Adult Protective Service (APS) - Mesa County Department of Human Services
Mesa County Department of Human Services
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.
Contact 970-248-2888, select option 2 to report suspected abuse.
At risk adults over age 18. See description for definition of at risk adult.
Hours of Operation
Administration Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 5:00 pm, closed on major holidays