Community & Human Services

Douglas County community voices unite in a call for child abuse prevention

  On the chilly, but sunny afternoon of April 12, they gathered on the grounds of Children’s Hospital in Highlands Ranch. County officials and School District leaders. Law enforcement, faith-based leaders, and the medical community; human services professionals, and parents with their young children. Together they stood, united in their call for the prevention of… Read On

County Commissioners unite against child abuse and neglect

  Recognizing that the prevention of child abuse and neglect is helped by greater public awareness and supportive, involved communities, the Board of Douglas County Commissioners adopted a resolution at their March 26, 2019 Business Meeting recognizing April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. The Board’s resolution encourages those who suspect child abuse and neglect to report their… Read On

County seeks public input on ADA Transition Plan for Public Right-of-Way

Are you or someone close to you interested in what the County is doing to improve access for persons with disabilities to pedestrian facilities (sidewalks, curb ramps, and roadway crossings) within the public right-of-way? Douglas County is offering two ways for you to share specific areas of concern in this federally-required ADA Transition Plan: an… Read On