As Southern Colorado’s only nonprofit pediatric hospital, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Colorado Springs, treats all children, regardless of a family’s ability to pay. We provide world-class care, make groundbreaking discoveries, educate caregivers, support families, and keep kids safe. We are here because kids in our community deserve access to the best care and support.
Children’s Hospital Colorado offered the first – and is still the only – pediatric emergency behavioral health program in Southern Colorado. The pandemic highlighted the need for pediatric behavioral health expertise and greater access to mental health services for kids and teens in Southern Colorado. Children’s Colorado, Colorado Springs aims to address this need and provide the best care for kids in our community.
Your donations will support programs in behavioral health at Children’s Hospital Colorado, Colorado Springs. Thank you for giving health, healing and hope to kids and teens in Southern Colorado.
In 2021 Children’s Colorado saw a 59% increase in the number of children in the Emergency Department due to a mental health crisis, compared to pre-pandemic numbers.
“I felt like if he could be anywhere, Children’s Colorado was the place, I knew he was with the right people – and that was relieving…Shelten would have died without Children’s Colorado. There’s no way around it.” — Sherry, mother of Patient Ambassador Shelten