Resources for Coloradans in need during COVID-19 outbreak
As COVID-19 continues to affect Colorado, our fellow citizens still need human services, and there are easy, online ways to apply and get benefits for you and your family. Below is a list of benefits and services that CDHS is continuing to provide, with links and information on how to find them.
(For resources related to COVID-related job loss, check out OnwardCO.org.)
(For more information about food assistance, read this FAQ.)
For older adult services such as caregiver support, nutrition services, transportation, in-home services, care coordination and outreach, contact your local Area Agency on Aging.
The Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) aims to limit disruption of services while protecting patients and staff from infection risk. Read the guidance that OBH sent to mental health and substance use providers.
Colorado Crisis Services remains open 24/7. If you don’t know where to begin getting mental health, substance use or emotional help for yourself or someone you know, text TALK to 38255 or call this toll-free number 1-844-493-TALK (8255) to speak to a trained professional.
The Office of Behavioral Health has recommended that crisis providers throughout the state adopt this protocol before dispatching mobile response.