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Department of Human Services

Patricia Phillips - Director

719-743-2404 - Office
719-743-2879 - Fax

103 3rd Avenue
PO Box 37
Hugo, CO 80821

lcdss@esrta.com

Office Hours:
8:00am - 4:30pm
Closed Saturday, Sunday and Holidays
After Hours Emergency Phone: Sheriff’s Dispatch 719-743-2426

Mission Statement:  Lincoln County Department of Human Services promotes a safe, healthy community while protecting individuality and encouraging self-sufficiency.

Department Vision: Lincoln County Department of Human Services partners with our community to encourage the growth and development of quality resources that ensure the well-being of all citizens. The Department respects diversity and an individual’s right to self-determination.  We believe in an individual’s inherent capacity to change.  The Department will provide quality, professional services as defined within the guidelines of the Department. 

 


DEPARTMENT DIRECTORY

Department Staff
Job Title 
Phone Extension
Sarah Carter
Administrative Assistant III 
156
Sherri Hansen
Account Clerk V
154
Robert Kraxberger
Assistance Payment Supervisor
142
Elizabeth Cox
Income Maintenance Tech II
160
Debi Klapplerich
Income Maintenance Tech IV
153
Kelly Johnson
Social Caseworker I
147
Larissa Lukins
Social Caseworker II
168
Melissa Gossett 
Social Caseworker III
143
Andrew Lorensen
CW Supervisor
144
Lauren Lyons
CW Supervisor
148
Amy Seymour
Social Caseworker IV
157
Patricia Phillips
Director
145
Tricia Borns
Child Support Administrator
151

AVAILABLE PROGRAMS

  • Adult Protection
  • Aid to the Blind
  • Aid to the Needy Disabled
  • Child Care Assistance Program
  • Child Support Enforcement
  • Child Welfare Services - Child Protection, Adoption, Foster Parenting, Permanency Planning, CORE Services
  • Colorado Works - TANF (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families)
  • Food Assistance Program – SNAP-
  • LEAP - Low Income Energy Assistance Program
  • Medicaid - including Baby Care and Kids Care programs and Medicaid Transportation
  • Old Age Pension
  • Options for Long Term Care - services provided in partnership with Kit Carson County, phone 719-346-8732

KEY WEB LINKS

 


CKLECC
Colorado Peak

To Apply for Benefits, Medicaid, and SNAP apply in person at:
103 3rd Avenue, Hugo CO 80821
Or on-line with Colorado Peak.


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