Adult Protective Service (APS) - Ouray County Department of Social Services

177 Sherman Street

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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

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 (70)252-5000. Ouray County Single Entry Point is done through Montrose County Department of Human Services

The APS Program refers possible criminal activities to law enforcement and/or the district attorney for criminal investigation and possible prosecution.
LocationOuray County
Geographical AreaOuray County
Facility/ADA AccessFull access
Intake ProcedureContact (970) 252-5000 (Single Entry Point, Montrose DHS)
Intake RequirementsNo requirements
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityAt risk adults over age 18. See description for definition of at risk adult.
Hours of Operation Administration Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Specific Hours: Service hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Contact Information
Contact's Phone (970) 252-5000 (SEP, MOntrose DHS)
Physical Site Address 1 177 Sherman Street
Physical Site Address 2 Suite 104
Physical Site City, State, Zip Ridgeway, CO 81432
Mailing Address 1 PO Box 530
Mailing City, State, Zip Ridgeway, CO 81432
Main Phone (970) 626-2299, Administration
TDD Phone (800) 659-2656 or dial 711
Web Address
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Ouray County Department of Social Services
Affiliated Program: 177 Sherman Street
This Service: Adult Protective Service (APS) - Ouray County Department of Social Services
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adult Protective Intervention/Investigation (PH-6500.0500-050)
Elder/Dependent Adult Abuse Reporting (PH-6500.0500-180)