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Office of Economic Security Program Data

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Child Support Services | Colorado Works | Energy Assistance

Food Distribution | Food & Nutrition Services | Refugee Services


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

Child Support Services provide services which establish paternity and enforce orders for child and medical support.


 Child Support Enforcement Program Strategic Plan 2011 – 2013

 Child Support Enforcement Program Annual Report 2009


Colorado Works

Colorado Works is Colorado's Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program and provides public assistance to families in need.

Colorado Work Support Strategies, Year 1 Action Plan

 Colorado Works Program Data


Low-Income Energy Assistance

The Colorado LEAP program is a federally funded state-supervised, county-administered system and is designed to assist with your winter heating costs.


 Colorado LEAP Program Statistics


Food Distribution

Food Distribution Programs (FDP), Household Programs manages the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Distribution Programs for home consumption.


 Food Distribution Program Data


Food and Nutrition

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.


 Food & Nutrition Program Data


Refugee Services

Refugee Services works to ensure effective resettlement of officially designated refugees and to promote refugee self-sufficiency.


 Refugee Services Programs and Funding