Commissioners Recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 15th is designated as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and highlights the problems of physical, emotional, and financial abuse of elders, and encourages proactive response and prevention. The Board of El Paso County Commissioners at its regular meeting Thursday, June 6, recognized June 15th as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day with a Proclamation. “Abuse, neglect…

NACo Recognizes Programs for Innovation, Efficiencies

The El Paso County Department of Human Services, El Paso County Planning and Community Development and El Paso County Public Health were recently recognized with Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents. DHS started a program last year that co-located…