Welfare Reform Board

The Denver Welfare Reform Board has the full authority and power to promulgate and adopt any policies, rules or regulations pertaining to the functions, duties and responsibilities of the Denver Human Services related to welfare reform consistent with State and Federal Law. The Welfare Reform Board is tasked specifically with adopting policies, rules, and regulations regarding Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) and the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP).  It is comprised of members selected by the mayor, members of city council, and workforce development and human services personnel.
 

MEETINGS

Date:    Second Wednesday of each quarter
Time:    5–6:30 p.m.
Where: Denver Human Services, 1200 Federal Blvd. Conference Room 3110 (please review agenda for up-to-date location information)

Open to the public. Parking available on the roof of the parking garage. Enter the building through the doors on the southeast corner and check in with security on the 1st floor; someone will escort you to the meeting.

AGENDA AND PUBLIC COMMENTS
The agenda is available one or two days before each meeting. If you are a citizen and wish to comment, please arrive at leat 10 minutes before the meeting to sign-up to speak.  You will be given three minutes to share your comments with the board at the beginning of the meeting. The public comments session is limited to five speakers based on a first-come, first-served basis.

If the board is considering a policy change, the public is also able to comment about that change before the board votes. To request a copy of the proposed policy change or to receive the agenda, send an email to victoria.aguilar@denvergov.org

AGENDA
Date: January 14, 2015
Location: Castro Building Room 3110
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

  • I. Review and Approval of Minutes from December 10,2014: Marjorie Lewis (5 min)
  • II. General Public Comment: (5 min)
  • III. Review and Approve Non-TANF County MOE policy : (15 min)
  • IV.  Review and Approve CCAP Provider Payment policy: (15 Min)
  •  V.  Adjourn

PUBLIC NOTICES

Meeting Regarding Proposed Policy and/or Rule Making

January 14, 2015 - 5:00 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

Denver Department of Human Services

Room 3110, 1200 Federal Boulevard, Denver, CO

Denver County Welfare Reform Board

The Denver Welfare Reform Board has the full authority and power to promulgate and adopt any policies, rules or regulations pertaining to the functions, duties and responsibilities of the Denver Department of Human Services related to welfare reform consistent with State and Federal Law.

The Welfare Reform Board would like to announce discussion, review and opportunity for public comment on the policy changes listed below.  The complete text of the proposed policies is on file and may be examined at the office of the Family and Adult Assistance Division office of the Deputy Director of the Department of Human Services.

Persons not able to attend the meeting may forward written comment to the Welfare Reform Board, 1200 Federal Blvd., Denver, CO 80204, Attn: Victoria Aguilar.  victoria.aguilar@denvergov.org

1.     Adoption of Non-TANF County MOE policy

2.     Adoption of CCAP Provider Payment policy 

Agenda Suggestions

The board will consider agenda suggestions from the public.  Please submit those requests in writing by the third Thursday of each month for consideration. A committee is tasked with reviewing those recommendations and making a determination about discussing it at the next meeting.

WRB Ordinance 

Current members of the Denver Welfare Reform Board: 

  • Denise Bryant- OED
  • Fran Coleman
  • Rachel Contizano- Board Co- Chair
  • Elizabeth Horn- Service Provider
  • George Brantley, Hope Center
  • Bridget Kaminetsky, 9 to 5 Organization
  • Robin Kniech- City Council Member
  • Marjorie Lewis- Board Chair
  • Penny May- Denver Human Service, Executive Director
  • Susan Shepherd- City Council Member 


Welfare Reform Board – Denver Human Services Staff List
 

Useful Phone Numbers

Child Abuse Hotline
Statewide: 1-844-CO-4-Kids (264-5437)
or in Denver: 720-944-3000
 
Adult Protection Hotline
720-944-2994 
 
DHS Customer Service
720-944-3666

Colorado Relay/TDD
711

Child Support Services
720-944-2960
Childsupportservices@denvergov.org


Foster Care
720-944-4000

GIVE Denver
720-944-GIVE (4483)

Denver City & County Information
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