PARENTING RESOURCES

 

Colorado Free Event Schedule

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Early Childhood



FAMILIES FIRST SPANISH SUPPORT SERVICES

Spanish Family Support Services provides a unique approach to much needed services in the Colorado Latino community, connect parents with one-on-one and small group settings, addressing parenting topics including communication, discipline, methods of coping with stress and helping to bridge the educational gap by encouraging the home and school connection.

  • 2163 S. Yosemite Denver, Colorado 80231
  • (303) 745-0327

Families First of Colorado 

Families First believes children thrive in enduring and safe relationships with adults and are entitled to a place in a healthy, nurturing family. Families First builds on existing strengths in children and families. Families First acknowledges and respects cultural and individual differences. Families First believes that parenting is a lifelong learning process.

  • 2163 S. Yosemite Denver, Colorado 80231
  • (303) 745-0327

GLASS HEARTS

Glass Hearts provide a safe place for young adults to deal with real issue such as: finding a job and moving towards a career, abusive background, fear, anxiety, loss of identity, education needs, job skills, parenting, and many more.

  • P.O. Box 740988, Arvada, CO 80006
  • (303) 260-9351

Families Forward Resource Center

FFRC's Strong Families, Strong Communities 5K Run/Walk Block Party has two purposes. 1. To get families engaged in community activities and informed about resources that strengthen families and build communities and 2. To raise scholarship funds for Kathy's Kamp which is an affordable summer childcare option for working parents.

  • 1085 Peoria Street Suite 119 Aurora, CO 80011
  • (303) 307-0718 

LOVE AND LOGIC

The Love and Logic: Early Childhood Parenting Made Fun!™ workshop provides practical tools and techniques that can change the way your family operates and makes parenting more fun. The early childhood class is geared specifically toward parents of young children, ages 0-8.

Providence Network 

Providence Network is a 501(c)3 Denver faith-based, urban transformational housing organization that helps men, women and families heal from addictions, abuse and homelessness to become self-sufficient, productive members of the community.

  • 801 Logan Street, Denver, CO 80203
  • (303) 860-8404

 


Family Resource Centers

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Pregnancy Resources


Aurora Gabriel House

Maternity clothing, wipes, formula, diapers, and clothing for babies, some equipment, such as cribs, for single moms as well as families with young children or newborns.

  • 13101 E Mississippi Ave. Aurora, Colorado 80112
  • 720-450-7606

Alternative Pregnancy Center

Alternatives Pregnancy Center exists to care for Denver-area women and men in pregnancy-related crises and offer them a meaningful alternative to abortion. Following the example of Christian love, we seek to meet emotional, physical and spiritual needs, enabling and encouraging women and men to choose life every day. People experiencing difficult choices about life. People like you who need alternatives.

  • 1440 Blake Street, Suite 200 Denver, CO 80202
  • 303-298.8815

Belly Bliss

Belly Bliss offers many childbirth education classes and services for women preparing for childbirth, and those going through pregnancy. We feel it is important to support Moms' body, spirit & mind at this very special time.

  • 300 Josephine Street Suite 10  Denver, Colorado 80206
  • 303.399.1191

Gabriel Project

The Gabriel Project is an outreach program committed to helping pregnant woman in need. It is a network of volunteers and churches working together to assist women in our community. Help can be material, spiritual and emotional. The Gabriel House Project is a ministry of Catholic Charities in the Archdiocese of Denver.

  • 1341 Oneida St. Denver, CO 80220
  • (303) 377-1577

 

Birthline Colorado

Birthline Inc Of Colorado (previously known under another name), has been helping teens and women since 1969. We offer a completely free service including pregnancy tests and counseling. Birthline understands the pressure, urgency, and importance of the decisions you are faced with when experiencing an unplanned pregnancy. 

  • 2346 Gilpin Street, Denver CO 80205
  • (303) 832-2858

Healthy Children Organization

HEALTHYCHILDREN.ORG Is the only parenting website backed by 64,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. 

