Teller/Park Early Childhood Council

Teller & Park County Early Childhood Resource List

 

Childcare Centers • Preschools • Early Childhood Groups • Playgroups • M.O.P.S • Financial • Clothing  Shelter • Developmental • Health • Medical • Libraries & Other Resources

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PARK COUNTY - PLATTE CANYON

EARLY CHILDHOOD RESOURCES

  • Childcare Centers & Preschools

    To search for licensed in-home and childcare facilities online please visit the Colorado Department of Human Services website:

    http://www.colorado.gov/apps/cdhs/childcare/lookup/index.jsf

     

    For childcare questions and referrals contact:

    Childcare Innovations

    As a contracted partner of Qualistar Colorado, Child Care Innovations operates a Child Care Resource and Referral Agency to locate licensed childcare in your community, serving Park and seven additional counties. Website: http://www.rrcc.edu/child-care-innovations

    Call:     1-877-338-2273

     

    Deer Creek Preschool - 1737 County Road 43 Bailey

    Ages served:  3 – 6 years Hours:  M – TH   AM and PM sessions, follows school year calendar

    Description:  Integrated preschool program for children 3 to 4 years old, special education services, and tuition slots. Colorado Preschool Program: Children may qualify for free preschool if their environment might affect later school success. Children may attend 2 or 4 days per week. Follows RE-1 school calendar.

    Director:  Marilyn Sturek       303-679-7594

     

    Montessori School of Conifer - 25782 Vosler St., Conifer, CO  80433

    Hours:  M – F , 7 – 5:30 Year round half & full days

    Description:  Montessori curriculum.  Website: http://www.montessoriconifer.com/

    Call:       303-909-2931

     

    Colorado Childcare Assistance Program (CCCAP) – 59865 US Hwy 285

    Bailey, CO 80421

    This program can help qualifying families pay for child care. Serving all Park County.

    Website: http://www.parkco.us/397/Public-Assistance-Programs

    Call:      303-816-5939

  • Family Violence, Shelter & Advocacy

    Sex Offender Registry

    Information concerning persons convicted of unlawful sexual behavior.

    Website www.familywatchdog.us

     

    Peaceworks – 60615 us hwy 285, Bailey

    The Mountain Peace Shelter, providing short-term emergency shelter for women and children victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and other relationship violence. SafePets program to shelter resident pets and livestock. Empowerment Services Program, offering advocacy, referrals, court accompaniment, empowerment education employment assistance, and other support services. The Mountain Peace Boutique & Resale Shoppe located in downtown Bailey. Website: http://www.peaceworks4u.org/

    Call:      303-838-7176

    24hr Hotline:      303-838-8181

     

    Victim Assistance - Park County Sheriffs Office

    The Park County Sheriff’s Office Victim Services Program works in conjunction with law enforcement deputies to respond to crime victims and family survivors in cases of crimes against persons and families affected by violent and sudden death. Victim advocates provide crisis intervention, information, follow-up support and referrals as required by the Colorado constitutional amendment for victim rights. The Victim Services staff also acts as a liaison between the criminal justice system and the victim. Website: http://www.parkco.us/154/Victim-Services

    To reach a Victim Advocate 24/7 call the Non-Emergency Dispatch at 719-836-4121, then press 5

    Bailey:       303-816-5912

  • Financial & Food

    Human Service Assistance Programs - 825 Clark St., Fairplay

    • Food Assistance Program - Helps qualified individuals/families buy food.

    • Medicaid Program - Medical Assistance for individuals/families who qualify

    • Colorado Works/TANF - Provides financial and employment support for low-income families.

    • Adult Financial - Financial Assistance for low-income adults, including Old Age Pension, Aid to Needy Disabled, Aid to the Blind, Supplemental Security Income/Colorado Supplement (SSI/CS), and Long-Term Care.

    • Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP) - Assistance with childcare costs for eligible families.

    • Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) - Assistance with Heat costs. Application period is from November 1 through April 30 each year. http://www.energyoutreach.org/

    Call:      303-816-5935

    Or:        866-432-8435

     

    TEFAP - Temporary Emergency Food Assitance Program - 1575 Sherman Street, 3rdFloor Denver, Colorado 80203

    Description: Federal program that helps supplement the diets of low-income needy persons, including elderly people, by providing them with emergency food and nutrition assistance.

    Call:     303-866-2652

    Or:       888-467-0418

     

    WIC – Women, Infants, and Children - 59865 HWY 285 Bailey, CO

    Ages served:  birth to 5 years

    WIC Program is a nutrition education and free food program. Provides breastfeeding education, health referrals, and supplemental food for pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women as well as infants and children. Many working families qualify for WIC. Income requirements are higher than many other government programs Website: http://www.cdphe.state.co.us/ps/wic/index.html

    Bailey       303-816-5974

     

    285 Corridor Angels – Tiny Town to Fairplay

    The purpose of our Angels is to help those in NEED. Concentrate on any one that is located on the 285 Corridor. Post needs online on the My Mountain Town 285 Angels Group or on facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1515917308652041/

     

    Fairplay Adventist Community Food Bank - 801 Costello Ave. Fairplay

    Hours: 9am-12pm on the Monday following the second Friday of the month

    Government commodities and other foods; income and eligibility requirements.

    Call:     719-837-2254

     

    Harris Park Bible Church - 2257 Shelton Rd. Bailey, CO 80421

    Hours: Thursdays, Winter 3:30pm-5:30pm Summer 4pm-6pm

    Food bank serves Park County residents & others, no income requirements, minimal paperwork, no appointments necessary.

    Call:            303-838-1869

     

    South Park Food Bank - 530 Front St. Fairplay (entrance in rear of building)

    Hours: 10am-1pm Saturday following the second Friday of the month

    Wide variety of wholesome food including fresh produce provided to residents of South Park area; no income requirements but I.D. required for proof of residency. Emergency services are available at other times by appointment. Website: http://www.soparkcc.org/community.html

    Call for Appointment:     719-836-3781

     

    MOUNTAIN RESOURCE CENTER (MRC) - 11030 Kitty Drive/ P.O. Box 425 Conifer, CO 80433

    Community Support Services provides family development and emergency assistance for rent/mortgage, food, clothing, utilities, case management, health coverage assistance, and disaster relief. Website: www.mrcco.org

    Call:            303-838-7552

     

     

  • Medical

    Aspen Park Pediatrics - 25797 Conifer Rd. Suite B110 Conifer, CO 80433

    Offers an array of services, board certified in pediatric emergency medicine and general pediatrics located just off Highway 285 in the Aspen Park Village Shopping Center. Website: www.aspenparkpediatrics.com

    Call:           303-838-3355

     

