THIS INFORMATION IS ONLY FOR REQUESTING LARIMER COUNTY CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES DOCUMENTS.  IT IS NOT FOR ANY OTHER RECORDS REQUEST FOR  ANY OTHER DEPARTMENT OF LARIMER COUNTY.  NOTE:  WE DO NOT PROCESS RECORDS REQUESTS BY PHONE.  YOU MUST COMPLETE THE REQUEST FORM AND SEND IT ALONG WITH A COPY OF YOUR PHOTO ID TO RECORDSREQUESTS@LARIMER.ORG

The release of all Larimer County Department of Human Services (DHS) records is governed by Colorado State statute (CRS 26-1-114; CRS 19-1-307). Determination of release of records will be made in accordance with Colorado Revised Statutes.

Records may not released immediately upon request, and depending on the complexity of the record requested, can take several days to process. Please submit your request form as early as possible to avoid delays.   NOTE:  You must be the biological parent or have documentation that shows you have guardianship/legal custody for any records you request.  

Need a copy of a Larimer County DHS record or document? 

What You Need to Know: 

  1. Larimer County DHS is committed to providing you with records in an expeditious and courteous manner.
  2. The regular business hours for release of records is Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  3. Larimer County DHS considers the confidentiality of its records a priority under federal and state laws but recognizes the right of access to the records.
  4. All requests for copies of Larimer County DHS records must be submitted on the  Records Request Form , filled out completely, and signed in both places.   The form can be:
    1. Mailed to Records Requests, 1501 Blue Spruce Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80524;
    2. Dropped off at 1501 Blue Spruce Drive;
    3. Or emailed to RecordsRequests@larimer.org.
  5. NOTE:  If you mail or email the Records Request form, you MUST include a legible copy of your Driver's License or Photo ID.
  6. To better serve you, please provide a description of the requested records.  Be as detailed as possible.  
  7. Your request will be processed in the order it was received. 
  8. Once your request has been processed, you will receive an email with the records attached.     
  9. Larimer County DHS charges $.25 per page for copies of all records.  All fees must be paid before records will be released. NOTE:  We are currently waiving fees for copies of reports to citizens due to COVID. 
  10. We do not accept debit or credit cards at this time.
  11. All fees must be paid by exact cash or money order (made out to Larimer County DHS.)  NOTE:  We are currently waiving fees for copies of reports to citizens due to COVID.

If you have any questions or need additional assistance, please contact the Content Management Supervisor at (970) 498.6447.