CDHS Employee Access

Employees of Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) have several ways to access work-related materials and information. Take a look below to get guidance on how to connect with CDHS.

E-mail Access

Gmail provides secure access to your CDHS email and calendar using a web browser. No other software is needed to read, create or send emails. 

CDHS Intranet - "CDHS Connections"

Log in to your state Gmail account and go to to access the employee intranet. You cannot access the intranet without logging into your state Gmail. For questions or concerns please contact

CDHS Employee Policies

Once you have logged in to your state Gmail account, go to the employee intranet to access employee policies.

File Access 

Remote file access via has been decommissioned by the Office of Information Technology (OIT) as of January 3, 2017. Instead, users can use eVPN if they have a state-issued device and plan ahead to ensure they are in the security group and have the software installed on their state device. Complete this form and submit to the OIT Service Desk to set up eVPN.

Major Incident Notifications 

All CDHS employees are subscribed to receive e-mail notifications about major service interruptions to OIT services.

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