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.

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.

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