Elevating families abilities to support the well-being of their premature babies and babies who need special care by  providing essential support services, parent education, and education to healthcare and early childhood providers

We believe Colorado families who have a premature baby or whose baby needs special care in the first year of life, deserve to be connected with needed resources, able to access the parenting education, and receive follow-up  services so that their family can stay informed, connected, healthy and thriving.

Special Kids, Special Care, is dedicated to supporting low-income families whose baby was in the NICU or whose baby needs special care, by alleviating some of the stress they experience through follow-up support services, parenting education that addresses the unique needs of their baby, and care from knowledgeable healthcare and early childhood professionals.  Our goal is that families premature babies and babies who need special care are connected, confident and comfortable in caring for their baby.

We are working toward this goal through the following programs:

♥    FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAMS – support services and resources for families that buffer the financial and emotional stress resulting from the NICU hospitalization of their baby

♥    PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS – building the capacity of healthcare and early childhood providers to care for premature and medically complex infants and their families

♥   NICU CONSORTIUM PARTNERSHIP – promoting a coordinated system of discharge and follow-up for infants and their families transitioning from the NICU to their home and community

 

 

 

Our Goal

Families of premature babies and babies who need special care are connected, confident and comfortable in caring for their baby and have access to follow-up parent education and support from knowledgeable healthcare and early childhood professionals

 

 

2019 Prematurity Awareness Month Celebration

November 1, 2019

10 am to Noon                                                                     

Denver First Church of the Nazarene                           

3800 Hampden Ave.                                                           

Englewood, Colorado

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