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Realizing Economic Advancement through Caring Homes (REACH)

Phone: (970) 400-6594

Email: childcareprovider@weldgov.com 

Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP)

Phone: (970) 400-6017

Email: HS-CCCAP@weldgov.com

United Way of Weld County

Phone: (970) 304-6165

Email: childcare4weld@unitedway-weld.org

Meet the Team

Meet Anna KorthuisAnna Korthuis
REACH Supervisor
Weld County Department of Human Services
(970) 400-6377
korthuam@weldgov.com

My name is Anna Korthuis and I am the Realizing Economic Advancements through Caring Homes (REACH) Supervisor.  Previously, I was the Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP) Supervisor for five years. My role is to recruit child care providers and to provide resources, support and training. Whether you are a parent, caretaker, friend, neighbor or individual looking to apply for CCCAP or inquire about the REACH program, I can help you with what best meets your needs.


Meet Judy BushJudy Bush
Child Care Provider Support Specialist
Weld County Department of Human Services
(970) 400-6315
bushxxjx@weldgov.com

My name is Judy Bush and I have been with Weld County since 2010. I have previously worked with Food Assistance, Medicaid and the TANF program. I am currently with the Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP) as a Child Care Provider Support Specialist. My role is to process Fiscal Agreement contracts, provide training, troubleshoot issues and provide other support as needed. I am here to answer your questions or refer you to other resources for assistance.


Meet Maria HerreraMaria Herrera
Child Care Eligibility Supervisor
Weld County Department of Human Services
(970) 400-6341
herrerma@weldgov.com

My name is Maria Herrara and I am the Child Care Eligibility Supervisor for the Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP). I have been with the Weld County Department of Human Services since 2013 and a CCCAP Supervisor since January 2019. As a local resident, I understand the needs of the community and am here to help you with your child care needs. If you have any questions or concerns about CCCAP, please feel free to reach out to me.

 

Meet Shanna PrattShanna Pratt
Child Care Eligibility Technician
Weld County Department of Human Services
(970) 400-6017
HS-CCCAP@weldgov.com

My name is Shanna Pratt. I am new to the Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP) team and am excited to be working for Weld County. I grew up in Greeley and have lived here most of my life. I believe CCCAP is an important resource and am looking forward to working with families and child care providers.

 

Meet Norma SoteloNorma Sotelo
Child Care Eligibility Technician
Weld County Department of Human Services
(970) 400-6017
HS-CCCAP@weldgov.com

My name is Norma Sotelo and I have been with the Weld County Department of Human Services since 1999. I previously worked in Child Welfare and am currently with the Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP) as an Eligibility Technician.

 

Meet Sylvia FloresSylvia Flores
Child Care Eligibility Technician
Weld County Department of Human Services
(970) 400-6017
HS-CCCAP@weldgov.com

My name is Sylvia Flores and I have been with the Weld County Department of Human Services since 1993. I have over 20 years of extensive knowledge of the Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP) and have also worked with Food Assistance, Medicaid and the TANF program. I am here to answer your questions about CCCAP and/or refer you to other community resources that you may need.

 

Meet Shawnda KozaneckiShawnda Kozanecki
Child Care Eligibility Technician
Weld County Department of Human Services
(970) 400-6017
HS-CCCAP@weldgov.com

My name is Shawnda Kozanecki and I have been with the Weld County Department of Human Services since 2015. I have previously worked with Food Assistance, Medicaid and the TANF program. I am currently a Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP) Eligibility Technician and am here to help you with any questions you might have, as well as help you through the process of our program.

 

Meet Judith BaptisteJudith Baptiste
Child Care Eligibility Technician
Weld County Department of Human Services
(970) 400-6017
HS-CCCAP@weldgov.com

My name is Judith Baptiste and I consider myself a Greeley native. I started with Weld County in May of 2019. My background is in early childhood education and child care provider support. Currently, I am a Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP) Eligibility Technician, where I process applications for clients seeking assistance to help pay for child care. If you have any questions regarding the CCCAP program or need support, feel free to contact me.

 

Meet Dedra ChavisDedra Chavis
Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist
North Range Behavioral Health
(970) 347-2120
dedra.chavis@northrange.org

My name is Dedra Chavis and I am pleased to serve as your Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist. I support parents and providers as an early childhood mental health consultant. I'm available to chat with you about behavioral questions or concerns you may have about your child or the child you are caring for.

 

Meet Dawn AlexanderDawn Alexander
Child Care Health and Safety Specialist
Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment
(970) 400-2214
dalexander@weldgov.com

My name is Dawn Alexander. I was previously a child care provider for seven years and a child care licensing specialist for over three years. I support providers by equipping them with solutions to any health or safety concerns that may arise while caring for children. I can also provide home assessments, which enable us to supply resources to a provider that they would normally have to pay for themselves.

 

Meet Saray MendozaSaray Mendoza
Child Care Provider Recruitment Specialist
United Way of Weld County
(970) 304-6165
smendoza@unitedway-weld.org

My name is Saray Mendoza and I am the Child Care Provider Recruitment Specialist for United Way of Weld County. My job is to go out and share with the community the great programs and resources available to families and current or potential child care providers. My role allows me to attend outreach events where I set up a booth with information about our partner agencies and programs. I am able to meet a family or child care provider in a comfortable setting like their home, coffee shop, play place, etc. and discuss Weld Child Care, CCCAP and other programs that might help them in any way they feel they might need.

 

Meet Jessica Pinney-MillerJessica Pinney-Miller
Quality Improvement Specialist
United Way of Weld County
(970) 304-6177
jessica@unitedway-weld.org

My name is Jessica Pinney-Miller. As the Quality Improvement Specialist for United Way of Weld County, my role in this partnership is to support you with quality improvement, professional development, and how to grow/develop your business as you support families by caring for their children. Whether you are a family member, friend, neighbor or individual looking to get licensed as a child care provider, I can help you build a pathway that best meets your needs to care for children in your home. I am here to help you troubleshoot and problem-solve barriers you may experience in the child care world.