OCR Resource Guide in Response to COVID-19

This page provides a quick reference to many resources regarding the novel coronavirus’ effect on the OCR and our contract attorneys. You can search for a keyword on this page by typing Ctrl and F at the same time (Windows) or Command and F (Mac), then type the keyword in the find field and click the arrows to view the keyword throughout this page.

Topics Links to Resources & Info
OCR Communications & Guidance
Colorado Department of Human Services – Child Welfare
  • CDHS/OBH: Resources for Counties on Emergency Preparedness in response to COVID-19. (Updated on an ongoing basis)
  • CDHS: Policy Updates relating to Certification Requirements during COVID-19 Pandemmic
  • Survey: New Placements
  • CDHS: COVID-19 Data Dashboard
Colorado Department of Human Services – Division of Youth Services
Federal and Interstate Guidance
Court Appearances, Orders, and Announcements
Attorney Visits/Contact with Children and Youth
GAL Investigation & Advocacy Ideas
Statewide Policies Regarding Family Time & Sibling Contact
Educational Resources
Reasonable Efforts
Return Home, Placement Advocacy
Transition Age – Youth
Talking to Children about COVID-19
Other Colorado Resources on COVID-19
Other Resources on COVID-19
Technology Resources
Self-Care Resources