Parenting Resources

In this section you’ll find organizations and websites that provide free parenting resources.

Family Help
A Precious Child

A Precious Child

Denver Metro

A Precious Child provides clothing, household items, hygiene, and other essentials to people with custody of at least one child. You must be referred by another agency such as a nonprofit to get their help. With your support, A Precious Child is able to provide disadvantaged and displaced children with “Cradle to Career“ support to break the cycle of poverty by reducing socioeconomic inequalities through our Economic Mobility Initiatives, which include: Child and Family Advocacy, Family Stability, Academic Success, Social and Emotional Well-Being and Workforce Development. Call the number below and the operator will help you figure out how to get a referral. All visits are by appointment.

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A1 Boxing Fitness

A1 Boxing Fitness

Denver Metro

Aurora

A1 Boxing Fitness offers multiple classes that fit everyone's fitness needs. Classes contain boxing, king's muay thai, kick boxing, and overall fitness. There are programs designed specifically for the youth, offering a safe and supportive environment to curate important life building skills including respect, discipline, confidence, self-esteem, goal setting, patience, restraint, persistence, humility, honor and passion. Along with developing these core values, students will learn how to "not sweat the small things"; while having fun and the time of their lives.

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Baby Bear Hugs

Baby Bear Hugs

Northeast CO

Baby Bear Hugs provides free in-home parenting education in northeast Colorado. The regional office is in Yuma, and county offices are located in Elbert, Lincoln, Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, and Washington counties. Offices provide support for parents, information on child development, school readiness, and more. Services are for expectant parents through children up to three years old. Click on website for more information and County Offices for contact information for each office.

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Breaking Chains Building Bonds

Breaking Chains Building Bonds

Denver Metro

Aurora

Breaking Chains Building Bonds is an intergenerational program designed to heal the wounds of incarceration for formerly incarcerated parents and their children and/ or justice involved youth and their families. Parents and their children will bond and learn new skills through workshops in hip hop, spoken word, art, storytelling, changing perceptions, parenting with PTSD, and mindfulness. BCBB is an eight week (32 hour) program that encourages participants to develop and use healthy coping skills, accept responsibility and accountability for their crime and incarceration and the harm it caused to themselves, their family, and the community, and learn tools to repair that harm. You will receive times/locations for each class after you sign up on their website.

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Bright by Three

Bright by Three

Denver Metro

Denver

Bright by Three offers free classes for parents and caregivers of children up to age three at the Clayton Early Learning Campus in Denver. Their website has more information, including a program that will text you parenting games, tips, and resources.

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Catch A Star Academy

Catch A Star Academy

Denver Metro

Aurora

Catch a Star Academy provides elementary school children who are struggling in their studies with individualized learning programs designed to help them reach new heights. Catch a Star Academy focuses on building a solid foundation of elementary education in grades 4 and 5. With mastery of reading, writing and math, our students are prepared to succeed in middle school and beyond.

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Center on Fathering

Center on Fathering

Southeast CO

ColoradoSprings

The Center on Fathering in Colorado Springs provides fathering classes, support groups, links to community resources, help with court involvement, and more. Moms are also welcome. All classes are free, and you don't need to be involved with the Department of Human Services to work with the Center. Some classes are offered during afternoon and evening hours.

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CHIC Denver

CHIC Denver

Denver Metro

Aurora

CHIC offers a variety of services in intervention and prevention that address economic mobility, mental health, social, emotional and cultural wellness and the overall stability of the family. They provide a variety of programs that focus on families and youth who have educational, reentry, and community needs. They bring families and service providers together to increase access to community resources. Services designed for young women.

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Circle of Parents

Circle of Parents

Statewide

Circle of Parents® is a national program dedicated to empowering parents and caregivers with knowledge, skills, and support to raise resilient, happy children. As the Colorado chapter of Circle of Parents, Illuminate Colorado brings these peer-to-peer support groups, or circles, to communities across the state with several in the Denver metro area. Facilitators help create safe, inviting spaces where participants can seek resources, share stories and make peer-to-peer connections to help strengthen their families.

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Colorado Parenting Matters

Colorado Parenting Matters

Statewide

Colorado Parenting Matters is a parenting education and advocacy group. Their website has a section called Parenting Tips full of great advice covering almost forty topics, from television to discipline to abuse.

