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  • Bruce McCandless Veterans Community Living Center in Florence celebrates 40th Anniversary DENVER (November 8, 2016)—The Veterans Community Living Center at Florence will celebrate its 40th Anniversary of caring for America’s heroes at 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2016, 1:23 PM by Nicole Grabowski - CDHS
  • Colorado receives national award for Colorado Works successes DENVER (November 3, 2016) — Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) Executive Director Reggie Bicha announced that Colorado has received the TANF Distinguished State Award for its leadership in poverty reduction ...
    Posted Nov 3, 2016, 11:20 AM by Nicole Grabowski - CDHS
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Mental Health Hold Task Force

Gov. John Hickenlooper directed the Colorado Department of Human Services to create a task force to examine issues of concern around mental health holds in Colorado.  In June, CDHS Executive Director Reggie Bicha called for applicants to serve on the task force, and articulated a list of issues for the task force to address. Learn more here.

CDHS Performance Plan

CDHS annually prepares a performance plan to outline the goals and activities to be undertaken in the coming state fiscal year. Its contents are a reflection of the vision of the Department and the synthesis of the input received from staff, stakeholders and community partners, collected through a series of town hall and staff meetings, webinars and online surveys conducted throughout the summer. 

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