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Financial Programs Descriptions

Aid to the Needy Disabled -  This program provides financial assistance to low-income persons over age 18 who have a total disability which is expected to last six months or longer and prevents them from working.  More>>  


Aid to the Blind- This program provides financial assistance to low-income persons of any age who meet the Social Security definition of blindness condition.  More>>


Colorado Supplement to Aid to the Needy Disabled/Aid to the Blind-Supplemental Security Income - This program provides a state supplement payment to persons who receive benefits from the federal Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program who do not receive the full SSI grant. More>> 


Old Age Pension - This program provides financial assistance to low-income individuals age 60 and over.  More>>


Old Age Pension/Supplemental Security Income Coordination - This program assists Old Age Pension clients apply for Social Security (SSA) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. More>>


Home Care Allowance - This program provides cash assistance to elderly and disabled individuals for services paid directly to a home care provider of the client’s choice. The home care provider assists the client with their activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, transfers, supportive service such as money management, and appointment management.  All services under the HCA program are considered unskilled. More>>


Adult Foster Care - This program provides financial assistance up to the current grant standard to pay for residential care to persons who are unable to perform some activities of daily living and who need 24-hour supervision in a non-medical residential facility. More>>


Burial Assistance - This program provides financial assistance to help pay for funeral, burial, and or cremation costs for recipients of Aid to the Needy Disabled, Aid to the Blind, Old Age Pension, and Medicaid whose estates are insufficient to pay the total costs. More>>


United States Repatriation - This is a federally funded program that helps Americans in other countries who are returning or being returned to the U.S. because of illness or destitution. Eligibility for this program is determined by the U.S. Department of State. More>>