Performance, outcomes and reviews

The work done by CDHS and its county partners undergoes review by a number of entities. Below are the ways we ensure we are doing the best work possible to help Coloradans thrive.


The Division of Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement (QA/QI) is dedicated to the monitoring and assessment of mission-critical programs, services and facilities across CDHS.

Learn more about quality assurance and quality improvement

Performance management

CDHS's Performance Management Division advises and assists agency leaders by using data analysis and strategic planning to drive strategy to improve human services outcomes in Colorado.

Learn more about performance management

Performance plan

CDHS prepares an annual performance plan to outline the goals and activities to be undertaken in the coming state fiscal year. Its contents are a reflection of the vision of the department.

Learn more about CDHS's annual performance plan

Ombudsman offices

The Child Protection Ombudsman, Behavioral Health Ombudsman and Long-Term Care Ombudsman offices provide independent oversight of various aspects of CDHS's work. Learn more about each ombudsman office here.