Do you need to find a child care or preschool program for your child? Are you unsure where to begin?

Contact Colorado Shines Child Care Referral at Mile High United Way and receive a FREE child care, preschool or summer camp referral including programs that most closely match your needs.  A referral specialist will collect some information from you and search a database of licensed programs near you.  This service is confidential and typically lasts about 10-15 minutes.  Referrals are not recommendations.  It is your responsibility to screen child care providers and decide who will best meet your family’s needs.

Call 1-877-338-2273

You can also search for child care and preschool options online by visiting

  • Click on the red box in the upper left-hand corner
  • Fill in the blue box criteria
  • Click “More Search Options” for even more criteria
  • Click “Search”

Read more on Finding the Right Care and Paying for Child Care.