Fraud Investigation

Fraud occurs when a participant knowingly and willfully provides false information about his/her circumstance. Fraud also occurs when a participant intentionally fails to report changes in his/her circumstance in a timely manner in order to receive benefits for which he/she is not eligible.

Penalties

  • Criminal Prosecution
  • Intentional Program Violation (IPV)
  • Repayment of Benefits
  • Program Disqualifications

Fraud Hotline - (970) 256-2421

 


Important Numbers - Assistance Programs

Department of Human Services
Main Line (970) 241-8480
Parent Help Line
(800) 244-5373 
Adult Protective Services
(970) 248-2888 
Welfare Fraud Hotline
(970) 256-2421
Area Agency on Aging
(970) 248-2717 
Western Colorado 211
2-1-1 or (970) 244-8400 
Assistance Programs - Fax Number
(970) 248-2849
Workforce Center
(970) 248-0871 
Child Support
(970) 248-2780
Veterans Office
(970) 248-2733 
LEAP
(970) 244-8400