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Report A Problem

As a treatment center, we are required to forward all reports of suspected child abuse or neglect to a social services agency. Do not make a report of suspected child abuse via e-mail. If you suspect child abuse or neglect, it should be reported to your local law enforcement agency, social services agency, or child protective services. 

What To Do If You Suspect Child Abuse

Suggestions from the Child Welfare League of America: If it is an emergency, call your local police department. They can ensure the immediate safety of a child and get medical attention if needed. Call your state or local child abuse hotline.

If you are unsure how to report, contact Childhelp USA® National Child Abuse Hotline by telephone at
1-800-4-A-CHILD® or through their website at www.childhelpusa.org for information about how to report in your community.

Remember....

  • Suspicion of abuse is all that is necessary to file a report
  • Your information can be given anonymously
  • You will be asked to describe your concerns about the child and it will be helpful if you can provide:
  • the child's name, age, address, gender, school attended (if possible), and names of parents.

     

Report Abuse in Colorado

If you want to report suspected abuse or neglect in Colorado, contact the county in which the activity is taking place.  If you do not know what county you need please call the Colorado Department of Human Services at 303-866-5932. Please report abuse or neglect to your local county department of social services.  Their phone number and office information can be found below.  If this is after normal business hours or is an emergency please call 911.

Adams - Department of Human Services
(303) 287-8831  
Dr. Donald M. Cassata, Director 
7190 Colorado Blvd. 
Commerce City, CO 80022
24/7 hotline (303) 412-5212

