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We change lives and give hope to children and families.

Tennyson Center for Children provides residential and therapeutic services, as well as a K-12 school, to Colorado children ages five to 18.

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Why I Give

Because I had a wonderful childhood and I want other kids to have the same.
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Impacting the Lives of Children & Families

Our Purpose in Action

Helping kids who have survived severe abuse or neglect, or who have significant mental health or developmental issues. For more than 112 years, we’ve been changing lives and giving hope to children and families.



children served in 2015


family members served in 2015


volunteers (on average) help our children each year

Our Programs & Services

What We Do

We provide residential, therapeutic, and educational services to Colorado children ages five to 18. These kids have survived abuse or neglect or have mental health or developmental issues.

Residential Treatment

We provide 24-hour care to children ages five to 18 who are learning and developing skills to be safe in the community.

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Day Tretment Student
Girl getting ready for day treatment educational program

Day Treatment

Our accredited school serves students in kindergarten through 12th grade with special education and therapy.

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Community-based services kids playing

Community-Based Services

Our Community-Based Services program provides therapy and support to children and their families with mental health needs.

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Changing Lives. Giving Hope.

Our Children’s Stories

We serve Colorado children ages five to 18. We are often seen as a last resort for kids who have nowhere to go. And we’ve been helping children for more than 112 years.

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