La Plata County Human Services
The mission of the Department of Human Services is to provideprevention, protection, advocacy and support services to families, children and adults so they can maximize their quality of life, well-being and potential.
LaPlata County's Human Services Department is dedicated to serving people. It consists of ten units responsible for administering 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.