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Mar 01, 2017

Colorado Community Response Expansion

Colorado Community Response program expands to Denver County DENVER (February 28, 2017) — A program that provides support services to families is now available in Denver County following a new partnership between the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) and Denver Human Services (DHS) designed to prevent incidents of child abuse and neglect.

Feb 03, 2017

New Pocket Guides Connect People to Homeless Resources and Better Ways to Give

Two new pocket-sized tools are aiding city employees and Denver residents in their efforts to help those experiencing homelessness.

Jan 17, 2017

GIVE Denver Holiday Drive Helps Hundreds of Families, Teens and Seniors

Thanks to the generosity of Denver donors, GIVE Denver provided thousands of gifts to families, teens, seniors, veterans and many others served by Denver Human Services during the holiday season through the annual GIVE Denver Adopt a Family, Teen or Senior Holiday Gift Drive.

Jan 13, 2017

DHS Announces Mini-Grant Opportunities to Promote Child Safety and Family Wellness

Keeping families strong and children safe is a role all people play in Denver, especially community organizations who interact with children and families regularly in their own neighborhoods. Denver Human Services (DHS) announced grant funding opportunities today for Denver community organizations to organize community events and programs in support of Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Dec 05, 2016

More Than 100 Spaces Added to Emergency Shelter Ahead of Winter Storm

The City and County of Denver is partnering with Denver Rescue Mission to add more than 100 beds to men’s emergency shelter ahead of the first major cold weather event of the season at the city’s overflow shelter space at I-70 and Peoria.


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Citywide CORA Policy

Please submit Denver Human Services CORA requests via email to John Beckman and Julie Smith.

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

Foster Care

GIVE Denver
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