Free Referral Service for Parents Looking for Licensed   In-Home Child Care

Additional Referral Information & Referral Form if you are looking for Child Care Providers in Jefferson County

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Families looking for childcare can find child care providers in their zip code area. There is a description about each provider and their child care program. 

Additional Referral Information & Referral Form if you would like to use our e-Referral or

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Meetings and Trainings

JCCCA Monthly Meetings! Come join us at our monthly meetings for quality re-certification training classes (1 1/2 – 2 hours credit given each month). A short business meeting and lots of opportunities to discuss the child care profession with other providers abound at the meetings. Bring a potluck dish to share!

Meetings Held @ Clements Community Center

1580 Yarrow Street, Lakewood

6:30 PM until 9:15 PM


After a short informative business meeting a potluck dinner is served. Vendors with provider and child care related products are available for shopping. Following dinner, a training is presented with quality speakers. 1 1/2 to 2 hours training credit are given at each meeting for the training. These credits meet the requirements for Early Childhood licensing renewal requirements.

  • November 15, 2017: CRAFT EXTRAGAZNA – Come spend the evening learning & making new crafts you can use in your program.
  • December- No Meeting
  • January 24, 2018: SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT.  Participants will learn to identify the importance of and apply specific strategies for building relationships with children, families, and colleagues; identify teaching approaches that promote children’s social-emotional skills and positive behaviors; describe strategies to implement responsive routines and environments to support children’s social-emotional development.  This is a Level 2 Colorado Shines training.
  • February 28, 2018: TBA
  • March 28, 2018: BREASTFEEDING FRIENDLY CHILD CARE.  This training is required for providers interested in becoming certified as a Breastfeeding-Friendly Child Care in the county.
  • April 25, 2018: Provider Appreciation meeting

County Associations


For a list of the most current Licensed Child Care Provider training requirements CLICK HERE

~Inclusion on this list is not an endorsement by JCCCA~

State Licensing Requirements:

Licensed Provider Training Requirements

For the required Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response training (Reg. 7.701.100A) CLICK HERE

For the “Mandatory Reporter” class that fulfills the Recognition & Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect training (Reg. 7.707.32A11 Mandatory Reporter) CLICK HERE

First Aid, CPR, & Medication Training Courses:

To find a full list of Division of Early Care and Learning approved training vendors for First Aid and CPR; Medication Administration; and Standard Precautions CLICK HERE

~Inclusion on this list is not an endorsement by JCCCA~