Adult Protective Service (APS) - Lake County Human Services

112 W 5TH ST

 
Data Provided By
Western Colorado 2-1-1 - WC 211
General Information
Description of ServiceThe APS Program offers protective services to At-RISK-ADULTS.

Definition: "An individual eighteen years of age or older who is susceptible to mistreatment, self-neglect, or exploitation because the individual is unable to perform or obtain services necessary for his/her health, safety, or welfare or lacks sufficient understanding or capacity to make or communicate responsible decisions concerning his/her person or affairs."

Types of Abuse:
- Physical Abuse
- Sexual Abuse
- Caregiver Neglect
- Self Neglect
- Exploitation

Reporting:
If you are concerned about a friend, neighbor or loved one in any of the above areas mentioned you are encouraged to call the state hotline 844-264-5437

Program also refers possible criminal activities to law enforcement and/or the district attorney for criminal investigation and possible prosecution.
LocationLake County
Geographical AreaLake County
Facility/ADA AccessFull access
Intake ProcedureContact 1-844-264-5437 to report suspected abuse.
Intake RequirementsNo requirements
 
Client Information
GenderEither
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityAt risk adults over age 18
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm (administration hours)
Specific Hours: Hotline available 24 hours / 7 days a week
 
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone (844) 264-5437 (Reporting Hotline)
Physical Site Address 1 112 W 5TH ST
Physical Site City, State, Zip LEADVILLE, CO 80461
Mailing Address 1 PO BOX 884
Mailing City, State, Zip LEADVILLE, CO 80462
Main Phone (719) 486-2088 (administration)
Hotline Phone (844) 264-5437
TDD Phone (800) 659-2656 (or dial 711)
Fax (719) 486-4164
Web Address http://www.lakecountyco.com/humanservices/
 
Additional Information
SourceMesa
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Lake County Department of Human Services
Affiliated Program: 112 W 5TH ST
This Service: Adult Protective Service (APS) - Lake County Human Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adult Protective Intervention/Investigation (PH-6500.0500-050)
Elder/Dependent Adult Abuse Reporting (PH-6500.0500-180)