Colorado Gov. Jared Polis visited Food Bank of the Rockies in Denver Monday to highlight the work of the organization and emphasize the continued need for donations and volunteers to help fight hunger across the state.
In response to the partial federal government shutdown, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has asked states to issue February’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits early — by Jan. 20 — which has the potential to affect 220,000 Colorado families.
The Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) funded an update to the overdose reversal application OpiRescue that connects app users with resources for opioid addiction, including a treatment locator.
The Colorado Department of Human Services has been awarded a $5.8 million grant by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The grant will support innovations that accelerate Colorado’s efforts to ensure all children are ready for school when entering kindergarten.
The Colorado Commission for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deafblind (CCDHHDB) will hold informational meetings in La Junta, Pueblo and Fort Morgan next week to let rural Coloradans know about a new pilot program that will provide sign language interpreting services free of charge outside the Front Range.
Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne and Colorado Department of Human Services Executive Director Reggie Bicha on Monday announced 10 winners of grants intended to support innovative ways of ensuring Colorado families achieve educational and economic success.
The Colorado Department of Human Services is close to reaching its goal of enrolling 8,000 additional eligible residents in the federal food assistance program known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, in an effort to combat food insecurity in Colorado