    Conifer Medical Center - 26659 Pleasant Park Rd. Conifer, Colorado 80433

    Family Medicine is a specialty that provides comprehensive healthcare for every member of the family. Our doctors manage most acute, chronic or mental health conditions. We work closely with specialists to coordinate care of complex health issues. Website: http://www.conifermed.com/

    Call:           303-647-5300

     

    Park County Public Health Services- 59865 Hwy 285 Bailey, CO 80421

    Description: Free Immunizations for children (VFC) immunizations for adults, case management services for children and pregnant women on Medicaid. Case management services for children with special needs under the HCP program. WIC program- Women, Infant Children Program which provides supplemental food and nutrition education for pregnant and breastfeeding women and children under the age of five. Pregnancy testing, breastfeeding education, health education programs and public health emergency preparedness planning. Website: http://www.parkco.us/86/Public-Health

    Call:       303-816-5970

     

    NEED HEALTH INSURANCE FOR YOUR KIDS? Colorado Health Plan Plus (CHP+) provides insurance to Colorado’s uninsured children under 18 whose family meets income guidelines.  Apply online: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/hcpf/child-health-plan-plus

  • Mental Health

    Aspenpointe - 295 5th St Fairplay

    Offers support services to assist the individual in recovery through a comprehensive whole-person approach. Counseling services include (but are not limited to): Individual Counseling, Family/Couples Counseling, Psychiatric Assessment, Medication Management, and Consultation and Referral Services. AspenPointe is the designated Medicaid mental health provider for Park County with offices in Fairplay and Bailey. There are no additional fees for Medicaid clients. Flexible appointments and times are available. Website: www.aspenpointe.org

    Email: info@aspenpointe.org

    Call:     719-572-6100

     

    NAMI – National Alliance on Mental Illness – 10 E. Willamette Ave., Colorado Springs

    Offers Free 12 week NAMI Family-to-Family class for families who have mentally ill loved ones. Support groups, resources, how to be an advocate, and classes, and Mental health professionals are available 24 hours a day. Website: http://www.namicoloradosprings.org/ Email: info@namicos.org

    Call:              719-473-8477

    Helpline:   1-844-493-8255

  • Playgroups & MOPS

    Bailey playgroup – Deer Creek Preschool 1737 Park County Road #43 Bailey, CO 80421

    Ages served:  Birth to 3

    Description: The Bailey playgroup meets Fridays from 9:00am to 10:30am or 10:45am to 12:15 pm during the school year for typical and children with special needs. Free program offers music, art, story time, developmentally appropriate play and field trips. Website: www.tre.org

    Linda Thomas - Playgroup Instructor      303-517-3416

     

    Bailey Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) – Platte Canyon Community Church, 4954 Co Rd 64, Bailey, CO 80421

    Hours: Every 1st & 3rd Thurs from 9:15-11:30

    Ages served: Infants through kindergarten

    Description:  Christian mothers outreach group with crafts, informative speakers with childcare and activities. Refreshments and snacks provided. Website: http://www.mops.org/ or https://www.facebook.com/BaileyCOMOPS

    Contact the Church for current Coordinator:    303-838-4409

  • Developmental

    CHILD FIND

    Child find is a free community screening program for early identification of developmental delays for kids from birth to 5 years old. This includes speech/language skills, motor skills, cognitive and social-emotional development, and vision and hearing screenings.

    Platte Canyon Coordinator: Marilyn Sturek     303-679-7594

    South Park Coordinator: Carla Scholl:     719-836-4416

    Lake George Coordinator: Patty Moore     719-748-3911

     

    TRE- The Resource Exchange - Park County, El Paso, & Teller

    • EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT SCREENING

    Description: Birth to 3 early childhood development evaluations. Areas that are evaluated are: Speech, coordination, social, and thinking skills. Families are given guidance, therapy and support to help promote their child’s development during their everyday routines. The program is provided at no cost to families. Website: http://www.tre.org/ and http://www.earlychildhoodconnections.org/

    Contact: Hope Flansburg       303-816-0011

    • FAMILY SUPPORT - TRE is a nonprofit whose mission is to build independence for people with developmental disabilities. Their programs include Early Intervention, Family Support, Children’s Extensive Support, Supported Living Services, Comprehensive Services and Transportation. Please call for more information.

    For age 3 and up contact: Kim Harris     719-687-5047

  • Libraries & Recreation

    Park County Public Libraries – General Info

    Park County libraries provide services including Virtual Workforce Centers, business machines and internet access, book clubs, children’s story hours, summer reading programs, monthly Super Science Program and movies on Saturdays, community information, and volunteer opportunities. Website: parkcounty.colibraries.org

    (Most libraries have facebook pages with current events listed)

     

    Bailey Public Library - 350 Bulldogger, Bailey, CO  80421

    Description:  Recreational reading, resource info, story hour, summer reading programs, research, Internet, meeting/conference rooms, “friends” support group, book/craft clubs. Storytime is Tuesdays at 10:30. Email: baileylib@parkco.us Website: http://parkcounty.colibraries.org/bailey/

    Call:             303-838-5539

     

    Marge E. Hudak Swimming Pool - Platte Canyon High School 57393 Hwy 285 Bailey

    Program includes open swim, lap swim, aquacise, swim lessons, summer swim team, lifeguard training, parent –tot water exploration, gym & swim sessions and special classes such as Scuba, Snorkeling, Kayak, and Stroke Development Clinics. Pool is handicap accessible. The pool, adjoining gym, and party room are all available for private rental. Website: http://www.edline.net/pages/Platte_Canyon_1/Marge_E__Hudak_Pool

    Call:           303-679-7457

  • Youth Programs

    Boys and Girls Club of South Park - Bailey - 57093 US Highway 285, Rm 20, Bailey, 80421

    Boys & Girls Club serves youth ages 6-18, specializing in character, leadership development, education, health and life skills. Sports, fitness, art and drama programs, after school and summer camp in Fairplay and Bailey. Website: http://www.bgcsp.org/

    Fairplay          719-836-9019

    Bailey          303-679-7475

     

    Girl Scouts - Bailey Troop 61187 or inquiry@gscolorado.org (to locate a troop)

    Youth program whose goal is to develop leadership skills in girls aged 5-18 through hands-on, girl-led activities as they participate in local troops, camps, travel, or virtual on-line groups. Opportunity to discover girl’s personal best, connect with others, locally & globally and take action to make the world a better place. Program highlights include badges and awards, camps, crafts, community service, and friendship. Website: www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org Email: moore.ems@gmail.com

    Call: Elizabeth Moore        303-838-7703

    Girl Scouts of Colorado       303-778-8774 or 1-877-404-5708

     

    4-H - Park County Fairgrounds, Fairplay

    Park County 4H serves youth ages 5-18 and works in conjunction with the Colorado State University Extension Service. 4H offers projects to enrich skills, meetings to encourage social development and participation within society, camps, conferences, trips and exchange programs. Website: www.parkcofair.com

    Call:      719-836-4296

     

    Park Alliance for Young Children (PAYC) P.O. Box 470 Alma, Co 80420

    PAYC coordinates a group of parents and service providers whose mission is to better meet the needs of Park County’s young children and their families and to promote the creative utilization of existing resources and the development of additional resources. Areas of focus include health and fitness, coordinated screenings, parent support and education, and increased quality & availability of childcare and early education.

