The Alliance for Kids team works remotely and is available to assist you! Our main number is 719.634.8045. Our Help Line is 719.205.2691 and accepts general questions from providers and families.
A Message of Thanks...
The Vision of Alliance for Kids to make El Paso County the best place to raise a child is realized through the collaborative efforts of community leaders from early care and education, health, mental health, and family support programs. These individuals come together as members of the AFK Council to ensure that families thrive and ALL children develop their potential.
Individuals, organizations, businesses, advocates, and community members - all working together to improve the lives of children and families.
Alliance for Kids is here to assist providers, leaders, teachers, or those pursuing a career in early childhood education.
We support parents & caregivers with resources to build strong families. This includes extended family, guardians, and foster care providers.
Questions & Answers
to help you get started...
Alliance for Kids can help parents and families looking for quality child care. We are not a provider, but we can connect you with the resources and information you will need to get started. Please call us, or visit our Finding Quality Child Care page under the Parents & Families menu for more details. If you need financial assistance, you will find information on programs.
Alliance for Kids can help early care and education programs and family child care providers with both aspects of Colorado Shines. Whether it’s the Quality Rating Improvement System (QRIS) or the Professional Development Information System (PDIS), we are here to assist you! Visit the Quality Programming tab under Providers | Leaders | Teachers for more details and contact information for staff that can assist you.
Our newsletters are monthly and provide early childhood information, professional development opportunities, and information for families.
Updated COVID-19 School Guidance (8.5.21) As a reminder, here are the COVID-19 Visitor Guidelines. In the letter from July 30,
In-person Colorado Shines ratings will start up again in January 2022 using the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale®, Third Editions
To ensure that the voices of families, members of the workforce, and program providers are central to the design of the
To address the declining number of licensed slots within family child care homes and to improve quality within home-based learning
Community Resource Directory
Your Guide to local resources and supports for parents, Caregivers, and families.
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