SAFETY & WELFARE RESOURCES
Any person involved in or witnessing an emergency/life threatening situation is advised to call 911.
CONCERNS REGARDING CHILDREN/MINORS
If you have a concern or suspicion of child abuse or neglect, you can report to the Colorado Department of Human Services Abuse And Neglect Hotline at 1- 844-CO-4-Kids (844‑264‑5437). This hotline is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Don't hesitate to call and get help. Your report is confidential. Anyone witnessing a child in a life-threatening situation should call 911 immediately. (Statement credit: The Colorado Department Of Human Services website).
Information about forms and signs of child abuse & neglect available here.
You do not need anyone's permission to report. You are not required to notify the agency or any other party prior to doing so. You can also report to the agency without fear of repercussion or penalty. We will never share your report with the party you have reported. We must share any report of abuse or neglect with the Colorado Department Of Human Services. We must share a report of a possible crime with the police department.
CONCERNS REGARDING ADULTS
In the course of caring for children in a home, it is possible that caregivers may encounter adults in the home who could need protective assistance. You can report concerns regarding elder abuse, disabled individuals, individuals with specialized needs, elders/seniors, or other adults here through Adult Protective Services. You can also make a report on behalf of any adult you believe is experiencing self neglect/unable to care for themselves. Information and resources are available here through the Colorado Department Of Human Services.
POST PARTUM SUPPORT AND HOTLINE
You are not alone and you are not to blame. Help is available. Post partum feelings can affect dads too! Call or text the HelpLine at 1-800-944-4773 (4PPD) #1 En Español or #2 English.
Text in English: 800-944-4773
Mensajes en Español: 971-203-7773
MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES AND SUICIDE PREVENTION
If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health need or a crisis, resources and information are available at Colorado Behavioral Health Services or to Colorado Crisis Services. If you or someone you know may be suicidal, you can reach Colorado Crisis Services at 1-844-493-TALK (8255) or text TALK to 38255. You can also call 911 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 if you believe any individual is in a life threatening situation.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ASSISTANCE AND SUPPORT
Information and resources on domestic violence is available here through the Colorado Department Of Human Services. The National Domestic Violence Hotline is (800) 799-7233 and the National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline is (866) 331-9474.
If you or someone you know is being abusive to others, click here for a list of the Colorado Domestic Violence Offender Management Board's approved list of treatment providers, or call the Stand Up Colorado Helpline at (855) 978-2638 to talk and find local resources.
Please see our Disclaimer here. The resources listed here are for informational purposes and do not constitute an exhaustive or complete list. The Agency cannot guarantee the information, services, link function or phone number function of any resources listed here. Any person involved in or witnessing an emergency/life threatening event is advised to call 911.
SAFETY & WELFARE
POST PARTUM SUPPORT