This beautiful piece of artwork, created by over 30 youth from Adams Youth Services Center, is currently on display at the Adams County Justice Center in the juvenile courtroom overseen by Judge Delgado.
Two Mount View Youth Services Center youth were just accepted to college and both received Pell Grant dollars to start them on their higher education journey. Congratulations to these two young men!
Four volunteers from Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center assisted at the Action Center in Lakewood unloading food to restock the food bank, and help ready the Center for the upcoming "Beautiful Junk Sale".
Four youth and two staff from the Eagles Program at Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center supported a fundraiser event at Bear Valley Church in Lakewood.
Al Estrada, CDHS Division of Youth Corrections Associate Director, was appointed by Governor Hickenlooper to the Colorado Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Council. The Council provides statewide leadership and advocacy to improve the juvenile justice system, prevent delinquency, ensure equal justice and accountability for all youth while maximizing community safety.
The Colorado Division of Youth Corrections utilizes a program called Human Animal Bond in Colorado (HABIC) to provide animal assisted therapy to youth in their care.
The Division of Youth Corrections (DYC) at Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center received a special request from one of their community partners, Habitat for Humanity. Habitat needed help moving their construction warehouse. Four youth along with two staff members, Tom Pariseau and Rod Tyma, offered to volunteer for the day. On Tuesday January 17, the Habitat staff along with volunteers filled six semi loads of industrial shelving, building materials and wooden pallets.