    Contact: Carla Scholl       719-836-4416

     

    Mountain Resource Center (MRC) - 11030 Kitty Drive/ P.O. Box 425 Conifer, CO 80433

    Community Support Services provides family development and emergency assistance for rent/mortgage, food, clothing, utilities, case management, health coverage assistance, and disaster relief. Website: www.mrcco.org

    Call:        303-838-7552

  • Local Online Resources

    My Mountain Town: Meet your neighbors: forums, blogs, more. Traffic webcams & local weather. Community Calendar, local businesses, sales, free classified ads. Find your lost pet. Emergency Information & much more! Serving: Morrison, Conifer, Evergreen, Pine, Bailey, Shawnee, Grant, & Fairplay Colorado. Website: http://mymountaintown.com/

     

    Macaroni Kid: Macaroni Kid is a hyper local e-newsletter & website featuring events, activities and places for parents and families in our beautiful mountain community. Every Thursday you will be updated with a newsletter filled with info on local events, happenings, giveaways, reviews, crafts, recipes and more.  Website: http://evergreen.macaronikid.com/

     

    Pinecam: Blog for weather, HOA’s, businesses, community information etc. Website: http://www.pinecam.com/

     

    Platte Canyon Area Chamber of Commerce: Community event and business information. http://www.bailey-colorado.org/

     

    Park Parents: Many local resources and event information available to children and their families Website: http://www.parkparents.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ParkParents/?fref=nf

     

    Park County Fairgrounds: Events and concert information. Website: http://www.parkcofair.com/

     

    Teller/Park Early Childhood Council: Posts parenting resources and early childhood professional development workshops in the region. Website: http://tellerparkecc.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Teller-Park-Early-Childhood-Council-103416776406848/

PARK COUNTY - SOUTH PARK

EARLY CHILDHOOD RESOURCES

  • Childcare Centers & Preschools

    To search for licensed in-home and childcare facilities online please visit the Colorado Department of Human Services website:

    http://www.colorado.gov/apps/cdhs/childcare/lookup/index.jsf

     

    For childcare questions and referrals contact:

    Childcare Innovations

    As a contracted partner of Qualistar Colorado, Child Care Innovations operates a Child Care Resource and Referral Agency to locate licensed childcare in your community, serving Park and seven additional counties. Website: http://www.rrcc.edu/child-care-innovations

    Call:     1-877-338-2273

     

    Edith Teter Preschool – 640 Hathaway St., Fairplay

    Ages & Hours: Ages 2 ½ to 5 Half–day classes, 1-4 days per week depending upon age

    Description: Developmentally appropriate learning activities, creative arts, large muscle movement, nutritious snacks, story time, music, dramatic play, field trips, speech and motor therapy, hearing and vision screening. Colorado Preschool Program/scholarships are available.

    Director:  Carla Scholl     719-836-4416

     

    Bristlecone Montessori School – 272 N. Main St., Alma

    Ages & Hours: Ages 2 ½ -12, Preschool 9-4 or 1/2 day 9-12; Elementary 8-4 B&A care available.

    Description: Montessori preschool dedicated to nurturing a child’s natural curiosity and love of learning. Hands-on learning experiences in practical life, sensorial, language, math and culture. Program participates in the Colorado Preschool Program.

    Call:      719-836-2552

     

    Lake George Charter Preschool - 38874 US Hwy 24, Lake George

    Ages & Hours: Ages 3 through 5 years, AM and PM sessions available. Developmentally appropriate curriculum, special education services, Scholarships available through Colorado Preschool Program & tuition preschool. Follows school year calendar. http://www.lakegeorgecharterschool.org/

    Contact: Patty Moore        719-748-3911

     

    Colorado Childcare Assistance Program (CCCAP) – 59865 US Hwy 285

    Bailey, CO 80421

    This program can help qualifying families pay for child care. Serving all Park County.

    Website: http://www.parkco.us/397/Public-Assistance-Programs

    Call:      303-816-5939

  • Family Violence, Shelter & Advocacy

    Sex Offender Registry

    Information concerning persons convicted of unlawful sexual behavior.

    Website www.familywatchdog.us

     

    Peaceworks – 60615 us hwy 285, Bailey

    The Mountain Peace Shelter, providing short-term emergency shelter for women and children victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and other relationship violence. SafePets program to shelter resident pets and livestock. Empowerment Services Program, offering advocacy, referrals, court accompaniment, empowerment education employment assistance, and other support services. The Mountain Peace Boutique & Resale Shoppelocated in downtown Bailey. Website: http://www.peaceworks4u.org/

    Call:      303-838-7176

    24hr Hotline:      303-838-8181

     

    Victim Assistance - Park County Sheriffs Office

    The Park County Sheriff’s Office Victim Services Program works in conjunction with law enforcement deputies to respond to crime victims and family survivors in cases of crimes against persons and families affected by violent and sudden death. Victim advocates provide crisis intervention, information, follow-up support and referrals as required by the Colorado constitutional amendment for victim rights. The Victim Services staff also acts as a liaison between the criminal justice system and the victim. Website: http://www.parkco.us/154/Victim-Services

    To reach a Victim Advocate 24/7 call the Non-Emergency Dispatch at 719-836-4121, then press 5

  • Financial & Food

    Human Service Assistance Programs - 825 Clark St., Fairplay

    • Food Assistance Program - Helps qualified individuals/families buy food.

    • Medicaid Program - Medical Assistance for individuals/families who qualify

    • Colorado Works/TANF - Provides financial and employment support for low-income families.

    • Adult Financial - Financial Assistance for low-income adults, including Old Age Pension, Aid to Needy Disabled, Aid to the Blind, Supplemental Security Income/Colorado Supplement (SSI/CS), and Long-Term Care.

    • Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP) - Assistance with childcare costs for eligible families.

    • Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) - Assistance with Heat costs. Application period is from November 1 through April 30 each year. http://www.energyoutreach.org/

    Call:      719-836-4139

    Or:        866-432-8435

     

    TEFAP - Temporary Emergency Food Assitance Program - 1575 Sherman Street, 3rdFloor Denver, Colorado 80203

    Description: Federal program that helps supplement the diets of low-income needy persons, including elderly people, by providing them with emergency food and nutrition assistance.

