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  • CDHS Refugee Services Program Awarded $600,000 Federal Grant DENVER (Oct. 5, 2016) – The Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) announced today that its Refugee Services Program has been awarded a $600,000 grant through the federal Office of ...
    Posted Oct 5, 2016, 11:06 AM by Nicole Grabowski - CDHS
  • CDHS Recognizes Washington County for Outstanding Performance DENVER (September 30, 2016) - The Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) has recognized the Washington County Department of Human Services for "C-Stat Distinguished Performance" in 2015.Washington County met ...
    Posted Sep 30, 2016, 3:12 PM 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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