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Issue Briefs

Colorado’s Child Welfare System (18-14)

Subject
Children & Domestic Matters
Published
09/26/2018

Colorado’s child welfare system provides a range of services to protect children from abuse and neglect and to assist families in caring for their children.  This issue brief provides an overview of the child welfare system in Colorado, including administration and funding, reporting and investigation of abuse and neglect, and the types of services provided.  An overview of the judicial process in child welfare cases is also included.