The mission of the Department of Social Services is to provide prevention, protection, advocacy and supportservices to families, children and adults so they can maximize their quality of life,well being and potential.
San Juan County's Social Services Department is dedicated to serving people. It consists of a variety of programs, many of which are mandated and regulated by state and federal law. These programs offer a wide-range of public assistance to children, elderly, disabled and low-income residents.
Everyone in the community plays a role in the prevention of child abuse and neglect. If you have concerns about a child’s safety and well-being, you can report your concerns to Human Services or law enforcement, any time of day or night. If it is an emergency or you are witnessing a child in a life-threatening situation, call 911 immediately.
For situations that aren’t emergencies:
Programs and Eligibility
We are delighted to announce the new Program Eligibility and Application Kit (PEAK). PEAK Phase 1 will allow people in Colorado to screen or check if they may be eligible for benefits and also check the status of their benefits. You can click on the Colorado PEAK icon to go to the web page for this service.
Financial and Support Services
The purpose of the Financial and Support Services program is to provide resource referral, financial assistance and child support services to individuals and families so they can support themselves.
Case Manager: Krissy Rhoades
1557 Greene St
PO Box 376
Silverton, CO 81433
Office Hours: Mon 9am-4pm
Call to schedule an appointment.
CO Dept of Human Services
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