    Call:     719-836-4139

    Or:      888-467-0418

     

    WIC – Women, Infants, and Children - 825 Clark St., Fairplay

    Ages served:  birth to 5 years

    WIC Program is a nutrition education and free food program. Provides breastfeeding education, health referrals, and supplemental food for pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women as well as infants and children. Many working families qualify for WIC. Income requirements are higher than many other government programs Website: http://www.cdphe.state.co.us/ps/wic/index.html

    Fairplay     719-836-4161

     

    285 Corridor Angels – Tiny Town to Fairplay

    The purpose of our Angels is to help those in NEED. Concentrate on any one that is located on the 285 Corridor. Post needs online on the My Mountain Town 285 Angels Group or on facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1515917308652041/

     

    Fairplay Adventist Community Food Bank - 801 Costello Ave. Fairplay

    Hours: 9am-12pm on the Monday following the second Friday of the month

    Government commodities and other foods; income and eligibility requirements.

    Call:     719-837-2254

     

    Harris Park Bible Church - 2257 Shelton Rd. Bailey, CO 80421

    Hours: Thursdays, Winter 3:30pm-5:30pm Summer 4pm-6pm

    Food bank serves Park County residents & others, no income requirements, minimal paperwork, no appointments necessary.

    Call:            303-838-1869

     

    South Park Food Bank - 530 Front St. Fairplay (entrance in rear of building)

    Hours: 10am-1pm Saturday following the second Friday of the month

    Wide variety of wholesome food including fresh produce provided to residents of South Park area; no income requirements but I.D. required for proof of residency. Emergency services are available at other times by appointment. Website: http://www.soparkcc.org/community.html

    Call for Appointment:     719-836-3781

     

    Food Pantry – Divide - Little Chapel of the Hills – 69 Cty Rd 5

    Bags of groceries are given depending on the size of the family.  (2-3 bags for a family of 4)  Free the 1st time, and then a $2 donation is requested for subsequent visits.  Distribution is on the 2nd & 4th Monday of the month from 3:30 to 6:30 PM on a first-come-first-serve basis. Website: http://www.littlechapelofthehills.com  email: littlechapel@juno.com

    Call:    719- 322-7610

  • Medical

    Fairplay Family Practice - Located in the Fairplay Pharmacy 45 Frontage Road Fairplay

    Description: Family practice by nurse practitioner, JoAnn M. Kargul FNP-BC with a holistic approach that encompasses body, mind, and soul, accepts Medicaid and private insurance, and offers discounts for uninsured locals.

    Call for an appointment:        719-836-0500

     

    Timberline Clinic - 980 Main St., Fairplay

    Call for Appointment:         719-836-3455

     

    ST. Anthony Breckenridge Community Clinic Emergency Center - located in The Village at Breckenridge at the base of Peak 9

    Our health care professionals specialize in emergency and urgent care, orthopedics and ski related injuries. The Flight For Life Colorado helicopter serves St. Anthony Breckenridge Community Clinic Emergency Center for severely injured or ill patients who may need immediate transport to St. Anthony Summit Medical Center in Frisco or a Denver hospital. Website: https://www.stanthonymountainclinics.org

     Call:      970-453-1010

     

    Park County Public Health Services - 825 Clark St., Fairplay

    Description: Free Immunizations for children (VFC) immunizations for adults, case management services for children and pregnant women on Medicaid. Case management services for children with special needs under the HCP program. WIC program- Women, Infant Children Program which provides supplemental food and nutrition education for pregnant and breastfeeding women and children under the age of five. Pregnancy testing, breastfeeding education, health education programs and public health emergency preparedness planning. Website: http://www.parkco.us/86/Public-Health

    Call:      719-836-4161

     

    NEED HEALTH INSURANCE FOR YOUR KIDS? Colorado Health Plan Plus (CHP+) provides insurance to Colorado’s uninsured children under 18 whose family meets income guidelines.  Apply online: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/hcpf/child-health-plan-plus

  • Mental Health

    Aspenpointe - 295 5th St Fairplay

    Offers support services to assist the individual in recovery through a comprehensive whole-person approach. Counseling services include (but are not limited to): Individual Counseling, Family/Couples Counseling, Psychiatric Assessment, Medication Management, and Consultation and Referral Services. AspenPointe is the designated Medicaid mental health provider for Park County with offices in Fairplay and Bailey. There are no additional fees for Medicaid clients. Flexible appointments and times are available. Website: www.aspenpointe.org

    Call:      719-572-6100

     

    NAMI – National Alliance on Mental Illness – 10 E. Willamette Ave., Colorado Springs

    Offers Free 12 week NAMI Family-to-Family class for families who have mentally ill loved ones. Support groups, resources, how to be an advocate, and classes, and Mental health professionals are available 24 hours a day. Website: http://www.namicoloradosprings.org/ Email: info@namicos.org

    Call:     473-8477

    Helpline:   1-844-493-8255

    Email: info@aspenpointe.org

    Call:     572-6100

  • Playgroups & Parents as Teachers

    PAT - Parents as Teachers

    Free child development program whose mission is to provide the information, support, and encouragement parents need to help their children develop optimally during the crucial early years of life. PAT provides support from a child development expert at home or other location to be your child’s best first teacher.  Website:  http://www.parkparents.org/

    South Park Coordinator: Carla Scholl    719-836-4416

     

    Fairplay Playgroup – Edith Teter Preschool, 640 Hathaway St., Fairplay

    Description: Free program that offers developmentally appropriate playtime, music, art, story time and snack. Open to any child 0-3 years with a caregiver adult.  No registration is needed, but we due ask that everyone pick one or the other day, participating on both days is not an available option. Meets twice per week during the school year. For information and current schedule go to: Website: http://www.parkparents.org/

    Call:      719-836-4416

     

    Guffey Playgroup – Guffey - 1459 Main St, Guffey Library

    Free program for children birth to 5 that offers age appropriate play, music and activities. Drop-ins welcome. Hours: Wed 11:00 facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/friendsofguffeylibrary/

    Call:     719-689-9280

     

    Divide Playgroup – Divide - 11115 W. Highway 24

    Playgroups for children Birth to 4 every Monday & Wednesday from 9:30 -11:00am at Community Partnership Family Resource Center, play area year round. On the north side of HWY 24, above McGinty’s on the northeast side of the building. FREE!

    Call CPFRC:     719-686-0705

  • Developmental

    CHILD FIND

    Child find is a free community screening program for early identification of developmental delays for kids from birth to 5 years old. This includes speech/language skills, motor skills, cognitive and social-emotional development, and vision and hearing screenings.

