The Early Learning Center

The ELC is a child enrichment program designed to create the love of learning with a partnership between parents and teachers.

Through discovery, growth, nurturing and creativity the children develop their highest potential. 

Kids First

Kids First is an excellent resource for any questions parents may have regarding childcare in Pitkin County!


Love and Logic 

This is a wonderful tool for new parents and veterans alike! It helps to teach useful skills and strategies that parents can put to use at home. //

FUN Friends

The Fun Friends program aims to help families work on preschool curriculum themes in the home environment as opposed to the classroom.


Qualistar is a Colorado-based organization that oversees childcare facilities and rates them based on their adherence to state and Qualistar-specific rules and regulations. To learn more about these regulations pease visit their website:


Developing Relationships in High Quality Care

Outreach Centers

Christ Episcopal Church

The church can help with a broad range of services like tutoring, direct food assistance, buying fresh produce, dental help, taxes, advocate for legal help, childcare assistance, and much more I’m sure.

Please contact Jan Blaich for more information at or by phone at (970) 925-7545.

Family Visitor Programs

Family Visitor Programs are sponsors of Colorado Bright Beginnings - an initiative that provides parents, soon-to-be parents, and caregivers with educational tools, books, and games to make the most of these crucially important developmental years free of charge.  For more information please visit their website at