Monday, November 4, 2019

In Observance of Veterans Day, Mesa County Department of Human Services offices will be Closed


In observance of Veterans Day, all Mesa County Department of Human Services offices will be closed on Monday, November 11. All offices will reopen for business on Tuesday, November 12.

Closed offices:
Department of Human Services Administrative Offices (510 29 ½ Road)
Adult Protection (510 29 ½ Road)
SEP (510 29 ½ Road)
Child Welfare (510 29 ½ Road)
Economic Assistance (510 29 ½ Road)
Workforce Center (512 29 ½ Road)

Have a happy and safe Veterans Day!

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Department of Human Services Closure on Monday, September 2, in observance of Labor Day

In observance of Labor Day, all Mesa County Department of Human Services offices will be closed on Monday, September 2. All offices will reopen for business on Tuesday, September 3.

Closed offices:
Department of Human Services Administrative Offices (510 29 ½ Road)
Adult Protection (510 29 ½ Road)
SEP (510 29 ½ Road)
Child Welfare (510 29 ½ Road)
Economic Assistance (510 29 ½ Road)
Workforce Center (512 29 ½ Road)

Have a happy and safe holiday, and Labor Day!

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Department of Human Services Closures on Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day


In observance of Independence Day, all Mesa County Department of Human Services offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4. All offices will reopen for business on Friday, July 5.

Closed offices:
Department of Human Services Administrative Offices (510 29 ½ Road)
Adult Protection (510 29 ½ Road)
SEP (510 29 ½ Road)
Child Welfare (510 29 ½ Road)
Economic Assistance (510 29 ½ Road)
Workforce Center (512 29 ½ Road)

Have a happy and safe holiday, and Independence Day!

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Mesa County Workforce Center and Hilltop Celebrate Spring 2019 GED Graduation

2019 Spring GED graduates
Back, left to right:Andrea Gustafson, Ayla Morgan, Dalton Rader, Joshua Tracy, Sarah Doll, Ashley Lange
Front, left to right: Lynae Fisher, Kyley Rowell, Jorge Aragon

On June 14, members of the Mesa County Workforce Center, Hilltop Resource Center, friends and family members gathered at the Workforce Center to take part in and watch the graduation ceremony for the GED class of Spring 2019. Student speakers, elected by their fellow classmates, were Lynae Fisher and Jorge Aragon. This the the 3rd GED graduation held at the Workforce Center.

Class elected speaker: Lynae Fisher

Class elected speaker: Jorge Aragon

Class valedictorian: Ayla Morgan

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Western Slope Alliance Livable Communities Conversation



Please join the Mesa County Workforce Center, AARP Colorado and other local partners for a FREE community conversation about making Grand Junction, Mesa County and the Western Slope even more livable for people of all ages. AARP Colorado’s entire eight-member staff and seven-member volunteer Executive Council will be on hand to hear from local residents and businesses, and to discuss their priorities in areas of federal and state advocacy as well as ways to make Western Slope communities even more age-friendly.


RSVP is required. Call 1-877-926-8300 or register online by June 19, 2019.

Western Slope Community Alliance
    Mesa County Workforce Center
    AARP Colorado
    City of Fruita
    Club 20
    Grand Junction Housing Authority
    Hope West
    Mesa County Council on Aging
    Western Slope Food Bank of the Rockies
    Mesa County Libraries
    Mesa County RSVP

Agenda
    7:30  AM:  Full Breakfast Available
    8:00 - 8:15 AM: Introductions:  Local Officials;  AARP Staff and Executive Council
    8:15 - 8:30 AM: AARP Age Friendly Communities Presentation,
      Bob Murphy, State Director
      Roberto Rey, Associate State Director-for Livable Communities
      John Rodwick, Western Slope Community Alliance
    8:30 – 9:30 AMPresentations- Making Western Slope Communities More Livable
    9:30 – 10:15 AM: Panel Discussion and Q & A
       Moderator- Bob Murphy, State Director, AARP Colorado
       Panelists- (1) representative from each of the nine Co-Sponsors
    10:15- 10:30 AM: AARP Advocacy Report
       Kelli Fritts, Associate State Director for Advocacy
    10:35 -10:45 AM: Wrap-Up and Moving Forward

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Free Summer Meals for your Kids


Have your kids eat free nutritious meals this summer in a safe and fun environment. Find a Summer Food Service Program site near you or text FOOD to 877-877. http://kidsfoodfinder.org/ 

Lleve a sus niƱos a comer alimentos nutritivos gratis este verano a un ambiente seguro y divertido. Encuentre un sitio cerca o mande un mensaje de texto con la palabra COMIDA a 877-877. http://kidsfoodfinder.org/




Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Mesa County Department of Human Services Offices will be Closed on Monday, May 27, 2019 in Observance of Memorial Day


In observance of Memorial Day, all Mesa County Department of Human Services offices will be closed.

Closed offices:
Department of Human Services Administrative Offices (510 29 ½ Road)
Adult Services (510 29 ½ Road)
Child Welfare (510 29 ½ Road)
Economic Assistance (510 29 ½ Road)
Workforce Center (512 29 ½ Road)

Have a happy and safe holiday, and Happy Memorial Day!

In Observance of Veterans Day, Mesa County Department of Human Services offices will be Closed

In observance of Veterans Day, all Mesa County Department of Human Services offices will be closed on Monday, November 11. All offices w...