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Apply here for a Colorado license. Licensed facilities include:
Click here for Colorado Shines, a quality rating and improvement system for all of Colorado’s licensed early learning programs.
Click here for the Colorado Shines self-service portal.
The Division of Child Welfare Placement Services unit provides regulatory oversight, processes licensing applications, enforces rules, and provides technical assistance to ensure the safety and well-being of children in out of home placement in 24-hour licensed child care facilities. This includes:
For parents or caregivers who would like to learn more about Child Welfare Placement Services, click here for descriptions of each.
For forms required for Child Welfare Placement Services, click here.
Visit the Food Distribution Programs page to access these resources: