thoughtful Parent
       research based child development resources
Weld County Case Management (CCM)
       child welfare
Weld County Fatherhood Initiative
        support services to empower fathers
Weld County Prevention Partners
      drug & alcohol prevention education resources for parents & caregivers
Weld Prenatal Clinic
Youth and Family Connections
       prevention & intervention strategies & case management for youth age 10-17
Zero To Three
        resources for parents with children under three years of age

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