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Help Wanted for Child Protection Caseworker

Saguache County Department of Social Services is now accepting applications for the position of Child Protection Caseworker.  Starting salary range $2400 to $2620 depending on experience.  Bachelor’s degree in one of the behavioral sciences required. Spanish-speaking advantageous but not required.  Applications and complete job descriptions are available at 605  Christy Ave., Saguache, CO  81149, by visiting the Saguache County website or by calling 719-655-2537 and requesting one be mailed.  This position announcement is open until filled.   Saguache County is an E.O.E.

Applying for our assistance programs

To apply for any of our assistance programs you may come into our office and pick up an application or fill-out an application online. If using the online application, please complete all the steps in the PEAK Program Eligibility questionairre, print the results and bring it in to our office.

ColoradoPEAK-LogoTo check you elegibility and/or benefits you can click here, Colorado Program Eligibility and Application Kit (PEAK).

The website has a step-by-step process by which you can determine your eligibility for assistance. The first step takes about 10 minutes to complete.



Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline

Everyone in the community plays a role in the prevention of child abuse and neglect. Colorado has one toll-free phone number to report child abuse and neglect 24/7, 365 days a year. Please call 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. All calls are confidential and will be routed to the county where a child resides. If it is an emergency or you are witnessing a child in a life-threatening situation, call 911 immediately.