Administrative Office Hours: Monday - Friday
8 AM - 4:30 PM


The mission for Colorado’s Division for Developmental Disabilities is to join with others to offer the necessary supports with which all people with developmental disabilities have their rightful chance to:

  • Be included in Colorado community life.
  • Make increasingly responsible choices.
  • Exert greater control over their life circumstances.
  • Establish and maintain relationships and a sense of belonging.
  • Develop and exercise their competencies and talents.
  • Experience personal security and self-respect.

Every Coloradan with a developmental disability will:

  • Be provided assurances for his/her health and safety;
  • Receive needed resources that represent a blend of private and public dollars;
  • Receive effective and efficient services and supports;
  • Have a service system that is easy to access and understand;
  • Have a service system that values and realizes meaningful collaboration;
  • Be provided the opportunity to be gainfully employed,
  • Have access to a system that exemplifies inclusive practices; and Be provided the opportunity to make informed choices about his/her life.