Parent resources

Scroll down or click on the following links to jump directly to each group of resources available:

Register Your Child in APS
Check In Your Student for the New School Year

Ideas for summer activities with your children

Check out our youtube page for ideas for fun and productive activities to do with your children over the summer!  The videos are available in Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, English, French, Karen, Karenni, Kinyarwanda/Kirundi, Nepali, Spanish, and Swahili.

Service Agencies

Asian Pacific Development Center

  • Located at 1537 Alton St. Aurora, CO 80010
  • 303-293-2920
  • Website

International Rescue committee (IRC)

  • Located at 1873 S. Bellaire St. 5th floor, Denver, CO 80222
  • 720-328-6655
  • Website

Lutheran Family Services

  • Located at 1600 Downing St. Suite 600 Denver, CO 80218
  • 303-980-5400
  • Website

Jewish Family Services

  • Located at 3201 S. Tamarac Dr. Denver, CO 80231
  • 303-597-5000
  • Website

African Community Center

  • Located at 925 S. Niagara St. #200 Denver, CO 80224
  • 303-399-4500
  • Website

Food Resources

Aurora Public schools free meals

foodbank of the rockies

Village exchange center foodbank

  • Village Exchange Center offers a variety of groceries for families at their foodbank.
  • Text the word: help or ayuda to 303-997-1017 and follow the instructions

Mental Health Resources for Immigrants and Refugees

Aurora mental health trauma-resilience youth program

  • Provides evidence-based trauma treatment for immigrant and refugee students and their families through a variety of services.
  • For more information, click this link, or contact Aurora Mental Health at 303-617-2300

Asian-pacific development center mental health services

English Classes for Adults

Focus Points

  • 303-292-0770
  • Duration of classes is one semester
  • Childcare available
  • Website

Asian Pacific Development Center

  • 303-923-2920
  • Duration of classes is ten weeks
  • Website

Aurora Community Connection

  • 720-975-0147
  • Free classes
  • Website

Project Worthmore

  • 720-460-1393
  • Free classes
  • For refugees only
  • Website

After School Programs

International CITY

  • Offers a variety of services including tutoring, peer support, college and career counseling and resume assistance.
  • Meets after school Monday-Thursday
  • At Mango House - 1532 Galena St. Aurora, CO 80010
  • Website

Youth Leadership Academy

  • Offers tutoring and mentoring services
  • Meets at Asian Pacific Development Center - 1537 Alton St. Aurora, CO 80010
  • 303-923-2920
  • Website

Medical Resources

Kids Clinic

  • Kids Clinic is available at four locations in APS.  Please call your nearest location to make an appointment:
    • Crawford Elementary School: 303-326-2090
    • Laredo Elementary School: 303-326-1953
    • Aurora Central High School (Trojan Wellness Center): 303-326-1570
    • Gateway High School (Olympian Wellness Center): 303-326-2088
  • For APS students and siblings only
  • Offers low-cost medical, dental, and mental health services
  • Website

Miscellaneous Resources

family technology support

Rise aurora resource guide

DAVA (downtown Aurora Visual Arts)

  • DAVA provides free after-school art classes for APS students
  • Contact: Viviane Le Courtois 303-367-5886

Young Parent Support Program

  • Young parent support program is an APS division dedicated to supporting student parents. They collaborate with students and their families to create the best educational path for students who are also parenting.

Aunt bertha

Reading Rockets

Colorin Colorado

  • Colorin Colorado offers a wide variety of educational resources and articles for English Language Learners and teachers.