CDHS service providers and partners

 

Child care providers

Apply here for a Colorado license. Licensed facilities include:

  • Child care centers
  • Children‚Äôs resident camps
  • Day treatment centers
  • Family child care homes
  • Neighborhood youth organizations
  • School-age child care centers

Click here for Colorado Shines, a quality rating and improvement system for all of Colorado's licensed early learning programs.

Click here for the Colorado Shines self-service portal.

Child Welfare Placement Services

The Division of Child Welfare Placement Services unit provides regulatory oversight, processes licensing applications, enforces rules, and provides technical assistance to ensure the safety and well-being of children in out of home placement in 24-hour licensed child care facilities. This includes:

  • Residential child care facilities
  • Secure residential treatment facilities
  • Day treatment facilities
  • Psychiatric residential treatment facilities
  • Child placement agency adoption
  • Child placement agency foster homes
  • Group homes
  • Group centers
  • Homeless youth shelters

For parents or caregivers who would like to learn more about Child Welfare Placement Services, click here for descriptions of each.

For forms required for Child Welfare Placement Services, click here.

Current licensed providers
Provider License Type Website (if available)
A BETTER WAY GRPHC www.kidscrossing.com
A FAMILY IN BLOOM ADOPTION, LLC. CPAFH www.afamilyinbloomadoption.com
A LOVE BEYOND BORDERS CPAAD www.bbinternationaladoption.com
A NEW WORLD CPAFH www.anewworldcpa.org
AAC ADOPTION AND FAMILY NETWORK INC CPAAD www.aacadoption.com
ADOPT TRIAD CONSULTANTS, INC. CPAAD  
ADOPTION CHOICES OF COLORADO CPAAD www.adoptionchoices.org
ADOPTION DREAMS COME TRUE CPAAD www.adoptiondreams.org
ADOPTION OPTIONS CPAFH www.adoption-options.com
AHFY GREELEY RCCF www.alternativehomesforyouth.org
ALL HANDS IN GRPCC  
ALPINE AUTISM CENTER DT www.alpineautismcenter.org
ALTERNATIVE HOMES FOR YOUTH, INC. DT www.alternativehomesforyouth.org
ANGELDANCE INTERNATIONAL CPAAD www.angeldance.org
ARIEL CLINICAL SERVICES CPAFH www.arielcpa.org
ARIEL SPRITE HOUSE GRPHC www.arielcpa.org
ASCEND GRPCC  
ATTENTION HOMES CHASE HOUSE RCCF www.attentionhomes.org
AVANTI HOUSE RCCF  
BETHANY CHRISTIAN SERVICES CPAFH www.bethany.org
BLUE RIVER CENTER GRPCC www.arielcpa.org
BRADS HOUSE RCCF  
BRIDGES CHILD PLACEMENT AGENCY CPAFH www.bridgescpa.com
BRIDGEWAY GROUP HOME GRPCC www.thebridgewaygroup.com
BRIGHTER PATHWAYS GRPHC www.anewworldcpa.org
BRIGHTER PATHWAYS II GRPCC www.anewworldcpa.org
CARR GROUP CENTER FOR GIRLS GRPCC No website
CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF CENTRAL COLORADO, INC. CPAAD www.ccharitiescc.org/
CATHOLIC CHARITIES-FAMILY SVCS CPAFH www.ccharitiescc.org/
CCAI DBA CHINESE CHILDREN ADOPTION INTER\'L CPAAD www.ccaifamily.org/
CEDAR SPRINGS HOSPITAL, INC. PRTF  
CEDAR SPRINGS HOSPITAL, INC. RCCF  
CENTREPOINT ACADEMY DT centrepointsupportliving.com/
CHARITABLE FOUNDATION ST. PHILOMENA ADOPTIONS CPAAD www.manta.com/c/mr0q5g7/charitable-foundation-of-st-philomena-adoption-inc
CHRISTIAN FAMILY SERVICES OF CO INC CPAAD https://www.facebook.com/cfsonline.me/
COLORADO ADOPTION CENTER CPAAD  
COLORADO CHILDREN\'S SOCIETY CPAAD www.wyomingcs.org
COLORADO WELLNESS CENTER FOR GIRLS DT cwcgirls.com
COLORADO CHRISTIAN SERVICES CPAAD www.christianservices.org
