Human Services

Department of Human Services (DHS)

The Archuleta County Department of Human Services provides financial, protection and prevention services to assist individuals and families. Assistance programs are provided to eligible residents in need and include: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Colorado Works, Health First Colorado/Medicaid, Child Care Assistance, Child Support, and Low-Income Energy Assistance, all designed to help families and individuals toward financial self-sufficiency. Protection & Prevention services are provided by child and adult protection services, along with community focused programming.

The Department seeks to strengthen individuals, families and our community with the services provided and is dedicated to providing effective and efficient programs.