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Although the information concerning services and providers on website are presented in good faith and believed to be trustworthy, the University of Denver (Colorado Seminary) makes no representations or warranties as to the quality or reliability of those services or providers.

The University of Denver is not recommending or advising that you use any of these services or providers.  You should make your own determination as to the suitability of these providers prior to using them. The University of Denver cannot be responsible for damages of any nature whatsoever resulting from the use of or reliance upon the information provided above.

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Care.com

1400 Main St.
Waltham, MA 02451
Email: membercare@care.com
Website: http://www.care.com

Care.com is a premier source of trustworthy care options for every family member: children, elderly parents, and even pets.  The new Day Care Directory is a comprehensive nationwide listing of day care providers which allows users to search by zip code. In addition to the Day Care Directory, Care.com also provides access to babysitter and nanny listings as well as articles and advice for parents and child care providers.

Child Care Aware

3101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 350
Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: (800) 424-2246
Fax: (703) 341-4101
Email: info@childcareaware.org
Website: http://www.childcareaware.org

Child Care Aware is a nonprofit organization committed to helping parents through online resources. Find the best information on locating quality child care and child care resources in your community.

Child Welfare League of America (CWLA)

440 First Street, NW, Third Floor
Washington, DC 20001-2085
Phone: (202) 638-2952
Fax: (202) 638-4004
Website: http://ww.cwla.org

CWLA is an association of more than 900 public and private nonprofit agencies that assist more than 3.5 million abused and neglected children and their families each year with a range of services.

Coalition for Improving Maternity Services (CIMS)

PO Box 2346
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32004
Phone toll-free: (888) 282-2467
Fax: (904) 285-2120
Website: http://ww.motherfriendly.org

CIMS is a coalition of individuals and organizations with concern for the care and well-being of mothers, babies, and families. Their mission is to promote a wellness model of maternity care that will improve birth outcomes and substantially reduce costs.

Colorado Association for the Education of Young Children

Phone: (303) 791-2772
Email: CAEYC@ColoradoAEYC.org
Website: http://ww.coloradoaeyc.org

CAEYC serves and acts on behalf of the needs, rights, and well-being of children, families, and early childhood educators for these purposes: to promote high quality developmentally appropriate, accessible early childhood care and educational services for Colorado children from birth to age eight; to offer professional development opportunities to early childhood educators; to advocate for improved compensation, working conditions, and recognition for individuals in the early childhood profession; to educate and influence policymakers, elected officials and the public at large to achieve the mission and goals of CAEYC; to cooperate with local, state, and national organizations and agencies working with and for young children.

Families and Work Institute (FWI)

267 Fifth Ave., Floor 2
New York, NY 10016
Phone: (212) 465-2044
Fax: (212) 465-8637
Email: mlambert@familiesandwork.org
Website: http://www.familiesandwork.org

Families and Work Institute is a nonprofit center for research that provides data to inform decision-making on the changing workforce, changing family and changing community.

Head and Heart Parent

Website: http://headandheartparent.com/
Practical Tools to Empower Parents

Phone: 303-941-6278

Head and Heart Parent is committed to guiding parents of strong-willed, high energy children to achieve calm, confident, and consistent parenting skills. They offer parenting classes, parenting support and other resources.

Metro Denver Bright Beginnings

Colorado Bright Beginnings
730 Colorado Boulevard, Suite 202
Denver, CO 80206
Phone: (303) 433-6200
Email: info@brightbeginningsco.org
Website: http://www.brightbeginningsco.org/

Bright Beginnings is a statewide nonprofit whose mission is to promote the healthy development of Colorado children during the critical first three years of life.  Thirteen regional offices across the state provide parents with high quality, developmentally appropriate, and free materials and tools that are available in both Spanish and English.

Nanny Institute

Reviews of the best nannies and nanny agencies near you
Website: http://www.nannyinstitute.com

The Nanny Institute database contains a nationwide registry of the best rated nanny agencies in the country and includes all major and small local agencies as well as independent nannies. Select agencies by state from a dropdown list.

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

1313 L Street, NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 232-8777
Fax: (202) 328-1846
Toll free: (800) 424-2460 or (866) NAEYC-4U
Email: naeyc@naeyc.org
Website: www.naeyc.org

NAEYC is the nation's largest organization of early childhood experts and others dedicated to improving the quality of early childhood education programs for kids from birth through age 8.  NAEYC publishes two journals, Young Children and Early Childhood Research Quarterly, and an extensive line of books, videos, brochures, and posters.

National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies (NACCRRA)

3101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 350, Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: (703) 341-4100
Fax: (703) 341-4101
Email: azephir@naccrra.org
Website: http://www.naccrra.org/

The National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies is a nonprofit organization that advocates for child care in the United States. They work with more than 800 state and local Child Care Resource & Referral agencies to ensure that families in every local community have access to high-quality, affordable child care. They also lead projects that increase the quality and availability of child care, offer comprehensive training to child care professionals, undertake groundbreaking research, and advocate child care policies that positively impact the lives of children and families.

Qualistar Early Learning

3607 Martin Luther King Blvd.
Denver, CO 80205
Phone: (303) 339-6800
Website: http://www.qualistar.org

Qualistar Early Learning is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving early learning experiences for all Colorado children by developing and implementing a statewide early childhood education system that empowers both providers and parents.  Qualistar offers a four-star rating system and a continuous improvement program that measures quality and supplies hundreds of providers with strategies for success.