Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Health

Grandparents raising grandchildren need support around receiving health and mental health services for themselves and their grandchildren. This category includes websites that provide information, resources, and services related to general health and mental health in Colorado. Many of the listed websites provide search tools and resource locators. To get the most accurate information for your location, you may need to look at the government listing by county or city, as service vary. If this information is not available online, look in your local phone book.

General and Public Health

    • Medicare - Information about Medicare billing, eligibility requirements and other Medicare-related information.
    • Medicaid - Provides general information about Colorado Medicaid.
  • Colorado Boards of Cooperative Education Services (BOCES)
    An educational cooperative that aims to provide high quality educational programs to students in Colorado. Under “members” on their website you can find a list of counties and be linked to county pages.
  • Colorado Children’s Immunization Coalition
    Provides information and resources about vaccinations for children. Look in your local phone book government pages for additional information about vaccination clinics.
  • Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
    Includes a listing of all of the department divisions and programs as well as a listing of all state health programs and agencies. Find these listings under the “About Us” tab on the webpage. Look in the government pages of your phone book to find your county health district which will also lead you to health resources near you.
  • Plan de Salud
    Family Health Centers serving Weld, Boulder, Adams, Larimer, Morgan, and Logan Counties in Colorado. You can search for providers on their website.
  • Su Familia
    Hispanic Family Health Helpline - provides links to health information and services for Hispanic families.
  • Women Infants Children (WIC)
    A nutrition program for pregnant and nursing women and their children up to 5 years old. Website provides nutrition and breastfeeding resources.

Mental Health