The Mesa County Department of Human Services Values
Humanity, Balance, Honesty, Inclusion, and Teamwork
Contact Us: (970) 241-8480
The Mesa County Department of Human Services, established in 1936, provides multiple services to the citizens of Mesa County. The Department is administered by the Mesa County Commissioners, acting as the County Board of Human Services. DHS employs and/or contracts approximately 250 employees, providing supportive or direct services to clients with a $24 million budget. Of the $24 million, 17-19% is county share, the rest being state/federal funds.
Colorado is one of 13 state-supervised, county-administered states, which means that the MCDHS administers state and federal programs locally to Mesa County residents. These programs are administered pursuant to state and federal statutes and guidelines.
The Department is structured into various divisions and provides services for:
The Mission of the Mesa County Department of Human Services is to help individuals and families achieve safety, stabilization and opportunity for meaningful employment.
The Vision for Mesa County Department of Human Services is a coordinated, collaborative, respected partner in a healthy, safe, interconnected community where the basic needs of citizens are met in an environment of independence and dignity.
Mesa County Department of Human Services values represent our behavioral anchors for how we conduct ourselves. Simply stated, we value Humanity, Balance, Honesty, Inclusion and Teamwork
Important Numbers - Main
|Department of Human Services
Main Line (970) 241-8480
|Adult Protection Hotline
|Parent Help Line
|Area Agency on Aging
|Public Relations/Media Inquiries
|Assistance Programs - Fax Number
|Welfare Fraud Hotline
Mesa County Child Protection Hotline
|Western Colorado 211
2-1-1 or (970) 244-8400
|Foster Parent Info Line