  • 141 Northwest Point Boulevard Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-1098
  • (847) 434-4000 

 

Hope's Promise

HOPE’S PROMISE is a Christian, non-profit child placement agency licensed by the State of Colorado. We are Hague accredited by the Council on Accreditation. We facilitate both domestic and international adoptions. Our domestic adoption program offers options counseling to women and men facing an unintended pregnancy. Since 1990, Hope’s Promise has placed over 1,000 infants and children in safe and loving homes.

  • 309 Jerry Street Suite 202 Castle Rock, CO 80104
  • (303) 660-0277

Rocky Mountain Planned Parenthood

PPRM offers free or low cost clinical breast exams, pap tests, and mammogram referrals to qualifying women in Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Wyoming. Planned Parenthood of Wyoming, has been helping women, men and teens make responsible choices for over 95 years.

  • 7155 E. 38th Avenue  Denver, CO 80207
  • (303) 321-PLAN

Jefferson County Gabriel House

The Gabriel House is an outreach program of Catholic Charities in the Archdiocese of Denver, committed to helping pregnant women and women with young children in need with resources, clothes, supplies, and spiritual and emotional support. It is a network of volunteers and churches working together to assist women in our community.

  • 1980 Nelson St. Lakewood, CO 80215
  • (720) 459-8783

Resources for the Adolescent Years


Art from Ashes

Art from Ashes (AfA) has provided creative empowerment workshops to high-risk youth, facilitating expression, connection and transformation among the most neglected and vulnerable segments of our community.To date, AfA has provided creative workshops with 100 partnering organizations for more than 8,000 young people who have survived traumatic events, are victims of abuse, neglect and/or poverty, and are at risk for or engaged in destructive behaviors. 

  • 853 Inca St., Suite 1A Denver, Colorado 80204
  • (303) 837-1550 

Habitat for Humanity Youth Programs

Habitat Young Professionals (HYP) is about having fun and making personal and professional connections throughout Denver while helping to give hardworking, low-income families a chance to finally own a home. HYP’s goal is to raise money to build additional homes with Habitat Metro Denver.  We do this by engaging with young professionals at social events and build day events throughout the year.  We hope you will join us to raise money to build homes and awareness for the need for affordable housing. 

  • 3245 Eliot Street Denver, CO 80211
  • (303) 534-2929

Hope House 

Hope House of Colorado is committed to transforming the lives of teen mothers around the world. The 5,500 square-foot Residential House offers safe housing for up to six teen moms and their children, twelve bedrooms providing each teen mom a room separate from her child(ren), multi-function learning center to host life skills classes, parenting classes, counseling sessions, computer terminals and a quiet study area.

  • 9088 Marshall Ct. Westminster, CO 80031
  • (303) 429-1012

 

Insight School of Colorado

Insight School of Colorado helps students in grades 6–12 reach their true potential. We understand that each student is different—requiring a unique, tailored approach to learning. Our teachers ensure each student’s needs are met by delivering personalized instruction and attention.

  • 8601 Turnpike Drive, Suite 100 Westminster, CO 80031
  • 800.705.1528

Mile High Youth Corporations

Mile High Youth Corps helps youth make a difference in themselves and in their community through meaningful service opportunities and educational experiences. The Corps employs over 200 young adults annually on projects in neighborhoods, public lands, and open spaces throughout Metro Denver and the Southern Front Range. We have a 22 year track record of engaging youth in jobs that help the planet and provide pathways to a promising future.

  • 1801 Federal Blvd.  Denver, Colorado 80204 
  • (303) 433.1206 

Juvenile Justice System 

Juvenile courts are a division of the district court, and probation services are provided in all 22 judicial districts in the State as part of the Judicial Department. Further, the State Division of Youth Corrections, part of the Department of Human Services, provides secure detention services to juveniles taken into temporary custody, and training schools for committed youth.

  • 700 Kipling Street, Suite 1000 Denver, CO 80215
  • (303) 239-5717

Parent University

Many Public School Districts now offer a Parent University that is free (or low cost) to parents of tween and teen parents. These are classes scheduled throughout the school year focused on the concerns of older youth, such as Love and Logic for Teens, Internet Safety, The Dangers and Benefits of Apps, Making Good Choices, Friendships, etc.  Check your local school district's website or your child's school website to see what is currently being offered.