    Platte Canyon Coordinator: Marilyn Sturek     303-679-7594

    South Park Coordinator: Carla Scholl:     719-836-4416

    Lake George Coordinator: Patty Moore     719-748-3911

     

    TRE- The Resource Exchange - Park County, El Paso, & Teller

    • EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT SCREENING

    Description: Birth to 3 early childhood development evaluations. Areas that are evaluated are: Speech, coordination, social, and thinking skills. Families are given guidance, therapy and support to help promote their child’s development during their everyday routines. The program is provided at no cost to families. Website: http://www.tre.org/ and http://www.earlychildhoodconnections.org/

    Contact: Hope Flansburg       303-816-0011

    • FAMILY SUPPORT - TRE is a nonprofit whose mission is to build independence for people with developmental disabilities. Their programs include Early Intervention, Family Support, Children’s Extensive Support, Supported Living Services, Comprehensive Services and Transportation. Please call for more information.

    For age 3 and up contact: Kim Harris     719-687-5047

  • Libraries & Recreation

    Park County Public Libraries – General Info

    Park County libraries provide services including Virtual Workforce Centers, business machines and internet access, book clubs, children’s story hours, summer reading programs, monthly Super Science Program and movies on Saturdays, community information, and volunteer opportunities. Website: parkcounty.colibraries.org

    (Most libraries have facebook pages with current events listed)

     

    Fairplay Public Library – 418 Main St., P.O. Box 592, Fairplay, CO 80440

    Hours: Mon-Sat 11:00 - 5:00

    Email: fairplaylib@parkco.us

    Call:           719-836-2848

     

    Hartsel Community Library - 86 Valley Rd., Hartsel

    Hours: Tuesday, Thurs., Sun 1:00 – 4:00, Sat. 10:00 – 1:00

    Call:           719-836-2745

     

    Guffey Public Library - 1625b CR 102, Guffey

    Hours:  Mon, Tue, Wed & Sat, 11:00 – 4:00

    Email: guffeylib@parkco.us

    Call:           719-689-9280

     

    Lake George Public Library - 37900 Hwy 24, Lake George

    Hours: Mon - Thurs 12:00 – 4:30, Sat 10:00 – 2:00 Call for summer hours Email: lakegeorgelib@parkco.us

    Call:           719-748-3812

     

    Florissant Public Library – 18172 CR1, Florissant

    Hours: Mon, Wed - Fri 10:00 – 5:00, Sat 10:00 – 2:00

    Offers story times every Fridays at 10:00 AM at the Florissant Library. Website: http://rampart.colibraries.org

    Email: pollyr@rampartlibrarydistrict.org

    Call:           719-748-3939

     

    South Park Recreation Center - 1190 Bullet Rd. / P.O. Box 1075 Fairplay

    Beach Entry Pool, Two Lap Lanes, Swim Lessons, Sauna, Fitness, Cardio Equipment, Machine Weights, Free Weights, Personal Trainers, Youth Programs, Care, Party, Conference Facilities, CPR & First Aid Classes, BMX track, Skate Park and more. Website: www.southparkrec.org

    Call:           719-836-0747

  • Youth Programs

    Boys and Girls Club of South Park - Fairplay - 360 9th St. / P.O. Box 2167 Fairplay

    Boys & Girls Club serves youth ages 6-18, specializing in character, leadership development, education, health and life skills. Sports, fitness, art and drama programs, after school and summer camp in Fairplay and Bailey. Website: http://www.bgcsp.org/

    Fairplay          719-836-9019

    Bailey          303-679-7475

     

    Girl Scouts - Fairplay

     inquiry@gscolorado.org (to locate a troop)

    Youth program whose goal is to develop leadership skills in girls aged 5-18 through hands-on, girl-led activities as they participate in local troops, camps, travel, or virtual on-line groups. Opportunity to discover girl’s personal best, connect with others, locally & globally and take action to make the world a better place. Program highlights include badges and awards, camps, crafts, community service, and friendship. Website: www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org

    EMAIL Troop Leaders:

    GRADE 2nd-3rd: Troop 43950: LEADERS: Gretchen Panicucci (gretchenasher@hotmail.com) Kathleen Wilson (wilsonexcav@earthlink.net) and Carolyn Kasper (carolynkasper@hotmail.com)

    GRADE Kindergarten-1st: Troop 43949: LEADERS: Kathleen Wilson is also a leader in this troop, Kerrie Lynn (kandplynn@hotmail.com), and Stephanie Carpenter (destinysecho@yahoo.com)

    Girl Scouts of Colorado          303-778-8774 or 1-877-404-5708

     

    4-H - Park County Fairgrounds, Fairplay

    Park County 4H serves youth ages 5-18 and works in conjunction with the Colorado State University Extension Service. 4H offers projects to enrich skills, meetings to encourage social development and participation within society, camps, conferences, trips and exchange programs. Website: www.parkcofair.com

    Call:      719-836-4296

     

    Park Alliance for Young Children (PAYC) P.O. Box 470 Alma, Co 80420

    PAYC coordinates a group of parents and service providers whose mission is to better meet the needs of Park County’s young children and their families and to promote the creative utilization of existing resources and the development of additional resources. Areas of focus include health and fitness, coordinated screenings, parent support and education, and increased quality & availability of childcare and early education.

    Contact: Carla Scholl       719-836-4416

  • Local Online Resources

    Guffey News: Forum, blogs, more. Community announcements, local businesses, History & much more! Website: http://www.guffeynews.com/

     

    Town of Fairplay: Events, road conditions, municipal code, etc.  Website: http://fairplayco.us/

     

    Platte Canyon Area Chamber of Commerce: Community event and business information. http://www.bailey-colorado.org/

     

    Park Parents: Many local resources and event information available to children and their families Website: http://www.parkparents.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ParkParents/?fref=nf

     

    Park County Fairgrounds: Events and concert information. Website: http://www.parkcofair.com/

     

    South Park Heritage: Events, programs, outdoor recreation, lodging, camping, shopping, dining, etc. Website: http://www.southparkheritage.org/events

     

    Teller/Park Early Childhood Council: Posts parenting resources and early childhood professional development workshops in the region. Website: http://tellerparkecc.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Teller-Park-Early-Childhood-Council-103416776406848/

TELLER COUNTY

EARLY CHILDHOOD RESOURCES

  • Childcare Centers & Preschools

    To search for licensed in-home and childcare facilities online please visit the Colorado Department of Human Services website:

    http://www.colorado.gov/apps/cdhs/childcare/lookup/index.jsf

     

    For childcare questions and referrals contact:

    Childcare Referrals

    Childcare referral to all types of licensed care, and community resources.

    Call:      2-1-1

     

    The Baby Station – Woodland Park 330 S. Baldwin Ave.

    Accepts babies 6 weeks to 3 years of age.

