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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

  • General Assistance


    General Assistance provides emergency financial help to eligible, low-income Colorado residents over the age of 65 and to individuals who are at least 21 years old and determined disabled for at least 30 days by a medical doctor. General Assistance is available to families and individuals who are not currently receiving public assistance and is intended for emergencies only.

    General Assistance can be used to assist with the cost of rent, transportation, prescriptions, utility bills and burials/cremations. General Assistance can only be received once in each 12 month period.

    General Assistance is available to all eligible households/individuals regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, religious, or political beliefs.


    To be eligible for General Assistance you must be:

    • a Jefferson County resident for at least one month
    • not receiving public assistance
    • have no sanctions or unpaid recoveries
    • elderly, disabled or have minor children living in your home

    Note: This program is subject to available funding. Funds are currently not available for this program.

    Last Updated: 6-6-2013