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  • Colorado Leads the Nation in Child Maltreatment Prevention Strategy DENVER, April 27, 2017 — At an event in Denver this afternoon, Governor Hickenlooper and the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) unveiled the Colorado Child Maltreatment Prevention Framework for Action ...
    Posted Apr 27, 2017, 2:55 PM by Nicole Grabowski - CDHS
  • CDHS recognizes El Paso County for outstanding performance DENVER (April 10, 2017) - The Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) today recognized El Paso County for its performance in delivering food and cash assistance.CDHS announced in January that ...
    Posted Apr 10, 2017, 12:46 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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