The Colorado Office of Civil and Forensic Mental Health hosted a grand opening event today for a new wing at the Colorado Mental Health Hospital in Fort Logan. This new wing will serve Coloradans in need of competency restoration services to proceed in criminal trials.
The Colorado Commission for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and DeafBlind recently received the Outstanding Partner of 2022 award from Deaf Overcoming Violence through Empowerment (DOVE) during the nonprofit organization's annual benefit celebration.
In celebration of National Adoption Month in November and to encourage more Coloradans to consider adoption from foster care, CDHS recognized five exceptional adoptive families from across the state in an event at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science on Saturday.
Colorado’s Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP), a federally funded program that helps eligible Coloradans pay a portion of their winter home heating costs, opens for the season on Nov. 1 and will accept applications through May 1.
The Colorado Division of Youth Services has received the National Commission on Correctional Health Care's prestigious 2022 Program of the Year award.
CDHS recognizes October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In the United States, 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men experience sexual violence, physical violence or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime and report negative impacts such as injury, fear, concern for safety, and needing services.
Colorado’s federal partners have approved a five-year prevention services plan, which will support families, prevent circumstances that lead to child maltreatment, and give steps to intervene when maltreatment has been identified to ensure that children and youth remain safely in their homes or with kinship caregivers whenever possible.
The Colorado Department of Human Services has announced new incentives for employment for current and prospective staff. CDHS is focused on recruiting and retaining top talent, especially at direct-care facilities, such as the state’s mental health hospitals and veterans nursing homes.
The Colorado Department of Human Services has announced that the Division of Economic and Workforce Support (DEWS) is the new name for the former Employment and Benefits Division.
Dr. Sandy Ho has been hired as chief equity, diversity and inclusion officer for the Colorado Department of Human Services.