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. 

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  , filled out completely, and signed.    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
  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 a call or an email indicating the records are ready to be picked up and the cost for obtaining the records.  ​​​​​​ If you live out of state, you can mail in your money order for the amount owed and we will mail the documents to you. 
  9. Larimer County DHS charges $.25 per page for copies of all records.  All fees must be paid before records will be released. 
  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.)  

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