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Apr 02 2015 (758 reads)

Surrounded by dozens of community partners and child advocates, Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock today proclaimed April “Help Kids Soar – Child Abuse Prevention Month” in Denver. Each year, Denver Human Services joins agencies, nonprofits and businesses across the city to recognize April as national child abuse prevention month by displaying blue and silver pinwheels as a reminder of our commitment to helping kids soar by strengthening families and keeping kids safe. 

Apr 01 2015 (319 reads)
Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock will join Denver Human Services (DHS) Executive Director Penny May, DHS employees, city agency representatives and more than a dozen community partners to Help Kids Soar at the kick-off for National Child Abuse Prevention Month in Denver on Thursday, April 2 in the 2nd Floor Rotunda of the City and County Building. 
Mar 26 2015 (505 reads)

DENVER – March 26, 2015 – Caseworkers with the Denver Department of Human Services (DHS) completed and filed accurate accounts of all contacts made, according to a state review of DHS assessment practices released today. 

Feb 02 2015 (728 reads)

Wear PJ’s and skate for a chance to win two roundtrip tickets on Southwest Airlines

PJ clad ice skaters will take over the Southwest Rink at Skyline Park on Wednesday, February 4 as Southwest Airlines and the Downtown Denver Partnership join forces with Denver’s Road Home to kick off the 10th Annual PJ Day. PJ Day is Denver’s annual fundraising event to support Denver’s Road Home and draws attention to the fact that not everyone has a place to put on their PJ’s and sleep each night. This year’s PJ Day kick-off event at the Southwest Rink at Skyline Park will feature open skating and a most creative PJ’s contest. The ice skater with the most creative PJ’s will win a pair of roundtrip tickets on Southwest Airlines.

Jan 22 2015 (1849 reads)

DENVER – January 22, 2015 – Denver Human Services (DHS) Executive Director Penny May today released the following statement regarding the arrest of former DHS employee, Rotchana Madera, in relation to charges of forgery, tampering with physical evidence and official misconduct in the case of two month old Natalee Skinner-Hurst.

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