Adult Protective Service (APS) - Delta County Department of Human Services


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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

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.
LocationDelta County
Geographical AreaDelta County
Public Transportation
Facility/ADA AccessFull access
Intake ProcedureCall the hotline to report suspected abuse
Intake RequirementsNo Requirements
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityAt Risk Adults over 18 and Seniors
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (administration hours)
Specific Hours: Reporting hotlines available 24 hours / 7 days a week
Contact Information
Contact's Phone (970) 872-1000 (Hotline)
Physical Site Address 1 560 DODGE ST
Physical Site City, State, Zip DELTA, CO 81416
Main Phone (970) 874-2030 (administration)
Hotline Phone (970) 872-1000 (hotline)
Emergency/After Hours Phone (970) 872-1230 (after hours hotline)
TDD Phone (800) 659-2656 (or dial 711)
Fax (970) 874-2068
Web Address
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Delta County Department of Human Services
Affiliated Program: 560 DODGE ST
This Service: Adult Protective Service (APS) - Delta 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)