Thursday, March 26, 2020

We Continue to be Here for You Through the COVID-19 Crisis


Although our offices are closed to the public, we continue to be here for you through a variety of ways. 

We have created a document for you regarding all our divisions and how best to connect with them. Below are direct links to our specific departments and the service changes which have changed due to COVID-19.
Mesa County Child Welfare: click here
Public Assistance and Child Support: click here
Mesa County Workforce Center: click here
Adult Protection Services: click here
Single Entry Point (SEP): click here

We update our Department of Human Services social media sites on Facebook (@MCDHS) and Twitter (@MesaCountyDHSGJ) with the most up-to-date information on our services.

The Workforce Center Facebook (@MesaCountyWorkforceCenter) and Twitter (@MCWFC) pages are updated daily with new job postings and important information regarding other workforce related items.

As always, all information shared on the above aforementioned platforms is always on our website www.humanservices.mesacounty.us. Please don't hesitate to reach out to us through our variety of platforms.

Thank you for your understanding and flexibility as we all work together to keep Mesa County the best place to live.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Colorado Works (TANF) Declared Emergency Program


Colorado Works (TANF) Declared Emergency Program.

If you need assistance with food, rent, or paying other bills, as a result of COVID-19, some emergency assistance may be available. This assistance is intended to help stabilize households that have been impacted by COVID-19. The level of assistance is based on your household’s situation, considering program limitations and guidelines. Your household may qualify for this assistance if your annual income is $75,000 or less.


Please click here to be redirected to our website for detailed directions on how to apply.

Friday, March 20, 2020

Mesa County Department of Human Services Closed to the Public Effective Monday, March 23, 2020


Please visit our document updated daily for the most up-to-date information on client and community services: https://bit.ly/2U79Inx

We are sorry for any inconveniences this may cause to our citizens. Our mission to you has not changed. The Mission of the Mesa County Department of Human Services is to help individuals and families achieve safety, stabilization and opportunity for meaningful employment. We are here for you.

Thursday, March 19, 2020



Mesa County Department of Human Services Welfare Abuse & Neglect Hotline Phone Numbers Remain Open and Operational
 We want to assure the community we are available to help protect our most vulnerable populations

All hotline phone numbers to report abuse or neglect for Child Welfare and Adult Protection remain open and staffed to take phone calls 24 hours a day. For our Single Entry Point clients, the phone number for Long Term Care, Home and Community Based Services, Home Care Allowance and Nursing Facility is open and taking phone calls.

The hotline phone number for child abuse or neglect is 970-242-1211. The hotline for Adult Protection is 970-248-2888, option 2. The Single Entry Point hotline number is 970-248-2888, option 1.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

**IMPORTANT** Information on Mesa County Department of Human Services and Workforce Center Operations


Effective Wednesday, March 18, the Mesa County Workforce Center will be closed to the public until further notice. Our Community Services Building for the Department of Human Services remains open to the public at this time. The upstairs Child Welfare lobby will be closed to the public, and will direct all clients to the main window in Public Assistance. Please click here for information on individual departments within the Department of Human Services and Workforce Center for the most up-to-date information.

Please visit the Mesa County Health Department website, www.health.mesacounty.us (Ctrl + Enter), for the most up-to-date information on COVID-19.

The Mesa County Health Department has also set up a hotline to answer you questions related to COVID-19, 970-683-2300.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Monday, February 10, 2020

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


In observance of Presidents Day, all Mesa County Department of Human Services offices will be closed on Monday, February 17. All offices will reopen for business on Tuesday, February 18.

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 Presidents Day!

(County Code 039)

Friday, January 31, 2020

MISSING CHILD - Jackson Richie

Jackson Richie. 5, was picked up from school around 10 am this morning.

The child is believed to be with Laura Beaulieu, 38, of Clifton.

Beaulieu left with Jackson in a 1997 White Pontiac Firebird with the Colorado license plate BQW-380.

If seen, call 911 immediately.

Child picture removed for his safety after he was found safe. 


We Continue to be Here for You Through the COVID-19 Crisis

Although our offices are closed to the public, we continue to be here for you through a variety of ways.  We have created a docum...