Before/After School Childcare

Discovery Link
Hello Stedman Families! We at Extended Learning and Community School (ELCS) are excited to offer our Discover Link program for ECE – 5th grade students starting the 21-22 school year. This program provides DPS students a safe, enriching place to continue their studies, explore new skills and make friends during out-of-school time.


Hello Stedman Families! We at Extended Learning and Community School (ELCS) are excited to offer our Discover Link program for ECE – 5th grade students starting the 21-22 school year. This program provides DPS students a safe, enriching place to continue their studies, explore new skills and make friends during out-of-school time. Account registration for the program starts 8/2 with a program start date of 9/7. This first step is setting up your account and entering all of the information about your student(s) into Schoolcare Works, our online registration system.

After you registered and created an account with Schoolcare Works, you will have access to the parent managed calendar for September starting on 8/16/2021. The parent managed calendar allows you to select the days you would like your child to attend and only pay for the days selected. Starting in September, the following month’s calendar opens on the first of each month. Example; The October calendar opens on 9/1/2021. More information on Parent Managed Calendars will be sent as we approach 8/16/21.

Our Mission: Creating opportunities for school communities to engage and inspire Denver youth and families Vision: Our vision is to provide high-quality programming, every day at every site. We will support social, emotional and academic learning, increase family participation and community engagement, and expand middle school programming.

To learn more, and to register please visit our website!
Discovery Link is looking for amazing staff to work with all grades. For more information on the position. Click on the positions below!
¡Hola familias de Stedman! En la Escuela Comunitaria y de Aprendizaje Extendido (ELCS) nos complace ofrecer nuestro programa Discover Link para estudiantes de ECE – 5to grado que comienzan el año escolar 21-22. Este programa proporciona a los estudiantes de DPS un lugar seguro y enriquecedor para continuar sus estudios, explorar nuevas habilidades y hacer amigos durante el tiempo fuera de la escuela. El registro de la cuenta para el programa comienza el 8/2 con una fecha de inicio del programa el 9/7. Este primer paso es configurar su cuenta e ingresar toda la información sobre su (s) estudiante (s) en Schoolcare Works, nuestro sistema de registro en línea.

Después de que se registre y cree una cuenta con Schoolcare Works, tendrá acceso al calendario administrado por los padres para septiembre a partir del 16/8/2021. El calendario administrado por los padres le permite seleccionar los días en los que le gustaría que su hijo asista y solo pagar por los días seleccionados. A partir de septiembre, el calendario del mes siguiente se abre el primer día de cada mes. Ejemplo; El calendario de octubre abre el 1/9/2021. Se enviará más información sobre los calendarios administrados por los padres a medida que nos acerquemos al 16/8/21.

Nuestra misión: Crear oportunidades para que las comunidades escolares se involucren e inspiren a los jóvenes y las familias de Denver Visión: Nuestra visión es brindar programación de alta calidad, todos los días en cada sitio. Apoyaremos el aprendizaje social, emocional y académico, aumentaremos la participación familiar y el compromiso comunitario y ampliaremos la programación de la escuela secundaria.

Para obtener más información y registrarse, visite nuestro sitio web.
Discovery Link busca personal increíble para trabajar con todos los grados. Para obtener más información sobre el puesto. ¡Haga clic en las posiciones a continuación!



***CO: Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) Voucher Fast Facts***

What is the Colorado Child Care Assistance Program?

The Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) helps families that are homeless, working, searching for work or in school find low-income childcare assistance. Families that are enrolled in the Colorado Works Program can also use CCAP services.


How do I apply for CCAP?

Step 1: Fill out and return the childcare assistance application to the Denver CCAP

Step 2: To return this information, you may:

  • Scan and email application and documents to
  • Drop the documents in a CCAP Drop Box at:
  • Denver Human Services Richard T. Castro Human Services Center located at 1200
  • Federal Blvd. Drop Boxes are located near the 1st floor security desk, in the Self-Service
  • Center (Room 1026) on the first floor, and on the second floor near the top of the stairs
  • Arie P. Taylor Building DHS Office located at 4685 Peoria St. Drop box is located in the lobby
  • East DHS Office located at 3815 Steele St. Drop box is located in the lobby
  • Mail your application to Denver Human Services Attention CCAP
    1200 Federal Blvd. Denver, CO 80204
  • Fax the documents to 720-944-3330. Attention: CCAP

How do I know if I am eligible to receive childcare assistance?

You may be eligible to participate in CCAP if you:

  • Reside in Colorado
  • Are working, seeking employment, or are participating in training/education
  • Have at least one child who is under 13 years old
  • Have a family income of less than 85% of the State Median Income and less than the county defined maximum 

Is citizenship status required?

Children receiving care must be U.S. citizens or aliens lawfully admitted for permanent residence. Verification of citizenship status for the child must be provided in order to determine eligibility. (This may include birth certificates, or any other verification accepted by the Colorado Department of Revenue to verify citizenship status. (Section 3.140.1) If verification is not available at the time of application a family may be given a reasonable amount of time to secure that information before the child becomes ineligible for childcare. The reason for the delay in providing the documentation must be well-documented. The citizenship requirement does not apply to parents.

What kind of documentation do I need to enroll in the Child Care Assistance Program?

You will need documentation to prove eligibility in the above categories and a completed application form.