• Children between the ages of 7 and 17 years old (up to 18th birthday)
  • Juvenile offenders or youth with municipal citations or charges not eligible for detention
  • Youth with municipal and district warrants 
  • At-risk youth and youth who are “beyond control of parent” 
  • Youth who are truant, suspended, or expelled
  • Youth who may have mental health and/or substance use issues
  • Victims of domestic violence  
  • Runaways including out-of-state cases, and victims of human trafficking  

If you are, or someone you know is, in need of confidential and immediate mental health, substance use or emotional help, please visit Colorado Crisis Services online, call 1-844-493-TALK (8255), or text "TALK" to 38255 to be connected to a crisis counselor or trained professional with a master’s or doctoral degree. (Español - Text TALK to 38255.) Interpretation services are available for non-English speakers. Help and hope are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. 

If you are, or someone you know is, experiencing a life-threatening emergency, please call 911.


Need to refer a youth?

Click on the link below for the appropriate referral form and a staff member from The Link will contact the referred family within 1 business day.

If you are a parent or guardian, please call our office at 720-292-2811 and a staff member can give you more information about our services and schedule a time for screening.