Our mission is to empower Denver's communities to live better, longer by ensuring that food service establishments, child care facilities, residential health, noise, lead, emergency vehicles, body art establishments, boarding homes, and pools are in compliance with the respective laws while providing public education to consumers and technical assistance to businesses. As part of the Department of Public Health & Environment, we are committed to resolving situations posing the greatest risk to the public health. We seek to render a high level of customer responsiveness and engage in industry partnerships and training efforts through regular inspections and assessments.
The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) mission is to empower Denver’s communities to live better, longer. The Public Health Investigations Division, a division of DDPHE, meets this mission by educating people who work in regulated industries and settings, investigating public health hazards, and enforcing public health laws. It is our goal to serve all citizens and customers with respect, transparency and professionalism in a timely manner. Your feedback is critical in helping us achieve our goals. Please take a moment to complete the PHI Customer Service Survey below.
Monday – Friday
7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday
7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
101 W Colfax Ave., 8th Floor
Denver, CO 80202
Complaints can be filed with the Public Health Investigations Division for issues related to :
An investigator will follow up with you to let you know the outcome of the investigation.
Please note that most complaints, as well as other inspection records and reports we generate, are considered public records.
Please call 720-944-3000 to be connected to the statewide Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline.