Adult Protective Intervention/Investigation

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    Taxonomy Code: PH-6500.0500-050

    Programs that investigate and intervene on behalf of adults who are unable to act on their own behalf, manage their own affairs, or who are in immediate danger due to physical or emotional abuse, unsafe or hazardous living conditions, exploitation, neglect or abandonment. Services may include removal of the individual to safer surroundings, authorization for medical treatment and other available services necessary to remove the conditions which have created a threat to life. Included are programs that receive reports of and investigate elder abuse involving noninstitutionalized adults.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Adult and Child Protection - Grand County Department of Social ServicesAssists children and seniors or disabled individuals who are victims of abuse and neglect.Grand CountyGrand County Department of Social ServicesGrand County Department of Social Services
    Adult and Child Protection Jackson County - Jackson County Social ServicesIntervenes with or on the behalf of an at-risk adult to correct or alleviate situations in which actual or imminent danger of abuse, neglect or exploitation exists. Child Protection is for children whose physical, mental or emotional wellbeing is threatened by actions or omissions of parents, legal guardians or custodians, or other certified persons responsible for care. Jackson CountyJackson County Social ServicesJackson County Social Services
    Adult Protection - Department of Human Services (Sedgwick County)Responds to oral or written reports of at risk adult mistreatment and/or neglect. Reports are screened to determine whether the adult meets the definition of an at risk adult and that the allegations involve mistreatment and/or neglect. These are adults who, due to age or disability, are unable to protect themselves and have no one else who can protect them. If the criteria is met a case will be opened. Also provides special services to "at risk" adults who are at risk of abuse, neglect or exploitation.Sedgwick CountySedgwick County - Department of Human ServicesSedgwick County - Department of Human Services
    Adult Protection - Phillips County Department of Social ServicesReports of mistreatment, exploitation, and or self-neglect of at-risk adults who, due to age or disability, are unable to protect themselves and have no one else who can protect them. In addition, provides special services to "at risk" adults who are at risk of abuse, neglect or exploitation using community based services and resources, health care services, family and friends when appropriate, and other support systems.Phillips CountyPhillips County - Department of Social ServicesPhillips County - Department of Social Services
    Adult Protection - Rio Blanco County Department of Social ServicesIntervenes with or on the behalf of at-risk adults to correct or alleviate situations in which actual or imminent danger of abuse, neglect, or exploitation exits and to utilize support systems to provide continuing safety from the incidents of abuse, neglect, or exploitation.Rio Blanco CountyRio Blanco County Department of Social ServicesRio Blanco County Department of Social Services
    Adult Protection Services (900 Jefferson Pkwy) - Jefferson County Human ServicesProvides assistance to at risk adults age 18 and older who are at risk of abuse, neglect, or exploitation. Services include receiving and investigating reports of mistreatment or self-neglect, providing information and referrals and case management.Jefferson County900 Jefferson Cty Pkwy - Jefferson County Human ServicesJefferson County Human Services
    Adult Protection Services (Boulder Office) - Boulder County Housing and Human ServicesInvestigates reports of abuse, neglect - including self-neglect, or financial exploitation of at-risk adults who are unable to protect themselves due to a physical or mental limitation. Services may include: - Case Coordination - Short-Term Case Management - Guardianship or Representative Payee - Information and ReferralBoulder CountyBoulder Office - Boulder County Housing and Human ServicesBoulder County Housing and Human Services
    Adult Protection Services - Routt County Department of Human ServicesProtects adults who are at-risk and are unable to guard their own interests. The Adult Protective Services Program is designed to intervene in situations where there is danger of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of at-risk adults. If necessary, a plan will be developed to utilize support systems in the community to provide continuing safety for the at-risk adults in question. Anyone who is concerned about an at-risk adult and makes a report in good faith will be immune from any civil or criminal liability from making the report, giving court testimony, or participating in making the report. To make an Adult Protection Referral during night and weekend/holiday hours, please contact the Routt County Communication Center and ask to speak to a Caseworker to make an adult protection referral.Routt CountyRoutt County Department of Human ServicesRoutt County Department of Human Services