    Contact: Jennifer Douglas      719-687-7298

     

    Cripple Creek/Victor RE-1: Pioneer Preschool/Early Intervention Program & Early Head Start/Head Start - 412 N. C St., Cripple Creek

    1/2 day program for children ages 3-5 years who are not yet eligible for kindergarten and

    includes children with special needs. Eligibility for Colorado Preschool Program and Head Start will be assessed. Free screening (and evaluation if recommended) for all children birth to 5 years of age living in the school district. http://www.ccvschools.com

    Contact: Patty Waddle      719-689-3420

    Contact for Early Head Start: Krys Arrick      244-0865

     

    Faith Lutheran Preschool – 1310 Evergreen Heights Drive, Woodland Park

    Offers Preschool for ages 3- 5 years, Tuesday through Friday; 2, 3 or 4 day a week programs from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

    Contact: Robyn Bowman      719-687-2303

     

    Just For Kids & Summit Kids - Woodland Park & Divide

    Accepts children infant to 16 years of age.  Offers Pre-School, Pre-K programs, summer programs, and before & after school programs in Woodland Park and Divide.

    Contact: Bonnie Johnson      719-687-7595

     

    Kids Rock University – Parks and Recreation & 409 B St., Cripple Creek

    After school and Fun Friday Program available.  Summer camp hours are: Monday through Friday 7:15 AM to 6:30 PM.  Accepts children 5 to 17 years of age.  After school program is from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM Monday through Thursday, & Fridays from 7:30 AM to 6:30 PM. Summer Camp options. http://ccparksandrecreation.com/

    Contact:      719-689-3514

    Aspen Mine Center (to register)      719- 689-3584

     

    Lake George Charter Preschool – 38874 US Hwy 24, (Box 420), Lake George

    Serves children ages 3 through 5 years.  AM and PM sessions available. Developmentally appropriate curriculum, special education services, Scholarships available through Colorado Preschool Program & tuition preschool. Follows school year calendar. http://www.lakegeorgecharterschool.org/

    Contact: Patty Moore      719-748-3911

     

    Peak Children’s Academy – 520 E. Midland Ave, Woodland Park

    center hours from 6am to 6pm Dedicated infant room for babies 6 weeks to walking, full-time care. Toddler room for walkers to age 3, part or full-time care available. Preschool and prekindergarten programs, part-time or full-time to prepare your child for entry to Kindergarten. Before and after-school programs for your school-age children. peakchildrensacademy.com

    Contact: Shelley Wing      719-687-8123

     

    Preschool in the Pines – 312 N. West Street, Woodland Park

    Accepts children ages 12month (if walking) through 12 years of age.  Offers toddler, Pre-School, Pre-K, and CCAP programs. Transportation available.

    Contact: Darlene Ruth & Lisa Osborn      719-687-9443

     

    Woodland Park Community Church Learning Center – 800 Valley View Drive, Woodland Park

    Open Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm or half day 8:00 am to 11:30 am at the Woodland Park Community Church.  Accepts children 12 months (walking) through 7 years. The purpose of the Learning Center is an outreach ministry to parents in our county. The Learning Center is a licensed pre-school program for up to 60 children that uses a Christian curriculum to teach children during this all-day day care service. Registration is required, will accept on drop-in basis or permanent slot. http://www.wpcclearningcenter.com email: wpcclc@gmail.com

    Contact: Kim Leitner      719-687-9444

     

    Woodland Park RE-2 Pre-School/Early Intervention Programs

    Developmentally appropriate pre-school programs for children 3 to 5 years of age who are not yet eligible for kindergarten including children with special needs AM, PM and full day programs.  Child’s eligibility for the Colorado Pre-School Program will be assessed.  CCAP is accepted at Summing. Free developmental screening (and evaluation if recommended) for all children birth to 5 years living in the school district.  Contact the Family Bridger for screening. http://new.wpsdk12.org

    Contact:

    Columbine Elementary - Peggy Wallace      719-686-2311

    Gateway Elementary - Linda Sanderson PM       719-686-2199

    Summit Elementary  -  Jill Cochran      719-686-2414

    Family Bridger - Teresa Zboralski       719-686-2050

  • Family Violence & Advocacy

    Children’s Advocacy Center / Safe Passage

    Resources, psycho-educational support groups for non-offending parents of children that have been victims of crimes.  Also, support groups for girls 9-12 years & teens 13 – 18 years.  All support groups are free. http://www.safepassagecac.org

    Call:      719-636-2460

     

    Sex Offender Registry

    The public has limited access to information concerning persons convicted of unlawful sexual behavior to allow them to protect themselves and their children from these persons.  Any person requesting information shall show proper identification or other proof of residence, fill out a questionnaire and give reason for request.

    http://www.co.teller.co.us/Sheriff/default.aspx click on sex offender list, or http://www.city-woodlandpark.org/home/police-department/sex-offender-registry/

    Also check this website www.familywatchdog.us

    Contact:

    Woodland Park      719-687-9262

    Cripple Creek      719-689-2655

    Teller Sheriff’s Office      719-687-9652

     

    Victim Assistance Program – Teller County

    Crisis intervention for crime victims in Teller County.  Referrals for counseling, support, follow–up and assistance with the legal system. Email: jmckamy@city-woodlandpark.org

    http://www.city-woodlandpark.org/home/police-department/victim-advocate/

    Contact: Victim Advocate – Jan McKamy      719-686-2509

     

    Teller County Department of Social Services – 740 E. Hwy 24 Woodland Park

    Report suspected child neglect/abuse at this phone number.  When recording begins, press 0 for the operator, and tell the person answering the phone you want to report suspected child abuse.

    http://www.co.teller.co.us/DSS/default.aspx

    Call:      719-687-3335 or hotline      719-686-5550

     

    TESSA – Teller County

    TESSA is a confidential domestic violence/sexual assault victim service agency.

    We seek to accomplish this goal this in a variety of ways: Provide immediate safety for women, children and other victims escaping abuse through our safehouse. Empower survivors through our advocacy and counseling programs. Create a safer future through education and outreach to schools, businesses, and other organizations. Visit the website for advocate contact info: http://www.tessacs.org/

    Call General Info:      719-633-1462

    Crisis Line:      719-633-3819

    Office:      719-689-3584 x123

  • Financial & Food

    Child Care Assistance

    Applications for this program administered by the Teller County Department of Social Services (DSS) are available at all licensed childcare centers and at DSS.  Pick up an application and call DSS for an appointment.  Eligibility based on income and work activities (job, school or training). http://www.co.teller.co.us/DSS/

    Call:      719-687-3335

     

    Community Cupboard – Woodland Park 414 N. Hwy 67. P.O. Box 999 W.P. 80866

    Families are given a 3-5 day supply of food and may use this resource three times within a six-month period of time.  Hours are from 9:30 – 11:30 AM Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays on a walk-in basis.  You must provide your Social Security number and proof of Teller County residency. http://www.wpcommunitycupboard.org/

    Contact:      719-687-3663

     

    Commodities Program – Cripple Creek – Aspen Mine Center

    Families in need of food can access this program at the Aspen Mine Center the last Friday of every month from 9 AM to 2 PM.  You do need to bring a positive ID, proof of address and Social Security number. Free clothes and limited house hold items available Mon-Fri call ahead required. Emergency food program available. http://www.aspenminecenter.org/

