Calhan Children's Center in Calhan, Colorado

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Calhan Children's Center Details

Address and Phone Number for Calhan Children's Center, a Daycare, at 5th Street, Calhan CO.

Name
Calhan Children's Center
Address
815 5th Street
Calhan, Colorado, 80808
Phone
719-347-7016

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About the Calhan Children's Center

The Calhan Children's Center, located in Calhan, CO, is a childcare facility that supervises and cares for children. Daycare services support parents and guardians by caring for children too young to be left alone, most often children too young to attend school or school-aged children that require before or after school care.

You may contact Daycares for questions about:
  • Calhan home, private, and public daycare programs
  • After school programs and supervision
  • Calhan childcare programs and services
  • Educational programming
  • Health and safety policies and regulations
  • Calhan financial assistance programs
Daycare Policies

The Daycare follows Colorado health and safety regulations, including requirements on the ratio between caregivers and children. In addition, the Daycare sets its own policies for enrollment, hours of operation, joining the waitlist, administering medication, and food allergy restrictions. Contact the Daycare for questions about specific policies or regulations.

Colorado State Daycare Licensing

In order to operate in Colorado, Daycare services must meet Colorado state regulations and comply with licensing regulations. Licensed Daycares meet state requirements on staffing levels, the safety of the location, accessibility, and programming. The licensing requirements vary for childcare centers and in-home daycares, with different standards for the maximum number of children at the facility. The safety and design requirements also differ depending on the facility type. Daycares undergo periodic reviews to maintain their license, which include background checks of all staff members. In addition to state licensing, the Daycare may hold additional accreditations, such as NAEYC accreditation.

Early Learning Programs

The Daycare offers early learning programs designed to promote learning and growth for Calhan children enrolled in the Daycare. These programs emphasize play-based learning, verbal communications, gross motor skills, curiosity, and social skills. For preschool-aged children, the Daycare learning programs focus on kindergarten readiness skills.

Calhan Financial Assistance for Daycare

Calhan residents may qualify for childcare financial assistance programs depending on their income, household size, and other factors. In Colorado, federal programs including Head Start and Early Head Start provide childcare services for low-income families. Colorado state also distributes federal child care subsidies, also known as vouchers or fee assistance, for low-income families. Contact the Calhan Children's Center for more information on financial assistance programs.

Contact the Calhan Children's Center

You may contact the Calhan Children's Center by calling 719-347-7016, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Calhan Children's Center, 815 5th Street, Calhan, Colorado, 80808.