Alamosa - Department of Social Services 
(719) 589-2581 
(719) 589-9794 (fax) 
Larry Henderson, Director 
P.O. Box 1310 (mail) 
8900 Independence Way Bldg. C 
Alamosa, CO 81101
After Hours: Colorado State Patrol Dispatch (719) 589-5807
Arapahoe - Department of Human Services
(303) 636-1130 
Cheryl Ternes, Director 
14980 E. Alameda Drive 
Aurora, CO 80012 
24/7 hotline (303) 636-1750
Archuleta - Department of Human Services 
(970) 264-2182 
(970) 264-2186 (fax) 
Erlinda Gonzales, Director 
P.O. Box 240 
551 Hot Springs Blvd. 
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
After Hours: Police Dispatch (970) 264-2131
Baca - Department of Public Welfare
(719) 523-4131 
Ruth Wallace-Porter, Director 
772 Colorado St. 
Springfield, CO 81073
After Hours: Baca Sheriff Dispatch (719) 523-4511
Bent - Department of Social Services
(719) 456-2620 
(719) 456-2945 (fax) 
William G. Schultz, Director 
215 2nd St. 
Las Animas, CO 81054 
Bent Sheriff Office (719) 456-1363
Boulder - Department of Housing and Human Services 
(303) 441-1000 
Frank Alexander, Director 
3400 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80304
24/7 Hotline (303) 441-1000
Broomfield - Department of Health and Human Services 
(720) 887-2200 
(720) 469-2110 (fax) 
Debbie Oldenettel , Director 
#6 Garden Center 
Broomfield, CO 80020
24/7 hotline (720) 887-2271
Chaffee - Department of Social Services 
(719) 539-6627 
(719) 530-2500 
(719) 539-6430 (fax) 
Philip Maes , Director 
P.O. Box 1007 
448 East First Street, Room 166
Salida, CO 81201
After Hours: Police Dispatch 719-539-2596
Cheyenne - Department of Social Services 
(719) 767-5629 
(719) 767-5101 (fax)
Kindra Mulch, Interim Director
P.O. Box 146 
51 South 1st 
Cheyenne Wells, CO 80810
After Hours: Law Enforcement Dispatch (719) 767-5633
Clear Creek - Department of Human Services 
(303) 679-2365 
(303) 679-2443 (fax) 
Cindy Dicken, Director 
P.O. Box 2000 
405 Argentine St. 
Georgetown, CO 80444 
After Hours: Clear Creek Sheriff Office (303) 679-2393
Conejos - Department of Social Services
(719) 376-5455
(719) 376-2389 (fax)
Maria Garcia, Director 
P.O. Box 68 
Conejos, CO 81129 
After Hours: On-Call phone (719) 588-1817 or State Patrol (719) 589-5807
Costilla - Department of Social Services 
719-672-4131
Tommy Vigil, Interim Director
P.O. Box 249 
123 Gasper St. 
San Luis, CO 81152
Sheriff Office Dispatch (719) 672-0673
Crowley - Department of Human Services 
(719) 267-3546 
Tonia Burnett, Director 
631 Main Ste 100 (physical) 
Ordway, CO 81063 
After hours: Sheriff Office Dispatch (719) 267-5235
Custer - Department of Social Services 
(719) 783-2371
(719) 783-2885 (fax)
Laura Lockhart, Director
P.O. Box 929 
205 South 6th St.
Westcliffe, CO 81252
After Hours: Sheriff Office (719) 783-2270
Delta - Department of Health and Human Services 
(970) 874-2030 
(970) 874-2068 (fax) 
Chuck Lemoine, Director 
560 Dodge St.
Delta, CO 81416
After Hours: Delta County Dispatch (970) 874-2015
Denver - Department of Human Services 
(720) 944-3666 
(720) 944-3019 (fax) 
Patricia Wilson Pheanious, Director 
1200 Federal Blvd. 
Denver, CO 80204
24/7 Hotline (720) 944-3000
Dolores - Department of Social Services 
(970) 677-2250 
(970) 677-2859 (fax) 
Dennis A. Story, Director 
P.O. Box 485 
409 North Main St. 
Dove Creek, CO 81324 
24/7 Hotline (970) 565-8441
Douglas - Department of Human Services 
(303) 688-4825 
(303) 814-0923 (fax) 
Barbara Drake, Director 
4400 Castleton Court 
Castle Rock, CO 80109 
After hours: Douglas Sheriff Office (303) 660-7500
Eagle - Department of Health and Human Services 
(970) 328-8840 
(970) 328-8829 (fax) 
Rachel Oys, Director 
P.O. Box 660 
551 Broadway 
Eagle, CO 81631
After Hours: Vail Police Dispatch (970) 479-2200
Elbert - Department of Social Services 
(303) 621-3149
(303) 621-0122 (fax) 
Cathy Robinson, Interim Director 
P.O. Box 544
214 Comanche St. 
Kiowa, CO 80107 
24/7 Hotline (303) 621-3210 or Sheriff Office (303) 621-2030
El Paso - Department of Human Services 
(719) 636-0000 
Richard Bengtsson, Director 
105 North Spruce 
Colorado Springs, CO 80905
24/7 Hotline for reports of Child Abuse or Neglect ONLY 719-444-5700
Fremont - Department of Human Services
(719) 275-2318 
(719) 275-5206 (fax) 
Steven A. Clifton, Director 
172 Justice Center Road 
Canon City, CO 81212
Fremont Sheriff Office (719) 276- 5555 or (911)
Garfield - Department of Human Services 
(970) 945-9191 
(970) 928-0465 (fax) 
Mary Baydarian, Director 
108 8th Street Suite 300 
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 
After Hours: 911
Gilpin - Department of Human Services 
(303) 582-5444 
(303) 582-5798 (fax) 
Elizabeth Donovan, Director 
2960 Dory Hill Road, Suite 100
Black Hawk, CO 80422
After hours: Gilpin Sheriff Dispatch at (303) 582-5500 Black Hawk Police dispatch (303) 582-5878
