What's Happening...

   Help Kids Thrive! Denver Human Services joins dozens of organizations throughout the State in keeping families stable, helping kids thrive and building stronger communities in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month. 

GIVE Denver's Annual Spring Basket drive is back! Help us provide a brighter spring to hundreds of DHS Children!  You can help in one of three ways: donate supplies to create baskets including: baskets, candy, small toys, coloring books & crayons, and grass; or donate a Pre-Assembled Basket; or make a monetary contribution and we'll do the shopping for you! 

  Stand Up for Me is our community's effort to help find foster homes. Join our efforts to find foster homes by visiting www.standupforme.org

Denver Human Services helps and protects people of all ages.

Denver Human Services provides both assistance services and protection and prevention services to Denver’s most vulnerable residents. Assistance programs are provided to eligible Denver residents in financial need and include federal food, cash and medical benefits, as well as child care, child support, energy, rental and burial assistance, all designed to help families and individuals toward financial self-sufficiency. Protection & Prevention services are provided via child, youth and adult protection services, along with community focused programming including veterans’ services, homeless services, and drug awareness campaigns. The department seeks to strengthen individuals, families and communities with the services provided and is dedicated to working with our partners in the community. We welcome volunteers and partner organizations in getting involved in our important work.

News and Announcements

The White House recently honored 10 leaders for its “Women Veteran Leader Champions of Change” for their contributions to the nations business, public, and community service sectors. A Denver Human Services staffer, Dana Louise Niemela was among them. Niemela is a veteran of the United States Navy where she served eight years and is the coordinator of the Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP) at Denver Human Services. HVRP links homeless veterans to housing, job training and employment opportunities that assist individuals in attaining self-sufficiency.
Nonprofits, businesses, government agencies and dozens of organizations throughout Colorado are partnering to raise awareness to Help Kids Thrive in observation of Child Abuse Prevention Month this April.
Hurry! Hurry! Denver’s Road Home needs our community’s help to win a Super Bowl challenge with Seattle’s Lifelong AIDS Alliance.
Denver Human Services (DHS) offers certified Connect for Health Colorado Health Coverage Guides who are available to help people compare health insurance plans and  apply for coverage, and to explain tax credits associated with the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Useful Phone Numbers

Child Abuse Hotline
Adult Protection Hotline
DHS Customer Service

Colorado Relay/TDD

Child Support Services

Foster Care

GIVE Denver
720-944-GIVE (4483)

Denver City & County Information