Adult Protective Service (APS) - Delta County Department of Human Services
560 DODGE ST
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
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 970-872-1000.
Call the hotline to report suspected abuse
At Risk Adults over 18 and Seniors
Fees or Charges
Types of Fees
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (administration hours)
Reporting hotlines available 24 hours / 7 days a week