Adult Protective Services - Pueblo County Social Services

Adult Services

 
General Information
Description of ServiceProtects at-risk adults who cannot protect themselves, which is defined as "an individual eighteen years of age or older who is susceptible to mistreatment or self-neglect because the individual is unable to perform or obtain services necessary for the individual's health, safety, or welfare or lacks sufficient understanding or capacity to make or communicate responsible decisions concerning the individual's person or affairs".

Adults who might meet the definition of an at-risk adult include:
- Adults who are being mistreated or exploited (e.g., physical abuse, sexual abuse, self-abuse, financial exploitation)
- Adults with a developmental disability, acquired brain injury, Alzheimer's, dementia, or neurological or cognitive defect
- Adults with a major mental illness
- Frail or elderly persons who are unable to perform typical activities of daily living
LocationPueblo County
Geographical AreaPueblo County,Region 6,Region 7
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureCall to report suspected mistreatment or self-neglect of an at-risk adult.
Intake RequirementsProvide the following when making a report to Adult Protective Services: - Adult's name, address, phone number, date of birth, or estimated age - Medical and/or disabling condition(s) - Family members, friends, neighbors or caregivers - Information about the perpetrator(s)
Helpful TipsCertain occupational groups are urged by state law to report the mistreatment and/or self-neglect of an at-risk adult.
 
Client Information
GenderEither
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityNo Restrictions Applied
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone (719) 583-6853
Physical Site Address 1 201 W. 8th Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Pueblo, CO 81003
Mailing Address 1 320 W. 10th Street, Ste 207
Mailing City, State, Zip Pueblo, Colorado 81003
Main Phone (719) 583-6160
Emergency/After Hours Phone (719) 583-6699 (After Hours)
Fax (719) 583-6748
Web Address http://county.pueblo.org/government/county/department/social-services/social-services
 
Additional Information
SourcePueblo
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Pueblo County Social Services
Affiliated Program: Adult Services
This Service: Adult Protective Services - Pueblo County Social Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Elder/Dependent Adult Abuse Reporting (PH-6500.0500-180)