Are you someone whose job involves providing an essential service (health, safety, etc.) in the state of Colorado, in need of backup childcare?
If so, please fill out the following survey to help connect you to available child care assistance resources in your area: https://covidchildcarecolorado.com/parent-survey-home/
For COVID-19 resources for preschool providers and families, visit our COVID-19 Resources page.
GET STARTED WITH DPP BELOW
Choosing a school for your little one is a big decision. Your choices will successfully set the stage for a lifetime of learning, and Denver Preschool Program can help. We make preschool possible for all Denver families with a 4-year-old—regardless of income or neighborhood—through tuition support and access to information.
How to Sign Up for
Take the first step toward your child's brighter future
The Denver Preschool Program partners with more than 250 quality-rated preschools in the Denver area. Programs include community-based centers, child care homes and Denver Public Schools* locations. With the wide variety of available options, parents can choose the location, environment and schedule that best fits their family’s needs.
Your child must be enrolled in a participating program in order to receive tuition support.
*If your 4-year-old is already enrolled in a DPS school your family may already be receiving tuition credits. Contact us to find out:
THE BENEFITS OF PRESCHOOL
RESOURCES FOR PARENTS
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR PARENTS
Call 2-1-1- to connect with United Way, which offers a free child care resource and referral service.
Contact Colorado Shines for a full list of available licensed care programs in the state or call 1-877-388-2273.
Colorado Shines, a quality rating and improvement system used to assess, improve and communicate the level of quality in early care and education programs.
Clayton Early Learning provides national leadership to advance the field of early childhood education by researching, implementing and disseminating innovative teaching models.
Child Find is part of Colorado’s system for identifying children suspected of having a delay in development.
The Colorado Child Care Assistance Program(CCCAP) helps low-income families that are homeless, working, searching for work or in school find child care assistance.
Denver Great Kids Head Start (DGKHS) is an award-winning program that prepares children to enter kindergarten confidently with the social, physical, emotional, cognitive skills and competencies necessary for continued school success.