CDHS service providers and partners

Behavioral health services and providers

Behavioral health providers, programs and MSOs forms and resources

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 KIDZ HOPE GRPHC www.fosteringhopefoundation.org
A KIDZ HOPE ANNEX GRPHC www.fosteringhopefoundation.org
A KIDZ HOPE HOMES INC CPAFH www.fosteringhopefoundation.org
A LOVE BEYOND BORDERS CPAAD www.bbinternationaladoption.com
A NEW WORLD CPAFH www.anewworldcpa.org
A.M. GROUP HOME GRPHC www.parkerpch.com
AAC ADOPTION AND FAMILY NETWORK INC CPAAD www.aacadoption.com
ADOPT TRIAD CONSULTANTS, INC. CPAAD www.adopttriad.org
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 ABOUT ADOPTION SERVICES, INC. CPAAD No website
ALL HANDS IN GRPCC www.allhandsin.org
ALOHA CHILD PLACEMENT AGENCY CPAFH No website
ALOHA GROUP HOME GRPHC www.bridgescpa.com
ALOHA KEIKI GRPHC https://www.facebook.com/pages/Aloha-Keiki-Childcare-Early-Learning-Center/1417926295086763
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 No website
ATTENTION HOMES CHASE HOUSE RCCF www.attentionhomes.org
AURORA COMPREHENSIVE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CPAFH www.aumhc.org
AVANTI HOUSE RCCF https://extendedhandsofhope.org/avanti-house/
BEIT SHALOM (HOUSE OF PEACE) GRPHC No website
BETHANY CHRISTIAN SERVICES CPAFH www.bethany.org
BETTY K MARLER YOUTH SERVICES CENTER SRTC https://bettykmarlercenter.com
BLUE RIVER CENTER GRPCC www.arielcpa.org
BOYS HOPE GIRLS HOPE-RICHFIELD RCCF www.boyshopegirlshope.org
BOYS HOPE OF COLORADO INC RCCF www.boyshopegirlshope.org
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
C &, M GROUP HOME GRPHC No website
CANDI\'S HOUSE GRPCC www.anewworldcpa.org
CARR GROUP CENTER FOR GIRLS GRPCC No website
CARRADINE CENTER GRPCC www.carradinecenter.com
CARRADINE CENTER II GRPCC www.carradinecenter.com
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 https://cedarspringsbhs.com/
CEDAR SPRINGS HOSPITAL, INC. RCCF https://cedarspringsbhs.com/
CGL-CPA, LLC CPAFH No website
CHARITABLE FOUNDATION ST. PHILOMENA ADOPTIONS CPAAD https://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 No website
COLORADO CHILDREN\'S SOCIETY CPAAD www.wyomingcs.org
COLORADO CHRISTIAN SERVICES CPAAD www.christianservices.org
CONTINUUM OF COLORADO RCCF continuumcolo.org
CORA KROL GRPHC No website
CORNERSTONE SPECIALIZED GROUP CENTER GRPCC www.anewworldcpa.org
CORTINEZ FIELD OF DREAMS GROUP HOME GRPHC No website
COURAGE COMMUNITY CPAFH No website
CREATIVE ADOPTIONS CPAAD https://www.creativeadoptions.org/wordpress/
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
DIAMONDS IN THE ROUGH GRPCC No website
DREW\'S PLACE GRPCC www.rockymountainkidscs.com
DUNGARVIN COLORADO, LLC CPAFH www.dungarvin.com
EAGLES NEST GROUP CENTER GRPCC www.eaglesnestgroupcenter.org
EATING RECOVERY CENTER DT www.eatingrecoverycenter.com
EVERGREEN CHILD PLACEMENT AGENCY CPAFH No website
EVERGREEN GROUP CENTER GRPCC No website
FAMILIES FIRST CHILDREN\'S CENTER RCCF No website
FAMILY RESOURCE NETWORK CPAFH www.familyresourcenetworkco.com
FIRE MOUNTAIN RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT CENTER RCCF www.firemountainprograms.com
FOREST HEIGHTS LODGE RCCF forestheightslodge.org
FUTURE BOUND GRPCC www.rockymountainkidscs.com
GATEWAY DAY TREATMENT / CHOSVIG ACADEMY DT No website
GATEWAY RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM - DELTA RCCF No website
GATEWAY RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM - GRAND JUNCTION RCCF No website
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
HAND IN HAND CPAAD www.handinhandinternationaladoptions.org
HAVEN HOUSE GRPHC www.kidscrossing.com
HILLTOP RESIDENTIAL YOUTH SERVICES RCCF www.htop.org
HOPE AND HOME CPAFH www.hopeandhome.org
HOPE HOUSE PUEBLO GRPCC www.kidscrossing.com
HOPES PROMISE CPAAD www.hopespromise.com
