Three Generation Family

Other resources

In addition to resources offered by the Garfield County Department of Human Services Childcare Program, there are a variety of other organizations dedicated to supporting the work of early childhood care and education professionals:

Childcare program publications:

Friday tips

Useful forms

Professional Organizations: National and local associations for the education of the young child: National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), Colorado Association for the Education of Young Children (COAEYC), Roaring Fork Association for the Education of Young Children (RFAEYC).

National and local associations of family childcare providers:
National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC)

Local early childhood organizations:

Child Find Colorado - Coordinates evaluations and services for children with development concerns: Basalt, Carbondale, Glenwood Springs - 970-384-6006; New Castle, Silt, Rifle - 970-625-6802; Parachute 970-285-5702.

Early Childhood Network (formerly Kids First) - Resource and referral office, also provides coaching and support for early childhood programs including Getting Ready for Ratings. 970-928-7111.

Roaring Fork Autism Network - Support group and educational resource for families with children on the autism spectrum.

Statewide early childhood organizations:

Colorado Children's Campaign - Bipartisan advocacy organization supporting a variety of issues concerning children.

Colorado Office of Professional Development - Information about education and training for family childcare and center providers.

Human Services - Rifle
195 West 14th Street Building A
195 West 14th Street, Building D
Rifle, CO  81650
Email Human Services

970-625-5282 | phone
970-625-0927 | fax

Child abuse and neglect hotline

  Human Services - Glenwood Springs
108 8th Street, Suite 300
Glenwood Springs, CO  81601
Email Human Services

970-945-9191 | phone
970-928-0465 | fax

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