Department of Health and Human Services -
Department of Health and Human Services - - A Service of the National Health Information Center, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Home   |   About Us   |   News   |   Health Library   |   Consumer Guides   |   Organizations   |   En Español   |   Kids   |   Contact Us

Colorado Department of Human Services - CDHS

Organization URL(s)  External Links Disclaimer Logo

Other Contact Information

State Human Services Building, 1st Floor
1575 Sherman Street
Denver, CO 80203-1714

800-536-5298 (Voice - In-state only, Consumer Relations - Outside Denver-Metro Area)
303-866-5700 (Voice, For General Department Information)
303-866-5825 (Voice, Consumer Relations/Complaints (Denver-Metro Area))
303.866.4047 (FAX)
303-866-4065 (Voice - TDD, Consumer Relations/Complaints)


Colorado Department of Human Services consists of over 7,500 county or state employees dedicated to providing human services to Colorado residents. It provides services through 63 county or district departments of social services, 2 State Maternal Health Institutes, 10 Youth Corrections Facilities, 5 Nursing Homes, 28 Vocational Rehabilitation Offices, 3 regional Centers for persons with developmental disabilities, and numerous community-based public and private providers. In addition CDHS contracts with several agencies to provide human services. CDHS also administers and provides oversight for a variety of federally funded programs. The Department has five goals, or desired outcomes, for the individuals and families who receive services. they are: economic self-sufficiency; family and community connections; health and rehabilitation; independent living; and safety.

Print Resources

Publications: General information brochure; Annual Report.

Related Topics

Review Date

Tue Jun 10, 2008 logo USA dot Gov: The U.S. Government’s Official Web Portal
footer shadow