HUDSON GROUP HOME GRPHC www.kidscrossing.com
INT\'L ADOPTION NET DBA ADOPTION NETWORK OF CO CPAAD www.internationaladoptionnet.org
J CS JOURNEY FOR GIRLS GRPCC www.saviohouse.org
JEFFERSON HILLS DT www.jeffersonhills.org
JEFFERSON HILLS RCCF www.jeffersonhills.org
JEFFERSON HILLS AURORA RCCF www.jeffersonhills.org
JEREMIAH 29 GRPCC www.rockymountainkidscs.com
KIDS CROSSING CPAFH www.kidscrossing.com
KISMET HOUSE GRPHC www.arielcpa.org
LA MAR PLACE GRPHC https://www.kidscrossing.com/
LA MAR PLACE CPA CPAFH No website
LARADON HALL SOC EXCEPTION CHILDREN ADULT DT www.laradon.org
LGC I - VINE GRPCC No website
LGC II - MARION ST GRPCC No website
LGC III - WILLIAMS STREET GRPCC No website
LOVE IS TRINITY DT No website
LOVE IS TRINITY CPAFH No website
LUTHERAN FAMILY SVCS ROCKY MOUNTAINS (LFSRM) CPAFH www.lfsrm.org
MAPLE STAR COLORADO CPAFH www.maplestar.net
MARIE ALIREZ GRPHC No website
MICHAEL ALIREZ GRPHC No website
MIDWAY YOUTH SERVICES INC RCCF No website
MOUNT SAINT VINCENT FOSTER CARE PROGRAM CPAFH www.msvhome.org
MOUNT ST VINCENTS HOME DT www.msvhome.org
MOUNT ST VINCENTS HOME RCCF www.msvhome.org
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
NEW START YOUTH SERVICES LLC CPAFH Website not active
NIGHTLIGHT CHRISTIAN ADOPTIONS CPAFH www.nightlight.org
OPEN SKY WILDERNESS THERAPY RCCF www.openskywilderness.com
ORION HOUSE GRPCC www.parkerpch.com
PARKER PERSONAL CARE HOMES INC CPAFH www.parkerpch.com
PLACE ASH GRPCC www.parkerpch.com
PLACE ORCHARD GRPCC www.parkerpch.com
PROMISED LAND GROUP HOME GRPHC www.kidscrossing.com
QUALITY LIFE SERVICE L.L.C. CPAFH No website
REGGIES HOUSE GRPHC www.kidscrossing.com
REMINGTON HOUSE DT www.jacobcenter.org
RESILIENCE RISING RCCF www.resilience-rising.org
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
RITE OF PASSAGE GROUP CENTER GRPCC www.riteofpassage.com
RITE OF PASSAGE SAGE DAY SCHOOL DT www.riteofpassage.com
RITE OF PASSAGE SAGE RESIDENTIAL CENTER RCCF www.riteofpassage.com
RITE OF PASSAGE SAGE SRTC SRTC www.riteofpassage.com
ROBERT A BROWN CENTER FOR YOUTH RCCF www.htop.org
ROBERT E DENIER YOUTH SERVICES CENTER SRTC www.robertedeniercenter.com
ROBINSON GROUP HOME GRPHC www.kidscrossing.com
ROCKY MOUNTAIN GROUP HOME GRPHC www.anewworldcpa.org
ROCKY MOUNTAIN KIDS CPAFH www.rockymountainkidscs.com
ROCKY MOUNTAIN YOUTH CENTER RCCF No website
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/
SAFE LANDING GROUP CENTER GRPCC No website
SAIPH GROUP CENTER GRPCC No website
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 DT www.saviohouse.org
SAVIO HOUSE RCCF www.saviohouse.org
SECOND CHANCE GROUP HOME GRPHC No website
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 No website
SUNRISE YOUTH SHELTER GRPCC No website
SYNERGY ADOLESCENT TREATMENT SERVICES RCCF www.artstreatment.com
TENNYSON CTR FOR CHILDREN - DAY TREATMENT DT www.tennysoncenter.org
TENNYSON CTR FOR CHILDREN @ CO CHRISTIAN HOME RCCF www.tennysoncenter.org
TENNYSON CTR FOR CHILDREN AT CLAYTON DT www.tennysoncenter.org
THE BENSON HOME GRPHC No website
THE DAISY CENTER GRPCC No website
THE HOUSE HYS thehousegj.org
THE INSTITUTE FOR ATTACHMENT AND CHILD DEVELO CPAFH instituteforattachment.org
THE PLACE/URBAN PEAK COLO SPRINGS HYS www.urbanpeak.org
THE SOURCE (ATTENTION HOMES) HYS No website
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 CPA, LLC CPAFH 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 No website
TURNING LIGHTS GROUP CENTER GRPCC No website
TURNING POINT CENTER FOR YOUTH &, FAMILY DT www.turningpnt.org
TURNING POINT CENTER FOR YOUTH AND FAMILY DEV 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
VOICES OF EMPOWERMENT GROUP HOME GRPHC No website
WHIMSPIRE CHILD PLACEMENT AGENCY CPAFH www.whimspire.org
WILSON GROUP CENTER GRPCC No website
YOUTHTRACK JEFFCO DT No website
YOUTHTRACK JEFFCO GRPCC No website