Finding Child Care

Finding child care

Father with babyFinding the perfect child care provider is no easy task. Luckily, options exist to help you in your search.

For licensed child care, search for a program online through the Colorado Shines website or call the Colorado Shines Child Care Referral Line at 1-877-338-2273 for more information. The Referral Line connects you with a Mile High United Way Child Care Navigator and is available Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. They can provide a list of referrals to licensed child care providers using their state-wide database in the area of the family's request.

For other types of child care, call the Weld County REACH office at (970) 400-6594 or email

Parents are strongly encouraged to visit each provider under consideration, request references from other parents and carefully review the provider credentials before making a selection.