Human Services



Teresa Traxler - Director

126 W. 5th Street
PO Box 395
Akron, CO 80720
Phone: (970)345-2238

Hours: Monday – Friday 8 AM - 4:30 PM (excluding holidays)


Washington County Department of Human Services

Services Provided:

  • Adult Protection
  • Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP)
  • Child Support Services
  • Child Protective Services
  • Colorado Works (TANF)
  • Foster Care and Adoption
  • Financial Assistance Program
  • Food Assistance Program
  • Medicaid Assistance


Washington County Department of Human Services is available to meet the basic human needs of Washington County. The Department has a responsibility to provide financial, medical and emergency assistance and employment support services to those in need, in an effort to promote self-sufficiency to Washington County residents.

Washington county has met the requirements to become Colorado's next Differential Response County. Learn more HERE

Washington County Human Services