Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill establishing a new state Behavioral Health Administration, transforming how Colorado will deliver mental health and substance use services to all Coloradans.
CDHS, in collaboration with the Colorado Department of Education, is pleased to announce that Coloradans with eligible school-enrolled children will begin to receive food benefits through the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program starting in late May.
Coloradans who receive additional food assistance through Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits through the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020 will see those additional benefits delayed for the month of April as states nationwide await further guidance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
CDHS's Office of Behavioral Health is planning for the rollout of 9-8-8, a new, nationwide, three-digit phone number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline that will launch by the summer of 2022.
A bill to create a single state agency that would lead, promote and administer Colorado’s behavioral health priorities unanimously passed a Colorado House committee today, a key step in the state’s plan to improve access to mental health and substance use services.
In recognition of the one-year anniversary of the first COVID-19 case in Colorado, the Colorado Department of Human Services reminds all Coloradans of the continued resources available to them.
The Colorado Department of Human Services' Office of Early Childhood (OEC) is partnering with Children’s Hospital Colorado (Children’s Colorado) to help licensed child care providers access the COVID-19 vaccine.
The Colorado Department of Human Services' Office of Early Childhood (OEC) has announced the launch of the Emerging and Expanding Child Care Grant Program.
Nearly 60 Colorado youth have been selected for the 2021 Below the Surface program, an initiative of Colorado Crisis Services, that empowers young people to promote the Colorado Crisis Line in their schools and communities across the state.
Michelle Barnes, executive director of the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS), released the following statement on Gov. Jared Polis’ announcement of the Tom Clements Award for Outstanding Service, which was awarded to members of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) team.