CONTINUUM OF COLORADO RCCF continuumcolo.org
CORNERSTONE SPECIALIZED GROUP CENTER GRPCC www.anewworldcpa.org
COURAGE COMMUNITY CPAFH  
DALE HOUSE PROJECT 24 RCCF https://dalehouseproject.org
DALE HOUSE PROJECT 802 RCCF https://dalehouseproject.org
DENVER AREA YOUTH SERVICES CPAFH www.denveryouthservices.org
DENVER CHILDREN\'S HOME RCCF www.denverchildrenshome.org
DENVER CHILDREN\'S HOME DT www.denverchildrenshome.org
DENVER CHILDREN\'S HOME / DISCOVERY HOME GRPCC www.denverchildrenshome.org
DEVEREUX CLEO WALLACE DT https://www.devereux.org
DEVEREUX CLEO WALLACE PRTF https://www.devereux.org
DEVEREUX CLEO WALLACE RCCF https://www.devereux.org
DREW'S PLACE GRPCC www.rockymountainkidscs.com
DUNGARVIN COLORADO, LLC CPAFH www.dungarvin.com
EATING RECOVERY CENTER DT www.eatingrecoverycenter.com
EVOKE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICE DT www.evokebehavioralhealth.com
FAMILY RESOURCE NETWORK CPAFH www.familyresourcenetworkco.com
FIRE MOUNTAIN RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT CENTER RCCF www.firemountainprograms.com
FIREFLY AUTISM DT  
FOREST HEIGHTS LODGE RCCF forestheightslodge.org
FUTURE BOUND GRPCC www.rockymountainkidscs.com
GATEWAY RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM - DELTA RCCF  
GEMS AND JEWELS GRPHC www.anewworldcpa.org
GLORY GROUP HOME AURORA GRPHC www.saviohouse.org
GRIFFITH CENTERS FOR CHILDREN INC RCCF www.griffithcenters.org
GRIFFITH CENTERS FOR CHILDREN INC DT www.griffithcenters.org
GRIFFITH CENTERS FOR CHILDREN, INC - CHINS UP CPAFH www.griffithcenters.org
GRIFFITH CENTERS FOR CHILDREN, INC. DT www.griffithcenters.org
GRIFFITH CTRS FOR CHILD / PROSPECT YOUTH HOME GRPCC www.griffithcenters.org
HAMPDEN ACADEMY DT www.aumhc.org
HAND IN HAND CPAAD www.hihiadopt.org/
HILLTOP DAY TREATMENT PROGRAM DT www.htop.org
HILLTOP FAMILY CONNECTIONS PROGRAM DT www.htop.org
HILLTOP RESIDENTIAL YOUTH SERVICES RCCF www.htop.org
HOPE AND HOME CPAFH www.hopeandhome.org
HOPES PROMISE CPAAD www.hopespromise.com
INT\'L ADOPTION NET DBA ADOPTION NETWORK OF CO CPAAD www.internationaladoptionnet.org
JEFFERSON HILLS DT www.jeffersonhills.org
JEFFERSON HILLS RCCF www.jeffersonhills.org
JEFFERSON HILLS AURORA RCCF www.jeffersonhills.org
KIDS CROSSING CPAFH www.kidscrossing.com
KIN CONNECT CPAFH  
KISMET HOUSE GRPHC www.arielcpa.org
LARADON HALL SOC EXCEPTION CHILDREN ADULT DT www.laradon.org
LOVE IS TRINITY DT  
LOVE IS TRINITY CPAFH  
LUTHERAN FAMILY SVCS ROCKY MOUNTAINS (LFSRM) CPAFH www.lfsrm.org
MAPLE STAR COLORADO CPAFH www.maplestar.net
MOUNT SAINT VINCENT FOSTER CARE PROGRAM CPAFH https://www.sclhealth.org/locations/mount-saint-vincent/
MOUNT ST VINCENTS HOME DT https://www.sclhealth.org/locations/mount-saint-vincent/
MOUNT ST VINCENTS HOME RCCF https://www.sclhealth.org/locations/mount-saint-vincent/
MOUNTAIN STATES CHILDRENS HOME INC RCCF www.msch.org
MT EVANS QUALIFYING HOUSE RCCF www.ropcoloq.com
NEVADA HOUSE GRPCC www.rockymountainkidscs.com
NEW HORIZONS MINISTRIES INC. CPAFH www.newhorizonsministries.net
NIGHTLIGHT CHRISTIAN ADOPTIONS CPAFH www.nightlight.org
OPEN SKY WILDERNESS THERAPY RCCF www.openskywilderness.com
PARKER PERSONAL CARE HOMES INC CPAFH www.parkerpch.com
PLACE ORCHARD GRPCC www.parkerpch.com
QUALITY LIFE SERVICE L.L.C. CPAFH  
RED MOUNTAIN COLORADO LLC RCCF www.redmountaincolorado.com
REFLECTIONS GRPCC  
RIDGE VIEW YOUTH SERVICES CENTER RCCF www.ridgeviewacademy.com
