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 culturally-competent advocacy, prevention, protection and support services to families of Gunnison and Hinsdale counties so they can prosper and thrive in a healthy and supportive community

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