Assistance & Supports

We all deserve a network of support when facing such issues as parenting challenges, financial hardship, addictions, illness…you name it. Fortunately, our community provides specialized assistance, often free of charge. Get the help you need! You, your family, and everyone around you will benefit.

Families May Qualify for Cash-Back Tax Credits and Free Tax Help

Families with children making $57,000 or less may qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit — a cash-back refund worth up to $6,600 — and free tax prep. Coloradans can learn more by visiting

Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP)

Colorado’s Department of Early Childhood offers child care subsidies for families who need help affording quality child care. CCCAP is a subsidy to help families that are homeless, working, searching for work or in school find low-income child care assistance. Families that are enrolled in the Colorado Works Program can also use CCCAP services. Finding out if you are eligible for CCCAP and applying for benefits all takes place through the Colorado PEAK website.

For more information about Colorado PEAK and links to the CCCAP application, click here.

To learn more about CCCAP and other assistance programs, click here.

National Parent Helpline

Being a parent is a critically important job, 24 hours a day. It’s not always easy. Call the National Parent Helpline to get emotional support from a trained Advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Phone: 1- 855-427-2736.
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KPC Respite Center

Offers temporary crisis and planned childcare for infants and young children at no cost to parents or guardians. This program has been open to families since 2004 and has provided hundreds of families with relief and support.
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Diversus Health

One of the largest Medicaid providers in Colorado Springs, empowers clients, enriches lives, and embraces purpose through behavioral health services, counseling services, career services, substance abuse treatment, employment, education, housing, jail diversion/reintegration and care management.
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Pikes Peak United Way 2-1-1

A free, confidential, multilingual service that refers callers to non-emergency health and human services.
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NCMEC Launches Free Child Safety App

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) has launched a free child safety app to help parents and law enforcement when a child goes missing. The app, Safety Central, provides the latest news, media, and child safety tips from NCMEC. The app is designed as a digital child ID kit that allows parents to save children’s information, including photos and digital fingerprint images. It also includes a search feature for current missing children.
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