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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.