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While Human Services doesn’t deliver housing assistance directly to county residents, it does administer state and federal funds for a variety of homelessness, housing, economic development and infrastructure improvement initiatives. All projects are managed and coordinated with a wide array of partners throughout the county, including private businesses, nonprofit organizations, faith-based organizations and other local government entities.
Note: Language AssistanceWith advanced notice, Community Development can provide interpreters and translators free of charge. Community Development can also provide materials in alternative formats. See thecounty's Limited English Proficiency Policy and Limited English Proficiency Procedure for more information.
The collaborative efforts focus on ensuring that all stakeholders are at the table because all sectors of the community have a vital role in addressing these issues. The primary grants administered include:
Priority is housing, economic development and infrastructure for low-income communities. Partners include private-sector businesses, local planning and zoning offices, economic development offices and nonprofit organizations.
Priority is job creation, employment and emergency services to help individuals reach self sufficiency. Partners include employment organizations like workforce centers, schools, faith-based and nonprofit organizations.
Priority is affordable housing and partners include faith-based and nonprofit organizations.
Community Services Advisory Board
Community Development Advisory Board
Jefferson County receives an annual funding allocation from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. CDBG funding allows for a variety of activities to assist low and moderate income persons. To learn more about CDBG please review HUD's website.
Jefferson County is currently soliciting proposals from community and faith-based organizations, non-profits, city departments, for profit entities* and citizens to apply for the 2016 CDBG funds. Please review all the information provided in the Notice of Funding Availability to ensure a full understanding of the application process and requirements of the funding programs. Applicants are encouraged to submit the completed Pre-Application.*For profit entities must undertake CDBG eligible activities benefiting low-and moderate-income persons.
Questions? Email Emily Sander, Community Development Manager, or call 303-271-8373.
Jefferson County receives an annual funding allocation from the State of Colorado, Department of Local Affairs through the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Program. These funds are to be used to alleviate the causes and conditions of poverty in communities and to achieve the following goals for low-income individuals/families:
Details can be found in the 2015 NOFA document (below). To learn more about CSBG, please visit DOLA’S website.
Jefferson County is strongly committed to affirmatively furthering fair housing. The CDBG program provides a platform to affirmatively further fair housing, and partner with other county departments and local organizations that promote self-sufficiency, to help residents strive toward meeting their basic needs, and essentially reduce barriers to fair housing. See all the details in the Fair Housing document, below.
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County Community Development is in the process of developing the 2015-2019
Five-year Consolidated Plan. This plan will help determine how the County
will allocate the HOME Investment Partnership and Community Development Block
Grant (CDBG) dollars it receives from the Federal Department of Housing and
Urban Development (HUD), over the next five years. The public has the
opportunity to comment on the draft plan for thirty days, or until April 30,
2015. A link to the plan can be found below, and all comments can be directed to Emily Sander, Community Development
Manager at 303-271-8373 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
DRAFT Final Jeffco Consortia Plan
100 Jefferson County Parkway Golden, Colorado 80419 (303) 279-6511
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