Home Based Parent Education - SafeCare - San Juan Basic Public Health


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Western Colorado 2-1-1 - WC 211
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides free, voluntary, home visiting parent support for parents and caregivers with infants and children age five or younger.

Services include:
- Free parenting support and education
- Free safety/childproofing supplies (safety gates, safety locks & latches for cabinets & drawers, corner cushions, anti-tip safety straps, stove knob and door knob covers, outlet covers; toilet locks, window blind cord wrap, locking medicine cases, gun locks)
- Free basic medical supplies (e.g. thermometer, first aid kits, medicine droppers/spoon tubes, diapers and wipes)
- Referrals for assistance with other family needs
LocationLa Plata County
Geographical AreaArchuleta, La Plata, San Juan counties, Southern Ute Indian Tribe
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureCall, walk in or go online for more information
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityMust live in La Plata, Archuleta, San Juan County or within the exterior boundaries of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe. Open court-involved Child Protection cases are not eligible for services.

Must have a child five years old or younger.

Meet three of following risk characteristics: child with special needs, housing issues (instability, hazardous, etc.), multiple children age 5 or younger, receiving public assistance (WIC or Medicaid or TANF or SSI), single parent, stepfather or unrelated male caregiver in the home, any prior report to child welfare, parent/caregiver has childhood experience of abuse/neglect, violence in the home, parent/caregiver has less than high school education, mental health issue, substance use issue, or parent/caregiver is less than 20 years old.
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsNone
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Contact Information
Contact's Phone (970) 247-5702
Physical Site Address 1 281 Sawyer Dr
Physical Site Address 2 Ste 300
Physical Site City, State, Zip Durango, CO 81303
Main Phone (970) 247-5702
TDD Phone (800) 659-2656 or dial 711
Web Address www.sjbpublichealth.org/safecare-colorado
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: San Juan Basin Public Health
Affiliated Program: 281 SAWYER DR
This Service: Home Based Parent Education - SafeCare - San Juan Basic Public Health
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Home Based Parenting Education (PH-6100.3300)