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Reports and Evaluations: The Division of Youth Corrections Research and Evaluation Unit compiles and analyzes data on such topics as recidivism, detention and commitment population, and other topic areas as requested by the Colorado General Assembly. The intent of these reports is to aid in the overall planning, development, and evaluation of programs and services designed to reduce juvenile crime.

DYC Policies: A comprehensive listing of the Division of Youth Corrections Policies. Policies can be searched by chapter or by using an A-Z search by topic.

Audit Standards: Utilizing the audit standards, and involving every aspect of the program’s operation, the Division of Youth Corrections Quality Assurance team completes a comprehensive assessment of residential facilities and regional offices.

Newsletters: The Division of Youth Corrections publishes a quarterly newsletter. The newsletter focuses on topics about youth, employees, partnerships, initiatives and rotating topics such as legislation and budget.

Helpful Websites: Website quick links are available for organizations focusing on services to youth.


NEW! The 2014 Colorado Department of Human Services, Division of Youth Corrections Provider Training Conference titled, "Partners in Excellence: Working with Youth and Families to Achieve Success" will be held on May 7th-8th, 2014. Please access the conference registration form here.


This year's conference will host an awards ceremony. Please help us recognize the individuals or groups of individuals that provide excellence in service to youth and families. Please complete the Excellence in Human Service Nomination Form by March 28th.