New statistics from the Colorado Department of Revenue, Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) indicate 96 percent of impaired driving suspects have their driver licenses revoked, regardless of whether they are ever convicted of a DUI in court.
The Colorado Department of Human Services’ Office of Early Childhood (OEC) released today its quarterly list of high-quality child care and preschool programs. Golden Community Center’s preschool is one of 54 programs that has achieved the top quality rating of Level 5 from Colorado Shines, the state’s quality rating and improvement system for early care and learning programs for children from birth to age 5. The 848 programs included on OEC’s list not only meet licensing standards set by the state, but also demonstrate high quality.
The Colorado Department of Human Services’ Home Visiting Program received $7,773,398 in late September from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration to provide voluntary, evidence-based home visiting services to qualifying at-risk expectant and new mothers through the federal Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program.
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.