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Welfare Reform Board 

The Denver Welfare Reform Board has the full authority and power to promulgate and adopt any policies, rules or regulations pertaining to the functions, duties and responsibilities of the Denver Human Services related to welfare reform consistent with State and Federal Law. The Welfare Reform Board is tasked specifically with adopting policies, rules, and regulations regarding Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) and the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP).  It is comprised of members selected by the mayor, members of city council, and workforce development and human services personnel.
 
Meetings 
 

Date:    Second Wednesday of each quarter
Time:    5–6:30 p.m.
Where: Denver Human Services, 1200 Federal Blvd. Conference Room 3110/12 (please review agenda for up-to-date location information)

Open to the public. Parking available on the roof of the parking garage. Enter the building through the doors on the southeast corner and check in with security on the 1st floor; someone will escort you to the meeting.

Agenda and Public Comments 

The agenda is available one or two days before each meeting. If you are a citizen and wish to comment, please arrive at leat 10 minutes before the meeting to sign-up to speak.  You will be given three minutes to share your comments with the board at the beginning of the meeting. The public comments session is limited to five speakers based on a first-come, first-served basis.

If the board is considering a policy change, the public is also able to comment about that change before the board votes. To request a copy of the proposed policy change or to receive the agenda, send an email to Ginger.Abeyta@denvergov.org.

Persons not able to attend a Welfare Reform Board meeting but who wish to make a public comment may forward a written comment to:

Welfare Reform Board

1200 Federal Blvd.

Denver, CO 80204

Attn: Ginger Abeyta, Ginger.Abeyta@denvergov.org

Public Notices:

Next Meeting Agenda

Denver Welfare Reform Board

February 8, 2017

Denver Human Services East Building Room 3110/12

5:00-6:30 p.m. 

Next Meeting Agenda:

i.   Review & Approval of Minutes From 10/12/2016

ii.  General Public Comment 

iii.  TANF/WIOA Update: Anita Davis & Jessica Nathan of ResCare

iv.  CCAP Update & QRIS Rated Facilities Update: Maurice Stenberg

v.  Kinship Policy 1st Reading - Larraine Archuleta/ Todd Jorgensen

vi.  Community Resource Investment Assistance (CRIA) Policy - Matt Krieger

vii.  Other Business - Membership Terms & Retreat Information/Discussion

viii. Adjourn

**Next Welfare Reform Board Meeting: March 8, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.  Castro Building Room 3110/12

The Denver Welfare Reform Board has the full authority and power to promulgate and adopt any policies, rules or regulations pertaining to the functions, duties and responsibilities of the Denver Department of Human Services related to welfare reform consistent with State and Federal Law.

WRB Ordinance

Current members of the Denver Welfare Reform Board:

  • Denise Bryant, Office of Economic Development Director (Board Chair) 
  • Jeff Fitzgerald, Business Community Representative (Board Vice Chair) 
  • Don Mares, Executive Director of Denver Human Services
  • George Brantley, Hope Center
  • Penny May, Deputy Chief of Staff to Mayor Michael B. Hancock 
  • Councilman Rafael Espinoza, City Council District 1 Representative 
  • Councilwoman Stacie Gilmore, City Council District 11 Representative
  • Sarai Williams, Community Representative 
  • Tammy Mulligan, DenUM Service Provider Representative
  • Vacancy
  • Vacancy

Welfare Reform Board – Denver Human Services Staff List

 

Useful Phone Numbers

Child Abuse Hotline
Statewide: 1-844-CO-4-Kids (264-5437)
or in Denver: 720-944-3000
 
Adult Protection Hotline
720-944-2994 
 
DHS Customer Service
720-944-3666

 

Colorado Relay/TDD
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Child Support Services
720-944-2960
Childsupportservices@denvergov.org

Foster Care
720-944-4000

GIVE Denver
720-944-GIVE (4483)

Denver City & County Information
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