Teller County
Department of Social Services (DSS)

DSS Contact Info  Office Hours:
   Monday-Friday 8:00AM - 4:30PM*  Except Holidays
 Phone: 719.687.3335    Fax 719.686.5544 and 719.686.5545
 Child Abuse & Neglect and Adult
 Protection HOTLINE - 719-686-5550
 Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline at
 1-844-CO-4-KIDS (1-844-264-5437) *


 Teller County General Email
 Kim Mauthe
- Director
QuickLinks • Board of Social Services Meeting Schedule
• CASA of the Pikes Peak Region
• Child Support Services
• Foster Care Program
• Protective Services

•  Public Assistance Programs
   • CBMS PEAK Web Portal
• Colorado Department of Human Services
• Child Support Services of Colorado
• Aspen Pointe (formerly Pikes Peak Mental Health)
• Teller / Park Early Childhood Council
• TESSA (Offering help to Women and Children)
• Community Partnership Family Resource Center

• 2-1-1 (The United Way Help Lines)

* 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.


Engage with families and individuals in our communities so they are safe,
stable and self-empowered.

Collaborate with families, individuals and community partners to assist with
basic needs, ensure safety, and promote quality of life.


Our Families:
    • Understand their rights
    • Engage and participate in their service plans
    • Are treated with empathy and professionalism
    • Are provided assistance and guidance in the least intrusive manner

Our Programs:

    • Focus on safety, well being and permanency
    • Respect the rights of families/individuals
    • Engage families and individuals while utilizing their strengths
    • Are dynamic and responsive to changing needs in our community

Our Staff:

    • Are Professional
    • Are Accountable
    • Are Respectful
    • Engage with families and individuals