RISE HOME FOR BOYS GRPCC www.arielcpa.org
RITE OF PASSAGE DAY TREATMENT DT www.riteofpassage.com
ROBINSON GROUP HOME GRPHC www.kidscrossing.com
ROCKY MOUNTAIN GROUP HOME GRPHC www.anewworldcpa.org
ROCKY MOUNTAIN KIDS CPAFH www.rockymountainkidscs.com
ROUNDUP FELLOWSHIP III RCCF https://www.rup.org/
ROUNDUP FELLOWSHIP V RCCF https://www.rup.org/
ROUNDUP SCHOOL AND DAY TREATMENT DT https://www.rup.org/
SAMPLE SUPPORTS CPAFH www.samplesupports.com
SARAH\'S HOME CORP GRPHC https://www.coloradogives.org/SarahsHome/overview
SAVIO HOUSE CPAFH www.saviohouse.org
SAVIO HOUSE RCCF www.saviohouse.org
SEED OF WILDERNESS RCCF  
SERENITY AT THE GREGORY CENTER DT www.smithagencyinc.org
SERENITY CHILDRENS HOME RCCF www.smithagencyinc.org
SERENITY EDUCATION &, DAY TREATMENT CENTER DT www.smithagencyinc.org
SERENITY II CHILDRENS HOME RCCF www.smithagencyinc.org
SHILOH - LONGMONT CAMPUS RCCF https://shilohhouse.org
SHILOH CENTER FOR YOUTH DT https://shilohhouse.org
SHILOH CENTER FOR YOUTH RCCF https://shilohhouse.org
SHILOH DAY TREATMENT - LONGMONT DT https://shilohhouse.org
SHILOH HOME - ADAMS CAMPUS RCCF https://shilohhouse.org
SHILOH HOME INC CPAFH https://shilohhouse.org
SHILOH HOME, INC. DT https://shilohhouse.org
SHILOH HOUSE RCCF https://shilohhouse.org
SHILOH HOUSE - FAMILY RESOURCE PAVILION RCCF https://shilohhouse.org
SHILOH HOUSE - FAMILY RESOURCE PAVILION DT https://shilohhouse.org
SHILOH HOUSE DAY TREATMENT DT https://shilohhouse.org
SHILOH HOUSE ESTES RCCF https://shilohhouse.org
SHILOH HOUSE YARROW RCCF https://shilohhouse.org
SMITH AGENCY INCORPORATED CPAFH www.smithagencyinc.org
SOUTHERN PEAKS REGIONAL TREATMENT CENTER PRTF www.southernpeaksrtc.com
SOUTHERN PEAKS REGIONAL TREATMENT CENTER DT www.southernpeaksrtc.com
SOUTHERN PEAKS REGIONAL TREATMENT CENTER RCCF www.southernpeaksrtc.com
SPECIAL KIDS SPECIAL FAMILIES CPAFH www.sksfcolorado.org
SPECIALIZED ALTERNATIVES FOR FAMILIES AND YOU CPAFH www.safy.org
STRONG FOUNDATIONS, LLC CPAFH  
SUMMIT COUNTY DAY TREATMENT PROGRAM DT  
SUPERIOR CAREGIVERS CPA  
SUNRISE YOUTH SHELTER GRPCC www.utemountainutetribe.com/Sunrise%20Youth%20Shelter
TACT KIDS INC DT  
TENNYSON CTR FOR CHILDREN - DAY TREATMENT DT www.tennysoncenter.org
TENNYSON CTR FOR CHILDREN @ CO CHRISTIAN HOME RCCF www.tennysoncenter.org
THE DAISY CENTER GRPCC  
THE GEM CENTER DT  
THE HOUSE HYS www.thehousegj.org
THE JOSHUA SCHOOL DT www.joshuaschool.org
THE JOSHUA SCHOLL BOULDER DT www.joshuaschool.org
THE INSTITUTE FOR ATTACHMENT AND CHILD DEVELO CPAFH www.instituteforattachment.org
THE PLACE/URBAN PEAK COLO SPRINGS HYS www.urbanpeak.org
THE RANCH IN AURORA GRPCC  
THE SISTAHOOD PROJECT GRPCC  
THE SOURCE (ATTENTION HOMES) HYS  
THIRD WAY CENTER -- LOWRY RCCF www.thirdwaycenter.org
THIRD WAY CENTER -- PONTIAC RCCF www.thirdwaycenter.org
THIRD WAY CENTER BANNOCK RCCF www.thirdwaycenter.org
THIRD WAY CENTER JOAN FARLEY ACADEMY DT www.thirdwaycenter.org
THIRD WAY CENTER YORK RCCF www.thirdwaycenter.org
THIRD WAY CENTER, INC -- LINCOLN RCCF www.thirdwaycenter.org
TOP OF THE TRAIL INC CPAFH  
TURNING LIGHTS GROUP CENTER GRPCC  
TURNING POINT CENTER FOR YOUTH &, FAMILY DT www.turningpnt.org
TURNING POINT CNTR - PROSPECT RCCF www.turningpnt.org
TURNING POINT MATHEWS ST RCCF www.turningpnt.org
URBAN PEAK HOMELESS YOUTH SHELTER HYS www.urbanpeak.org
WHIMSPIRE CHILD PLACEMENT AGENCY CPAFH www.whimspire.org
WILSON GROUP CENTER GRPCC  
YAMPAH MTN HIGH SCHL ADLSCNT TRTMNT DT