Adult Protective Services - Montezuma County Department of Social Services
109 W MAIN ST
Data Provided By
Western Colorado 2-1-1 - WC 211
Description of Service
The 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
If you are concerned about a friend, neighbor or loved one in any of the above areas mentioned you are encouraged to call the intake line at (970) 565- 3769.
The APS Program refers possible criminal activities to law enforcement and/or the district attorney for criminal investigation and possible prosecution.