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Helpful Websites

Assessment Services

Washington State Institute for Public Policy (WSIPP)
The Institute’s mission is to carry out practical, non-partisan research—at legislative direction—on issues of importance to Washington State.

Clinical Service Resources

The Washington Institute for Mental Illness Research and Training


A Literature Review & Resource Guide for Evidence Based Best and Promising Mental Health Practices


The National Evaluation And Technical Assistance Center For The Education Of Children And Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, Or At Risk (NDTAC)
Serves as a national resource center to provide direct assistance to States, schools, communities, and parents seeking information on the education of children and youth who are considered neglected, delinquent, or at-risk.


The Colorado Department of Human Services, Division of Behavioral Health/Alcohol and Drug Abuse
The mission of ADAD is to develop, support and advocate for comprehensive services to reduce substance use disorders and to promote healthy individuals, families and communities.


National Criminal Justice Reference Service Publications
Established in 1972, NCJRS is a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide


Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA):
The mission of CADCA is to: Strengthen the Capacity of Community Coalitions to Create and Maintain Safe, Healthy and Drug-Free Communities.


Join Together
Leads initiatives to help communities respond to the harms caused by excessive alcohol and drug use and provides free internet services supporting their efforts.


The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.


Colorado Meth Project
Colorado meth project is a large-scale prevention program aimed at significantly reducing first-time meth use through public service messaging, public policy, and community outreach.


Center for Sex Offender Management
The Center for Sex Offender Management (CSOM) is a national clearinghouse and technical assistance center that supports state and local jurisdictions in the effective management of sex offenders.


Colorado Department of Public Safety, Division of Criminal Justice
Colorado State Sex Offender Management Board (SOMB)


The Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers
ATSA is an international, multi-disciplinary organization dedicated to preventing sexual abuse.


The Safer Society Foundation Inc.
Resources for the Prevention & Treatment of Sexual Abuse


Blueprints For Violence Prevention
The Blueprints mission is to identify truly outstanding violence and drug prevention programs that meet a high scientific standard of effectiveness.


The National Child Traumatic Stress Network
The mission of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network is: to raise the standard of care and improve access to services for traumatized children, their families and communities throughout the United States.

Employee Resources

CDHS Rules and Regulations
This page has been compiled to allow on-line access to Rules and Regulations of the Department of Human Services. They are provided in HTML and can be viewed and printed without any additional software other than your WWW browser.


Colorado General Assembly Committee Schedule
This site lists the hearing schedule for Colorado General Assembly. Please be advised that the time and place for scheduled hearings is subject to change. To listen to the broadcast, please see “Colorado General Assembly Audio”


Colorado General Assembly Audio
The audio broadcast of proceedings of the Colorado General Assembly.  Please be advised that the time and place for scheduled hearings is subject to change.  The broadcasts will only occur when the committees are in session.


Colorado Children’s Code
Colorado Revised Statutes are made available for public use by the Committee on Legal Services of the Colorado General Assembly through a contractual arrangement with the LexisNexis Group which prepares and maintains this website. The statutes are copyrighted by the state of Colorado (please see §2-5-115, C.R.S.). When openings this website, please click “Colorado Revised Statutes”, then click “Title 19 Children’s Code”


Colorado Department of Personnel and Administration


This site provides links to several Divisions under the Department of PErsonnel and Administration.  Examples of Divisions are: The office of the State Controller, The Division of Central Services,  The State Personnel Board and the Division of Human Resources to name a few.                                                                                                             


Colorado Revised Statutes
Colorado Revised Statutes are made available for public use by the Committee on Legal Services of the Colorado General Assembly through a contractual arrangement with the LexisNexis Group which prepares and maintains this website. The statutes are copyrighted by the state of Colorado (please see §2-5-115, C.R.S.).


Juvenile Parole Board

The Juvenile Parole Board (JPB), is authorized to grant, deny, modify, suspend or revoke, and specify conditions of parole for all juvenile delinquents adjudicated to the Department of Human Services.  To access the Colorado Juvenile Parole Board website along with a listing of board members, hearing panel schedules, policies and procedures, as well as the JPB victim services page, please select the link above and choose from the menu items located on the left of their home page.

