Assistance Programs

The dedicated staff at Denver Human Services (DHS) are here to listen and advise, helping people apply for public assistance programs. We can provide information about food assistance and financial assistance, as well as help for veterans and those who need long term care. DHS provides a range of other services, including help with transitional housing, medical assistance, and heating costs.
 
For more information, please call DHS Customer Service at 720-944-3666.

Assistance Program Income Limits, As Of November 2014

This chart is based on your monthly gross income, which is ALL earnings BEFORE taxes
PLUS all unearned income in the household (Child Support, SSI, etc.)

Family Size

Food Assistance(1)

MEDICAID(2)
for families with children 1-18 yr

MEDICAID(2)
for pregnant women

Colorado Works(3)
(TANF)
one parent Families

CCAP

AND

OAP

QMB

SLIMB

QI-1

LEAP

14

$1,265

$1,381

$1,879

$253

 

$189

$771

$978

$1,169

$1,313

$1,459

2

1,705

1,862

2,557

331

2,163

 

 

1,313

1,571

1,765

1,967

3

2,144

2,823

3,216

421

2,721

 

 

 

 

 

2,474

4

2,584

3,216

3,876

510

3,279

 

 

 

 

 

2,982

5

3,024

3,303

4,536

605

3,838

 

 

 

 

 

3,489

6

3,464

3,784

5,196

697

4,396

 

 

 

 

 

3,997

7

3,904

4,264

5,855

770

4,954

 

 

 

 

 

4,504

8

4,344

4,744

6,110

844

5,512

 

 

 

 

 

5,012

Each additional

440

480

660

67

558

 

 

 

 

 

508

1 Income limits may be higher for seniors and disabled individuals.
2 For Medicaid Only: Count unborn as a family member.
3 Two Parent and Caretaker/Relative Colorado Works amounts available at reception desks.
4 Cash assistance may be available for TANF upon medical verification of pregnancy.

AMOUNTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. RESOURCE LIMITS ALSO APPLY.



Apply for Assistance

Apply for Food Assistance, TANF, Medicaid, and more by visiting the link below:

Useful Phone Numbers

Child Abuse Hotline
Statewide: 1-844-CO-4-Kids (264-5437)
or in Denver: 720-944-3000
 
Adult Protection Hotline
720-944-2994 
 
DHS Customer Service
720-944-3666

Colorado Relay/TDD
711

Child Support Services
720-944-2960
Childsupportservices@denvergov.org


Foster Care
720-944-4000

GIVE Denver
720-944-GIVE (4483)

Denver City & County Information
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