Colorado Office of Public Guardianship

3900 East Mexico Avenue, Suite 300


CO 80210



The Colorado Office of Public Guardianship (OPG) is a public agency established by the Colorado General Assembly.

The Mission of the Colorado OPG is to provide guardianship services for indigent and incapacitated adults who do not have willing and appropriate family or friends, to serve as guardian for them. The Colorado OPG advocates for our clients while safeguarding their individual rights and preserving their independence wherever possible. Colorado OPG must be court-appointed to serve as guardian.

Currently, the Colorado OPG serves indigent and incapacitated adults in the following counties:

  • Denver
  • Delta
  • Gunnison
  • Hinsdale
  • Montrose
  • Ouray
  • San Miguel

The Colorado OPG is currently expanding into the Sixteenth Judicial District (Bent, Crowley and Otero counties).

The Colorado OPG will provide statewide services by December 31, 2023.

Service Areas Details:

  • Boulder County and City of Boulder
  • Central Mountains: Chaffee, Custer, Fremont, Lake
  • City and County of Denver
  • City of Aurora
  • Colorado Springs Metro area: Counties of El Paso, Park, Teller
  • Denver Metro area: Counties of Adams, Arapahoe, Broomfield, Clear Creek, Denver, Douglas, Gilpin, Jefferson
  • Eastern Plains: Counties of Cheyenne, Elbert, Kit Carson, Lincoln
  • Larimer County and City of Fort Collins
    Las Animas/ Huerfano: Counties of Huerfano, Las Animas
  • Northeast Colorado: Counties of Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington, Yuma
  • Northwest: Counties of Garfield, Mesa, Moffat, Rio Blanco, Routt
  • Pueblo County and City of Pueblo
  • San Juan Region: Counties of Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma, San Juan
  • South Central Colorado: Counties of Alamosa, Conejos, Costilla, Mineral, Rio Grande, Saguache
  • Southeast Colorado: Baca, Bent, Crowley, Kiowa, Prowers, Otero
  • Summit Region: Counties of Eagle, Grand, Jackson, Pitkin, Summit
  • Weld County
  • West Central: Counties of Delta, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Montrose, Ouray, San Miguel