Adult Protective Services (APS) - Mesa County Department of Human Services
510 29.5 RD
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 Department of Human Services intake line at (970)248-2888 option 2.
The APS Program refers possible criminal activities to law enforcement and/or the district attorney for criminal investigation and possible prosecution.
Call the intake line to report suspected abuse
At Risk Seniors and disabled adults over 18
Fees or Charges
Types of Fees
Hours of Operation
Administration Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 5:00 pm