Adult Protection Services - La Plata County Department of Human Services

10 Burnett Court

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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: "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.

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 to report suspected abuse.
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityAt risk adults over age 18. See description for definition of at risk adult.
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 (800) 659-2656
Fax (970) 382-6151
Service Location Email
Web Address
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: La Plata County Department of Human Services
Affiliated Program: 10 Burnett Court
This Service: Adult Protection Services - La Plata County Department of Human Services
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adult Protective Services (PH-6500.0500)