DENVER (AP) - The number of indigent burials paid for by the state of Colorado is rising.
The Denver Post reports that according to figures from the Colorado Department of Human Services, the state paid more than $1.6 million in burial and cremation assistance for 1,552 people in the... more »
Focus on the Family and the Colorado Department of Human Services are encouraging families to adopt children who are currently in foster care. At the Focus Welcome Center Tuesday morning, the Heart Gallery traveling photography exhibit was unveiled. It showcases many of the children in the Colorado foster system who... more »
Over the past 5 years, the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) is seeing a 32% drop in the number of committed youth in Colorado's correction system.
The drop in number also means two corrections facilities, Marvin Foote in the Denver area and Sol Vista Youth Services Center in Pueblo,... more »
Colorado Department of Human Services announced this week its plan to re-align beds within the Department's Division of Youth Corrections (DYC).
The Division's reporting a decrease in its average daily population of committed youth from a height of 1,480 in March of 2006 to a level below 1,000 in... more »
DENVER (AP) The Colorado Department of Human Services announced Wednesday a plan to re-align capacities within the Department's Division of Youth Corrections. Due to recent successes within the State's Juvenile Justice and the reductions in overall crime and delinquency, have led to significant reductions in DYC detention and commitment populations.... more »
Colorado's Department of Human Services is proposing changes to rules for day care facilities. Some in the industry say the proposed rules are extreme.
DHS is having a meeting in Colorado Springs Thursday evening. We'll bring you more about the proposal on News First 5. more »
A man suspected of sexually assaulting at least three young children at a Denver church day care center is due in court Monday to be advised of charges against him.
Benjamin Janicki, 19, is charged with three counts each of sexual assault on a child and sexual assault on... more »
The head of the state Department of Human Services says mistakes were made when the department failed to follow up on the deaths of 10 children.
Executive Director Karen Beye told lawmakers on Monday the failure to file final reports on the deaths "constituted an unacceptable lapse in a... more »