    Adult Protection - Washington County / Department of Social ServicesAdult Protective Services (APS) provides protection for at-risk adults by investigating allegations of abuse, exploitation, caretaker neglect and self neglect. When appropriate, APS can assist the at-risk adult to arrange for services.Washington CountyWashington County - Department of Social ServicesWashington County - Department of Social Services
    Adult Protection - Yuma County - Department of Social ServicesResponds to oral or written reports of at risk adult mistreatment and/or neglect and screens those reports to determine whether the adult meets the definition of an at risk adult and that the allegations involve mistreatment and/or neglect.Yuma CountyYuma County - Department of Social ServicesYuma County - Department of Social Services
    Adult Protective Service (APS)The APS Program offers protective services to prevent, reduce, or eliminate the current or potential risk of mistreatment or self-neglect to the at-risk adult using community based services and resources, health care services, family and friends when appropriate, and other support systems. The APS Program refers possible criminal activities to law enforcement and/or the district attorney for criminal investigation and possible prosecution. Types of Abuse: *Physical *Sexual *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. Delta CountyDelta County Department of Human ServicesDelta County Department of Human Services
    Adult Protective Service (APS) - Lake County Human ServicesThe 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. Lake CountyLake County Human ServicesLake County Human Services
    Adult Protective Service (APS) - Mesa County Department of Human ServicesThe 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. Mesa CountyMesa County Department of Human ServicesMesa County Department of Human Services
    Adult Protective Services (7190 Colorado Blvd) - Adams County Human Services DepartmentProtects at-risk adults who are considered to be at risk of maltreatment or self-neglect because of the following: - They are unable to protect themselves - They are unable to perform or arrange for services that will help them to protect their health and safety (for example, they may be unable to obtain medical treatment, financial assistance, meals, or home health assistance) - They lack sufficient understanding or lack the capacity to make or communicate decisions that keep them safe and healthy - Investigates reports of self and caretaker neglect, financial and other forms of exploitation and physical and sexual abuse to make or communicate decisions that keep them safe and healthy - Investigates reports of self and caretaker neglect, financial and other forms of exploitation and physical and sexual abuse.Adams County7190 Colorado Blvd - Adams County Human Services DepartmentAdams County Human Services Department
    Adult Protective Services - Arapahoe County Department of Human ServicesServes vulnerable adults age who are victims or at-risk of abuse, neglect, self-neglect or financial exploitation. Includes adults who are frail, elderly, suffering from dementia or cognitive impairments, have physical impairments or developmental disabilities or other concerns.Arapahoe CountyArapahoe County Department of Human Services (DHS)Arapahoe County Department of Human Services (DHS)
    Adult Protective Services / Area Agency on Aging (Weld)Adult Protective Services (APS) provides protection for at-risk adults by investigating allegations of abuse, exploitation, caretaker neglect and self neglect. Weld CountyArea Agency on Aging (Weld)Area Agency on Aging (Weld)
    Adult Protective Services (Castleton Ct) - Douglas County Department of Human ServicesProvides protection services to at-risk adults, age 18 and older who, due to age or disability, are unable to protect themselves and have no one to advocate on their behalf.Douglas CountyCastleton Ct - Douglas County Department of Human ServicesDouglas County Department of Human Services
    Adult Protective Services - Denver Human Services (DHS)Voluntary services are provided to at-risk adults. Services include investigations of allegations of abuse, assessment, case planning, and coordination of services with other community services to provide the least restrictive setting for adults at risk. A competent adult has the right to refuse protective services.Denver CountyDenver Human Services (DHS)Denver Human Services (DHS)
