|Adult Parenting and ESL Classes - Poudre School District||Provides English as a Second Language (ESL) and Parent Education classes for adults at no cost. At the following elementary schools:
Open registration all year.
||Larimer County||Poudre School District||Poudre School District|
|Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Services - A.B. Counseling||Offers a range of outpatient services for offenders and the general public, including:
- Alcohol and drug abuse evaluation and treatment
- Domestic violence treatment
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
- Mental health evaluations
- Parenting classes
- Sex offender treatment
- Trauma treatment
- Marriage counseling||Jefferson County||A.B. Counseling||A.B. Counseling|
|Best Start for Babies & Toddlers / United Way of Weld County||Best Start for Babies and Toddlers provides a great foundation for building positive family dynamics. When it comes to raising your children, Best Start for Babies and Toddlers knows that YOU are the expert. Let our knowledgeable class instructors’ help you build upon your strengths by teaching you how to manage the challenges that arise when raising a child. Our classes focus on understanding your child’s needs, learning how to communicate effectively, setting boundaries with realistic consequences, encouraging positive self-esteem, self-care, and much more!||Weld County||Promises for Children||United Way of Weld County|
|Bright by Three (Doctors Ln) - UCHealth||Offers parenting classes and tools to support families during the first three years of age. Home visits and group sessions are offered through community partners, volunteers and staff. The program provides parents and caregivers with:
- Educational tools
- Books and games to make the most of these years
- Infant and toddler health and safety suggestions
- Early brain and cognitive development education
- Language acquisition and social/emotional development resources
- Local community resources||Larimer County||Doctors Ln - UCHealth||UCHealth|
|Community Health Division (Boulder - 3482 Broadway) - Boulder County Public Health||Provides following educational services:
- Substance Abuse Prevention for teens and young adults
- GENESIS (Teen Pregnancy and Parenting Skills)
- GENESISTER (Pregnant siblings of Genesis members)
- OASOS (Decrease risky behavior among the teen LGBT community)
- Tobacco Education and Prevention Program (TEPP)||Boulder County||Boulder (3482 Broadway) - Boulder County Public Health||Boulder County Public Health|
|Community Self-Sufficiency Programs - Hope House of Colorado||Provides structured self-sufficiency programs for teen mothers, including the following possible components:
- GED and educational certificate tutoring (testing costs, transportation, and possible childcare).
- Early learning classes for children
- Healthy relationships classes
- Parenting classes
- Financial literacy classes
- Life skills classes
- College and career preparation
- Legal assistance||Jefferson County||Hope House of Colorado||Hope House of Colorado|
|Court-Ordered and Self-Referral Classes - Institute for Specialized Alternative Education||Offers court-ordered and self-referred classes in the following areas:
- Parenting skills development
- Alcohol, drug and tobacco education
- Theft reduction
- Violence prevention
- Ethics and decision making
- Defensive driving for general traffic violations||Denver County||Institute for Specialized Alternative Education||Institute for Specialized Alternative Education|
|Early Childhood Programs and Parenting Education - Family and Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC)||Provides free home visits to families with children ages birth to five, and parenting classes for parents with children ages birth to 17 years old.
||Summit County||Family and Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC)||Family and Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC)|
|Early Childhood Resources - Grand Beginnings||Promotes a child centered school readiness system that fosters early learning, facilitates healthy child development and promotes family success in Grand County.
