Resources - Death of a Loved One

Those suffering a loss through the death of a loved one may experience grief in a variety of ways, such as anger, denial, despair or multiple physical reactions. Help is available. For answers to questions you may have, contact the following resources:

  • Counseling Services:
    • Suicide Prevention/Support
      Phone: 800-273-8255
    • Sangre de Cristo Hospice
      Phone: 719-542-0032
    • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
      Phone: 800-232-SIDS (7437)
    • Mother's Against Drunk Drivers
      Phone: 800-GET-MADD (438-6233)
    • Colorado Crisis Services
      Phone: 800-493-TALK (8255) or text TALK to 38255
  • Pueblo County Coroner
    Phone: 719-543-4016

Handling the Details

Practical matters need attention also. Here are some ideas concerning how to handle the details:

  • You may obtain copies of the Death Certificate from the funeral home.
  • You may obtain copies of the Autopsy Report from the Pueblo County Coroner by calling 719-543-4016.
  • You may obtain copies of a Police Report by calling:
    • The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office at 719-583-6125.
    • The Pueblo Police Department at 719-553-2538.
    • When calling, refer to the Case Report Number provided to you.
  • You may be able to obtain Medical Records from the hospital or clinic where the deceased was taken.
    • Parkview Medical Center
      Phone: 719-584-4000
    • St. Mary Corwin Medical Center
      Phone: 719-560-4000
  • You may file for Social Security benefits by contacting:
    • Social Security Office
      Phone: 719-545-9248 or 719-543-8743 (TTY)