Changing Aspen Leaves - RMNP

Larimer County Offices, Courts, District Attorney, Landfill, Household Hazardous Waste, and Recycle Center are all closed on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2015.
County Offices are also closed on Friday, November 27 while the Courts, District Attorney, Landfill, Household Hazardous Waste, and Recycle Center are open. Critical services at Larimer County will not be disrupted by this closure.


Program Inquiries and Contact Information

For inquiries concerning treatment programs, please contact:

Michael Ruttenberg, Clinical Director - 970-498-7554,

  • Current responsibilities include:
    • Short Term Intensive Residential Remedial Treatment
    • Women in New Recovery
    • Residential Dual Diagnosis Treatment
    • Alternatives to Incarceration for Individuals with Mental Health Needs
    • Victim Services
  • Started with Larimer County Community Corrections in 2006
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and credentialed clinical supervisor
  • Prior experience includes mental health/substance abuse/family therapist and program director in residential treatment programs for youth and families involved in the juvenile justice, child protection, and developmental disability systems

For inquiries concerning evaluations of clients for placement or case management, please contact:

Joe Ferrando , Assistant Director - 970-498-7519,

  • Current responsibilities include:
    • Evaluations
    • Residential and Non Residential Case Management
    • Employment Specialists
  • Started with Larimer County Community Corrections in May 1989
  • Prior experience includes 8 years working with Youth at Risk
  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from Slippery Rock State College

For inquiries concerning residential, transportation or Day Reporting programs, please contact:

Dana Hersch, Assistant Director - 970-498-7558,

  • Current responsibilities include:
    • Residential Security
    • Transportation Services
    • Day Reporting Center
  • Moved to Community Corrections in 2006 as Assistant Director
  • Started with Larimer County in 1985 in the Alternative Sentencing Unit
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies, Colorado State University, 1983
Background Image: Changing Aspen Leaves in Rocky Mountain National Park by Jeremy Hollis. All rights reserved.