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Protection & Prevention

Denver Human Services works to protect Denver's children, youth, adults, and elders by providing services and advocacy while promoting family stability, respecting diversity, and working to create and strengthen connections to community resources.

We work to prevent abuse by providing education, resources, and support to parents, families, and community organizations.


Child Abuse Prevention Month Mini-Grants

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to raise awareness about preventing child abuse and neglect across the country. The Prevention Services program at Denver Human Services is dedicated to creating awareness about this important issue and to finding ways to prevent child abuse and neglect from ever occurring. 

Denver Human Services is proud to announce the following organizations as the 2015 Child Abuse Prevention Month Mini-grant awardees.

  • Central Presbyterian Church (Partnering with Central Visitation Program)
  • Clayton Early Learning
  • Creation Options
  • Denver Indian Family Resource Center
  • HOPE Center
  • Praise Center Church
  • Redeeming Love Fellowship Church
  • Somali American Community Center of Colorado
  • Southwest Denver Coalition
  • St. Andrews Presbyterian Church
  • St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church
  • Sun Valley Youth Center
  • The Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center

Child Abuse Hotline

Report suspected child abuse and neglect


Statewide: 1-844-4-CO-Kids (264-5437)

Denver: 720-944-3000

Useful Phone Numbers

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


Colorado Relay/TDD

Child Support Services

Foster Care

GIVE Denver
720-944-GIVE (4483)

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