Archuleta County Department of Human Services


The Archuleta County Department of Human Services provides financial services and protective services to assist individuals and families. Assistance programs are provided to eligible residents in financial need and include federal food (SNAP), cash (Colorado Works / TANF) and medical benefits, as well as child care, child support, and energy assistance (LEAP), all designed to help families and individuals toward financial self-sufficiency. Protection & Prevention services are provided by child and adult protection services, along with community-focused programming. The department seeks to strengthen individuals, families and our community with the services provided and is dedicated to working with our partners in the community.

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Archuleta County Department of Human Services

To learn more about becoming a foster or adoptive parent in Archuleta County, please call 970-264-2182 or visit their website.

If not you, then who?
Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline
Available 24 hours a day, every day. Anyone witnessing a child in a life-threatening situation should call 911 immediately.