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Routt County, Colorado
P.O. Box 773598
Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
Ph: (970) 879-0108
Fx: (970) 879-3992

Human Services
Our Vision
The Routt County Department of Human Services strives to be a respected partner in a healthy, safe, interconnected community by assisting people in meeting identified needs to attain a better quality of life.

Our Mission
To strengthen families and individuals, and to promote safety and self-sufficiency.

Guiding Principles by which We Serve
  • Respect diversity
  • Preserve legal compliance
  • Be family focused
  • Increase public awareness and education    
  • Support clients in assuming personal responsibility
  • Collaborate with the community
  • Strive consistently for quality improvement
  • Maintain professional and competent staff
  • Deliver accessible, quality services
  • Emphasize prevention and early intervention
  • Be fiscally responsible
  • Provide the least intrusive service delivery
  • Treat the public with respect and dignity

Our Organization
The Routt County Department of Human Services (DHS) administers numerous state and federal programs while providing social services to the population of Routt County.  Some of the programs include:
  • Child and Adult Protective Services
  • Child Care Assistance Program
  • Child Support Services
  • Family Preservation
  • Fatherhood Program of Routt County
  • First Impressions, Early Childhood Council
  • Food Assistance
  • Low Income Energy Assistance Program
  • Medicaid and Medicaid Transportation
  • Old Age Pension
  • Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) through Colorado Works
  •  Self-Sufficiency
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Please call the Routt County Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline
at (970) 367-4056 or the
Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline at 1-844-CO-4-KIDS
(1-844-264-5437) to report concerns about a child's safety and well-being.

Contact Us

Human Services

Mike Sidinger
Assist. Director / Child Welfare Program Manager
Ph: (970) 870-5253

Mick Hale 
Assistant County Attorney
Ph: (970) 870-5254

Clarise Corriveau
Public Assistance Supervisor
Ph: (970) 870-5252

Carolyn Gibson
Child Support Services Supervisor
Ph: (970) 870-5255

Stephanie Martin
First Impressions Program Coordinator
Ph: (970) 870-5270

Human Services Department

135 6th Street
PO Box 772790
Steamboat Springs, CO 80477

Ph: (970) 870-5533
Fx: (970) 870-5260