Teller County Department of Human Services
– Public Assistance Programs, Protective Services, Foster Care Programs and Child Support Services
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Jan Desmet, DHS Receptionist
Phone: 719-689-3584 (Ext. 109)
Julia, DHS Case Worker
Phone: 719-689-3584 (Ext. 108)
Cell: 719-400-8554
Lisa Cook, TANF Case Worker
Phone: 719-689-3584 (Ext. 107), Thursdays
DHS Woodland Park Office
Phone: 719-687-3335

Bristlecone Family Counseling
– Mental Health Therapy for Children and Adults
Phone: 719-661-9323

Community Partnership Family Resource Center
– Strengthening Teller Families for 25 Years
Phone: 719-686-0705

– Domestic Violence Support, Counseling and Advocacy 
Phone (24-7 crisis line): 719-633-3819
Jenna, M-F
Melanie Grimes, 719-243-5508
Sarah Wendt, 717-822-3033

Mental Health Services in the Aspen Mine Center in Cripple Creek

Learn about the agencies we work with that benefit our families and children in the Gold Camp District. Pick a counselor with one of the health service providers on the left who are well trained and educated in the performance of behavior health services for children and adults. Services are also provided for immediate safety at a confidential Safehouse for women, children, and other abuse victims, and empowering survivors through support programs.

What We Do

Programs & Services

Everything from food, clothing to financial assistance can be found at the Aspen Mine Center. Whatever your needs come visit us and see if we can help. Click on the image below to go to our services page to see what programs are available.

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Partner Resources

The Aspen Mine Center has a number community partners that provide resources for a variety of needs such as mental and physical health, food, transportation, and social services. Click the image below to find out more about our partner agencies.

Emergency Resource Assistance

Depending on what situation you might have, we can often provide a safety net for you and your family’s basic needs. Click on the image below to go to our Client Case Management page to learn more about the types of assistance they can provide.

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Thrift Store & Gift Shoppe

Clothes Closet at the Aspen Mine Center in Cripple Creek

Providing a green resource for clothes, shoes, accessories, furniture, and other household items. Visit us to see our selection or shop online!

Food Pantry

Food Pantry in Cripple Creek at Aspen Mine Center

Make sure no one in the community goes hungry this year, by donating to the food pantry. We make sure all bellies are full and happy.

Client Case Management

Mental Health Services in the Aspen Mine Center in Cripple Creek

Our Client Case Management Program is your first stop. Welcome to compassion, commitment and a light at the end of your tunnel.