Local Colorado Departments

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Report Child Abuse in Colorado

If you suspect a child is being abused, be the One With Courage and contact your local County Department of Human Services or Law Enforcement.

If the situation is an emergency, or if the abuse is suspected outside of normal business hours, call 9-1-1.

Below is contact information for Colorado’s County Departments of Human/Social Services:

Adams – Department of Human Services
(303) 287-8831
Dr. Donald M. Cassata, Director
7190 Colorado Blvd.
Commerce City, CO 80022
24/7 hotline (303) 412-5212

Alamosa – Department of Social Services 
(719) 589-2581
(719) 589-9794 (fax)
Larry Henderson, Director
P.O. Box 1310 (mail)
8900 Independence Way Bldg. C
Alamosa, CO 81101
After Hours: Colorado State Patrol Dispatch (719) 589-5807

Arapahoe – Department of Human Services
(303) 636-1130
Cheryl Ternes, Director
14980 E. Alameda Drive
Aurora, CO 80012
24/7 hotline (303) 636-1750

Archuleta – Department of Human Services 
(970) 264-2182
(970) 264-2186 (fax)
Erlinda Gonzales, Director
P.O. Box 240
551 Hot Springs Blvd.
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
After Hours: Police Dispatch (970) 264-2131

Baca – Department of Public Welfare
(719) 523-4131
Ruth Wallace-Porter, Director
772 Colorado St.
Springfield, CO 81073
After Hours: Baca Sheriff Dispatch (719) 523-4511

Bent – Department of Social Services
(719) 456-2620
(719) 456-2945 (fax)
William G. Schultz, Director
215 2nd St.
Las Animas, CO 81054
Bent Sheriff Office (719) 456-1363

Boulder – Department of Housing and Human Services 
(303) 441-1000
Frank Alexander, Director
3400 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80304
24/7 Hotline (303) 441-1000

Broomfield – Department of Health and Human Services 
(720) 887-2200
(720) 469-2110 (fax)
Debbie Oldenettel , Director
#6 Garden Center
Broomfield, CO 80020
24/7 hotline (720) 887-2271

Chaffee – Department of Social Services 
(719) 539-6627
(719) 530-2500
(719) 539-6430 (fax)
Philip Maes , Director
P.O. Box 1007
448 East First Street, Room 166
Salida, CO 81201
After Hours: Police Dispatch 719-539-2596

Cheyenne – Department of Social Services 
(719) 767-5629
(719) 767-5101 (fax)
Kindra Mulch, Interim Director
P.O. Box 146
51 South 1st
Cheyenne Wells, CO 80810
After Hours: Law Enforcement Dispatch (719) 767-5633

Clear Creek – Department of Human Services 
(303) 679-2365
(303) 679-2443 (fax)
Cindy Dicken, Director
P.O. Box 2000
405 Argentine St.
Georgetown, CO 80444
After Hours: Clear Creek Sheriff Office (303) 679-2393

Conejos – Department of Social Services
(719) 376-5455
(719) 376-2389 (fax)
Maria Garcia, Director
P.O. Box 68
Conejos, CO 81129
After Hours: On-Call phone (719) 588-1817 or State Patrol (719) 589-5807

Costilla – Department of Social Services 
719-672-4131
Tommy Vigil, Interim Director
P.O. Box 249
123 Gasper St.
San Luis, CO 81152
Sheriff Office Dispatch (719) 672-0673

Crowley – Department of Human Services 
(719) 267-3546
Tonia Burnett, Director
631 Main Ste 100 (physical)
Ordway, CO 81063
After hours: Sheriff Office Dispatch (719) 267-5235

Custer – Department of Social Services 
(719) 783-2371
(719) 783-2885 (fax)
Laura Lockhart, Director
P.O. Box 929
205 South 6th St.
Westcliffe, CO 81252
After Hours: Sheriff Office (719) 783-2270