Grand - Department of Health and Human Services 
(970) 725-3331 
Glen Chambers, Director 
P.O. Box 204 
620 Hemlock 
Hot Sulphur Springs, CO 80451 
After Hours: Grand Cty Sheriff’s Office (970) 725-3347
Gunnison - Department of Health and Human Services 
(970) 641-3244 
(970) 641-3738 (fax) 
Renee Brown, Director 
225 N. Pine Street, Suite A 
Gunnison, CO 81230
After Hours: Gunnison County Dispatch (970) 641-8200
Hinsdale - Department of Public Health 
Main County Office:
(970) 944-2225 
311 N. Henson St.
Lake City, CO 81235
After Hours: Gunnison County Dispatch (970) 641-8200
Huerfano - Department of Social Services 
(719) 738-2810 
Sheila Hudson, Director 
121 W. 6th St. 
Walsenburg, CO 81089
After Hours: Walsenburg Dispatch (719) 738-1044
Jackson - Department of Social Services 
Main County Office: (970) 723-4750 
PO Box 338
350 McKinley Street
Walden, CO 80480
After Hours: Jackson County Sheriff (970) 723-4242
Jefferson - Division of Human Services
(303) 271-1388 
Lynn Johnson , Director 
900 Jefferson County Parkway 
Golden, CO 80401
Hotline Number:(303) 271-4131
Kiowa - Department of Social Services
(719) 438-5541 
(719) 438-5370 (fax) 
Dennis Pearson, Director 
P.O. Box 187 
1307 Maine St.
Eads, CO 81036
911 or Bent Sheriff Office (719) 456-1363
Kit Carson - Health and Human Services 
(719) 346-8732 
(719) 346-8066 (fax) 
Kindra Mulch R.N., Administrator 
252 S. 14th St. 
Burlington, CO 80807 
After Hours: Law Enforcement Dispatch (719) 346-9325
Lake - Department of Human Services 
(719) 486-2088 
(719) 486-4164 (fax) 
Jeri M. Lee, Director 
P.O. Box 884 
112 W. 5th St. 
Leadville, CO 80461 
Hotline Number: 719 486-2088 
After Hours: Law Enforcement (719) 486-1249
La Plata - Department of Human Services 
(970) 382-6150 
(970) 274-2208 (fax) 
Lezlie Mayer, Director 
1060 E. Second Ave. 
Durango, CO 81301 
After Hours: Answering Service (866) 382-9721
Larimer - Department of Human Services
(970) 498-6300 
(970) 498-7987 (fax) 
Ginny Riley, Director 
1501 Blue Spruce Dr. 
Fort Collins, CO 80524 
24/7 Hotline (970) 498-6990
Las Animas - Department of Social Services 
(719) 846-2276 
Catherine Salazar, Director 
204 S. Chestnut Street 
Trinidad, CO 81082 
After Hours: Trinidad Police (719) 846-4444 or Las Animas Sheriff Office (719) 846-2211
Lincoln - Department of Social Services 
(719) 743-2404 
(719) 743-2879 (fax) 
Colette Barksdale, Director 
P.O. Box 37 
103 3rd Ave.
Hugo, CO 80821 
After Hours: Lincoln Sheriff Office at (719) 743-2426 ask for the On-Call worker for DSS
Logan - Department of Social Services 
(970) 522-2194 
(970) 521-0853 (fax) 
Fredrick J. Crawford, Director 
P.O. Box 1746 
508 South 10th Ave., Suite 2 
Sterling, CO 80751 
After Hours: Sterling Police Dispatch (970) 522-3512
Mesa - Department of Human Services 
970-248-2810
970-255-3693 (fax) 
Tracey Garcher, Director 
510 29-1/2 Road 
Grand Junction, CO 81502 
24/7 Hotline (970) 242-1211
Mineral - Department of Social Services 
(719) 657-3381, ext. 125 
(719) 657-4013 (fax) 
Jody Kern, Acting Director 
P.O. Box 40 
1015 6th St. 
Del Norte, CO 81132 
After Hours: Law Enforcement (719) 658-2600
Moffat - Department of Social Services 
(970) 824-8282 
(970) 824-9552 (fax) 
Marie Peer, Director 
595 Breeze St. 
Craig, CO 81625 
After Hours: Law Enforcement Dispatch (970) 824-8111 On-Call worker will be paged
Montezuma - Department of Social Services 
(970) 565-3769 
Dennis A. Story, Director 
109 W. Main, Room 203 
Cortez, CO 81321 
After Hours: Sheriff Office (970) 565-8441
Montrose - Department of Health and Human Services 
(970) 252-5000 
(970) 252-5060 (fax) 
Peg Mewes, Director 
1845 South Townsend 
Montrose, CO 81401 
After Hours: (970) 252-3939
Morgan - Department of Human Services 
(970) 542-3531 (tel.) 
(970) 542-3415 (fax) 
Steve Romero , Director 
P.O. Box 220 
800 East Beaver Avenue 
Fort Morgan, CO 80701 
After 4:00pm call 911
Otero - Department of Social Services 
(719) 383-3100 
Donna Rohde, Director 
P.O. Box 494 
Courthouse, 3rd & Colorado 
La Junta, CO 81050 
24/7 Hotline (719) 267-5454
Ouray - Department of Social Services 
(970) 626-2299 
(970) 626-9911 (fax) 
Allan Gerstle, Director 
P.O. Box 530
Ridgway, Co. 81432 
177 Sherman St. Unit 104 (physical) 
Ridgway, CO 81432 
After Hours: Sheriff Office (970) 325-7272
Park - Department of Social Services 
303-816-5939 (main)
(303)816-5942 (fax) 
Joe Homlar, Director 
59865 US Highway 285
Bailey, CO 80421
After Hours: Call dispatch at (719) 836-4121
Phillips - Department of Social Services 
970-854-2280 
970-854-3637 (fax) 
Judy McFadden, Director 
127 East Denver, Suite A 
Holyoke, CO 80734 
After Hours: Sheriff’s Office (970) 854-2280
Pitkin - Department of Social Services 
970-920-5766 
fax 970-920-5558 
Nan Sundeen, Director 
0405 Castle Creek Road, Suite 8
Aspen, CO 81611
 
