Skip navigation


Request for Proposal:  Denver Human Services is Looking for Proposals to Serve Clients

The City and County of Denver, through the Department of Human Services (DHS), is seeking proposals from qualified agencies and organizations to provide services to Denver's low income community residents. Organizations will be sought who possess expertise in providing job skills and removing barriers to long term or sustainable employment. The RFP packet may be obtained electronically on or after October 1, 2014 by clicking HERE.

Community Services Block Grant Needs Assessment

The Denver Department of Human Services (DHS) contracted with JVA Consulting (JVA) in 2012 (original) and 2014 (update) to facilitate a community needs assessment in an attempt to provide better, more efficient services and improved collaborations. The purpose of the assessment was to evaluate current, unmet and future needs in relation to nine federal objectives: education, emergency services, employment, health, housing, income management, linkages, nutrition and self-sufficiency. The findings from this assessment will enable the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Advisory Committee to examine key issues and challenges facing Denver and make informed decisions in the development and improvement of services aligned with the needs and priorities of the community. Please click on the link below to review the report. 

Community Programs

  • Denver's Road Home is a collaborative partnership project where nonprofits, foundations, businesses, individuals, the faith-based community, service providers, and governments at all-levels work together to ensure that every homeless man, woman and child has an alternative to living on the streets.

  • GIVE Denver is our Volunteer, Donation and Partnership program that links our community to our service delivery.

  • The Fatherhood Program provides support and guidance to fathers.

  • The Office of Drug Strategy provides a wide range of expertise in substance use, abuse, addiction, treatment, and recovery. Our office exists to engage individuals and organizations in strategies for preventing, treating, and recovery from substance abuse and addiction.

  • The Westside Workforce Development Center, located in the Denver Human Services Castro Building, provide employment-related services to public assistance recipients and the general public.

Useful Phone Numbers

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


Colorado Relay/TDD

Child Support Services

Foster Care

GIVE Denver
720-944-GIVE (4483)

Denver City & County Information