Denver Human Services
Children in foster care in Denver are involved in a great deal of transition, and foster families provide critical support during a tough time.
A former Denver Human Services caseworker has been charged with official misconduct following accusations that she falsified reports in a case involving a woman whose 2-month-old daughter was hospitalized with skull fractures and later died.
Life deals many people a bad hand, and some of those struggling the most are lucky to find an old motel in west Denver.
Thousands of Coloradans can’t afford to heat their homes, so they turn to programs like Low-Income Energy Assistance Program, or LEAP, for funds to turn back on the furnace.
Staying warm in the cold can be overwhelming for some Colorado families struggling to make ends meet. A program called LEAP, which will begin accepting applications, can help.
Denver continues to lay the groundwork for the possible arrival of children who are in the country illegally.
Rep. Jared Polis, D-Boulder, praised the “poise and grace” of the children entering the United States across the Mexico border, just as Denver is considering seeking federal grants to care for them.
A woman could lose custody of her children after being accused of falsely telling her son and the rest of family he had cancer in order to raise money for vacations.
Denver’s auditor is sending an alarming message, saying confidential client records kept at the Department of Human Services are at risk of being breached.
A judge postponed a hearing Friday for a Denver couple to enter pleas on charges of child abuse for allegedly starving their four young sons and keeping them in a filthy apartment.