The Department of Human Services provides child and adult protection, and assistance with basic living needs.
To Report Child Abuse or Adult Abuse or Exploitation in Douglas County
call the Crisis Hot Line at 303.663.6270.
VISION – A Safe and Independent Community Free of Family Violence
MISSION – To Preserve and Strengthen Families, Assure Safety and Promote Independence and Self-sufficiency
OUR COMMITMENT – To Deliver Quality Human Services
For more details about our various programs, click on any of the areas listed below.
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A private, nonprofit (501c-3) provider of professional, confidential, quality mental health and substance abuse treatment services in Arapahoe and Douglas Counties.
A Colorado non-profit agency created to serve persons with developmental disabilities and their families. It was established in 1964 as a community-based alternative to institutional care. Since that time, Pathways has developed a broad array of services based on the principle that full inclusion and participation in community life is attainable for every individual with a developmental disability. Developmental Pathways serves citizens of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties, and the portion of Adams County within the City of Aurora city limits.
Helps low-income households with the winter heating costs from Nov. 1 through April. LEAP pays a portion of the home heating costs, but is not intended to pay the entire costs of home heating. LEAP does not pay electric unless the home is 100% total electric.
A program provided to you in a joint effort of your local county government and the National Association of Counties (NACo), at a retail participating pharmacy and save an average of 24% on your prescription drugs. No enrollment form, no membership fee.
A program through the Tri-County Health Department offers free groceries and nutrition counseling for children up to age five and to pregnant and breastfeeding women. Qualifying people must live in Adams, Arapahoe or Douglas Counties, and meet specific income guidelines.
Looking for recreation programs? Treatment options? Daycare referrals? This directory has it all, from A-Z.
In 1996 families approached the County Commissioners’ Health Advisory Committee to express their concerns regarding lack of support and services for their family members with developmental disabilities. This plan is the outcome of the work of a group of concerned parents and citizens who came together to recommend ways to improve support and services.