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Statistics and Reports

Child Care Licensing 

The Division of Child Care licenses or certifies nearly 9,000 child care facilities in Colorado. These facilities include:

  • Family Child Care Homes 4,300
  • Child Care Centers
    • (includes Preschools) 2,001
    • School-age Facilities 883
  • camps
  • child placement agencies and
  • residential facilities.

The total licensed capacities of these facilities is approximately 220,000 children.


Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP): 

Total number of low-income children receiving child care assistance 48,084

  • Number of families receiving child care assistance 26,342