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Colorado Shines Childcare Referral at Mile High United Way

Colorado Shines Childcare Referral at Mile High United Way offers a free child care resource and referral service.

We provide a list of referrals to licensed child care providers in the area of the family's request and consumer education about how to recognize and select quality care.

Searching For Care in Colorado

Contact a Child Care Navigator Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Dial 1-877-338-CARE (2273), email us at childcareoptions@unitedwaydenver.org, or chat with us live online.

To search for child care providers online or to get more information about how to identify quality child care please visit Colorado Shines.

Colorado Shines Childcare Referral at Mile High United Way does not recommend or endorse the facility listings contained within the online database. Parents are strongly encouraged to visit each child care facility under consideration, request references from other parents and carefully review the provider license and the most recent report of inspection.

Our Colorado Shines Childcare Referral Partners

Child Care Resource & Referrals (CCR&Rs) help families by providing referrals to child care, education about the quality and availability of care, and financial assistance information. Working within their communities, CCR&Rs identify early care and education needs, and they focus on enhancing the quality and availability of services through recruiting, training, and supporting child care providers.

Learn More: Colorado Shines Childcare Referral Reports

2017 Reports
January Report
February Report
March Report

2016 Reports
December Report
November Report
October Report
September Report
August Report
July Report