Adult Protective Services (APS) - Dolores County Department of Social Services


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

Definition of an at risk adult: "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

If you are concerned about a friend, neighbor or loved one in any of the above areas mentioned you are encouraged to call and report it.

The APS Program refers possible criminal activities to law enforcement and/or the district attorney for criminal investigation and possible prosecution.
LocationDolores County
Geographical AreaDolores County
Facility/ADA AccessFull Access
Intake ProcedureCall the intake line to report suspected abuse
Intake RequirementsNo Requirements
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityAt Risk Seniors and disabled adults over 18
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (administration hours)
Contact Information
Contact's Phone (970) 677-2250
Physical Site Address 1 409 N MAIN ST
Physical Site City, State, Zip DOVE CREEK, CO 81324
Mailing Address 1 PO BOX 485
Mailing City, State, Zip DOVE CREEK, CO 81324
Main Phone (970) 677-2250 (administration)
TDD Phone (800) 659-2656 (or dial 711)
Fax (970) 677-2859
Web Address
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Dolores County Department of Social Services
Affiliated Program: 409 N MAIN ST
This Service: Adult Protective Services (APS) - Dolores County Department of Social Services
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adult Protective Services (PH-6500.0500)