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May 24, 2018

Denver Zoo, History Colorado Center Join $1 Museum & Cultural Center Admission Program for Families Who Receive Food Assistance

Mayor Michael B. Hancock and Denver Human Services (DHS) today welcomed the Denver Zoo and History Colorado Center into the city’s $1 Museum and Cultural Center Admission Program. The DHS program gives families and individuals who participate in the SNAP (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program) food benefits program access to four local cultural institutions: Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, History Colorado Center, and the Denver Zoo.

May 01, 2018

DHS Invites Community to Donate Hygiene Items to Support the Well-being of Denver Residents

For people experiencing homelessness or anyone struggling to make ends meet, even basic hygiene items can be unaffordable. Something as ordinary as shampoo or toothpaste can make a world of difference for someone interviewing for a job or getting their kids ready for school. That’s why Denver Human Services (DHS) is collecting hygiene items through May 25 as part of their fourth annual Spring Showers Hygiene Drive.

Apr 02, 2018

DHS and Community Partners Join Efforts to Strengthen Families and Keep Kids Safe

Denver Human Services is partnering with 19 community organizations to promote the strengthening of families and child safety as part of National Child Abuse Prevention Month activities in April.

Jan 31, 2018

To Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect, DHS Invests in Community Partners

Denver Human Services (DHS) is inviting community organizations in Denver to apply for up to $1,500 in mini-grant funding to host community events and programs in support of Child Abuse Prevention Month this April.

Jan 16, 2018

110 People Experiencing Homelessness Got Jobs Through Denver Day Works, City Announces Evaluation Results and Planned 2018 Expansion

The Denver Day Works program helped 110 people who were experiencing an episode of homelessness and, in most cases, living on the streets obtain permanent work during its pilot year. Building on these first-year success, the city today announced expansion plans for the program in 2018 and released the first-year achievements of the pilot and results of a recent evaluation by the University of Colorado Denver.