Interested in serving on a task force focused on the delivery of child welfare services

Senate Bill 18-254 created a Delivery of Child Welfare Services Task Force charged with:

  • analyzing laws and rules related to the delivery of child welfare services to ensure the alignment with the Federal Family First Prevention Services Act of 2018,
  • developing a method through which to incentivize counties for the provision of services and placements that are based on the needs of the child or youth, and
  • establishing performance and outcome measures and the process by which to evaluate the measures.

The task force will provide quarterly updates to the Joint Budget Committee, the Public Health Care and Human Services Committee of the House of Representative and the Health and Human Services Committee of the Senate. The task force will be comprised of 10-15 voting members who are appointed by the executive director of the Colorado Department of Human Services and are required to meet quarterly.

Membership includes:
 Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Human Services or designee
 Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing or designee
 State Court Administrator or designee
 Person from a Behavioral Health Services Provider
 Three members representing Provider Communities:

  • one person who represents prevention and intervention,
  • one person who represents out-of-home placement providers and
  • one person who represent providers with expertise in promising, supported or well-supported practices or programing.

 Three members who represent the Counties
 Interested parties


If you are interested in applying to be appointed to this task force, please fill out a Boards and Commissions application by July 30, 2018. For more information, click HERE

Back to the Blogs
Share:
Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline
1-844-CO-4-KIDS (1‑844‑264‑5437)
Available 24 hours a day, every day. Don't hesitate to call and get help. 
Anyone witnessing a child in a life-threatening situation should call 911 immediately.