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Family Services

Family Services

Family Services is comprised of Child Care Subsidy and Referrals, Child Care Recruitment and Training, the Family Resource Center, Family Resource Schools, and the Prevention and Intervention Program and offers a range of comprehensive services in support of children and families.

News Update

Pre-licensing training offered

Pre-licensing training, required for people who are interested in obtaining a family child care license from the Colorado Division of Early Care and Learning, will be offered 6 to 9:30 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays from Feb. 10 through Feb. 26 at the Spruce Street location.  The cost of the training is $40 for City of Boulder residents; $65 for Boulder County residents and $90 for those who live outside Boulder County.

For additional information or to register for the training, download the flyer and send in the registration form or call 303-441-1912.

Pre-licensing Training for New Family Child Care Providers pdf

For more information about the Child Care Recruitment and Training program and other training offerings, visit the program link on the right hand side of the page.


To support children, youth and families through regional collaborative planning, community funding and quality programs.

Programs Overview

Child Care Subsidy and Referrals - Financial assistance and help finding quality child care

Child Care Recruitment and Training - Training for new and existing child care providers

Family Resource Schools - Broad range of supportive services for families at select elementary schools

Family Resource Center - Partners with city families to increase family stability and self-sufficiency

Prevention and Intervention Program - Behavioral health services for middle and high school students and their families

Common Objectives

  • Work in partnership with other community agencies and institutions to better integrate and coordinate services for families, and make them more accessible.
  • Provide programming with a focus on building family strengths.
  • Analyze community needs and recommend the development of "family friendly" public policy.
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