Colorado operates as a state supervised, county administered system. El Paso County Adult Protective Services investigates allegations of abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation and provides for the safety and well-being of at-risk adults who are elderly or disabled.
Provides services for families with minor children who are homeless, on the verge of homelessness, or low income. Services include case management with onsite child care while you meet with a case manager, limited financial assistance, access to computers, gas and bus pass assistance, and more.
Marian House Client Services provides emergency and transition services to people who come into the Marian House for a meal, as well as people in the broader community who call in for assistance. We provide services to low-income families, the working poor, seniors on a fixed income, veterans, people who are homeless, and anyone else in need.
Child Protective Intake Services assesses and checks into all child abuse and/or neglect allegations. Specific protocols are followed for each report. Services are directed toward alleviating danger in order to protect children, and if possible, keep the family intact. A 24-hour child abuse hotline is available for reporting child abuse and/or neglect situations.
The "HOT" team has been compassionately serving the homeless community by providing citizens with information and referrals that help them find permanent housing and become self-sustainable.
844-493-8255 (Mental health crisis line)
Diversus Health provides behavioral health care to our community. Our continuum of care includes mental health and substance abuse services as well as career and education enhancement programs for individuals and families.
The Department of Human Services strives to protect our most vulnerable citizens while giving them efficient access to the services provided by local, state and federal governments including food assistance. They aim to keep families together and help them to become self sufficient. They work closely with community organizations to stretch the safety net we provide even further.
KPC Respite Center offers temporary crisis and planned childcare for infants and young children at no cost to parents or guardians. This program has been open to families since 2004 and has provided hundreds of families with relief and support.
Planned Parenthood health centers offer a wide range of services including: women's health care, men's health care, general health care, birth control, pregnancy (testing and services), HIV and STD testing,
Silver Key’s Case Management team assists seniors and their families as they navigate the aging process which can include emergency assistance for rent and utilities. Silver key also offers a number of food services ranging from an emergency pantry, to lunches, to Meals on Wheels.