One in three people in Denver turn to us for support at all stages of life. Our employees help children, older adults, families, and individuals navigate social and economic pressures by connecting them to services and experts who support their overall well-being. Every day, our caring, trained professionals work with our community to protect those in harm’s way and help all people in need.
At Denver Human Services, we envision a healthy community where people are connected, supported, safe, and well. In collaboration with our community, clients, and workforce, we developed a strategic vision framework to guide our work over the next three years. Called Human Together, the framework outlines five strategic goals:
We invite you to review Human Together and partner with us in building well-being and resiliency for every child, adult, and senior in Denver.
Our leadership team guides our staff as we fulfill our mission of partnering with the community to protect those in harm’s way and help all people in need. Our leaders also oversee strategic visioning and planning, service delivery, policy development, and compliance. In addition, they ensure coordination with our many city, county, state, federal, nonprofit, and legislative partners.
Our executive management team includes:
We also employ a legislative liaison, who aids in developing and implementing public policy and educating the community about the impact of those policies for our work.
Denver Human Services is our city’s investment in the potential of its people. We serve our community through the following programs and divisions:
Denver Human Services Strategic Vision Framework
The Board of Human Services advises the executive director about issues that are core to our vision and values, including our strategic goals, annual budget, and policy and operational priorities.
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 Denver Human Services related to welfare reform consistent with state and federal law.
The Advisory Committee for Housing People Experiencing Homelessness counsels the city on best practices, strategies, and innovations for housing those experiencing homelessness.
The Mill Levy Advisory Council makes recommendations to our executive director on how best to address the needs of Denver residents with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Together, we’ve got this.
Our Notice of Privacy Practices describes how medical and/or personal health information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully.
El Aviso de prácticas de privacidad (PDF) describe cómo la información médica y/o personal de salud sobre usted se puede usar y divulgar y cómo usted puede tener acceso a esta información. Por favor lea con cuidado.
In order to pay for the cost of staff, custodians of public records within the City and County of Denver may charge for research and retrieval time necessary to respond to requests for records under the Colorado Open Records Act (“CORA”). Pursuant to C.R.S. §24-72-205(6), effective July 1, 2014, staff time may be charged at a rate not to exceed $30.00 per hour. There shall be no charge for the first hour of time for research and retrieval of records.
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