Baca County Social Services


The purpose of the Baca county Department of Social Services is to assist citizens within the community to maintain or improve: 

Themselves economically, and only when this is not possible, to provide economic assistance,

Their physical health,

Their relationship with the community, i.e., to reduce the level of community conflict,

Their levels of functioning occupationally in order to achieve employability,

Their relationships with family and/or significant others,

Their ability to solve personal problems which are confronting them in day to day living,

Their living situation in order to sustain the highest possible level of independence.

To the end that:

Economic self-support is achieved or maintained and dependency is prevented, reduced, or eliminated,

Clients achieve or maintain self-sufficiency, i/e/, person function in their living situations and overall community relationships in the most independent manner possible,

Neglect, abuse, or exploitation of people unable to protect their own interest is prevented or remedied and,

Individuals are able to function in primary and/or secondary relationships.

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For information about becoming a foster parent, please call 719-523-4131 ext.109 or 127. Check out the Baca County Department of Human Services 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.