Childcare and Parenting

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Pikes Peak Region- (719) 633-2443
www.biglittlecolorado.org
111 S Tejon Street, Suite 302, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Core program provides mentor relationships and encourages activities with adults, peers, and family members that enable kids to enhance self-esteem and fulfill their potential.

Boy Scouts-719-634-1584
pikespeakbsa.org/

Boys and Girls Club-719-570-7077
bgcppr.org/

Colorado Child Care Assistance Program-719-444-8178
1675 W. Garden of the Gods,  Colorado Springs, CO.. 80907
A program designed to provide child care subsidies to low-income families for child care when in an eligible activity.

Chins Up / Griffith Center for Children-719-636-2122
griffithcenters.org/locations 

El Paso County Parks and Recreation-719-520-7529
communityservices.elpasoco.com/parks-and-recreation 

First Visitor- (719) 632-5700
https://www.peakvista.org/services/first-visitor
2828 International Circle, Suite 140, Colorado Springs, CO 80910
Welcomes New Babies with a homecoming visit from a caring volunteer and continuing calls or visits for as long as desired.

Family Care Center- (719) 540-2146
fcsprings.com

  • Central (Parkmoor Village) 3715 Parkmoor Village Dr., Ste 102 CO Springs, CO 80917
  • North (Gleneagle) 15435 Gleneagle Dr., Ste 102 CO Springs, CO 80921
  • South (Circle) 2860 South Circle Dr., 4th Floor CO Springs, CO 80906
  • Woodland Park-70 Morning Sun Dr., Ste C Woodland Park, CO 80863

A premier behavioral health treatment center for the Colorado Springs area, Family Care Center offers services for both children and adults and specializes in services for military families and veterans. We take most major insurances except Medicaid. Offers mental health services, including TMS, medication management, and counseling.

Family Resource Network-719- 227-7477, Toll-free: 1 (866) 900-KIDS
familyresourcenetworkco.com
5360 N Academy Blvd. Ste 130, Colorado Springs, CO. 80918
Offers a wide variety of family services and supports. These services are made available to the community at large. We have been a prominent resource agency since 1985, helping children and families across Colorado. Our goal is to assist families in reaching their goals, enabling growth, education, and personal success, through the exceptional quality of care and services provided.

Girl Scouts of Colorado-719-597-8603
girlscoutsofcolorado.org/

Good News Foundation-719-638-8985
https://www.foodpantries.org/li/good-news-foundation 

Keeping Kids Safe in Cyber Space
https://www.safehome.org/resources/kid-safety-digital-age/ 

Kidpower-719- 520-1311
http://www.kidpowercs.org
627 N. Weber, Suite 6, Colorado Springs, CO. 80903
Provides comprehensive safety education and confidence-building skills to children ages 3-18 and their families. KIDPOWER’s mission is to teach young people to use their own power to stay safe from abuse, assault, and abduction.

Pikes Peak Region Family Child Care Association-719-475-8828 
https://cosfamilychildcare.com/
Resources to find licensed child care in El Paso County.

WIC (Women, Infant, and Children)-719-578-3199
 https://www.coloradowic.gov/

  • Colorado Springs Citizen’s Service Center (CSC)-719- 578-3199

1675 W. Garden of the Gods Rd. Colorado Springs, CO. 80907

  • Colorado Springs Southeast WIC Clinic-719- 578-3199

2948 E. Fountain Blvd. Colorado Springs, CO., 80910

  • Fountain Valley Clinic-Widefield-719- 578-3199

97 Widefield Boulevard, Colorado Springs, CO. 80911

Free Infant and Child Car Seats and Training Locations: 

Head Start – Child Passenger Safety Classes

Memorial Healthlink – Child Passenger Safety Classes

Free Car Seats. Register by calling. Class 6:30-9pm

Youth Services/Resources

Colorado State University Extension-719-520-7675
www.extension.costate.edu
17 N. Spruce St., COLORADO SPRINGS, CO. 80905
Provides programs such as 4-H and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) for young people to develop leadership, citizenship, and life skills.

