Out-of-School Time Care

A Good Idea

This practice has been Archived and is no longer maintained.

Description

The Out-of-School Time Care Program for low-income families has been providing quality after-school programs across Colorado since 1996. Administered by the State Department of Education, Prevention Initiatives Division, in cooperation with the state's Department of Human Resources, Colorado uses the Child Care and Development Fund quality earmark to fund 10- 20 programs annually.

Goal / Mission

The goal of this program is to promote the academic success of school-age children while also addressing the needs of working parents who need quality child care services.

Results / Accomplishments

The Out-of-School Time Care Program serves thousands of families a year.

About this Promising Practice

Primary Contact
Colorado State Department of Education
State Office Building
201 East Colfax Avenue
Denver, Colorado 80203-1799
(303) 866-6600
http://www.cde.state.co.us/
Categories
Education / Childcare & Early Childhood Education
Social Environment / Children's Social Environment
Organization(s)
Colorado State Department of Education
Source
Finance Project
Date of implementation
1996
Location
Colorado
Target Audience
Children
Additional Audience
Low-Income