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Healthy Children and Adolescents

Mental Health Services: Crawford and Laredo School Based Health Clinics

Provide elementary school students with access to primary health care, preventive dental care and mental health services through two school-based health clinics. APS and Aurora Mental Health Center (AuMHC) have partnered for over 25 years to provide mental health services to students during their school day, within their own school buildings. This request will support two full-time mental itinerant mental health therapists.

Summit School Based Health Centers

Summit Community Care Clinic is requesting continued financial support for the integrated primary care, reproductive health, behavioral health and oral health services provided at the four school-based health centers in Summit County Colorado.

Wiley School District Active Schoolyard

Implement a community active play area located at the K-12 school based on the Wiley School District and Colorado Center for Community Development Learning Landscapes plan.

Community Fitness Trail and Playground Renovation Project

Build a comprehensive fitness trail and community park, which will be available to the surrounding underserved communities seven days a week, to address the lack of recreational amenities and opportunities in Teller County. The project will provide multi-generational access to recreation and fitness, serving all ages and abilities.

Montezuma School to Farm Project

Reduce childhood obesity by improving student's knowledge of nutrition, willingness to try healthy fruits and vegetables, and increase the amount of fresh fruits and vegetables students consume. This will be accomplished by deepening and sustaining existing activities and through a strategic expansion of efforts to increase the amount of local foods made available in Montezuma County.

Social-Emotional Skill Building (SESB) Initiative

Promote positive social-emotional development for children ages zero to five by providing training and coaching in the Pyramid Model to early child care and education professionals in the San Luis Valley.