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State of Colorado

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General links

 

Contact your State Legislator or Members of Congress - click here.

 

Are You Eligible?

State Benefit Programs and Federal Benefit Programs
 

Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program - A comprehensive community-based Suicide Prevention Program. Call 1-800-615-1245 24 hours a day/7 days a week for Community Mental Health or 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433).

 
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Parents as Teachers (PAT) is an international early childhood parent education and family support program serving families throughout pregnancy until their child enters kindergarten.

 

Parent Reviews Give an Inside View - How does your school do in meeting the needs of its students? Just click on Parent Reviews on any school profile to see personal, up-close comments about schools.

 
Children and Politics in Your State - click here.

 
Find your local Parent Information & Resource Center (PIRC) - click here.

 

Homework Help for Kids & Teens - click here.

 

Fight Crime: Invest in Kids - Law Enforcement support for programs preventing juvenile crime and violence.

 

For the substance abuse treatment facility nearest you, click here.

 
For the mental health treatment center nearest you, click here.

 

Find K-12 school information for your state - Visit Standard & Poors, Educational CyberPlayGround, SchoolMatch, or RateMyTeacher.

  

How to volunteer to help a child - click here.

  

Reading & Literacy Help for Children - click here.

  

Reading & Literacy Help for Adults - click here.

 

Find help in your state or region for children with chronic, life-threatening illnesses or disabilities - click here For resources in Spanish, click here

  

U.S. Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) 

 

U.S. Department of Education

 

National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)

 

No Child Left Behind

 

U.S. Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)

 

Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA)

 

Visit School Websites - links to over 70,000 school websites from around the country. 

 

Covering Kids & Families works to reduce the number of uninsured children and adults who are eligible for public health care coverage programs but not enrolled. To find low-cost and free health care for children call 1-877-KIDS-NOW.

 

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  • State Government Website - click here.

  • Agencies & Organizations for Children with Disabilities - click here.

  • Contact List for Early Childhood Programs - click here.

  • Agencies, Organizations, and State Government Contacts for Children At-Risk - click here.

  • Education Resources & Information - click here.

  • Literacy Resources - click here.

  • Articles of Interest - click here.

  • Miscellaneous Information & Resources - click here.

  • Things To Do & Places To See - click here.

  • Support Group Information - click here.

 
School house and school bell

Education Resources & Information

  

Department of Education - http://www.cde.state.co.us/index_home.htm

  

Download your state's educational profile - click here (click on State Profiles)

Special Education Mediation Services - click here.

 

PEAK Parent Center, Inc.
611 N. Weber, Suite 200
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(719) 531-9400; (800) 284-0251
E-mail: info@peakparent.org
Web: www.peakparent.org

Parent to Parent of Colorado
c/o CP of Colorado
2200 S. Jasmine Street
Denver, CO 80222-5708
(877) 472-7201
E-mail: mail@p2p-co.org
Web: www.p2p-co.org

Community Parent Resource Center
(Serving the City and County of Denver including Denver Public Schools)
The Denver Outreach Project
1177 Grant Street, Suite 104
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 864-1900; (800) 284-0251
E-mail: bbuswell@peakparent.org
Web: www.peakparent.org

Colorado PTA
7859 W. 38th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(303) 420-7820; (888) 225-8234
E-mail: office@copta.org
Web: www.copta.org

 

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People working together

Agencies, Organizations, and State Government Contacts for Children At-Risk

 

Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition is Colorado's only statewide organization run by and for people with all types of disabilities. Members consist of people with disabilities and their non-disabled allies (coworkers, employers, family members, neighbors), working together to support disability rights. Cross-disability means our members have all types of disabilities. We have the most power if all disability groups work together for our common good.
 

Agencies & Organizations for Children with Disabilities - click here.

 

EMPOWER Colorado is a nonprofit organization created by parents and families to provide Support, Education, and Advocacy for parents and families of children with mental health issues ( brain disorders).  Support Groups around the state for families as well as an on-line email listserv. Education classes and workshops are available for families, conferences and professionals.
 

stack of books

Literacy Resources

 
Find State & Local Literacy Hotlines - http://www.literacydirectory.org/hotlines.asp

 

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newspaper

Articles of Interest

  

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puzzle pieces

Miscellaneous Information & Resources

 

National Centers for Independent Living - Map of U.S. leads to a listing of Centers for Independent Living by state.

 

Easter Seals Colorado
5755 W. Alameda Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80226
(303) 233-1666 (V/TTY); (800) 875-4732
E-mail: hansonn@cess.org
Web: www.eastersealscolorado.org

Rocky Mountain Stroke Association
5666 S. Bannock Street
Littleton, CO 80120
(303) 730-8800; (877) 630-7444
E-mail: rmstroke@aol.com
Web: www.strokecolorado.org

VSA arts Colorado
2256 Larimer Street
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 777-0797; (303) 777-0798 (TTY)
E-mail: co@vsarts.org
Web: http://co.vsarts.org

 

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child playing in water

Things To Do & Places To See

 

U.S. National Parks - http://www.nps.gov/parks.html

 

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This page last updated on 01/04/2017

 

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