CDHS press releases

CDHS press releases

Stay informed about what's going on at the Colorado Department of Human Services with our press releases. If you would like to be added to our distribution list or view press releases prior to 2018, contact Madlynn Ruble, deputy communications director, at or 303.866.3411.

2020 press releases

Colorado SNAP recipients can use EBT cards online at Safeway and Albertsons (Nov. 25)

Colorado and four Latin American consulates to collaborate in child welfare cases (Nov. 23)

Colorado crisis line continues record-breaking volume during COVID-19 pandemic (Nov. 23)

Colorado receives $7.5 million grant to support fathers (Nov. 13)

CDHS recognizes five adoptive families in celebration of National Adoption Month (Nov. 9)

Colorado Heart Gallery celebrates 15 years of connecting children in foster care with adoptive families (Nov. 2)

Colorado adds Western Slope route to opioid use disorder mobile health services program (Oct. 29)

CDHS partners with CSU-Pueblo to enroll DYS youth in college courses (Oct. 7)

Colorado partners with local company to safely deliver food to low-income families (Sept. 29)

Colorado awards $4.3 million in grants to prevent substance use disorder (Sept. 28)

Colorado releases guidance on learning pods (Sept. 10)

Colorado Child Support Services receives $1 million grant (Sept. 9)

State launches innovative campaign to improve the health of Colorado youth (Sept. 3)

Colorado receives $41.6 million over two years to address opioid crisis (Aug. 31)

Electronic Benefits Transfer card error (Aug. 28)

Child Development Associate scholarships offered in Colorado (Aug. 26)

Colorado provides funding to support child care providers during COVID-19 (Aug. 18)

Colorado reports SNAP benefit notice error (Aug. 18)

MINDSOURCE Brain Injury Network releases state plan (Aug. 13)

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis appoints new commissioners to Early Childhood Leadership Commission (Aug. 5)

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis proclaims August as Child Support Awareness Month (July 31)

Colorado Behavioral Health Task Force considers bold recommendations (July 29)

CDHS statement on 30th anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act (July 24)

Colorado families with school-aged students to begin receiving P-EBT food benefits (July 21)

Las familias de Colorado con niños en edad escolar recibirán beneficios de comida P-EBT (July 21)

Colorado Crisis Services statement on FCC approval of federal 988 number (July 16)

Nearly $900,000 awarded to support survivors of domestic violence during COVID-19 (July 14)

Teachers call on all Coloradans to look out for kids this summer (June 25)

CDHS recognized by Human Rights Campaign Foundation for LGBTQ+ inclusion efforts (June 22)

Colorado Division of Youth Services decreases youth population by 30% (June 9)

Behavioral Health Task Force examines COVID-19 impacts (June 4)

Colorado resumes some regular child care group sizes (June 3)

Colorado SNAP recipients now able to make purchases online (May 28)

Colorado announces new veterans behavioral health program (May 28)

Eligible Colorado families with school-aged students to receive Pandemic-EBT benefits (May 26)

Department of Agriculture and CDHS release rural mental health documentary and resources (May 20)

"Tough as a Mother" campaign connects Colorado moms to substance use disorder treatment services (May 8)

CDHS recognizes five Colorado foster families for National Foster Care Month (May 5)

CDHS announces COVID-19 testing results from Veterans Community Living Center at Fitzsimons (May 2)

CDHS announces plans to increase support for families in need of child care (April 23)

Survivors of domestic violence can leave their homes for safety reasons under Colorado’s safer-at-home policy (April 22)

Colorado awarded $2 million grant for behavioral health crisis services during COVID-19Giải trí cá cược trực tuyến (April 21)

Essential baby supplies delivered to Colorado from FEMAGiải trí cá cược trực tuyến (April 15)

FEMA envía suministros esenciales para bebés a Colorado (April 15)

Colorado extends LEAP heating assistance beyond April 30 (April 8)

Youth leaders to develop messaging for Colorado Crisis Services during COVID-19 emergency (April 8)

State mental health hospital in Pueblo experiences potential data breach (April 7)

Gov. Jared Polis and CDHS launch National Child Abuse Prevention Month (April 7)

Emergency child care extended to all essential workers in Colorado (March 30)

La Coalición de Emergencia de Cuidado Infantil de Colorado Extiende el Cuidado Infantil a Todos los Trabajadores Esenciales (March 30)

Colorado Department of Human Services open for businessGiải trí cá cược trực tuyến (March 13)

Colorado awards $4.6 million for substance use treatment in rural communitiesGiải trí cá cược trực tuyến (March 12)

Colorado details vision to increase access to high-quality early childhood programs (Feb. 14)

CDHS to honor veterans at Fitzsimons with Valentine roses (Feb. 13)

Helping parents and caregivers prepare Colorado children for kindergarten (Jan. 28)

Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline marks five-year anniversary (Jan. 14)

2019 press releases

State of Colorado notifies people impacted by correspondence error (Nov. 29)

CDHS shares resources for child care in Colorado (Nov. 20)

CDHS recognizes five Colorado adoptive families at National Adoption Month event (Nov. 2)

Colorado Refugee Speakers Bureau announces showcase (Oct. 2)

Gov. Jared Polis and CDHS announce launch of Recovery Cards ProjectGiải trí cá cược trực tuyến (Sept. 19)

Construction begins on Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo expansion (Sept. 10)

Colorado's refugee resettlement program ranks among nation's best (Aug. 22)

Colorado Behavioral Health Task Force seeking public testimony (Aug. 19)

CDHS renews 2Generation Opportunities grants for four groups (Aug. 8)

August is Child Support Awareness Month (Aug. 1)

Colorado Division of Child Welfare recognized for LGBTQ+ inclusion efforts (July 8)

Youth escapes from Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center (June 25)

CDHS announces funding for opioid treatment in 17 county jails (June 14)

CDHS announces membership of Colorado Behavioral Health Task Force (June 12)

Colorado Behavioral Health Task Force members to be announced soon (June 7)

When summer break begins, reports of child abuse and neglect decline (May 30)

Five Colorado foster families honored by Gov. Jared Polis and CDHS (May 11)

CDHS shares 11 new stories in Lift The Label opioid addiction campaign (May 10)

Advocates unveil resource helping Coloradans achieve mental wellness and addiction recovery (May 1)

Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center employee arrestedGiải trí cá cược trực tuyến (April 26)

Colorado Behavioral Health Task Force recruiting beginsGiải trí cá cược trực tuyến (April 19)

Colorado receives $5 million to enhance mental health services for homeless youth (April 9)

Gov. Jared Polis and CDHS launch Child Abuse Prevention Month (April 2)

CDHS Announces New Contracts for Colorado Crisis ServicesGiải trí cá cược trực tuyến (March 26)

Agreement aims to expand community behavioral health services and shorten wait times (March 15)

Commission to hold public meetings about rural sign language interpreting services (March 1)

Colorado selected as a partner site for federal grant (Feb. 21)

Gov. Polis appoints Michelle Barnes as executive director of CDHS (Feb. 8)

February SNAP benefits will be early for most recipients (Jan. 17)

Shutdown affects food benefits for 220,000 Colorado families (Jan. 11)

Concerns about child abuse and neglect in Colorado continue to rise (Jan. 10)

CDHS funds treatment locator in opioid overdose app (Jan. 4)

Colorado receives $5.8 million to boost early childhood education (Jan. 2)