Concrete Couch-719-641-7760
www.concretecouch.org 
214 E. Vermijo Ave., Colorado Springs, CO. 80903
Provides free opportunities to connect community members and encourages intergenerational participation in fun projects. An example is the Summer Community Art & Mural Program (SCAMP). SCAMP beautifies parks, creates art benches, paints murals, and more.

Inside/Out Youth Services-719- 329-1056
www.insideoutys.org
223 N. Wahsatch, Suite 101, Colorado Springs, CO. 80903
Emphasizes a broad range of support services and programs for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and questioning youth between the ages of 13-22, including support groups, peer counseling, safe recreation activities, community referrals, HIV/STD prevention education, community education and advocacy, and youth leadership development.

Junior Achievement of Southern Colorado-719-636-2474
soco.ja.org

Teens with Promise-719-266-0106
www.teenswithpromise.org
3540 N. Academy Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO. 80917
Teenagers are provided with supplies to start and stay in school, including clothing, school supplies, sports equipment, medical/dental care, and holiday gifts.

The Place (formerly Urban Peak)
www.urbanpeak.org

719- 630-3223
423 E Cucharras Street, Colorado Springs, CO. 80903
Helps young people (ages 15-20) overcome homelessness and other real-life challenges by providing shelter, safety, respect, essential services, and a supportive community, empowering them to become self-reliant adults.

YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region-719-471-9790
www.ppymca.org
316 N. Tejon St., Colorado Springs, CO. 80903
Provides programs and services for children such as summer sports camps, summer day camps, youth sports, youth art and dance, Camp Shady Brook, and Child Watch child care.

Resources for Women

Life Support Center-719- 475-2347, x12
http://www.ccharitiescs.org
228 N. Cascade Ave. Colorado Springs, CO. 80903
Supports and empowers pregnant women and families in their role to provide a nurturing and safe environment for themselves and their families.

Harbor House 719-473-5557
Provides transitional supportive housing for the chronically homeless and chronic substance-using population, provides counseling case management drug and alcohol counseling services for adults, free services for pregnant women, education and preventative programming, driver education programming, community substance abuse counseling services

TESSA-719- 633-1462
www.tessacs.org

24-Hour Hotline:-719- 633-3819, TDD-719- 633-1462
Provide counseling for sexual assault, temporary shelter and food for women in crisis; information and referral services; victim advocacy, case management; community education; support groups; restraining order assistance; 24-hour crisis intervention; psychotherapy; court support; therapeutic and non-therapeutic support and services to children who have witnessed or been victims of domestic violence.

WIC (Women, Infant, and Children)-719-578-3199
https://www.coloradowic.gov/

  • Main: Colorado Springs Citizen’s Service Center (CSC)-719- 578-3199

1675 W. Garden of the Gods Rd. Colorado Springs, CO. 80907

  • Southeast: Colorado Springs Southeast WIC Clinic-719- 578-3199

2948 E. Fountain Blvd. Colorado Springs, CO., 80910

  • Fountain/Widefield: Fountain Valley Clinic-Widefield-719- 578-3199

97 Widefield Boulevard, Colorado Springs, CO. 80911

Women Partnering-719- 577-9404
http://stfrancis.org/wp/
10 S Institute, Colorado Springs, CO. 80903
Responds to the unmet needs of women and children who are financially vulnerable in Colorado Springs. Helps women network with each other to help them fulfill their needs, be it physical, emotional, or spiritual.

Women’s Resource Agency-719-471-3170
www.wrainc.org 
The Citadel, 750 Citadel Dr., E #3128, Colorado Springs, CO. 80909
Teenage girls learn to be financially independent, achieve employment success, make healthy life choices, and attain educational goals.

Senior Services

AARP: Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) 

http://www.aarp.org/aarp-foundation/our-work/income/scsep/ 

This is the nation’s oldest program to help low-income, unemployed individuals aged 55+ find work. The U.S. Department of Labor administers it in conjunction with the AARP Foundation. This site has a list of SCSEP locations by state. 

