Seniors, caregivers and professionals listen as El Paso County Deputy Department of Human Services case worker Amanda Bandfield presents Friday, June 15, for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day at Silver Key Senior Services.

Seniors Learn How to Protect Themselves, Others

Seniors, caregivers and professionals listen as El Paso County Department of Human Services Deputy Executive Director Chris Garvin speaks Friday, June 15, for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day at Silver Key Senior Services. Nearly 70 seniors, caregivers and professionals attended workshops Friday, June 15, for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. El Paso County Department of…

CCCAP Waitlist to be Lifted

There will no longer be a waitlist process in El Paso County for the Colorado Child Care Assistance Program, known as CCCAP. House Bill 18-1335 redesigned the funding structure allocating an additional $21 million statewide for the program. El Paso County’s share of that funding is about $3.1 million. CCCAP provides subsidies to eligible low-income…

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Register for June Business Courses

Looking for a way to boost your own knowledge while helping your business? The Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is offering the following workshops in June:   Wednesday, June 6, 2018 Millennials, Gen Xers, and Boomers: Synergistic Strategies for Your Business Time: 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM Location: Tri Lakes Chamber of Commerce,…

Marian Percy, center, received a Proclamation on May 31, 2018, from the Board of El Paso County Commissioners honoring his 21 years of employment in the Department of Human Services.

Percy Retires After 21 Years with DHS

Marian Percy was honored by the Board of El Paso County Commissioners at its regular meeting Thursday, May 31, with an official Proclamation, expressing thanks for her 21 years in the Department of Human Services. “During her career, Mrs. Percy has made significant contributions focused on strengthening families and making homes safe for children, and has…

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State of Small Business Set for June 5

The Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center and the UCCS Economic Forum will host presentations and discussions at the 3rd annual State of Small Business event Tuesday, June 5. The two hosts have worked together on this event for three years, bringing the latest in small business statistics and information to the Pikes Peak region.…

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Learn About Preventing Elder Abuse

El Paso County DHS has partnered with Silver Key and the PPEAC to host a special event June 15 to teach seniors and their caregivers about recognizing abuse and mistreatment and taking preventative measures. The event for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. June 15 at Silver Key Senior Services,…

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Register for Pikes Peak SBDC May Workshops

Looking for a way to boost your own knowledge while helping your business? Visit the Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center (SBDC) online for the most up-to-date information on classes, workshops and resources. The Pikes Peak SBDC is offering the following workshops in May: Monday, May 07, 2018 – Introduction to SBDC Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00…