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    General Financial Assistance

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    303-271-1388

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

    Contact Form

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

  • SOAR

     

    Information Notice StarAs of November 2013, the grant for SOAR has ended. Please check with Colorado Disability Benefits Support Program at 720-234-5907 for assistance.

     

    SOAR (SSI/ SSDI, Outreach, Access and Recovery) is available to severely disabled, homeless or at-risk of homelessness individuals who are applying for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and/or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI).

    A case manager will assist you with applying to speed up the application process.

    • When an individual applies with Social Security on their own, the award rate is close to 15 percent.
    • When an individual applies with Social Security using the SOAR model, the award rate jumps to close to 70 percent!

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for the SOAR program, the applicant:

    • Must have a documented severe physical or mental disability that prevents them from working 12 months or more.
    • Must have very little or no income.
    • Must be homeless or at-risk of homelessness.
      • This includes living in shelters or motels; living with family or friends; being close to eviction or foreclosure; “couch surfing”; and exiting jail, prison or hospital without a place to live.
    • Must be your first Social Security application or has been denied and wants to apply again (not in appeals).


    There is no age or geographical limit.

    Last Updated: 4-14-2014