    Contact:  Aspen Mine Center      719-689-3584 x120

     

    Boutique in the Creek – Cripple Creek – Aspen Mine Center

    Clothing and household items are available Tuesday through Friday, located on the lower level of the Aspen Mine Center. Donations are gladly accepted, and donors are encouraged to call the Aspen Mine Center prior to dropping off goods. http://www.aspenminecenter.org/

    Contact:  Aspen Mine Center      719-689-3584

     

    Food Pantry – Divide - Little Chapel of the Hills – 69 Cty Rd 5

    Bags of groceries are given depending on the size of the family.  (2-3 bags for a family of 4)  Free the 1st time, and then a $2 donation is requested for subsequent visits.  Distribution is on the 2nd & 4th Monday of the month from 3:30 to 6:30 PM on a first-come-first-serve basis. Website: http://www.littlechapelofthehills.com  email: littlechapel@juno.com

    Call:      719-322-7610

     

    St. Martin Food Pantry – Our Lady of the Woods Catholic Church – 116 W. West St. Woodland Park

    Help for those who are unemployed or underemployed who may need help getting to the first of the month. Limited food, clothing, and blankets available the 4th Sunday of every month 11 am to 1 pm except Nov and Dec it will be the week before the holiday. http://www.tellercatholic.com

     

    The Storehouse Ministries – Community Church – 700 Valley View Dr., Suite D, Woodland Park

    Financial resources, meals, soup lunch and household goods available. Monday, Tuesday or Thursday 9 am to 12 pm. http://www.woodlandparkcommunitychurch.com/connect/storehouse/

    Call: Care Coordinator:      719-229-4512

     

    Teller County Department of Social Services – 740 E. Hwy 24 Woodland Park / Aspen Mine Center Cripple Creek

    Woodland Park: Hours are 8:00 AM to 12 Noon & 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM Mon – Fri, Tues 8:00 AM – 12 Noon.  Cripple Creek: each weekday except Tuesday. Programs include Adolescent Services, Adult Protection, Aid to Needy Disabled, Child Care Assistance, Child Protection, Child Support Enforcement, Colorado Job Service, Colorado Works (Formerly AFDC), Core Services (Formerly Family Preservation Programs), Employment First, Food Stamps, Foster Parent Program, Low-Income Energy Assistance Program, Long Term Care Programs, Medicaid for Children and Pregnancy, Medicaid Transportation, New Directions, Old Age Pension, and Parent Education. http://www.co.teller.co.us/DSS/dss_main.htm

    Woodland Park: (Request extension for specific program) 687-3335

    Cripple Creek:      719-689-3584, x106

    Hotline:      719-686-5550

  • Health, Medical & Nutrition

    Colorado Springs Health Partners – 700 W. Hwy 24 Woodland Park

    Office hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Most insurance accepted, CHP+, Medicaid, etc. http://www.cshp.net/Loc_WoodlandP.asp

    Contact:

    Family Practice:      719-522-1133

    Podiatry & Dermatology:     719-687-8550

     

    Community Partnership Family Resource Center – 1115 Hwy 24 Suite 2d, Divide

    Provide help getting through the paperwork to apply for CHP+, Medicaid or other health insurance. Website: http://www.cpteller.org

    Call:      719-686-0705

     

    Divide Health Clinic (Peak View Community Health Center- Peak Vista) - 34 Hybrook Rd. South, Divide

    Hours Monday - Friday 7:30 AM to 6 PM, Accepting Medicaid, Medicare, Child Health Plan+, CICP, and many private insurances. Charges are on a sliding fee scale (proof of income required). Registration for Medicaid, Medicare, Child Health Plan + and accepted private insurances can be done on the phone by calling 632-5700 and ask Operator for registration. Provide preventive, education, routine exams, to same-day treatment of acute illness and injury and on-going primary care and follow-up for chronic health conditions. Services are customized to the needs of the entire family: pregnant mothers, newborns, children, adolescents, adult and the elderly. Specialty care is referred to qualified community providers. http://peakvista.org/divide.htm

    Appointment:      719-687-4460

    Office and to register:      719-632-5700

    Dental:      719-475-0783

     

    Dr. Harris – 381 Rampart Range Road, Woodland Park

    Office hours are 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM Monday through Friday.  They do not accept Medicaid.

    Call:      719-687-6088

     

    Mountain View Medical Group – Woodland Park – 16222 W. HWY 24, Woodland Park

    Family and Pediatric medicine. Most insurance accepted, traditional Medicare. http://mvmg.com/home

    Call: Family & Pediatric:      719-687-6022

     

    Penrose Mountain Urgent Care – 41 N. HWY 67, Woodland Park - 1101 Teller County Road 1, Cripple Creek

    Clinic hours are from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM weekdays and 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM weekends. Weekends not available in Cripple Creek No appointments necessary. Most health plans accepted. Urgent and acute care facility, limited laboratory and X-ray services, rehabilitation services, staffed by physicians, registered nurses, certified laboratory and radiology technicians. Cripple Creek offers primary care.  http://www.penrosestfrancis.org/pmuc#sthash.rjTZR9kt.dpbs

    Call: Woodland Park:      719-687-0551

    Cripple Creek call ahead:      719-776-4300

     

    Pikes Peak Regional Hospital - Woodland Park - 16420 West Highway 24

    Open for emergency, follow-up and out patient services. Website: http://www.pikespeakregionalhospital.com/

    Call:      719-687-9999

     

    Woodland Integrative Medicine, Dr. Schroeder – 400 W Midland Ave. Suite 155, Woodland Park

    Office hours are Monday through Thursday 7:30-noon to 1:00-5:00 PM

    They do not accept Medicaid.

    Contact: Dr. William Schroeder, DO, Internist         719-686-0032

     

    Teller County Public Health – Divide - 11115 Hwy 24 Unit 2C, / Cripple Creek Aspen Mine

    Divide hours Monday through Friday 8 AM - 4:30 PM

    Cripple Creek Satellite Clinic is at the Aspen Mine Center (166 E. Bennett Ave.) by appointment only. Public Health offers primarily prevention service with direct service for confidential reproductive health and STD screening and treatment with scheduled appointments. Fees charged on a sliding scale based on income. Immunizations, WIC, EPSDT, Health Care Program for Children with Special Needs, reproductive health, prenatal tobacco cessation/Baby & Me Tobacco Free, family planning, communicable diseases surveillance, and health navigator support for Medicaid recipients available at Public Health. http://www.co.teller.co.us/publichealth/

    Call for Divide and Cripple Creek:      719-687-6416

     

    Pikes Peak Regional Hospital Family Medicine – 720 W. HWY 24, Woodland Park

    Family practice physicians to serve your primary care needs, acute, chronic, preventative medical services, sports medicine and in-office lab testing offered. Same day appointments, physicals and follow-up medical care available.