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Denver Indian Center’s Honoring Fatherhood Program

Denver Indian Center’s Honoring Fatherhood Program

Denver Metro

Denver

The Denver Indian Center Inc. (DICI) provides several programs, including the Honoring Fatherhood Program. The program provides education on parenting classes from the Native perspective, relationship guidance, and employment and money management. Other types of help may also be available. To learn more, call the number below or email thomas@denverindiancenter.org. Participants are able to earn $150 in gift cards and utilize an additional $150 for work clothes, tools etc. through this program. The main theme of the class surrounds making choices and showing fathers that healthy choices not just physical but also emotional, financial, and spiritual.

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Denver’s Office of Community Violence Solutions

Denver’s Office of Community Violence Solutions

Denver Metro

Denver

The Office of Community Violence Solutions helps youth, adults, and families facing gang violence and high risk behaviors. They primarily serve people who live in Denver County and a little bit into the Denver metro area. Anyone of any age is welcome to call for help with problem solving and finding resources. Help for parents and youth!

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El Grupo Vida

El Grupo Vida

Denver Metro

Aurora

El Grupo VIDA is a network of Latinx parents that formed to provide mutual support for people with disabilities or special needs, their parents, family, and guardians. They offer services in Spanish to the local communities. The majority of services are provided by parents and volunteers who have many years of experience supporting their families and their children. Helping families with children living with disabilities!

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Families First at Shiloh House

Families First at Shiloh House

Statewide

Denver

Families First at Shiloh House provides free Circle of Parents support groups, helps parents find parenting classes, provides referrals to classes, and problem solving tips. They also provide community resources and referrals. The support line is answered 7 days a week from 10am-10pm.

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Fathers.com National Center for Fathering

Fathers.com National Center for Fathering

Statewide

Fathers.com provides an online resource center with a fathering library and articles about fathering. At the National Center for Fathering, they have a warehouse of over three-plus decades of research, cutting-edge tools and practical insights that have provided training for dads and leaders, impacting millions of children and their households.

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Judi’s House

Judi’s House

Denver Metro

Denver

Judi’s House provides grieving children and families a safe space to come together to find connection and healing. They offer a variety of services that revolve around grief support, community education, professional training, research & tools.

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Men Behaving Dadly

Men Behaving Dadly

Denver Metro

Denver

Men Behaving Dadly provides educational information about the court system, child support, parenting, co-parenting, and the role of various agencies. They also provide classes and groups. Call for more information.

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Motheread/Fatheread Colorado

Motheread/Fatheread Colorado

Statewide

Motheread/Fatheread Colorado provides training for facilitators in organizations that have a parenting program. By training parents how to enjoy reading and talking to their children, literacy is encouraged and their children benefit, demonstrating improved communication and thinking skills. You may call Program Coordinator Karen Murphy at the number below or write her at karen@coloradohumanities.org for more information. Their free training opportunities for professionals and volunteers who work with parents of children from birth through age eight are offered on a regular basis.

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MotherWise Colorado

MotherWise Colorado

Denver Metro

Motherwise provides free happy relationship classes for women during pregancy and after a baby is born. They coach women to know themselves, what a healthy relationship is, communication skills, and connecting with a new baby. Transportation, meals, and childcare are all provided for free, plus you can earn prepaid Visa debit cards (more than $200) for attending their classes.

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National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated

National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated

Statewide

An estimated 7.2 million children in America have a parent in prison or jail. The National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated provides fact sheets, research, and resource info for children in America with a parent in prison or jail.

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Nuevos Horizontes/New Horizons

Nuevos Horizontes/New Horizons

Denver Metro

Denver

Offering services in both English and Spanish, Nuevos Horizontes can help families by providing testing for neurodiversity markers. They also help to provide a variety of specialized services that can assist those living with neurodiversities and family members supporting them.

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Parent Possible

Parent Possible

Statewide

Denver

Parent Possible promotes programs and classes that address family well-being. Their locations, called HIPPY, are listed on the website under HIPPY.

