Information about COVID-19 and benefits and services
The Colorado Department of Human Services would like to remind the public that services and benefits continue to be available despite the impact of the COVID-19 virus. For information about how to obtain services and benefits, click here.
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: 2-1-1 Colorado connects Coloradans to critical resources such as housing assistance, food support, help with utility bills and more. Visit their website or dial 2-1-1 on your phone.
FOOD ASSISTANCE FAQ: Visit this page for information, resources and answers to frequently asked questions about SNAP and other food programs in light of the COVID-19 crisis.
P-EBT: Visit this page for information about the P-EBT program, which reimburses qualifying families for missed school meals during COVID-19
LEGAL NOTICE: CDHS's legal director has issued this Service of Process notice during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Notice of data breach at mental health institute
The Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo (CMHIP) experienced a potential data breach earlier this year after finding a folder containing protected health information on a shared internal drive. For details, please click here.
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Today, the Colorado Department of Human Services and Colorado State University-Pueblo announced that youth involved in the Division of Youth Services (DYS) will be able to enroll in college courses while they are in DYS care.
The Colorado Department of Human Services Food and Energy Assistance Division has teamed up with local company Mobilize Comms to develop a platform that allows food distribution services, such as food banks and food pantries, to better deliver goods to families in need while maintaining proper social distancing.
The Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health awarded nearly $4.3 million in grants to fund 26 prevention programs that serve Colorado youth and families, some of which are receiving OBH funds for the first time.