Financial, Food and Health Coverage Services

Open Enrollment Health Insurance Event

(Health First Colorado, Connect for Health, CHP+)

When:  Saturday December 3rd, 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM

What To Bring?  Driver’s License, Social Security Card, Birth Certificate, or Passport AND Last Two Paychecks or Social Security Award Letters 


Human Services offers numerous adult programs including those listed below.

Aid to Needy Disabled (AND)

Cash assistance for qualifying disabled individuals under age 60.

TANF / Colorado Works

The Colorado Works Program serves low-income families with children by providing income assistance and supportive services to enable participants to find and retain employment and to provide for their children.

TANF Diversion

This program provides a one time work related financial need, limited to adult family member with dependent children.

Food Assistance

Supplemental food assistance for low income families.

Low Income Energy Assistance (LEAP)

Provides financial assistance to help low income households with winter home heating costs.

Health First Colorado, Colorado's Medicaid Program

This is a medical assistance program for eligible low-income residents, including children up to age 19, families, and pregnant women. NEMT (Non Emergency Medical Transport) or Medicaid Transportation is available for eligible recipients. The NEMT form is available by selecting the link below:

Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+)


This program is a low-cost health insurance program for uninsured Colorado children ages 18 and under whose family earnings do not qualify them for Medicaid but they cannot afford private insurance.

Old Age Pension (OAP)

Provides assistance and health care benefits for eligible low-income adults aged 60 or older.

Options for Long Term Care

Provides assessment and on-going case management to older and disabled low-income individuals who are in need of long-term care services in their own homes or in alternative care facilities.

Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP)

The Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP) provides day care financial assistance to families who qualify.

Child care resource and referral services for SW Colorado can be obtained by contacting The Early Childhood Council of La Plata County. Please go to the following website to get further information or call 970-247-0760.

PEAK is an online service for Coloradans to screen and apply for medical, food, cash, and child care assistance program. To try applying online click the link below: