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Adult and Senior Services
Report Abuse and Neglect
If you have concerns that an elderly or at-risk adult is being mistreated or is self-neglecting, please call our 24/7 abuse and neglect hotline at 303-636-1750. Your report is anonymous and confidential.

Services for Adults and Seniors

Arapahoe County’s Department of Human Services offers financial assistance and protective services to support at-risk adults and seniors in our community. 
  • Adult Protection investigates reports of abuse, neglect or financial exploitation of seniors or at-risk adults and provides protective services
  • Food, Financial and Medical Benefits for low-income adults, which can include the following benefits:
    • Aid to the Blind 
    • Aid to the Needy Disabled 
    • Food Assistance 
    • General Assistance 
    • Long Term Care
    • Low-Income Energy Assistance Program 
    • Medicare Savings Program 
    • Medicaid
    • Old Age Pension

Other County Services

Contact Us
Cheryl Ternes
Cheryl Ternes

14980 E. Alameda Drive
Aurora, CO 80012

Main: 303-636-1130
Fx: 303-636-1426
Relay Colorado: 711

Abuse/Neglect Hotline: 303-636-1750
Statewide Abuse/Neglect Hotline: 1-844-CO-4-KIDS

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.