Delta – Department of Health and Human Services
(970) 874-2030
(970) 874-2068 (fax)
Chuck Lemoine, Director
560 Dodge St.
Delta, CO 81416
After Hours: Delta County Dispatch (970) 874-2015

Denver – Department of Human Services 
(720) 944-3666
(720) 944-3019 (fax)
Patricia Wilson Pheanious, Director
1200 Federal Blvd.
Denver, CO 80204
24/7 Hotline (720) 944-3000

Dolores – Department of Social Services
(970) 677-2250
(970) 677-2859 (fax)
Dennis A. Story, Director
P.O. Box 485
409 North Main St.
Dove Creek, CO 81324
24/7 Hotline (970) 565-8441

Douglas – Department of Human Services 
(303) 688-4825
(303) 814-0923 (fax)
Barbara Drake, Director
4400 Castleton Court
Castle Rock, CO 80109
After hours: Douglas Sheriff Office (303) 660-7500

Eagle – Department of Health and Human Services 
(970) 328-8840
(970) 328-8829 (fax)
Rachel Oys, Director
P.O. Box 660
551 Broadway
Eagle, CO 81631
After Hours: Vail Police Dispatch (970) 479-2200

Elbert – Department of Social Services
(303) 621-3149
(303) 621-0122 (fax)
Cathy Robinson, Interim Director
P.O. Box 544
214 Comanche St.
Kiowa, CO 80107
24/7 Hotline (303) 621-3210 or Sheriff Office (303) 621-2030

El Paso – Department of Human Services
(719) 636-0000
Richard Bengtsson, Director
105 North Spruce
Colorado Springs, CO 80905
24/7 Hotline for reports of Child Abuse or Neglect ONLY 719-444-5700

Fremont – Department of Human Services
(719) 275-2318
(719) 275-5206 (fax)
Steven A. Clifton, Director
172 Justice Center Road
Canon City, CO 81212
Fremont Sheriff Office (719) 276- 5555 or (911)

Garfield – Department of Human Services
(970) 945-9191
(970) 928-0465 (fax)
Mary Baydarian, Director
108 8th Street Suite 300
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
After Hours: 911

Gilpin – Department of Human Services
(303) 582-5444
(303) 582-5798 (fax)
Elizabeth Donovan, Director
2960 Dory Hill Road, Suite 100
Black Hawk, CO 80422
After hours: Gilpin Sheriff Dispatch at (303) 582-5500 Black Hawk Police dispatch (303) 582-5878

Grand – Department of Health and Human Services
(970) 725-3331
Glen Chambers, Director
P.O. Box 204
620 Hemlock
Hot Sulphur Springs, CO 80451
After Hours: Grand Cty Sheriff’s Office (970) 725-3347

Gunnison – Department of Health and Human Services
(970) 641-3244
(970) 641-3738 (fax)
Renee Brown, Director
225 N. Pine Street, Suite A
Gunnison, CO 81230
After Hours: Gunnison County Dispatch (970) 641-8200

Hinsdale – Department of Public Health
Main County Office:
(970) 944-2225
311 N. Henson St.
Lake City, CO 81235
After Hours: Gunnison County Dispatch (970) 641-8200

Huerfano – Department of Social Services
(719) 738-2810
Sheila Hudson, Director
121 W. 6th St.
Walsenburg, CO 81089
After Hours: Walsenburg Dispatch (719) 738-1044

Jackson – Department of Social Services
Main County Office: (970) 723-4750
PO Box 338
350 McKinley Street
Walden, CO 80480
After Hours: Jackson County Sheriff (970) 723-4242

Jefferson – Division of Human Services
(303) 271-1388
Lynn Johnson , Director
900 Jefferson County Parkway
Golden, CO 80401
Hotline Number:(303) 271-4131

Kiowa – Department of Social Services
(719) 438-5541
(719) 438-5370 (fax)
Dennis Pearson, Director
P.O. Box 187
1307 Maine St.
Eads, CO 81036
911 or Bent Sheriff Office (719) 456-1363

