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HULA Counties Early
Childhood Council


The Huerfano-Las Animas (HULA) Counties Early Childhood Advisory Council is composed of community leaders, agencies and organizations from early care and education, health, judicial, oral health, law enforcement, social and emotional health and family support programs, working together towards comprehensive, systemic goals of children and families.

We support children & families in Huerfano & Las Animas Counties through partnerships which promote healthy kids, families, and communities through self-sufficiency. Local partners include the Las Animas-Huerfano County District Health Department, Trinidad State Jr. College, and City and County Elected Officials. Programs include Colorado Shines, Cooking Matters, Drive Smart, EQIT, Raising of America, and Reach Out and Read.

Start Early, Start Strong! High quality childcare & preschool are important in our children′s future, visit to learn about finding a location, resources, and much more.

Off to a Great Start! The early years of a child′s life from birth to age eight are critically important for learning and development. Visit Colorado Early Learning And Development Guidelines for practical tips and activities and more that anyone can use to help kids grow at



Jennifer Sanchez McDonald, Council Coordinator

412 Benedicta Ave
Trinidad CO 81082

(719) 845-0463
(719) 846-4472 FAX

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