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Prowers County Department of Human Services


Lanie Meyers-Mireles, Director 

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1001 South Main Street
Mailing Address:  P. O. Box 1157, Lamar, CO 81052
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  (Open during noon hour)
Phone: 719-336-7486
 

The purpose of the Prowers County Department of Human services is to assist citizens within the community to maintain or improve:

·                Themselves economically, and only when this is not possible, to provide economic assistance,
·                Their physical health,
·                Their relationship with the community, i.e., to reduce the level of community conflict,
·                Their levels of functioning educationally,
·                Their levels of functioning occupationally in order to achieve employability,
·                Their relationships with family and/or significant others,
·                Their ability to solve personal problems, which are confronting them in day to day living,
·                Their living situation in order to sustain the highest possible level of independence.

To the end that:

·                Economic self-support is achieved or maintained and dependency is prevented, reduced, or eliminated.
·                Clients achieve or maintain self-sufficiency, i.e., persons function in their living situations and overall community                                 relationships in the most independent manner possible,
·                Neglect, abuse, or exploitation of people unable to protect their own interests is prevented or remedied, and,
·                Individuals are able to function in primary, and/or secondary relationships.