Clear Creek County Human Services
The Human Services Department provides multiple services to all age groups from prenatal to senior citizens. The department's focus is primarily on vulnerable and "at risk" clients, such as low-income families, children in need of protection, the aged, and the disabled.
The Child Welfare Unit is housed in the Clear Creek County Courthouse in Georgetown and is comprised of a dedicated team of caseworkers and a caseworker supervisor. The areas covered by this staff are: Child Protection and Youth in Conflict. Some of the services offered by this unit are:
- Child Abuse Investigations
- Child Care Assistance
- Out-of-Home Placement
- Referrals to Community Resources
- Screening and investigating reports of mistreatment and self-neglect
- Assessment of client's strengths, needs and cognition
- Provide casework services
For general questions about APS or for training to your agency or group, please call the supervisor, Betsy Kalkstein, at 303-517-8464.
Human Services also helps to finance services for families, including therapy, drug and alcohol evaluations, psychological evaluations, and parenting classes.
Additional programs offered:
- Energy Outreach Colorado (EOC)
- Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP)
The Department of Humans Services' mission is to assist eligible clients in securing core needs, such as shelter, food, and health care, while working toward self-sufficiency, independence, and safe family surroundings.