- Child care resource and referral
- Health integration program
- Early Care and Education Tuition Scholarship Program
- Early Childhood Professional Development Scholarships
- Early Childhood Professional Development and Training
- Early Childhood Quality Improvement Initiatives and Funding
- Parenting Education
||Grand County||Grand Beginnings||Grand Beginnings|
|Educational Programs for Foster Parents - Colorado State Foster Parent Association||Provides education for foster and kinship parents, through occasional monthly workshops and conferences.||Jefferson County||Colorado State Foster Parent Association||Colorado State Foster Parent Association|
|Family Education Program (S Lemay Ave) - University of Colorado Health||Provides health-focused educational information for families or individuals in the various developmental-life stages from prenatal childbirth and breastfeeding education through adolescent development.||Larimer County||S Lemay Ave - UCHealth||UCHealth|
|Family Support Programs - Tri-County Family Care Center Inc.||Provides the following types of support for individuals in Bent, Crowley, and Otero counties:
- Information and referrals to emergency and basic needs
- Utility (gas, electric) assistance for those with shut off notices
- Wood and propane, if needed
- Foster, adoption, pregnancy and kinship support groups and trainings/workshops
- Parenting classes
- Family building activities
- Budgeting classes
- Family advocacy
- CPR, first aid, universal precautions, and medication administration classes for child care providers and foster parents
- Car seat inspections, installations and education
- Respite care for ill or disabled children
- Respite care for seniors
||Otero County||Tri-County Family Care Center Inc.||Tri-County Family Care Center Inc.|
|Fatherhood Classes - Colorado Family Life Center||Offers one-on-one classes for fathers with children of any age to support basic parenting skills and healthy relationships. When available, one-time court-ordered certificate class.||Arapahoe County||Colorado Family Life Center||Colorado Family Life Center|
|Fatherhood Class / Morgan County Family Center||Fatherhood Class||Morgan County||Morgan County Family Center||Morgan County Family Center|
|Fatherhood Program - Denver Human Services (DHS)||Helps fathers gain the skills and support they need to be present for their children by connecting them to resources related to the following:
- Employment assistance
- Child support order modifications
- Housing and food assistance
- Help with child support driver license suspension and other nonpayment consequences
- Guidance with court and legal proceedings
- Classes around managing anger, resolving conflicts, discipline, teamwork with partners, balancing work, communication, and problem solving
- Support groups||Denver County||Denver Human Services (DHS)||Denver Human Services (DHS)|
|Fatherhood Program - Denver Indian Center||Provides culturally competent, trauma-informed parenting/relationship skills-building workshops and economic stability support services for income-eligible American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) people residing in the seven-county Denver Metropolitan Area. Participants of all cultures are welcomed. Childcare is provided during sessions.||Denver County||Denver Indian Center||Denver Indian Center|
|Father's Support Group / Waypoints Faith Community||Offers a support group for fathers to prevent or alleviate child abuse and neglect. Each session is focused on becoming a better father through the education in the stages of child development, changing thoughts before they influence actions and learning to value the time spent with one's children.||Weld County||Tower 21||Waypoints Faith Community|
|General Assistance / Morgan County Family Center||General Assistance||Morgan County||Morgan County Family Center||Morgan County Family Center|
|Grand-family Program (Namaqua Center) - SummitStone Health Partners||Helps grand-families raising grandchildren or non-biological children through ongoing case management and supportive services, parenting classes, and support groups. Also helps navigate school and human services systems.||Larimer County||Namaqua Center - SummitStone Health Partners||SummitStone Health Partners|
|Health Services for Women and Infants (E 19th Ave) - Saint Joseph Hospital||The Center for Women and Infants provides health care information for women and families, including classes on prenatal education, parenting, and women's health.||Denver County||E 19th Ave - Saint Joseph Hospital||Saint Joseph Hospital|
|Home-Based Parenting Education - Catholic Charities Diocese of Pueblo||La Familia Fuerte/Parents As Teachers is a parenting education program for families with children ages 0-3. Home visits promote the parent’s role as their child’s first and most important teacher. The program includes child health and development screenings, group meetings, and other resources.||Pueblo County||Catholic Charities Diocese of Pueblo||Catholic Charities Diocese of Pueblo|
|Love and Logic Parenting - Catholic Charities Diocese of Pueblo||Parenting classes that provide practical tools and techniques to help adults achieve respectful, healthy relationships with their children.||Pueblo County||Catholic Charities Diocese of Pueblo||Catholic Charities Diocese of Pueblo|
|Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services (179 N Parkside Dr) - AspenPointe||Provides counseling/therapy, outpatient substance abuse treatment, and youth services.
||El Paso County||179 N Parkside Dr - AspenPointe||AspenPointe |
|Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services (220 Ruskin Dr) - AspenPointe||Provides counseling/therapy, outpatient substance abuse treatment, and youth services.
||El Paso County||230 Ruskin Dr - AspenPointe||AspenPointe |
|Navigating Life in the Teen Transition - Center for Family Outreach||Addresses substance abuse, disruptive or high-risk behaviors, and family conflict due to adolescent development issues.
Covers topics such as:
- Family conflict management and communication issues
- Explores dangers and attitudes regarding alcohol, marijuana and other substances
- Substance use experimentation
- Issues concerning depression and anxiety
||Larimer County||Center for Family Outreach||Center for Family Outreach|
|Non-Custodial Parent Program (3500 Illinois St) - Jefferson County Human Services||The Fatherhood Program provides education and coaching for mothers and fathers who want to support the best interest of their children through classes and services, peer-based engagement, and on-going support for the parents in the community.||Jefferson County||3500 Illinois St - Jefferson County Human Services||Jefferson County Human Services|
|Nurturing Parenting - Catholic Charities Diocese of Pueblo||Family-Centered Parenting course to build positive parent-child relationships.
