Social Services

Provides protective services to children and adults, income maintenance, medical and food assistance to eligible individuals and families, and self-sufficiency services to assistance recipients.

Mission

Pueblo County Department of Social Services assists individuals and families in improving their quality of life as they strive to reach their self-defined potential.

Services Provided

  • Child Welfare, including protective services, foster care, adoption and adolescent services
  • Adult, including protective services, financial assistance, and options for long-term care
  • Basic cash assistance for eligible individuals and families, including food and medical assistance
  • Employment and become self-sufficient
  • Child Support services

 

Colorado Benefit Management System (PEAK)

 The Peak website (PEAK) is allowing clients to perform an eligibility screen as well as check when their benefits will be placed into production. http://coloradopeak.force.com/

Paper applications for medical and/or financial assistance may be printed using the links located on the right side of the page.

Colorado Medicaid recently changed its name to Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program)

While the name and look have changed, member eligiblity, benefits, and choice providers will remain the same. Visit HealthFirstColorado.com for more information.

Connect for Health Colorado

http://connectforhealthco.com/

 

Fraud Hotline

719-583-6191

 

The Colorado Department

of Human Services

The Colorado Department of Human Services launched the state’s first ever statewide mental health crisis hotline, 1-844-493-TALK (8255). The line is staffed with trained professionals and peer counselors 24/7, providing counseling and referral sources to Coloradans experiencing a mental health crisis.  Please see attachment for more information regarding this PSA and links.

 

Locations

DSS Main Office
201 W. 8th Street
81003 Pueblo , CO
United States
Phone: 719-583-6160
Fax: 719-583-6748
38° 16' 28.7004" N, 104° 36' 32.4576" W
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Family Service Center
805 Desert Flower Blvd
81008 Pueblo , CO
United States
Phone: 719-253-7850
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DSS Mailing Address
320 W. 10th St Ste 207
81003 Pueblo , CO
United States
38° 16' 34.6512" N, 104° 36' 27.81" W
Colorado US