The programs administered by the Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Economic Security are designed to increase the financial independence of Colorado’s vulnerable populations. The statutory authority for these programs are found in the Colorado Revised Statutes and the United States Code of Federal Regulations.
Child Support Services provide services which establish paternity and enforce orders for child and medical support.
Colorado Works is Colorado's Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program and provides public assistance to families in need.
The Colorado LEAP program is a federally funded state-supervised, county-administered system and is designed to assist with your winter heating costs.
Food Distribution Programs (FDP), Household Programs manages the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Distribution Programs for home consumption.
The Food Assistance Program provides food benefits to low income households. Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards are issued and are used like cash at most grocery stores to buy food; ensuring that they have access to a healthy diet.
Refugee Services works to ensure effective resettlement of officially designated refugees and to promote refugee self-sufficiency.