Youth and Family Services


Division of Youth and Family Services

Youth and family services include protective services, foster care, adoption, and adolescent services.



Anyone witnessing a child in a life-threatening situation should call 911 immediately.

Toll-Free State of Colorado Abuse Reporting Line 1-844-264-5437

Phones are answered 24 hours a day, 365 days a year


Everyone plays a role in preventing Child Abuse and Neglect

Report concerns about the welfare or safety of children at any time to one of the numbers below. This includes reporting of suspected child trafficking - child sex trafficking and child labor trafficking.

Reporting Child Abuse/Neglect Concerns

When you contact us, please provide as much of the following information as possible in regard to the child(ren) you are concerned about. The information is important to ensure the safety and welfare of the individuals involved. All calls are kept confidential.

  • Child's Full Name
  • Age
  • Date of Birth
  • Ethnicity
  • Parents' Full Names
  • Family's Valid Home Address
  • Family's Phone Number
  • Specific Concerns of Abuse/Neglect

Visit the Co4Kids webpage for resources and information for safe and effective parenting, foster care and adoption.

Visit https://safehome.org/ for a guide to home safety for children.