The CPO receives “complaints concerning child protection services made by, or on behalf of, a child relating to any action, inaction, or decision of any public agency or any provider that receives public moneys that may adversely affect the safety, permanency, or well-being of a child. The ombudsman may, independently and impartially, investigate and seek resolution of such complaints, which resolution may include, but need not be limited to, referring a complaint to the state department or appropriate agency or entity and making a recommendation for action relating to a complaint.” See C.R.S 19-3.3-103(1)(a)(I)(A).
Examples of agencies and/or providers
the CPO has jurisdiction
Human service agencies
Medical professionals and treatment providers
Pursuant to C.R.S. 19-3.3-101 to 110,
the CPO does not have the
Investigate allegations of abuse and/or neglect.
Interfere or intervene in any criminal or civil court proceeding.
Review or investigate complaints related to judges, magistrates, attorneys or guardians ad litem.
Overturn any court order.
Offer legal advice.