Caring.com 

https://www.caring.com/

Leading online destination for those seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses, and other loved ones. The website helps caregivers decide senior living facilities, memory care, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, in-home care, and hospice options by connecting caregivers with senior care experts and educational resources. 

Colorado Springs Senior Center- 719-955-3400 
https://ppymca.org/colorado-springs-senior-cent 

1514 North Hancock Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
The Colorado Springs Senior Center is a place for aging adults 55 and up to stay active, participate in a wide range of diverse activities, enjoy a good meal and connect with their community.

GoodWheels with Goodwill-(719)442-2077  

https://goodwillcolorado.org/services/community-transportation/  

offers Door Through Door service to help seniors and others with barriers to transportation get to appointments, community services, and resources 
PPAG-719-471-2096 

https://www.ppacg.org/aging/
14 S. Chestnut St., Colorado Springs, CO 80905 

The Area Agency on Aging (AAA) offers a wide variety of services for older adults (60 and over) and their caregivers. The AAA focuses on providing services that help aging adults stay independent and secure.
AAA Senior Information & Assistance 719-471-2096
AAA Senior Insurance Assistance 719-635-4891
AAA Family Caregiver Support Center 719-886-7526
AAA Ombudsman Program (Advocates for Long term Care Facility residents) 719-471-2096  

Rocky Mountain PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care For The Elderly)- 855-207-0702, 800-659-2656 

https://hcpf.colorado.gov/program-all-inclusive-care-elderly 

provides comprehensive health care services to their participants. One of the main objectives of the PACE program is to enable older adults to live in the community as long as medically and socially feasible.  

Silvercrest (Low-income senior housing) -(719) 389-0329  

Colorado Springs Silvercrest is a senior low-income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development

Silver Key Senior Services -(719) 884-2300  

https://www.silverkey.org/

1625 S Murray Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80916

Silver Key provides older adults in the Pikes Peak region with a wide variety of services such as Silver Key Connections Café, Home Delivered Meals, including Meals on Wheels – delivering reassurance, Reserve & Ride transportation services, V.I.P. volunteer events and service opportunities, and vital Silver Key Health & Wellness Services providing a wide array of senior assistance services including behavioral health, companionship, case management, and government food program distribution. 

**For information regarding Addiction in Seniors, visit:

https://www.caring.com/senior-living/assisted-living/assisted-living-and-addiction/

Pet Resources

Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region 719- 473-1741
www.hsppr.org
610 Abbot Lane, Colorado Springs, CO. 80905
Provides lost & found services, vaccinations, spay/neuter services, pet adoption, animal law enforcement, and animal protection services, as well as lost pet services and pet adoption services

Harley’s Hope Foundation 
www.harleys-hopefoundation.org
719- 362-6335
6540 Templeton Gap Rd., Colorado Springs, CO., 80923
Provides safety net programs for low-income pet owners, including drive-up pet food pantry

Denver Dumb Friends League (303) 751-5772
www.ddfl.org
2080 S Quebec St., Denver, CO. 80231

191 Yuma St., Denver, CO. 80223
Offers animal welfare services at multiple shelters and provides individuals in under-served areas the ability to get their cats spayed or neutered at reduced fees when a mobile spay/neuter clinic visits their neighborhood.

 Hamlett Spay & Neuter Clinic 719- 475-1800, (800) 659-2656
www.hamlettsn.wixsite.com/clinic
3660 Citadel Drive North, Colorado Springs, CO., 80909
Provides Low-cost vaccination services, deworming, heartworm testing, FIV fecal exams

Maxfund Animal Adoption Center (720) 266-6081
Maxfund.org
1005 Galapago St., 720 W 10th Ave., 1000 Inca St., Denver, CO. 80204
Provides a no-kill animal shelter that offers adoption services and medical care for dogs and cats.

More Extensive Pet Resource Directories:

Harley’s Hope Foundation

Additional Resource Guides

Helping Hands Community Resources

Alliance for Kids Directory

CASA of the Pikes Peak Region

 

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