Prowers - Department of Social Services 
(719) 336-7486 
(719) 336-7198 (fax) 
Linda Fairbairn, Director 
P.O. Box 1157 (mail) 
1001 South Main (physical) 
Lamar, CO 81052 
After Hours Pager (719) 336-6269
Pueblo - Department of Social Services 
(719) 583-6160 
(719) 583-6748 (fax) 
Jose Mondragon, Director 
212 W. 12th Street 
Pueblo, CO 81003 
After Hours: (719) 583-6699
Rio Blanco - Department of Social Services 
(970) 878-9640 
(970) 878-4893 (fax) 
Bonnie Ruckman, Director 
345 Market Street, 
Meeker, CO 81641 
After Hours: (970) 878-9620 Ask for the On-Call Caseworker
Rio Grande - Department of Social Services 
(719) 657-3381, ext. 125 
(719) 657-4013 (fax) 
Jody Kern, Acting Director 
P.O. Box 40 
1015 6th Street 
Del Norte, CO 81132 
After Hours: Del Norte Sheriff Office (719) 657-4000 Monte Vista Police Dept. (719) 852-5111
Routt - Department of Social Services 
(970) 879-1540 
(970) 870-5260 (fax) 
Vickie Clark, Director 
P.O. Box 772790 
136 6th Street 
Steamboat Springs, CO 80477 
Routt Sheriff Office (970) 879-1090
Saguache - Department of Social Services 
(719) 655-2537 
(719) 655-0206 (fax) 
Jeannie Norris , Director 
P.O. Box 215 
605 Christy Ave. 
Saguache, CO 81149 
After Hours: Sheriff Office (719) 655-2445
San Juan - Department of Social Services 
(970) 387-5326 
(970) 387-5236 (fax) 
Lezlie Mayer , Director 
1557 Greene Street, 
P.O. Box 376 
Silverton, CO 81433 
After Hours: Answering Service (866) 382-9721
San Miguel - Department of Social Services 
(970) 728-4411 
(970) 728-4412 (fax) 
Allan Gerstle, Director 
P.O. Box 96 
333 West Colorado Ave. 
Telluride, CO 81435 
After Hours: Law enforcement (970) 728-1911
Sedgwick - Department of Human Services 
(970) 474-3397, ext.13 
(970) 474-9881 (fax) 
Lisa Ault, Director 
P.O. Box 27 
118 West 3rd 
Julesburg, CO 80737 
After Hours: Sedgwick Sheriff Office (970) 474-3355 On-Call worker will be paged out
Summit - Department of Social Services 
970-668-6198
(970) 668-4115 (fax) 
Deborah Crook, Director 
P.O. Box 869 
37 County Road 1005 
Frisco, CO 80443 
After Hours: Summit Sheriff Dispatch (970-668-8600
Teller- Department of Social Services 
(719) 687-3335 
(719) 687-0429 (fax) 
Kim Mauthe, Director 
P.O. Box 9033
740 Highway 24 
Woodland Park, CO 80866 
After Hours: Sheriff Office (719) 687-9652
Washington - Department of Human Services 
(970) 345-2238 
(970) 345-2237 (fax) 
(888) 844-2238 (toll free) 
Rick Agan, Director 
PO Box 395 
126 West 5th 
Akron, CO 80720 
970) 345-2238 After Hours: (970) 345-2244
Weld - Department of Social Services 
(970) 352-1551 
(970) 353-5215 (fax) 
Judy Griego, Director 
P.O. Box A 
315 North 11th Ave. 
Greeley, CO 80631 
After Hours: 911
Yuma - Department of Social Services 
(970) 332-4877 x.306 
(970) 332-4978 (fax) 
David K. Henson, Director 
340 South Birch Street 
Wray, CO 80758 
24/7 Hotline (970) 848-04641-800-422-4453).