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DHS Shift to Maintain Critical Programs

El Paso County Human Services will continue to provide essential services, even as many in-person services will be modified to comply with orders and recommendations related to COVID-19. “In many ways, our DHS team is like other first responders such as fire department, law enforcement, and medical professionals – we are on the front lines…

El Paso County Adjusts In-Person Services Due to COVID-19

El Paso County government is still open for business, even as many in-person services will be modified to comply with orders and recommendations related to COVID-19. Those temporary changes will be outlined below. “We are open for business,” Commissioner Mark Waller stated. “We’re taking additional proactive, short-term steps to be available for essential public services…

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State Behavioral Health Task Force Schedules Testimony Event Feb. 26

The state Behavioral Health Task Force (BHTF) wants to hear from individuals about their experiences accessing behavioral health services to help direct improvements, and is leading an event Feb. 26 in El Paso County to collect public testimony. State staff know the system is working for some, but it’s not working for everyone. In order…

County Offices and Affiliated Agencies Two-Hour Delay on Tuesday, February 4

All El Paso County administrative, elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies, including El Paso County Combined Courts will open at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, due to inclement weather and hazardous driving conditions in El Paso County. The delayed opening includes El Paso County Public Health, the Department of Human Services, the Pikes…

County Administrative Offices Will Be Closed January 20 for Martin Luther King Holiday

All El Paso County administrative, elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies, including El Paso County Public Health, the Department of Human Services, the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, CSU Extension, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the El Paso County Public Trustee will be closed Monday, January 20, 2020, in observance of the Martin Luther…