    Adult Protective Services - Elbert County Department of Health and Human ServicesReceives reports and provides intervention on behalf of at-risk adults over age 18 in situations in which actual or imminent danger of abuse, neglect, or exploitation exists. Elbert CountyElbert County Department of Health and Human ServicesElbert County Department of Health and Human Services
    Adult Protective Services - Gilpin County Department of Human ServicesInvestigation and intervention is provided in cases of suspected abuse, neglect, or exploitation of seniors and persons with disabilities in Gilpin County. Reporting information is kept confidential.Gilpin CountyGilpin County Department of Human ServicesGilpin County Department of Human Services
    Adult Protective Services (Main Office) - Broomfield Health and Human Services DepartmentIntervenes with, or on behalf of at-risk adults to correct or alleviate situations in which actual or imminent danger of mistreatment or self-neglect exists, and to utilize support systems to provide continuing safety from the incident(s) of mistreatment and/or self-neglect. A hotline is also available 24 hours/7 days a week to report any possible cases of mistreatment or neglect.Broomfield CountyMain Office - Broomfield Health and Human Services DepartmentBroomfield Health and Human Services Department
    Adult Protective Services (Peak One Drive) - Summit County Department of Health and Human ServicesProvides protective services (and referrals to community services) to adults who cannot protect or care for themselves.Summit CountyPeak One Drive - Summit County Department of Health and Human ServicesSummit County Department of Health and Human Services
    Advocacy for Abuse Victims - Deaf DOVEProvides services that empower and offer hope to survivors of domestic violence/sexual assault in Colorado who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Deaf-blind or Children of Deaf Adults (CODAs); services include: - Victim service provider training - Developing a safety plan - Youth prevention workshops (relationship abuse, bullying, domestic violence, sexual assault) - Information and resources that provide legal, medical, victim, emotional help and survivor mentorship. - Crisis intervention - Video phone hotline - Support groups - Deaf culture training workshops - Community education workshops Denver CountyDeaf Overcoming Violence through Empowerment (DOVE)Deaf Overcoming Violence through Empowerment (DOVE)
    Child/Adult Protection Services - Larimer County Department of Human ServicesProvides access for citizens and mandated reporters to report allegations of child abuse and adult abuse and or neglect. Also offers foster placement, kinship care services, and adoption services. Other protection services include: - Risk assessment - Crisis resolution - Individual and family education around protective issues - Referrals to and coordination with service providers - Financial management - Guardianship - Placement and care coordination - Detention screening - Individual and family counseling for youth ages 10-18 who face issues of delinquent behavior, mental health emergencies, and parent-child conflicts. Larimer CountyChildren, Youth and Family Services - Larimer County Department of Human ServicesLarimer County Department of Human Services
    Child/Adult Protective Services - Baca County Department of Social ServicesAddresses children, adolescents, and adults at risk of abuse, neglect, or exploitation, as well as adolescents in serious conflict with their family or community.Baca CountyPublic Assistance Programs - Baca County Department of Social ServicesBaca County Department of Social Services
    Child and Adult Protective Services - Moffat County Department of Social ServicesProvides casework and protective services to adults who may be abused, exploited, or neglected, children who are abused and/or neglected, children who need a permanent home, adoptive studies, and foster home studies.Moffat CountyMoffat County Department of Social ServicesMoffat County Department of Social Services
    Gunnison County Department of Health & Human ServicesOur family and adult programs assist individuals in reaching their maximum potential of self-sufficiency by providing temporary and appropriate supportive services. Human Services may include: -Health Coverage -Food Assistance -Family and Children Services -Financial Assistance -Education and Skill Building -Elder Services -Other services may be available, contact for details Health Services may include -Immunizations -Vital records -Family Planning -Emergency preparedness -Nurse Family Partnership -WIC (Women, Infant, and Children Nutritional program) -Other services may be available, contact for detailsGunnison CountyGunnison County Department of Health & Human ServicesGunnison County Health & Human Services

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