Vision & Values


Partnering with our community to protect those in harm's way and help all people in need.

Denver Human Services helps and protects people of all ages. Our dedicated staff listen and advise, and help people apply for public assistance programs. We protect abused and neglected children and adults by making sure they live in safe environments and help both individuals and families in crisis. In addition, we help connect people to community resources that can help them in a time of need.


- we're responsible, we meet expectations that are clearly stated, and our actions can be explained
Cutting Edge - we're willing to look for creative and innovative solutions
Community Awareness - we help our community understand and we respond to issues of people in need
Confidentiality - we're entrusted with private information and we keep all of it confidential
Customer Centered - we're service focused, compassionate, and non-judgemental
Inclusiveness - we value all forms of diversity and difference
Integrity - we truthful and honest in all our actions
Respect - we value our customers, colleagues, and community
Teamwork - we work together and with the community
Workforce - we recognize the value of employees and invest in the workforce to increase employee development and morale

Denver Human Services is committed to reaching these vision's and values, we have created a strategic plan to ensure that we keep this commitment.  Click here to view this strategic plan.

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)

Denver City & County Information