Adult Protective Services - Montezuma County Department of Social 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

If you are concerned about a friend, neighbor or loved one in any of the above areas mentioned you are encouraged to call the intake line at (970) 565- 3769.

The APS Program refers possible criminal activities to law enforcement and/or the district attorney for criminal investigation and possible prosecution.
LocationMontezuma County
Geographical AreaMontezuma County
Public Transportation
Facility/ADA AccessFull Access
Intake ProcedureCall the intake line to report suspected abuse
Intake RequirementsNo Requirements
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityDisabled persons age 18 or older and seniors who are at risk
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone
Hours of Operation Monday - Thursday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm ; Fridays, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (administration hours)
Contact Information
Contact's Phone (970) 565-3769 (intake line)
Physical Site Address 1 109 W MAIN
Physical Site Address 2 RM 203
Physical Site City, State, Zip CORTEZ, CO 81321
Main Phone (970) 564-4100 (administration)
TDD Phone (800) 659-2656 (or dial 711)
Web Address
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Montezuma County Department of Social Services
Affiliated Program: 109 W MAIN ST
This Service: Adult Protective Services - Montezuma County Department of Social Services
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adult Protective Services (PH-6500.0500)
Elder/Dependent Adult Abuse Reporting (PH-6500.0500-180)