Community & Human Services

Board vote strengthens safety net

  Why strengthen the community safety net in Douglas County? “By forming a safety net for those going through hard times and working together as a community, we have the ability to return people in need to self-sufficiency at a much faster pace than if we go at it alone,” said County Commissioner and Board… Read On

Event strives to make a difference

Hugs were shared as smiles were in abundance along with information on human services and things many take for granted, such as deodorant, laundry detergent, backpacks, bicycles and haircuts. A safe place for those in need, 139 people attended the Jan. 27 Strive to Thrive Resource and Service Fair, hosted by Douglas County’s Community of… Read On

Douglas County partners with Parker & RTD to continue Call-n-Ride service

Douglas County has partnered with the Town of Parker and RTD, signing an agreement on Jan. 9 that will allow the RTD’s Call-n-Ride service to continue in Parker. The agreement includes financial and in-kind contributions from Douglas County and the Town of Parker in order to fund the service, and an agreement to collaborate to… Read On