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
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

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)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.
LocationMesa County
Geographical AreaMesa County
Facility/ADA AccessFull access
Intake ProcedureContact 970-248-2888, select option 2 to report suspected abuse.
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityAt risk adults over age 18. See description for definition of at risk adult.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Administration Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 5:00 pm, closed on major holidays
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone 970-248-2888, option 2
Physical Site Address 1 510 29 1/2 Rd.
Physical Site City, State, Zip Grand Junction, CO 81504
Mailing Address 1 PO Box 20000-5035
Mailing City, State, Zip Grand Junction, CO 81502-5035
Main Phone Administration Phone: 970-241-8480
Web Address www.humanservices.mesacounty.us
 
Additional Information
SourceMesa
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Mesa County Department of Human Services
Affiliated Program: Mesa County Department of Human Services
This Service: Adult Protective Service (APS) - Mesa County Department of Human Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adult Protective Intervention/Investigation (PH-6500.0500-050)
Elder/Dependent Adult Abuse Reporting (PH-6500.0500-180)