Help. Hope. Healing

In the Media

from the University of Colorado Denver from their Colorado Certified Public Manager Program, School of Public Affairs.

is a native to Western Colorado. 

“Daily I am inspired by the Center’s mission and the critical work that my new team accomplishes,” stated Mistalynn Meyeraan, new executive director for The Center. “This is primary treatment and prevention at its core and makes a dramatic difference in the lives of the most severely abused children in our community. I am beyond honored to lead this incredible organization and I ask that during this important time of giving that community members think of the Center’s cause and make a commitment of an investment to help the children of Western Colorado.” 

The Center has a staff of eight and coordinates nine contracted SANE (sexual assault nurse exam) nurses. Meyeraan will serve a diverse board of directors, who include 14 community  members. If anyone is interested in joining the Center’s Board of Directors, please contact the main office at 970.245.3788. Tours of the Center and interviews are available upon request. 

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The Center promotes healing and justice for children who are victims of violence and sexual abuse while striving to make the community safer through prevention education and advocacy. 

Media Contact: 
Mistalynn L. Meyeraan 
Western Slope Center for Children 
(970) 245-3788 office 
(970) 393-3053 cell 

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If you suspect child abuse - or if a child tells you about abuse - making a report is very important! You cannot get into trouble or lose your job for making a report that turns out to be unfounded if you had good intentions when you made the report.

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Reports of known or suspected child abuse or neglect should be made immediately to the Mesa County Department of Human Services Child Protection Hotline at (970) 242-1211 or a local law enforcement agency at 911.

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