About Youth Services

The CDHS Division of Youth Services (DYS) provides for the care and supervision of youth committed by the District Court to the custody of CDHS. DYS operates 10 secure youth centers that serve youth between the ages of 10-21 who are pre-adjudicated or committed. In addition to residential programming, DYS administers juvenile parole services throughout Colorado. 

Questions about DYS? Visit the Frequently Asked Questions page and expand the Youth Services FAQs section.

Expand the sections below to learn more about DYS and the services it provides to Colorado youth: