Childcare & Respite Resources


KidStreet at Children’s Hospital Colorado – Uniquely designed to care for infants and children with complex medical needs

Colorado Respite Coalition — Advocates for a statewide system of respite care. Website has a Respite Locator and so much more!!

Colorado Shines provides information about licensed child care programs in Colorado and helpful links to information when you are considering child care.  Additional child care assistance in your area can be found by calling 211.

Megan’s Place — offers center-based and in-home care and accepts CES Waiver funding or private pay by parents.

Respite Care of Larimer County – Serving families throughout Larimer County who have children with a developmental disability between the ages of birth and 21

Specialized Sitters – Offering in-home sitting service and respite care for children with special needs in the Denver area.


Care.Com Special Need Childcare Guide

Commonly Asked Questions about Child Care Centers & the Americans with Disabilities Act
(including information on diapering older children)

National Respite Network and Resource Center – Search by state

Sitter City – Lots of sitters listed, fee involved

Ten Places to Find a Babysitter for a Child with Special Needs

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