Health & Human Services

Report Child or Adult Abuse or Neglect 
To report child or adult abuse or neglect, call 1-844-264-5437 or 970-707-7005. If it is an emergency or you are witnessing a child or adult in a life-threatening situation, call 911 immediately. 


The mission of the Gunnison County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is to provide prevention, protection, advocacy and support services to Gunnison and Hinsdale County-area individuals and families across the life spectrum so they can have an improved quality of life.

Helpful Resources 

Suicide Prevention 24-Hour Crisis Hotline
Please call 970-252-6220 if you or someone that you know is in need of assistance.

The Center for Mental Health is a non-profit community based behavioral health service. Call 970-641-0229 for more information or to inquire about their open access service for same day affordable walk-in care.

Dispute Resolution Process
The Gunnison/Hinsdale County Department of Health and Human Services attempts to resolve disputes in an informal manner, if possible.  If disputes are not resolved to the complainant's satisfaction, and if a grievance is initiated, a formal process is to occur.  For more information, please review the adopted Dispute Resolution Process.

Community Employment Opportunities