Denver Parent Advocates Lending Support (DPALS) is a prevention program of Denver Human Services that leverages the power of peer-to-peer mentoring as a way to further support parents and families who are currently involved with the child welfare system.
The DPALS provide other parents with mentorship, encouragement, outreach and connections to resources that help parents make the changes needed to meet their children’s needs - and ultimately move towards reunification and/or appropriate alternate permanent homes for children.
To be assigned a DPAL for support you must have an open case within the Denver child welfare system. After that, you can:
The first step to becoming a DPAL is to attend an open house.
For more information about times, dates and locations, email DPALS@denvergov.org or call the DPALS office line at 720-944-6330.