Welcome to the Chaffee County Health and Human Services website. We offer a variety of services to our local communities, including Salida, Poncha Springs and Buena Vista.


If you have an allegation of abuse pertaining to Child Protection/Adult Protection and it is during business hours, please call 530-2500.  If it is after hours, please call 539-2596 and the Police dispatch will page out the on-call person to assist you.  If this is an emergency please dial 911.



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The Chaffee County Health and Human Services departments work together to advocate and provide for the health and wellness of our citizens. We provide responsive programs for the entire community, young and old.

Chaffee County Public Health

Chaffee County Public Health strives to elevate community health through immunization against communicable disease, health promotion, health protection and emergency preparedness.

Chaffee County Family & Youth Initiatives

Family & Youth Initiatives is a Prevention Division that serves 350 kids and families a year through mentoring, parenting programs, and teen educational/ activity programs. To find out more, visit Chaffee County FYI.