Child Care Innovations

Child Care Innovations is a department of Red Rocks Community College managing diverse funding provided by state, federal, county, private contracts, and fees. Child Care Innovations operates the Child Care Resource and Referral Agency, serving Adams, Arapahoe, Broomfield, Clear Creek, Douglas, Gilpin, Jefferson, and Park counties.

Vision:  All children in our service area have the opportunity to thrive and develop into their fullest potential.

Mission:  Child Care Innovations' mission is to help improve quality, access, availability, and equity in early childhood services and supports.  We do this through the provision of regulatory services, training and support for caregivers and early childhood professionals, advocacy, and innovative community partnerships that promote the importance of early childhood experiences and the connection to school readiness and the overall health of families and communities.

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News, Information, and Events

 COVID-19 Health & Safety Toolkit for Colorado Child Care Programs  | Healthy Child Care Colorado

**New Opportunity:  Child Care Development Specialist Federally Registered Apprenticeship Program pdf  Click here for more information, or to apply for the Program

Learn more about who we are and what our department does for the community  pdf

For training classes:   Visit to register.

Gateway to Child Care Licensure (formerly One Stop Shop)

The first steps to becoming a licensed child care provider (see details in the 2021 Provider Post).

For more information, call our training line at 303.914.6307 or email