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  • Gov. Hickenlooper & Lt. Gov. Lynne welcome refugees at event celebrating their contributions to Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne today welcomed refugees to Colorado during a celebration at Union Station honoring the many contributions refugees make to Colorado. The event, sponsored ...
    Posted Feb 22, 2017, 6:07 PM by Nicole Grabowski - CDHS
  • CDHS recognizes Eagle County for outstanding performance DENVER (February 17, 2017) - The Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) has recognized the Eagle County Department of Human Services for their performance in completing child welfare assessments.Eagle County ...
    Posted Feb 17, 2017, 3:17 PM by Elizabeth Owens - 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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