The Colorado Department of Human Services and its offices and divisions provide various types of public and personal records. Expand the sections below for information about obtaining different types of records.
- Adoption records
The Colorado Department of Human Services can release adoption record information (if located) to adoptees or other eligible parties who are at least 18 years of age. Visit our Adoption page for details.
- Child Protective Services records
Child Protective Services records are maintained at the county level. Contact the records department at your county department of human services to make a request.
- Child support payment records
The Division of Child Support Services can provide a legal record of all payments received for child support accounts. Visit the Child Support Services website for details.
- Child Welfare records
Child Welfare records are maintained at the county level. Contact the records department at your county department of human services to make a request.
- Colorado Mental Health Hospital in Fort Logan medical records
To request medical records from the Colorado Mental Health Hospital in Fort Logan, call 303.866.7042.
- Colorado Mental Health Hospital in Pueblo medical records
To request medical records from the Colorado Mental Health Hospital in Pueblo, fill out the CMHHIP medical records request form and send it by email, fax or mail:
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Fax: 719.546.4212
- Mail: Colorado Mental Health Hospital in Pueblo, Attn: Medical Records, 1600 W. 24th St., Pueblo, CO 81003
- Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) requests
CDHS is committed to transparency and open government. CDHS complies in all respects with the Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) and meets all of its constitutional and statutory duties to the people of Colorado in an orderly and expeditious manner. You can submit a CORA request by email or mail:
Colorado Department of Human Services
Attn: CORA manager
1575 Sherman St.
Denver, CO 80203
View the CDHS CORA policy.
Note: To make a CORA request with the Colorado State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program or the PACE Ombudsman Program, email email@example.com.
- Employment verification
To verify employment of a CDHS employee, visit the CCC Verify website.
- Youth Services records
To make a records request regarding a youth currently residing in or having previously resided in a Division of Youth Services placement, please visit the DYS records requests page.