Kit Carson – Health and Human Services
(719) 346-8732
(719) 346-8066 (fax)
Kindra Mulch R.N., Administrator
252 S. 14th St.
Burlington, CO 80807
After Hours: Law Enforcement Dispatch (719) 346-9325

Lake – Department of Human Services
(719) 486-2088
(719) 486-4164 (fax)
Jeri M. Lee, Director
P.O. Box 884
112 W. 5th St.
Leadville, CO 80461
Hotline Number: 719 486-2088
After Hours: Law Enforcement (719) 486-1249

La Plata – Department of Human Services
(970) 382-6150
(970) 274-2208 (fax)
Lezlie Mayer, Director
1060 E. Second Ave.
Durango, CO 81301
After Hours: Answering Service (866) 382-9721

Larimer – Department of Human Services
(970) 498-6300
(970) 498-7987 (fax)
Ginny Riley, Director
1501 Blue Spruce Dr.
Fort Collins, CO 80524
24/7 Hotline (970) 498-6990

Las Animas – Department of Social Services
(719) 846-2276
Catherine Salazar, Director
204 S. Chestnut Street
Trinidad, CO 81082
After Hours: Trinidad Police (719) 846-4444 or Las Animas Sheriff Office (719) 846-2211

Lincoln – Department of Social Services
(719) 743-2404
(719) 743-2879 (fax)
Colette Barksdale, Director
P.O. Box 37
103 3rd Ave.
Hugo, CO 80821
After Hours: Lincoln Sheriff Office at (719) 743-2426 ask for the On-Call worker for DSS

Logan – Department of Social Services
(970) 522-2194
(970) 521-0853 (fax)
Fredrick J. Crawford, Director
P.O. Box 1746
508 South 10th Ave., Suite 2
Sterling, CO 80751
After Hours: Sterling Police Dispatch (970) 522-3512

Mesa – Department of Human Services
970-248-2810
970-255-3693 (fax)
Tracey Garcher, Director
510 29-1/2 Road
Grand Junction, CO 81502
24/7 Hotline (970) 242-1211

Mineral – Department of Social Services
(719) 657-3381, ext. 125
(719) 657-4013 (fax)
Jody Kern, Acting Director
P.O. Box 40
1015 6th St.
Del Norte, CO 81132
After Hours: Law Enforcement (719) 658-2600

Moffat – Department of Social Services
(970) 824-8282
(970) 824-9552 (fax)
Marie Peer, Director
595 Breeze St.
Craig, CO 81625
After Hours: Law Enforcement Dispatch (970) 824-8111 On-Call worker will be paged

Montezuma – Department of Social Services
(970) 565-3769
Dennis A. Story, Director
109 W. Main, Room 203
Cortez, CO 81321
After Hours: Sheriff Office (970) 565-8441

Montrose – Department of Health and Human Services
(970) 252-5000
(970) 252-5060 (fax)
Peg Mewes, Director
1845 South Townsend
Montrose, CO 81401
After Hours: (970) 252-3939

Morgan – Department of Human Services
(970) 542-3531 (tel.)
(970) 542-3415 (fax)
Steve Romero , Director
P.O. Box 220
800 East Beaver Avenue
Fort Morgan, CO 80701
After 4:00pm call 911

Otero – Department of Social Services
(719) 383-3100
Donna Rohde, Director
P.O. Box 494
Courthouse, 3rd & Colorado
La Junta, CO 81050
24/7 Hotline (719) 267-5454

Ouray – Department of Social Services
(970) 626-2299
(970) 626-9911 (fax)
Allan Gerstle, Director
P.O. Box 530
Ridgway, Co. 81432
177 Sherman St. Unit 104 (physical)
Ridgway, CO 81432
After Hours: Sheriff Office (970) 325-7272

Park – Department of Social Services
303-816-5939 (main)
(303)816-5942 (fax)
Joe Homlar, Director
59865 US Highway 285
Bailey, CO 80421
After Hours: Call dispatch at (719) 836-4121

