Colorado Emergency Support Function (ESF) #6

The Colorado Department of Human Services is statutorily responsible for Colorado Emergency Support Function (ESF) #6, based on the State Emergency Operations Plan. ESF #6 addresses mass care, emergency assistance, housing and human services. CDHS has a seat in the State Emergency Operations Center and serves as the coordinator for all ESF #6 activities across the state. 

Below is a list of resources for our partners and other organizations related to Colorado's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

For more information, please contact CDHS emergency manager Charlotte Olsen at charlotte.olsen@state.co.us.

General resources

Housing/homelessness

The Colorado Department of Local Affairs website provides homelessness resources, CARES Act information, eviction prevention, multifamily affordable housing resources, and external homeowners programs.

Sheltering

Non-congregate sheltering

Congregate sheltering

Human services

Resources include:

  • Office of Behavioral Health
  • Office of Adult, Aging and Disability Services
  • Office of Children, Youth and Families
  • Office of Early Childhood
  • Office of Economic Security
  • Department of Health Care Policy and Financing
  • Office of Information Technology
  • Emergency Support Function (ESF) 6

Feeding

Sustainability

Volunteer organizations

Reunification