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Health and Human Services

Congratulations, Douglas County, Colorado – You are second healthiest community in America

Smile big if you live in Douglas County, Colorado!  Your community has been ranked second nationwide as the healthiest community in America, according to the 2020 Healthiest Communities rankings by U.S. News and World Report, released in collaboration with the Aetna Foundation. Los Alamos, New Mexico ranked No. 1. Colorado performed exceptionally well in the… Read On

County establishes $2.5 million grant program for charitable nonprofit agencies to ease COVID-19 impacts

Eligible nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable organizations that serve Douglas County residents are invited to apply for COVID-19 impacts reimbursement grants, funded through the County’s share of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, distributed through the Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA). Community-based charitable organizations are encouraged to review eligibility details for the… Read On

Douglas County Human Services Department recognized with Distinguished Performance Award

How did Douglas County communities benefit from their Human Services Department’s recent recognition as having one of the highest performing teams in the state during the 2019 calendar year? “Your remarkable performance over this last year helped ensure that Douglas County families in need didn’t go hungry, were connected to meaningful work opportunities, and remained… Read On