Adult Protection Services - La Plata County Department of Human Services

10 Burnett Court, Durango - La Plata County Department of Human Services

 
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

The APS Program refers possible criminal activities to law enforcement and/or the district attorney for criminal investigation and possible prosecution.

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 Department of Human Services intake line at 970-382-6150.
LocationLa Plata County
Geographical AreaLa Plata County
Facility/ADA AccessFull access
Intake ProcedureCall 970-382-6150 to report suspected abuse.
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Administration Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, closed on major holidays
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone 970-382-6150
Physical Site Address 1 10 Burnett Court
Physical Site Address 2 Tech Center Plaza, First Floor
Physical Site City, State, Zip Durango, CO 81301
Main Phone 970-382-6150
TDD Phone 711
Fax 970-382-6151
Service Location Email Use Contact Us through the Website
Web Address http://www.co.laplata.co.us/government/human_services
 
Additional Information
SourceMesa
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: La Plata County Department of Human Services
Affiliated Program: 10 Burnett Court, Durango - La Plata County Department of Human Services
This Service: Adult Protection Services - La Plata County Department of Human Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adult Protective Services (PH-6500.0500)