Phillips – Department of Social Services
970-854-2280
970-854-3637 (fax)
Judy McFadden, Director
127 East Denver, Suite A
Holyoke, CO 80734
After Hours: Sheriff’s Office (970) 854-2280

Pitkin – Department of Social Services
970-920-5766
fax 970-920-5558
Nan Sundeen, Director
0405 Castle Creek Road, Suite 8
Aspen, CO 81611

Prowers – Department of Social Services
(719) 336-7486
(719) 336-7198 (fax)
Linda Fairbairn, Director
P.O. Box 1157 (mail)
1001 South Main (physical)
Lamar, CO 81052
After Hours Pager (719) 336-6269

Pueblo – Department of Social Services
(719) 583-6160
(719) 583-6748 (fax)
Jose Mondragon, Director
212 W. 12th Street
Pueblo, CO 81003
After Hours: (719) 583-6699

Rio Blanco – Department of Social Services
(970) 878-9640
(970) 878-4893 (fax)
Bonnie Ruckman, Director
345 Market Street,
Meeker, CO 81641
After Hours: (970) 878-9620 Ask for the On-Call Caseworker

Rio Grande – Department of Social Services
(719) 657-3381, ext. 125
(719) 657-4013 (fax)
Jody Kern, Acting Director
P.O. Box 40
1015 6th Street
Del Norte, CO 81132
After Hours: Del Norte Sheriff Office (719) 657-4000 Monte Vista Police Dept. (719) 852-5111

Routt – Department of Social Services
(970) 879-1540
(970) 870-5260 (fax)
Vickie Clark, Director
P.O. Box 772790
136 6th Street

Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
Routt Sheriff Office (970) 879-1090

Saguache – Department of Social Services
(719) 655-2537
(719) 655-0206 (fax)
Jeannie Norris , Director
P.O. Box 215
605 Christy Ave.
Saguache, CO 81149
After Hours: Sheriff Office (719) 655-2445

San Juan – Department of Social Services
(970) 387-5326
(970) 387-5236 (fax)
Lezlie Mayer , Director
1557 Greene Street,
P.O. Box 376

Silverton, CO 81433
After Hours: Answering Service (866) 382-9721

San Miguel – Department of Social Services
(970) 728-4411
(970) 728-4412 (fax)

Allan Gerstle, Director
P.O. Box 96
333 West Colorado Ave.

Telluride, CO 81435
After Hours: Law enforcement (970) 728-1911

Sedgwick – Department of Human Services
(970) 474-3397, ext.13
(970) 474-9881 (fax)
Lisa Ault, Director
P.O. Box 27
118 West 3rd

Julesburg, CO 80737
After Hours: Sedgwick Sheriff Office (970) 474-3355 On-Call worker will be paged out

Summit – Department of Social Services
970-668-6198
(970) 668-4115 (fax)
Deborah Crook, Director
P.O. Box 869
37 County Road 1005

Frisco, CO 80443
After Hours: Summit Sheriff Dispatch (970-668-8600

Teller- Department of Social Services
(719) 687-3335
(719) 687-0429 (fax)
Kim Mauthe, Director
P.O. Box 9033
740 Highway 24

Woodland Park, CO 80866
After Hours: Sheriff Office (719) 687-9652

Washington – Department of Human Services
(970) 345-2238
(970) 345-2237 (fax)
(888) 844-2238 (toll free)
Rick Agan, Director
PO Box 395
126 West 5th

Akron, CO 80720
970) 345-2238 After Hours: (970) 345-2244

Weld – Department of Social Services
(970) 352-1551
(970) 353-5215 (fax)
Judy Griego, Director
P.O. Box A
315 North 11th Ave.

Greeley, CO 80631
After Hours: 911

Yuma – Department of Social Services
(970) 332-4877 x.306
(970) 332-4978 (fax)
David K. Henson, Director
340 South Birch Street

Wray, CO 80758
24/7 Hotline (970) 848-0464