Resources for Those Affected
Below is a list of websites for that may be helpful for those that are affected.
Department of Corrections
On this site, you can access the DOC inmate locator, find out facility information and directions, visiting information, parole board hearing schedules and lots more.
Colorado Department of Corrections
Parole Board Members
The Colorado Board of Parole is comprised of 7 members who are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the state Senate. If you need to contact the Parole Board, the address is 1600 W. 24th St., Bldg 54, Pueblo, Colorado 81003 and the telephone number is 719-583-5800.
The current members of the Colorado Parole Board are:
Dr. Anthony Young, Colorado Springs, citizen member, Chairman
Brandon Shaffer, Longmont, citizen member, Vice Chair
Alfredo Pena, Denver, citizen member
Rebecca Oakes, Denver, citizen member
Joe Martin Morales, Silverthorne, law enforcement
John O'Dell, Loveland, law enforcement
Denise Balazic, Aurora, parole or probation
Getting On After Getting Out: A ReEntry Guide for Colorado
Housing Resources (161k PDF) – List of day shelters, overnight shelters, and transitional housing.
Help with Finding Employment (170k PDF) – List of organizations that help people with criminal records find employment.
Medical, Substance Abuse, and Mental Health Resources (185k PDF) – Contact information for medical, dental, substance abuse, and mental health services throughout Colorado.
Information for Veterans (31k PDF) – Information specifically for veterans on benefits and programs designed to specifically to work with veterans coming out of prison.
Never Going Back:7 Steps to Staying Out of Prison
Places to Find Help (140k PDF) – Resources for different kinds of help in the Denver metro area and statewide.
Children of the Incarcerated
The following websites have information about the impact incarceration has on children and families or programs that offer services to children with an incarcerated parent.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado, Inc.
Parenting from Prison
Families and Corrections Network – Families and Corrections Network is an organization that maintains extensive research and tips for families separated by incarceration. It also has links to other organizations and information.
Family Service Organizations (13k PDF) – Contact list for several community organizations and government agencies that provide assistance on family matters.
How to Find an Attorney
If you need a criminal defense attorney, the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar has a list of attorneys on their website.
The Colorado Criminal Defense Bar
Contact List for Courts
The Colorado State Judicial Branch has a map of Colorado by judicial district. By clicking on the judicial district you need, you can access contact information for the district court, county court, clerks, and probation department for that judicial district.
Judicial Districts of Colorado
District Attorney Contact List
If you need to contact the District Attorney, the following provides the names and contact information of all the elected district attorneys in Colorado.
District Attorney Contact List (57k PDF)