On Campus

CCAMPIS – Child Care Access Means Parents in School – is a program that offers financial assistance to income-eligible CSU student-parents for on-campus child care services.

Address: 223 S. Shields St.
Fort Collins, CO 80521
Phone: (970) 491-7082
website: https://www.chhs.colostate.edu/ccampis/

CSU Early Childhood Center enrolls children ages 6 weeks to 6 years (pre-kindergarten). The ECC is open to the CSU and larger Fort Collins communities. This is a fee tuition center. They have some funds available for scholarship.

Address: 223 S. Shields St.
Fort Collins, CO 80521
Phone: (970) 491-7082
Website: https://www.chhs.colostate.edu/ecc/

Sunshine House at CSU is a child care center located close to CSU campus, this is a fee tuition center. They have funds available for scholarships.

Address: 2060 Perennial Lane
Fort Collins, CO 80526
Phone: (970) 491-2862
Website: https://sunshinehouse.com/center/sunshine-house-csu/

In the Community

Early Childhood Council helps parents and caregivers access information and supports them with the need to help their children thrive, including child care referrals and parenting resources.

Address: 1730 S. College Ave., Suite #200
Fort Collins, CO 80525
Phone: (970) 377-3388
Website: https://ecclc.org/

Early Childhood – Poudre School District offers quality preschool, with both no cost and tuition-based educational programs. For children ages 3 to 5.

Address: 220 N. Grant Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80521
Phone: (970) 490-3204
Website: https://www.psdschools.org/department/early-childhood

Early Childhood – Thompson Valley provides quality preschool experiences and specialized services to three- and four-year-olds.

Address: 800 S. Taft Ave.
Loveland, CO 80537
Phone: (970) 613-5000
Website: https://www.thompsonschools.org/Page/17386

Early Headstart – PSD This program is for expectant parents and families with children under the age of 3. Early Head Start offers: home visits, community resources, parent-child play groups, childcare referrals and information on child care options, events for parents, and classes, workshops, and educational support.

Address: 220 N. Grant Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80521
Phone: (970) 490-3160
Website: https://www.psdschools.org/programs-services/early-childhood-education/apply-programs-preschool

Larimer Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) provides quality child care assistance to eligible families to support their efforts toward self-sufficiency.

Address: 1501 Blue Spruce Dr.
Fort Collins, CO 80521
Phone: (970) 498-6300

Address: 205 E. 6th St.
Loveland, CO 80521
Website: http://www.larimer.org/dhs/assistance/ccap.htm

Larimer County Department of Human Services administers federal- and state-funded social services programs including: food stamps, child care assistance programs, and more.

Address: 1501 Blue Spruce Dr.
Fort Collins, CO 80521
Phone: (970) 498-6300
Website: www.co.larimer.co.us/humanservices

Project Self-Sufficiency provides education and career support to single parents: business clothing, career exploration, and child care services.

Address: 2001 S. Shields St., D-203
Fort Collins, CO 80526
Phone: (970) 407-0305
Website: https://bringthepower.org/

Teaching Tree Day Care Center provides pre-school and school-age childcare. Sliding fee scale available and meals are provided.

Address: 424 Pine St., #100.
Fort Collins, CO 80521
Phone: (970) 493-2628
Website: www.teaching-tree.org

Realities for Children provides funds on a case-by-case basis for abused and neglected children. They serve kids in Larimer and Weld county.

Website: www.realitiesforchildren.com

Respite Care provides short-term, quality care for children with developmental disabilities to enhance the quality of life for the entire family.

Address: 6203 S. Lemay Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80525
Phone: (970) 207-9435
Website: www.respitecareinc.org

Women Give supports low-income single mothers, post secondary students by offering childcare scholarships during their education.

Address: 421 Pine Street, Suite 102
Fort Collins, CO 80521
Phone: (970) 407-7000
Website: https://uwaylc.org/womengive-scholarships

Before and After School Programs

B.A.S.E. Camp (Before and After School Enrichment Program) is a childcare program for children ages kindergarten through sixth grade. Locations are in several PSD schools.

Phone: (970) 632-6573
Website: https://www.psdschools.org/AlphaBest

Boys and Girls Clubs of Larimer County offers educational and recreational after-school programs for Larimer County kids and youth; meals provided.

Address: 1608 Lancer Dr.
Fort Collins, CO 80521
Phone: (970) 484-5198

Address: 2500 E 1st St.
Loveland, CO 80537
Phone: (970) 663-5450

Address: 3815 W. Harrison Ave.
Wellington, CO 80549
Phone: (970) 556-8868
Website: www.bgclarimer.org