SCHOOLS & EDUCATION
RESOURCES FOR COLORADO FAMILIES
This service provides a direct link to non-emergency help for people seeking health and human services. It is both a database of nonprofits and a referral system to services like transportation, food banks, healthcare clinics and shelters. Free Service.
Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+)
The Child Health Plan Plus provides health insurance coverage for low-income children (18 years of age and younger) and pregnant women (19 years of age and older) to Colorado residents.
Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP)
The Colorado Child Care Assistance Program provides financial assistance to low-income families that are employed, looking for work or are in training, and families that are enrolled in the Colorado Works Program and need child care services to support their efforts toward self-sufficiency. The CCCAP is administered through county departments of social services.
Meals on Wheels
Meals on Wheels is a national nonprofit organization providing training and grants to programs that provide food to older people, and those who are frail, disabled, at-risk, or homebound. Thy have a website search feature to look for services in your area.
Colorado Department of Human Services
A clearinghouse of information on state services sorted by agency, by need, or even by county. Services include Medicaid and Medicare, food and childcare assistance, welfare, alcohol and drug abuse, foster care, housing and many others.
Colorado Legal Services, Denver office
Self-help legal information for civil matters, where to find no or low-cost legal help, court information and more. Check the website for offices around the state.
Colorado Food Stamps Program
The Colorado State Food Stamps Program assists low-income individuals and families by helping them purchase food. Applicants should contact their county department of human services.
Colorado workforce is a job placement web site built specifically to place people with employers throughout the state of Colorado. Colorado workforce offers job listings, computer and internet access, career counseling and training, and more. There are workforce centers all across the state.
College Invest is a not-for-profit division of the Colorado Department of Higher Education. They focus on providing expert information, simple planning tools, scholarships, savings plan, and low-cost student and parent loans.
Citizen’s Guide to Colorado State Government Agencies
HOME OWNERSHIP RESOURCES
Colorado Foreclosure Hotline
The Colorado Foreclosure Hotline connects homeowners in some state of delinquency or foreclosure with local housing counseling agencies for free assistance.
Hope Now 888-995-4673
Colorado Foreclosure Hotline
Federal Housing Administration
HUD Housing Counseling:
Office of Native American Programs
U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
451, 7th Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20410
Health Insurance Counseling
Medicare and Medicaid benefits
Supplemental insurance and Medigap plans
Long-term care insurance
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Coverage Assistance
Receive free, confidential counseling, available for everyone with Medicare.
Free online screening tool helps you determine eligibility for additional public and private savings programs, including: