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The Family Tree

For over four decades, Family Tree has provided innovative, life-changing services designed to end child abuse, domestic violence and homelessness. Actively addressing the interconnectedness among these issues, Family Tree is changing how individuals, families and communities see, respond to, and overcome these challenges. Domestic Violence Crisis Line: 303-420-6752 Homelessness Programs Hotline: 303-467-2604  

ABCD

ABCD stands for Assuring Better Health & Child Development. ABCD educates, equips and partners with primary care, early childhood and community agencies who serve children to make it easier for Colorado families to access developmental screenings, referrals and support.  

Home Visitation Resource Guide

This Home Visitation Resource Guide was developed by the Southwest (SW) Denver Home Visitation Collaborative, which was established in Year 4 of the LAUNCH Together-SW Denver initiative. LAUNCH Together was designed to improve the social and emotional outcomes for young children (prenatal through age eight) and their families in Colorado. A priority for LAUNCH Together-SW Denver has been to improve social and emotional well-being for families by supporting the providers who serve them. The SW Denver Home Visitation Collaborative is an example of this approach in action!    

Program Directory for Families

This Program Directory for Families is pulled from the full Home Visitation Resource guide for easy reference and is easy to print/send as its own document. Includes early intervention resources, parenting classes, nurse home visiting services, and more.  

HealthyChildren.org

HealthyChildren,org is a parenting website backed by 66,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents and young adults. Information on this website comes from the nation's leading child health experts, with scientific research to support recommendations.[:es]HealthyChildren.org es un sito de web para padres respaldado por 66.000 pediatras comprometidos a lograr la salud física, mental y social óptima y el bienestar óptimo para todos los bebés, niños, adolescentes y adultos jóvenes. Información sobre este sitio de internet proviene de expertos nacionales líderes sobre la salud de niños, con investigaciones científicas que apoyan las recomendaciones.  

Colorado Crisis Services

Mental health is one of the most common reasons why a child or youth involved with the child welfare system is in congregate care. A child or youth's mental health issues may be addressed at a lower level by better connecting families with the services available through Colorado Crisis Services. Help get kids the right care, at the right time, in the right place. Colorado Crisis Services provides free, confidential, and immediate help for any mental health, substance use, or emotional concern, 24/7/365. Call 844-493-TALK (8255) to speak with a trained professional who will provide immediate support and connect you, or someone you know, to further resources. Colorado Crisis Services is also a resource for case managers and all professionals connected with the child welfare system, Division of Youth Corrections, domestic violence victim services providers, and anyone working with at-risk families.      

Challenging Behavior Guide

Looking for strategies you can use right now in the classroom? This brief guide was created by Susan Kay, Certified Pyramid Plus Approach Trainer and Coach, illustrating easy-to-use strategies you can try TODAY. It lends new ways of thinking about challenging behavior, and provides information and links to more in-depth resources and on-going training.  

Mental Health Center of Denver (MHCD)

The Mental Health Center of Denver's Child and Family Services is the leading area resource for comprehensive treatment children ages 0-18 years old, including those with serious emotional disturbances (SED). MHCD offers a full range of community-based mental health services and provides effective, flexible and individualized treatment solutions that support the needs of growing children and their families.  

BUILD Initiative

The BUILD Initiative works with early childhood leaders within states and nationally to better prepare young children to thrive and succeed. We support state leaders from both the private and public sectors as they work to set policy, offer services and advocate for children from birth to age five.  
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