Babies don’t come with instructions.

That’s why we’re here. Great Expectations provides free guidance and support for new and expectant parents in Garfield, Pitkin, and western Eagle counties. From Aspen to Parachute, from pregnancy to preschool, we’ll be with you every step of the way.

What we do

We help families thrive.

Are you expecting or welcoming a new child? Our home visitors and parent support groups will help you navigate prenatal care, labor, delivery, breastfeeding, child care, child growth and development—all the joys and challenges of pregnancy and parenthood.

Over the last four decades, Great Expectations (formerly Family Visitor Programs) has helped more than 10,000 families thrive. We employ a caring team of registered nurses and trained professionals with more than 100 years of collective experience.

Our services are confidential, available to all, and absolutely free. Sign up for a home visitor—or join a parent support group—today.

Our Impact

by the numbers

Proven Results

what we believe

Our Mission

The mission of Great Expectations is to strengthen and empower families, foster the optimum development of children, and prevent child abuse and neglect.

Our Vision

We envision a community in which all those expecting a child or caring for an infant have the capacity and support to achieve their full potential as parents. 

Client testimonials

In their own words