One in five Colorado parents say they feel like they have no one they can turn to for day-to-day emotional support in raising children. If you are a parent or caregiver in this situation, you are not alone and there are resources to help.
No matter your situation, do not hesitate to reach out for help. During these unprecedented times, we must continue to support one another.
Throughout the month of April, Jefferson County residents can get involved and support families in our community in several ways:
We all play a role in strengthening families - one of the best ways to prevent child abuse and neglect. Learn what you can do at CO4KIDS.org. Anyone concerned about the safety and well-being of a child should call the Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline at 1-844-CO-4-KIDS (1-844-264-5437). Calling to share concerns can mean a family gets the support needed to overcome difficult circumstances. All callers are able to speak with a call-taker 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and all calls remain confidential.