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Child and Family Services


The purpose of the Child and Family Services program is to provide protection, support and therapeutic services to at-risk children and their families so they can have a safe and permanent home. 

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:

La Plata County Human Services main number 970-382-6150   

La Plata County Human Services child abuse and neglect reporting number 970-385-6438

Central Dispatch 970-385-2900

Toll-free Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline 844-264-5437 (844-CO-4-KIDS)

Calls reporting child abuse and neglect will be recorded for monitoring and quality assurance purposes.







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