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    General Financial Assistance


    7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

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    900 Jefferson County Pkwy.
    Human Services Building
    Golden, CO 80401

  • Financial Assistance


    The mission for Financial Assistance is to strengthen individuals, families, and communities by promoting their safety, stability, and independence.


    • Aid to the Blind 
      Provides cash assistance to eligible low-income Colorado residents, who from birth are determined disabled due to blindness.
    • Aid to the Needy and Disabled 
      Provides financial assistance for eligible low-income Colorado residents who are temporarily or permanently unable to work due to a disability condition.
    • Burial Assistance 
      Provides cash assistance to eligible, low-income Colorado residents to help with the cost of a funeral, burial or cremation.
    • Child Care Assistance 
      Provides financial assistance to eligible, low-income Colorado families who are working, looking for work or in training, and families receiving Colorado Works/TANF in need of child care services.
    • Child Support Services 
      Provides services to custodial and non-custodial parents by establishing paternity and child support obligations, enforcing, and modifying obligations to strengthen families emotionally and financially.
    • Colorado Quest Card EBT 
      Check balances and get information on benefits issued on electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards.
    • Colorado Works TANF 
      Provides cash assistance to low-income eligible Colorado families, and pregnant women.
    • Employment First 
      Increases employment for food assistance participants through support, referrals, accountability and community work.
    • Food Assistance 
      Assists eligible, low-income Colorado residents or families with the cost of purchasing food; formerly known as Food Stamps.
    • General Assistance 
      Provides emergency financial assistance to eligible, low-income Colorado residents who meet the eligibility criteria, which can be used to assist with the cost of rent, transportation, prescriptions, utility bills and burials/cremations.
    • Home Care Allowance 
      Provides cash assistance to elderly and disabled individuals for services paid directly to a home care provider of the client’s choice.
    • Housing Assistance 
      Information on a variety of homelessness, housing, economic development, and infrastructure improvement initiatives.
    • Kinship Relative Care 
      Provides a number of different options for financial and medical assistance for kinship care families, defined as the full-time nurturing and protection a child by kin or by someone with a significant relationship to the child.
    • LEAP 
      Provides eligible, low-income Colorado residents with energy assistance to pay a portion of their home heating bill during the winter months.
    • Long Term Care 
      Determines financial eligibility for ongoing medical or non-medical support for adults over the age of 18 who may have a chronic illness or disability and need long term care or disabled children who are at risk of institutionalization in a hospital or nursing facility and who would not otherwise be eligible for Medicaid due to parental income and/or resources.
    • Mediation Services 
      Provides professional dispute resolution assistance, at no cost, for persons referred by county agencies.
    • Medicare Savings 
      Provides financial assistance to eligible low-income Colorado residents who currently receive Medicare.
    • Old Age Pension 
      Provides financial assistance to eligible, low-income Colorado residents who are 60 years of age or older.
    • Options for Long Term Care 
      Coordinates a variety of long-term services that include medical and non-medical care to people who have a chronic illness or disability.
    • PEAK 
      Offers online services for Coloradoans to check eligibility and apply for medical, food, and cash assistance programs.
    • Report Welfare Fraud 
      Provides a way to report suspicions of someone providing false information for the purpose of receiving assistance for which they are not eligible.
    • SOAR 
      Provides assistance to adults who are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless, in applying for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and/or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI).
    • Veterans Services 
      The Veterans Services Office is there to help residents of Jeffco who served in the United States military.
    • Authorized Representative Form asset icon

      In order to speak on the behalf of, of gather any information about, the individual receiving benefits, you must get this authorized representative form signed and into the proper Human Services area.

      Once filled out and signed, please scan and email the form to EMASintake@jeffco.us or fax to 303-271-4040.