    Family Practice:      719-686-0878

     

    WIC-Nutrition Program –Teller County (Divide & Cripple Creek) The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children - better known as the WIC Program - serves to safeguard the health of low-income prenatal, infants, & children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care. WIC is by appointment. http://www.co.teller.co.us/PublicHealth/WIC.aspx                                                                      Contact: Teller County Public Health:      719-687-6416

     

    Woodland Park Family Medicine – 16222 HWY 24, Suite 200, Woodland Park

    Provides a variety of health care services from preventive, dermatology, gynecological, newborn to geriatric, etc. Work with most insurance companies to ensure continuity of your care if you change plans or policies. Offer payment plans if you are a self-pay patient or in-between insurance plans.

    Website: http://www.woodlandparkfamilymedicine.com email: reception@woodlandparkfamilymedicine.com

    Call:      719-686-2801

  • Prenatal, Infant, Preschool Resources

    C.A.S.A. (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of the Pikes Peak Region

    Provides a volunteers voice in court for children who are victims of abuse, neglect, or domestic conflict, and promote community awareness of these issues to ensure safe and permanent homes.

    Call: Berkley Davis:      719-338-8741

     

    C.A.S.A. – S.E.P.T. (Court Appointed Special Advocates – Supervised Exchange & Parenting Time) Parents ordered into supervised parenting time are able to spend time with their children in a setting managed by CASA staff and volunteers. SEPT program services in Teller are in two locations: Community Partnership Family Resource Center in Divide and The Aspen Mine Center in Cripple Creek. http://www.casappr.org/programs/teller-county/

    Call: Berkley Davis:      719-338-8741

     

    Choices - Pregnancy and Parenting Center – Woodland Park / Cripple Creek

    All services free. Walk-in clients welcome. Pregnancy tests, STI testing, early OB ultrasound, medical referrals, parenting classes, fatherhood training and material assistance.  www.whatchoices.com Email:info@whatchoices.com

    Text: 719-694-3201

    Call Woodland Park:      719-687-1200

    Call Cripple Creek:      719-208-7863

     

    Community Partnership Family Resource Center – Divide/Cripple Creek

    Community Partnership Family Resource Center (CPFRC) is a non-profit serving the needs of families in Teller County. Core services offered under the CPFRC umbrella include Adult Basic Education/GED, Bright Beginnings, Parents as Teachers, Parenting Classes, Infant/toddler Playgroups, Healthy Living programs. http://www.cpteller.org

    Call:      719-686-0705

     

    LaLeche League – Woodland Park

    La Leche League Groups offer free breastfeeding help and information via phone or monthly meetings. La Leche League Leaders are experienced mothers who have breastfed their own babies and who have been trained and accredited by La Leche League International to help mothers and mothers-to-be with breastfeeding. Call for location & meeting information.

    http://www.llli.org/groups/@llli*group*woodland.park

    Call: Kathleen Robson:      719-687-1164

     

    Marion House Life Support Center – Colorado Springs – Catholic Charities

    Provides prenatal services – maternity wear, childbirth classes, etc., infant, children, and women’s clothing, parenting information, job and education services, nutrition services, and a car seat program.  Appointments appreciated for car seats only.  Office hours are 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM Mon, Tue, Thurs, & Friday. Wed 9:00-4:00PM. Emergency services (diapers and formula) are available. http://www.ccharitiescs.org (use the quick links toggle for the program you want.)

    Call:      719-578-1222

     

    The Resource Exchange / Early Intervention Colorado – Teller County

    Birth to three years olds: FREE developmental evaluations! Birth to Adult: Services and supports for families and children birth to age three with special needs, speech delays, developmental delays etc. Provided at no cost to families of eligible children.  Please call the number listed below to see if your child would be eligible. This organization is a nonprofit whose mission is to build independence for people with developmental disabilities. Their programs include Early Intervention, Family Support, Children’s Extensive Support, Supported Living Services, Comprehensive Services and Transportation. Please call for more information. Online: www.tre.org

    Call:      719-687-5047

  • Mental Health

    Aspen Point

    Mental health and Youth Services, serves youth ages 11-21, depending on individual need and ability. Aspen Point

    Mental health and Youth Services, serves youth ages 11-21, depending on individual need and ability. http://www.aspenpointe.org Email: info@aspenpointe.org

    Call:      719-572-6100

     

    NAMI – National Alliance on Mental Illness – 10 E. Willamette Ave., Colorado Springs

    Offers Free 12 week NAMI Family-to-Family class for families who have mentally ill loved ones. Support groups, resources, how to be an advocate, and classes, and Mental health professionals are available 24 hours a day. Website: http://www.namicoloradosprings.org/ Email: info@namicos.org

    Call:      719-473-8477

    Helpline:   1-844-493-8255

    Email: info@aspenpointe.org

    Call:      719-572-6100

  • Playgroups & MOPS

    Divide Playgroup – Divide - 11115 W. Highway 24

    Playgroups for children Birth to 4 every Monday & Wednesday from 9:30 -11:00am at Community Partnership Family Resource Center, play area year round. On the north side of HWY 24, above McGinty’s on the northeast side of the building. FREE!

    Call CPFRC:      719-686-0705

     

    Guffey Playgroup – Guffey - 1459 Main St, Guffey Library

    Free program for children birth to 5 that offers age appropriate play, music and activities. Drop-ins welcome. Hours: Wed 11:00 facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/friendsofguffeylibrary/

    Call:      719-689-9280

     

    Woodland Park Playgroup – Woodland Park 509 Scott ave. Suite 203

    Playgroup meets at The Resource Exchange/Early Intervention Colorado office play area on Wednesdays or Thursdays from 9-10:30 year round.  Facebook playgroup page: https://www.facebook.com/woodlandpark.playgroup?fref=ts general information: http://tellertots.weebly.com/

    Heather Eason – (Instructor) email: heather.eason@hotmail.com       719-651-5574

     

    M.O.P.S. (Mothers for Preschoolers) Woodland Park

    Fun and exciting program for all moms with children birth through 5 years old. Each meeting has a special speaker who addresses a topic relevant to a MOP, a friendship group time, a creative activity and refreshments. Best of all, you enjoy meeting other moms.

    Woodland Park Community Church twoTuesdays of the month (varies) 8:45am http://www.utepassmops.org

    Call:      719-687-4812

     

  • Library Story Times

    Florissant Library

    Offers story times every Fridays at 10:00 AM at the Florissant Library.

    http://rampart.colibraries.org

    Call:      719-748-3939

     

    Woodland Park Library

    Offers story times every Wednesday & Thursdays at 10:00 AM at the Woodland Park Library. http://rampart.colibraries.org

    Call:      719-687-9281 x112

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