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Project Avary

Project Avary

Statewide

Project Avary is a nonprofit that provides support for kids with an incarcerated parent. The program, which has a six-week commitment, is open to kids ages 8 to 18, and it's free. Small groups meet up together online, along with counselors who all have lived experience with parental incarceration. The meetings are a unique opportunity of connecting with other kids with the same experience of having a parent currently or formerly in prison. Groups are one hour long and held after school hours. To learn more and apply for the program, click on the website link where you'll see the link to their application. You can also call Danielle at 720-600-4925 if you have any questions.

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SafeCare Colorado

SafeCare Colorado

Statewide

Safecare Colorado is a free parent support program for parents and caregivers of children age five and under. The website has links to family support programs, Head Start programs, and much more.

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Savio

Savio

Denver Metro

Denver

Savio is a non-profit organization that supports children and youth by strengthening family relationships. Providing in-home therapeutic treatment to children and their families is at the core of what they do, allowing therapists an understanding to the root causes of a family’s dysfunction and prescribe the right treatment. Other services offered include adolescent services, 24 hour care, child protection, safe care parent support and the Child First program.

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Sesame Street–Incarcerated Parent

Sesame Street–Incarcerated Parent

Statewide

Sesame Street has produced several videos that feature a character whose parent is incarcerated. Click on the website to learn more about their initiative. Click on Topics to see the many other subjects covered by Sesame Street in its unique way.

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Sesame Street–Parent with Addiction

Sesame Street–Parent with Addiction

Statewide

Sesame Street has produced videos and resources that approach the issue of parental addiction. When a parent struggles with addiction, the whole family struggles. It takes effort to start conversations and answer children’s questions. But caring adults can comfort and guide children through difficult moments.

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Shiloh House

Shiloh House

Denver Metro

Littleton

Based in Littleton, CO, with six campuses across Colorado serving children, youth, and families, they provide residential care, educational programming, day treatment and outpatient services, as well as independent living and an extensive array of community based wrap-around services. Shiloh House strongly believes in building a circle of support around each youth in their care. We work closely with families and social services personnel.

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Studypool

Studypool

Statewide

Studypool provides a directory of resources for parents who have a child with a learning disability. Their innovative live learning platform combines video chat, interactive tools, and collaborative workspaces to create a rich, rewarding one-on-one session with exactly the right tutor for you—no matter where you are.

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Tennyson Center for Children

Tennyson Center for Children

Statewide

At Tennyson Center for Children, they aim to build stronger and healthier kids and families. Many students arrive at their K-12, school-based, day-treatment program having experienced complex trauma. By integrating social, emotional, behavioral, and academic learning into the program, students see tremendous growth. During the 2020/2021 year, they saw a 67% increase in reading proficiency and a 79% increase in math proficiency which are enormous achievements for students who typically arrive at Tennyson two to three years behind in school. Outside of their Day Treatment Program, they also offer a multitude of child and family therapy services that provide support across Colorado – and beyond. The wide array of Community Programs supports children, teens, adults, parents, families, foster families, and parents-to-be. They hold themselves to a high standard of care across all their programs and services to ensure children and families receive the level of care they deserve.

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The Excel Center

The Excel Center

Denver Metro

Denver

This is a Free, In-Person High School for adults aged 22 and older to return to High School to earn a Colorado recognized High School diploma and industry-recognized credentials.

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The Thrive Center

The Thrive Center

Denver Metro

Aurora

The THRIVE Center provides families with skills on parenting techniques for children who live with neurodiveristy. Through advising calls, trainings, workshops, collaborating with other agencies, and a comprehensive resources, Thrive Center can help you get the supportive assistance you may need. They provide help through various programs, workshops, parenting advising programs, early childhood development services, health information programs, and special education needs.

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Vroom

Vroom

Statewide

Vroom is a really fun website that teaches you how to have fun with your children any time of the day, and how to turn those moments into brain building moments. They believe all parents have the potential to create a bright future for their children. Their free, science-based tips and tools help parents and caregivers give children a great start in life today—and an even better future.

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WeeCycle

WeeCycle

Statewide

WeeCycle’s mission is to support families with infants and toddlers struggling to provide for their children, and to contribute to a healthier, more sustainable planet for future generations. WeeCycle walks alongside families, caregivers, and caseworkers to restore dignity for those struggling to provide for their families by connecting them to essential supplies such as formula, a safe place for their baby to sleep, a stroller so they can access public transportation and more. If you are in need of baby supllies go to the "get help" section of their website.

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