Parents and children attend together and receive free meals and childcare.
Class options include:
-Nurturing Parenting for families with children 0-12 yrs of age
-Parents and Teens
-Co-Parenting for parents undergoing divorce or legal separation
||Pueblo County||Catholic Charities Diocese of Pueblo||Catholic Charities Diocese of Pueblo|
|Parent Education Classes - Friends First||Offers seminars for better parent-teen communication that promotes positive youth development, better relationships, and character development.||Jefferson County||Friends First||Friends First|
|Parent Education Classes - YWCA of Boulder County||Offers parenting classes on a variety of topics to foster healthier family development. Most classes are offered early evenings. Food is served and on-site childcare is available during classes.
||Boulder County||YWCA of Boulder County||YWCA of Boulder County|
|Parenting and Life Skills - Life's Options Pregnancy Center||Offers a DVD-based curriculum. Clients can choose from over 40 different sessions focusing on parenting and life skills. The client will view the lesson one-on-one with our trained staff.||Jefferson County||Life's Options Pregnancy Center||Life's Options Pregnancy Center|
|Parenting Classes (1600 Sherman St) - Central Visitation Program||Offers free parenting classes for families with children aged 0-5. Classes run for 8 weeks at a couple of locations and use the Nurturing Parenting Program curriculum.||Denver County||1600 Sherman St - Central Visitation Program||Central Visitation Program|
|Parenting Classes & Baby Items (3700 Galley Rd) - Colorado Springs Pregnancy Center||Free parenting education for first time parents (mothers and fathers). Provides information on pregnancy, childbirth, child development, and more. Those who participate can earn free cribs, car seats, and other baby necessities.||El Paso County||3700 Galley Rd - Colorado Springs Pregnancy Center||Colorado Springs Pregnancy Center|
|Parenting Classes & Baby Items (3925 Centennial Blvd) - Colorado Springs Pregnancy Center||Free parenting education for first time parents (mothers and fathers). Provides information on pregnancy, childbirth, child development, and more. Those who participate can earn free cribs, car seats, and other baby necessities.||El Paso County||3925 Centennial Blvd - Colorado Springs Pregnancy Center||Colorado Springs Pregnancy Center|
|Parenting Classes & Baby Items (Cripple Creek) - Choices||Provides free parenting education and skills classes for mothers and fathers. When participating, you can earn vouchers to purchase clothing and other baby items.
||Teller County||Cripple Creek - Choices||Choices|
|Parenting Classes & Baby Items - SLV Life Center||Provides free parenting classes around prenatal care, nutrition, self care, and more. You can earn baby items while attending these classes.
||Alamosa County||SLV Life Center||SLV Life Center|
|Parenting Classes & Baby Items (Woodland Park) - Choices||Provides free parenting education and skills classes for mothers and fathers. When participating, you can earn vouchers to purchase clothing and other baby items.
||Teller County||Woodland Park - Choices||Choices|
|Parenting Classes - Families First||Parent Education Classes are offered to any parent and emphasize learning versus punishment. Classes also teach encouragement, communication, child development, parenting style, discipline, setting limits with consequences and self-care. For parents with children from birth to young adulthood. Classes may fulfill court requirements.||Arapahoe County||Families First||Families First|
|Parenting Classes - Family Center/La Familia||Offers a variety of parenting classes designed to support parent knowledge of child development. Examples of regularly scheduled classes include:
- Nurturing Parenting – A 12-week, evidenced-based English/Spanish curriculum hosted on-site; conducted by Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains. Dinner and child care provided.
- Only Say It Once – A 4-week course providing an overview of key components of several parenting models. English only. Child care and snacks provided.
- Pre-post Natal Overview – A 4-hour, two-week overview of key aspects of mother care before and after childbirth. English/Spanish. Child care provided
- Parents As Teachers Group Connections – Special topics identified by parent interest surveys. Child care and snacks provided. Monthly evening meetings.
||Larimer County||Family Center/La Familia||Family Center/La Familia|
|Parenting Classes - Pregnancy Resource Connections Grand County||Offers free parenting classes that cover issues and topics related to parenting.||Grand County||Pregnancy Resource Connections Grand County||Pregnancy Resource Connections Grand County|
|Parenting Classes - Robert A Miller Educational Resource Center||Offers an eight-week parenting class that will assist parents in every aspect of communicating with their children. The class is open to all parents, including new or expecting parents as well as parents dealing with teens.||Denver County||Robert A Miller Educational Resource Center||Robert A Miller Educational Resource Center|
|Parenting Classes - Simple Strategies for Family Living||Empowers parents and children through acknowledging awareness and tools to change current choices in behavior, limiting beliefs, and judgments.
||Larimer County||Simple Strategies for Family Living||Simple Strategies for Family Living|
|Parenting Classes (S Shields St) - SummitStone Health Partners||Offers an evidence based, court accepted program, designed to reduce opposition behavior in children, enhance a positive parent/child relationship, and reduce violence in the home.
