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Programs for youth and resources for providers … supporting access and opportunity!

The Office of Children's Affairs works with Denver Public Schools and other community organizations to better serve youth through out-of-school time (OST) programs that keep kids safe, help working families, strengthen student involvement with school, and support personal and academic success.

Youth in afterschool programs are more confident, stay on track to graduate and build trusting relationships with adults.


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Denver Afterschool

The Denver Afterschool Alliance (DAA) works to ensure youth-serving organizations have access to data, and resources and professional development to increase program quality. Learn more.


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Social, Emotional and Academic Learning

Social, Emotional and Academic Learning (SEAL) is the process through which youth and adults acquire and apply skills around self-management, social awareness, relationship building and decision making. Learn more.


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Introducing DAAconnect: a new resource for families and youth-serving providers. Features include a program locator, a directory of programs that serve youth across the city, and a variety of tools to assist organizations in managing data and registration. Your afterschool world just got easier! Learn more.

Staff Contact

Maxine Quintana
Out-of-School Time Initiatives Director
(720) 913-0905



201 W. Colfax Ave.
Department 1101
Denver, CO 80202

Monday - Friday 9 a.m - 5 p.m.


Office of Children's Affairs

Phone: 720-913-0900

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