Address: 121 W. 6th St.
Walsenburg, CO 81089
Phone: (719) 738-2810
Hours: M-F 8:00am 4:00pm excluding holidays

Human Services is currently unable to receive voicemails please email with your message.

The Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP) helps families that are homeless, working, searching for work or in school find low-income child care assistance. Families that are enrolled in the Colorado Works Program can also use CCCAP services.

Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline 1-844-4-KIDS or 719-793-7000
Child Support Services call 738-2810 ext 133
Adult Protection Intake – 719-738-2810
After Hours Call Huerfano County Dispatch – 719-738-1044

Colorado Division of Child Support Services ( 

  Apply online for child support services! The Colorado Child Support Services (CSS) Program has launched a streamlined application that’s available 24/7 – apply online anywhere, any time. Get started today. About the Child Support Services Program: CSS oversees the state’s child support system. Individual child support orders are managed by Colorado’s county child support offices. You can find many helpful services on the CSS website including: • Applying for child support services • How to create an online account to view specific information on your child support case • How and when to request changes to a child support order • Different ways to make and receive child support payments • Frequently asked questions about child support in Colorado Visit the CSS website  Colorado Child Support Services Program, Setting Up Child Support and Medical Orders, Collecting and Distributing Child Support Payments, Locating Parents, Establishing Parentage, Changing Child Support Orders Colorado Child Support Services (

             You can now apply for services online at

                     Report child abuse at

                                                Visit the CSS Website

Huerfano County Dept. of Human Services needs

Family foster care providers. If you are interested
please call Michelle
719-738-2810 ext. 128
The RISK is great, BUT the NEED is greater

The Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP) helps families that are homeless, working, searching for work or in school find low-income child care assistance. Families that are enrolled in the Colorado Works Program can also use CCCAP services.

Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the agency (state or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at:, from any USDA office, by calling (833) 620-1071, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to:

  1. mail:
    Food and Nutrition Service, USDA
    1320 Braddock Place, Room 334
    Alexandria, VA 22314; or
  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Civil Rights Information

Feel free to contact any of the employees below for more information. Dial (719) 738-2810 followed by their extension.

Heather Wellman – Director – Ext 118

Andrea Montoya – Family Resource Center Director – 719-738-2378

Child and Family Services:

Child Protection:

Dreama Ortivez – Child Protection Manager – Ext 126

Michelle Trujillo – Child Protection Caseworker – Ext 128

Ashley Wilkins – Child Protection Lead Caseworker – Ext 112

April Romero – Child Protection Caseworker – Ext 124

Child Support:

 Kurt Liebchen – Legal Technician – Ext 133

Adult Services:

Hallie Coulter – Adult Services Manager – Ext 131

Joanna Hribar – Adult Services Caseworker – Ext 125

Benefits Assistance:

Kathleen O’Rourke – Assistance Payments Manager – Ext 115

Tayla Wilkins – Assistance Payments Technician – Ext 132

Heather Pacheco – Assistance Payments Technician – Ext 119

Olivia Cabrera – Assistance Payments Technician – Ext 135

Kathy Melonas – Assistance Payments Technician – Ext 129

Margarita Ronquillo – Assistance Payments Technician – Ext 130

Beth Clowe – Assistance Payments Technician – Ext 114

Karina Sierra – Staff Assistant – Ext 110

Carey Kaestner – Call Center Technician – Ext 111

Self Sufficiency:

TANF, Employment First and Child Care:

 Chantal Ramirez – Employment First Case Manager – Ext 121 

Marcie Valdez – TANF/Child Care Case Manager – Ext 139

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