The series is designed to utilize the skills and knowledge that parents have to focus their energies on the relationship and provide effective disciplinary interventions.
||Larimer County||S Shields St - SummitStone Health Partners||SummitStone Health Partners|
|Parenting Group (West 72nd Avenue) - Growing Home||Incredible Years offers a 14-week parenting series, twice a year in both English and Spanish. A meal and childcare are provided during the class.
||Adams County||West 72nd Avenue - Growing Home||Growing Home|
|Parenting Program - Aurora Center for Treatment||Provides skills, techniques and support to parents whose children have been impacted by community violence, anger, drugs, and alcohol.||Adams County||Aurora Center for Treatment||Aurora Center for Treatment|
|Parenting Support Services - Parenting and Fatherhood Center||Offers the following services to parents and individuals in a parenting role:
- Parenting classes (for voluntary or court-ordered participants)
- Court-ordered supervised visitation
- Therapeutic visitation, where a social worker works with parents on parenting techniques
- Case management, problem-solving, and advocacy for individuals dealing with divorce, custody, visitation, parenting time, enforcement of orders, or court-ordered services||Denver County||Parenting and Fatherhood Center||Parenting and Fatherhood Center|
|Parents as Teachers (Berthoud) - Family Center/La Familia||Provides a home visitation program designed to empower parents to effectively engage and guide their children's development, ages 0-5, through age appropriate interactions.
Parent Educators administer developmental, social/emotional, hearing, and vision screenings to assess each child's progress. Families attend group meetings, and receive resource and referral information.
Families registered in the program can work with their Parent Educator to help them obtain clothing, diapers, wipes, formula, and with filling out applications for CHIP, Medicaid, food stamps, and CCAP.
||Larimer County||Family Center/La Familia||Family Center/La Familia|
|Parents as Teachers - Estes Valley Investment in Childhood Success (EVICS)||Offers a parent education and support program to families throughout pregnancy until children are 5.
Parents receive information and learn about activities they can do with their child during each stage of development to enhance their child’s language development, intellectual growth, social development, and motor skills.
||Larimer County||Estes Valley Investment in Childhood Success (EVICS)||Estes Valley Investment in Childhood Success (EVICS)|
|Pregnancy Pro Life Counseling & Support Services (228 N Cascade Ave) - Catholic Charities of Central Colorado||Provides pregnancy counseling, which includes help evaluating immediate needs, finding resources to meet those needs, and free pregnancy testing. Catholic charities also offers post abortion counseling and support, as well as parenting/pregnancy classes.
||El Paso County||228 N Cascade Ave - Catholic Charities of Central Colorado||Catholic Charities of Central Colorado |
|Pregnancy Testing and Support Services - Pregnancy Center of Grand Junction (Main St. Office)||The Pregnancy Center of Grand Junction provides free and confidential services to women who are pregnant, may become pregnant and post-pregnancy. Services include:
- Free pregnancy testing
- Pregnancy alternatives information
- Referrals to OBGYN's and Financial assistance
- Post-abortion Support Groups||Mesa County||930 Main Street||Pregnancy Center of Grand Junction|
|Resource Center / Pregnancy & STD Support||Resource Center for Pregnancy & Personal Health is a medical clinic providing confidential support for individuals making critical decisions regarding pregnancy and sexual health.
||Weld County||Resource Center / Pregnancy & STD Support||Resource Center / Pregnancy & STD Support |
|Support Services for Fathers - Center on Fathering||Offers a continuum of services designed to meet the needs of fathers in our community, including education/training, support groups, outreach, and resource/referral.||El Paso County||Center on Fathering||Center On Fathering|
|Teen Parent Program - Poudre School District||Offers curriculum related to prenatal development, labor and delivery, and positive parenting skills in addition to academic course work to meet graduation requirements. Transportation is available.
||Larimer County||Poudre School District||Poudre School District|
|Teen Parents / Northern Colorado Youth for Christ||Teen Parents:
NCYFC provides life skills training for pregnant and parenting teens in our community. Teen Parents teaches valuable lessons ranging from renting an apartment to fixing things around the house.||Weld County||Northern Colorado Youth for Christ||Northern Colorado Youth for Christ|