Reggie Bicha, executive director of the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS), recognized today five families who have adopted from Colorado’s foster care system as part of National Adoption Month.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) lifted the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo’s (CMHIP) conditional status Wednesday after the 449-bed hospital was able to demonstrate the necessary required staffing levels.
Members of the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) leadership team met with representatives from the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, the Southern Ute Indian Tribe, the Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs and county and community partners in Towaoc for their fourth annual CDHS-Tribal Consultation earlier this month.
Robert Werthwein, director of the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) Office of Behavioral Health on Saturday received the prestigious Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Friend of Children Award for his years of service in CDHS’s Office of Children, Youth, and Families (OCYF) and dedication to improving child welfare in Colorado.
The Colorado Department of Human Services’ Domestic Violence Program (DVP) announced today contract awards totaling nearly $3 million to 45 community-based organizations. The funding will benefit an estimated 23,000 Coloradans affected by domestic violence.
Speak Now! Colorado Website Offers Effective Strategies for Parents and Kids. As kids navigate the start of the school year, Speak Now! Colorado is making evidence-based resources available for parents and caregivers to help kids develop a plan to avoid stressful situations and manage peer pressure around the use of drugs and alcohol.