HABIC-forming: Dog-assisted therapy program has enduring impact
The Colorado Division of Youth Corrections utilizes a program called Human Animal Bond in Colorado (HABIC) to provide animal assisted therapy to youth in their care. The program was recently ...
Posted by Heidi Bauer - CDHS
"Everybody can be great...because anybody can serve" ~MLK Jr.
The Division of Youth Corrections (DYC) at Lookout Mountain Youth
Services Center received a special request from one of their community
partners, Habitat for Humanity. Habitat needed help moving their ...
Posted Jan 19, 2017, 9:32 AM by Heidi Bauer - CDHS
Greeley Tribune Highlights Platte Valley Restorative Community Justice in Christmas Day Feature
By Tyler Silvy, The Greeley TribunePlatte Valley Youth Services is a youth corrections center, and it houses kids who have made mistakes. There’s pride, embarrassment and myriad other ...
Posted Dec 25, 2016, 9:56 AM by Heidi Bauer - CDHS
Zebulon Pike finds creative ways to support a family during the holidays
The staff at Zebulon Pike Youth Services Center, along with a local agency and an anonymous personal donor, raised over 200 dollars for the family of a youth at the ...
Posted Dec 22, 2016, 4:05 PM by Heidi Bauer - CDHS
Youth Inspired to Support Community Center
Restorative Justice staff across the Division of Youth Corrections create projects to develop youth skill building, repair harm, build relationships and community through different restorative practices. Facilitated restorative projects are ...
Posted Dec 22, 2016, 3:12 PM by Heidi Bauer - CDHS
NEWS RELEASE: Anders Jacobson named Division of Youth Corrections leader
DENVER (December 20, 2016) — The Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) has named Anders Jacobson the new director of the Division of Youth Corrections (DYC) in the Office of Children ...
Posted Dec 22, 2016, 12:20 PM by Katie Facchinello - CDHS
Tis the season to be thankful and give back
The holiday season is a time to be thankful and give back to the community in whatever way you can. The young people and staff at various youth corrections facilities ...
Posted Dec 8, 2016, 2:10 PM by Katie Facchinello - CDHS
Celebrating Excellence in Colorado's Juvenile Services
Celebrating Excellence The 22nd National Symposium on Juvenile ServicesThe 22nd National Symposium on Juvenile Services brought together over 950 leadership and direct care professionals in the juvenile justice and ...
Posted Nov 14, 2016, 8:43 AM by Heidi Bauer - CDHS
Parent Thanks Staff at Zebulon Pike Youth Services Center
Our Zebulon Pike Youth Services Center in Colorado Springs received the following letter from a parent whose son recently had discharged from the facility.To the staff of Zeb Pike ...
Posted Nov 7, 2016, 8:19 AM by Heidi Bauer - CDHS
CDHS is seeking a new Division of Youth Corrections Director
If your goal is to build a career that makes a difference, consider joining the dedicated people of the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS). Our professionals strive to design ...
Posted Oct 27, 2016, 1:38 PM by Katie Facchinello - CDHS
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