Childcare and Parenting

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Pikes Peak Region- (719) 633-2443 
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

Boys and Girls Club-719-570-7077 

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  

El Paso County Parks and Recreation-719-520-7529  

First Visitor- (719) 632-5700 
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 

  • 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 
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

Good News Foundation-719-638-8985  

Keeping Kids Safe in Cyber Space  

Kidpower-719- 520-1311 
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 
Resources to find licensed child care in El Paso County. 

WIC (Women, Infant, and Children)-719-578-3199 

  • 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 
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 
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 much more. 

Inside/Out Youth Services-719- 329-1056 
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

Teens with Promise-719-266-0106 
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) 

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 
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

Bakhita Mountain Home
Bakhita Mountain Home (BMH) offers survivors of sex trafficking and sexual exploitation a safe space to continue to heal and grow individually while connecting to a supportive community.  BMH is an independent communal living program that provides support for ongoing goal development and attainment. BMH is a rent-free program where residents may stay up to two years while working towards their individual goals. Residents’ basic needs are met while at BMH and are able to focus on themselves and healing rather than many stresses associated with everyday life. 

Dream Centers-(719) 247-2007 
Dream Centers is a non-profit organization comprised of Mary’s Home housing program and Dream Centers Women’s Clinic helping people trapped in cycles of poverty find hope, embrace health, and build sustainable lives–for themselves and their children. 
Mary’s Home- (719) 301-5411 
Faith- based supportive housing program for single mothers and children who are seeking to exit homelessness permanently. Once accepted into the program, mothers engage in informal and formal learning to gain holistic health, life skills, and economic self- sufficiency while children attend childcare or school. After an initial phase of trauma-informed care, healing, and restoration, mothers work to obtain an education, career, sustainable budget, and permanent housing. 
Women’s Clinic- (719) 388-1594 
The Dream Centers Women’s Clinic provides free women’s health, behavioral health, and other wrap-around services for uninsured and under-insured women in Colorado.  
*Services are reserved for patients who are uninsured 

Haseya Advocate Program (719) 600-3939 
Haseya Advocate Program is a Native woman-led organization that serves Indigenous survivors of domestic and sexual violence in the Colorado Springs, Colorado region. “We empower Native survivors to overcome domestic and sexual violence by providing culturally sensitive and appropriate advocacy, including safety planning, access to information and resources, accompaniment, and problem solving.” 

Homeward Pikes Peak (719) 231-7803 
2010 E Bijou St., Colorado Springs, CO, 80909 
Bloom Recovery Home – A stable supportive housing program for pregnant women or mothers of infants with onsite staff and wrap-around services.  
The Outpatient Clinic at Homeward Pikes Peak – Outpatient Individual and group therapies for addiction, specialize in women’s care, can provide clinic case managers to aid clients in navigating resources. For more information contact Dawn-(719) 499-6827, Katie Edelson Milo, Director of Clijnical Services  (719) 352-4967  
Project Detour A collaborative re-entry supportive housing program for women struggling with opioid and/or alcohol addictions with onsite staff and wrap-around services Referral by DHS, Recovery, Drug Heals or Family court only. Kristi Jackson (719) 499-5137 

 Life Support Center-719- 475-2347, x12
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. 

Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains- (719) 475-7162 
Colorado Springs Westside Health Center- 3480 Centennial Blvd. Colorado Springs, CO 80907 
Comprehensive healthcare resource for all aspects of women’s health, including exams and family planning. On-Site STD screenings and testing services, sex education and information, counseling services 

TESSA-719- 633-1462  
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. 

Voces Unidas for Justice- (720) 588-8219 
Provide an environment for Latinas to embrace their identities while building empowerment around issues of justice, equality, & safety. Focus on access to safety services, community-based advocacy, and community leadership to end stalking and domestic/sexual violence for all people. 
Brindan un entorno para que las latinas acepten sus identidades mientras construyen empoderamiento en torno a temas de justicia, igualdad y seguridad. Centrarse en el acceso a los servicios de seguridad, la defensa comunitaria y el liderazgo comunitario para poner fin al acoso y la violencia doméstica/sexual para todas las personas. 

WIC (Women, Infant, and Children)-719-578-3199 

  • 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 
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 
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 goal


Pet Resources

Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region 719- 473-1741 
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 
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 
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 
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
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. 

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