Child Abuse Hotline Expanded To Help More KidsThe Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline is being expanded to help more children who may be in danger.
Colorado Child Abuse Hotline A Success But More Calls Needed From The CommunityJan. 1 will mark one year since the start of Colorado's statewide hotline for reporting child abuse. The hotline replaced a patchwork system that allowed victims to fall through the cracks of the safety net system.
Day Care Shut Down After Toddler Is Severely Burned By Hot Water In Crock PotA toddler is recovering after being severely burned at a child care center in Lakewood.
Group: Colorado Inmates Languish In Jail Without Mental CareAn advocacy group says at least 100 inmates are languishing in local jails without mental health evaluations or treatment because officials are refusing to quickly admit them to the state mental hospital.
Colorado Prepares To Welcome Refugees Fleeing CrisisMore than 50,000 refugees from all over the world have called Colorado home over the past 35 years.
Mayor: Major Changes To Child Abuse Reports After 3 Deaths In 18 MonthsDenver's mayor announced major changes to the child welfare system on Wednesday after a toddler died at the hands of his mother and her boyfriend.
Group: Colorado Inmates Languishing Without Mental Evaluations, CareColorado inmates are languishing in local jails without mental health evaluations or mental health care because the state hospital is short-staffed, an advocacy group charged Tuesday.
Denver Mayor: 'Community Failed Javion' In Toddler's DeathThe mayor of Denver announced a new team designed to protect the city's children after the child abuse death of a toddler where the Department of Human Services was involved.
Day Care In Arvada Closes Doors Without Notice, Parents UpsetThe parents of some children who attend the Legacy Learning Center in Arvada are frustrated and want answers after a note was taped to the front door last week, alerting them that the day care was closed.
Colorado Governor Defends Embattled Child Welfare AgencyColorado's governor defended the embattled Department of Human Services to state lawmakers who have complained that the agency that oversees child welfare needs a new direction.
Lawmakers’ Letter to Hick: An Odd Strategy to Address Human ServicesCuriously, 86 Colorado lawmakers thought a letter sent to Gov. John Hickenlooper, one week after the session, was the best way to address problems within the Department of Human Services.
Colorado Human Services Chief Under FireNearly 90 of Colorado's 100 lawmakers have asked Gov. John Hickenlooper to oust leaders at the state's Department of Human Services. That's the agency that oversees child welfare, youth prisons and mental institutions.