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Child Welfare
Welcome to Children and Family Services  

Mission

Everything we do enhances the safety, permanency, and well being of the children, youth, and families we serve. 

Adolescent Services 

  • Assesses dangerous behavior
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Temporary Shelter
  • Ongoing Family case management

Adoption

Child Protection

  • Investigation of abuse/neglect referrals
  • Addresses child's need for permanence
  • Child safety

Core Services

  • Intensive Family Therapy
  • Home Based Services
  • Adolescent Day Treatment
  • Sex Abuse Therapy
  • Life Skills
  • Family Visitation & Support
 

 Foster Care 

  • Self-assessment
  • Types of Foster Homes

Independent Living Services

  • Transitional Living Center
  • Young Parents Project
  • Specialized casework

Resource Development

  • Provides external Resources
  • Coordinates "Kinship Care"
  • Recruits, assesses, and trains providers

 

 

Important Numbers - Child Welfare
Mesa County Child Protection Hotline
(970) 242-1211 
State of Colorado Child Protection Hotline
1 844-CO-4-KIDS
Department of Human Services
Main Line (970) 241-8480 
Parent Help Line
(800) 244-5373 
Assistance Programs
(970) 248-2849 
Welfare Fraud Hotline
(970) 256-2421 
Child Support
(970) 248-2780  
Western Colorado 211
2-1-1 or (970) 244-8400
Foster Parent Info Line
(970) 248-2794  
Workforce Center
(970) 248-0871

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