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The Investigation Unit detects and refers cases for prosecution that were not eligible for benefits through the assistance payment programs. The Unit provides training to assist in the prevention of fraud in the programs. This unit establishes claims and collects overpayments through recoupment of benefits, tax refunds and court.

If you feel someone may have committed fraud through any program you may call:

State Fraud Hotline

Montezuma County Unit
970-565-3769 or 970-564-4106

Contact Montezuma County Social Services

109 West Main Street,
Room #170
Cortez, CO 81321
Phone: 970-565-3769
FAX: 970-565-8526
Office Hours: 8 am-5 pm Monday through Friday
State Social Services

Phone: 303-866-4300


(for current customers only)


Montezuma County Abuse and Neglect Reporting

Phone: 970-564-4128

Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline

Phone: 1-844-CO-4-KIDS (1-844-264-5437)