Initiatives

CDHS 2016 Summer Planning Tour: The Colorado Department of Human Services is conducting a series of town hall meetings to solicit feedback, comments, and suggestions to help inform the direction of the department and priorities for the coming year.

"Strengthening Colorado’s Mental Health System: A Plan to Safeguard all Coloradans" is Governor Hickenlooper's initiative to provide mental health, substance use, or emotional help to Coloradans in crisis 24/7/365.

Performance Management Division and C-Stat:  Responsible for implementing and sustaining the department’s strategy, which will place a focus on outcomes and data, along with accountability and action plans. Continuous quality improvement efforts will include the use of research into promising practices, use of peer networks, and process improvements practices.

2Gen: The Two-Generation (2Gen) approach focuses on creating opportunities for and addressing the needs of both vulnerable children and their parents together. See how CDHS is partnering with Ascend/The Aspen Institute to apply 2Gen approaches in Colorado. More info coming soon.