Social Services

The mission of the San Miguel County Department of Social Services is to enable individuals and families to achieve safety, independence and self-sufficiency through the provision of professional, fiscally responsible, quality human service in a progressive, collaborative, and customer service oriented environment.

Child Protection Hotline 1-844-CO-4-KIDS (1-844-264-5437)

In an emergency or if you witness a child in a life threatening situation, call 911!

Colorado has a toll-free phone number to report child abuse and neglect 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year. Please call the Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline at 1-844-CO-4-KIDS, (1-844-264-5437) to report concerns about a child’s safety and well-being. All calls are confidential and will be routed to the county where a child resides. Everyone in the community plays a role in the prevention of child abuse and neglect.


Children, Youth and Family Services

  • Adolescent Services
  • Adult Protection
  • Child Welfare
  • Family Preservation Services
  • Foster Parenting
  • Independent Living
  • Out of Home Placement

Self Sufficiency Programs

  • Aid to the Blind
  • Aid to the Needy Disabled
  • Child Care Assistance (CCCAP)
  • Child Support Services
  • Colorado Works (TANF)
  • Food Assistance (SNAP)
  • Low Income Energy Assistance (LEAP)
  • Medicaid
  • Non-Emergent Medicaid Transportation (NEMT)
  • Old Age Pension

Other Services

  • General Assistance
  • Community Referrals