The foundation for strong mental heath is built in the first months of life.

Jeffco prospers when our children have the support they need to weather life’s storms.

Children rely on the support of their families — and all of us in the community — to grow up healthy and strong.

Supporting future Jeffco generations leads to strong neighborhoods, schools, and economic prosperity.

Jefferson County is a gateway to a thriving community!

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Latest Early Childhood News from Jeffco

Shape Our Children’s Future….Start with the 2020 Census!

Young children experience new adventures each day, and little ones need all of the support they can get during these early years. Responding to the 2020 Census is an easy, safe, and important way to help provide resources for children


Jeffco’s Vision: A Bright Future for All

Healthy, thriving children and families are key to Jeffco's success, today and into the future. The Jeffco Bright Futures Roadmap reflects a shared community vision to best support the county’s children (prenatal through age 8) and their families. The Roadmap was