Disability services


Three images, left to right: Doctor speaking to two individuals with developmental disabilities; a woman making the OK sign in American Sign Language; a mother in a wheelchair holding her baby in the air

CDHS's Office of Adult, Aging and Disability Services fosters independence to Coloradans through access to seamless and responsive personalized service. The office focuses on services and programs benefiting older adults, people with disabilities, and veterans and veterans’ spouses requiring skilled nursing and domiciliary care. The following programs serve Coloradans with disabilities.


Regional Centers

CDHS oversees three Regional Centers (in Grand Junction, Pueblo and Wheat Ridge) that serve people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Learn more about Regional Centers

Disability Determination Services

CDHS's Disability Determination Services (DDS) is the state agency that makes the disability decisions for the federal Social Security program.

Learn more about DDS


Deaf, hard of hearing and deaf-blind services

The Colorado Commission for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and DeafBlind (CCDHHDB) seeks to be an agent of change for a sustainable statewide network of resources, dedicated to cultural and linguistic equality.

Learn more about the CCDHHDB

Brain injury services

CDHS's Mindsource Brain Injury Network (formerly the Colorado Brain Injury Program) strives to enhance the quality of life for everyone in Colorado living with or affected by brain injury, and their communities. 

Learn more about Mindsource