Interstate Compact

Association of Juvenile Compact Administrators

Federal, State and Local Government

Official Web Site for the State of Colorado


Office Of Information Technology Services


Colorado Integrated Criminal Justice Information System (CICJIS)


Colorado Department of Corrections


Colorado District Attorneys Council (CDAC)


Colorado State Judicial Branch


Colorado Department of Public Safety


Colorado State Demography Office (Population Data)


Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI)


Colorado Juvenile Parole Board


Colorado Division of Criminal Justice, Office of Research and Statistics

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

Additional Juvenile Justice Resources

Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators 
The Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators (CJCA) is a national non-profit organization, formed in 1994 to improve local juvenile correctional services, programs and practices so the youths within the systems succeed when they return to the community and to provide national leadership and leadership development for the individuals responsible for the systems. CJCA represents the youth correctional CEOs in 50 states, Puerto Rico and major metropolitan counties. 

National Center for Youth in Custody 
The National Center for Youth in Custody (NC4YC) works to advance the field of juvenile justice by providing training and technical assistance and by disseminating effective practices and approaches to the justice community. The center will strive to serve the range of facilities in which juveniles are placed, including adult facilities that confine juvenile offenders. The center emphasizes the rehabilitative goals of the juvenile justice system.

Victim and Restorative Community Justice

Restorative Justice Colorado
The Colorado Restorative Justice Council advances restorative justice principles and practices throughout Colorado by providing a gateway to information, networking and support.


Colorado Juvenile Parole Board
The Colorado Juvenile Parole Board (JPB) is authorized to grant, deny, modify, suspend, revoke, and specify conditions of parole for all youth committed to the Department of Human Services, Division of Youth Corrections. The Board determines the conditions of parole for those youth who complete their commitment in placement and are subject to mandatory parole. The Colorado JPB has a Victim Services Coordinator, who is able to address a variety of victim services issues.


Colorado District Attorneys' Council
At this site you will find District Attorney contact listings for the entire state of
Colorado. Furthermore, at each District Attorney office you will be able to access
Victim Advocates that will be able to aid you with questions related to your case.


County Sheriff’s Of Colorado
This is an association of County Sheriffs. This link will provide you with contact information of Sheriffs’ offices throughout Colorado. Each office has staff trained to work with victim’s of crime.


District And County Courts Of Colorado
This link will provide you with locations and contact information of all District and County
Courts within Colorado.


Colorado Bureau Of Investigations (convicted sex offender site)
This site allows the public access to reference information on sex offenders who have been required to register through court order.


Division Of Criminal Justice, Office For Victim’s Programs
The Office for Victims Programs (OVP) has three primary functions: to administer federal and state grant programs, to ensure that victims of Victim Rights Act crimes are afforded their rights, and to monitor the twenty-two Local Victim Assistance and Law Enforcement (Local VALE) and Victim Compensation programs for compliance with state standards.


Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance (COVA)
This is statewide umbrella organization that provides access to victim advocacy, community
resources for victims. COVA deals with a number of victim related issues.


Cova Crime Services Directory
This resource is a statewide directory with contact information of a wide variety of criminal
justice organizations, as well as victim services agencies.


Colorado Crime Victim Compensation
If you are the victim of a violent crime in Colorado, or if you are a Colorado resident who has been victimized in a state or country that does not have a victim compensation program, you may be eligible to receive crime victim compensation.


Victim Rights Act Compliance Program
The purpose of the Victim Rights Act (VRA) Compliance Program at the Office for Victims
Programs is to ensure that victims of VRA crimes are afforded their rights as enumerated in the
VRA, including the right to be heard at specific stages in the criminal justice process and to be
informed of and present at critical stages in the criminal justice process.


Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault
The Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA), works to eliminate sexual violence by providing education, training and prevention initiatives; influencing public policy; advocating for resources; and promoting offender accountability. CCASA reduces the impact of sexual violence by advocating that each and every survivor is treated with dignity and respect, and has full access to quality services.


The Colorado Coalition against Domestic Violence (CCADV)
CCADV is a diverse network of rural and urban advocates who work together through the coalition to coordinate services, exchange information and work on issues of common concern, thereby providing a unified, statewide environment that will nurture members’ local, community-based efforts to stop domestic violence.


This is a service that provides telephone notification to victims of crime relating to a particular
case where the youth is on “Detention.” This service may be accessed by contacting
the Division of Youth Corrections Facility or through the web link.