Human Services & Child Welfare

252 S. 14th Street
Burlington, CO 80807

Human Services Director:
Tony Rodriguez (719) 346-7158 ext. 124

Services Include:

Children, Youth & Families

  • Home-Based Services
  • Life Skills
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Prevention/Intervention
  • Kinship Supports
  • Family Facilitated Meetings
  • Permanency Roundtables
  • Youth In Conflict Services
  • Referrals to Community-Based Services

To find out more about the services offered or to request services, contact us at (719) 346-8732.

Adult Protective Services

  • Assessment of Needs of At-Risk Adults
  • Referrals to Community-Based Services

To find out more about the services offered or to request services, contact us at (719) 346-8732.

CDHS

The CDHS (Colorado Department of Human Services), Division of Child Care is the lead agency on CCAP.
CCAP provides child care assistance to low-income families that are working, searching for employment or are in training, Child Welfare cases and families that are enrolled in the Colorado Works Program and need child care services to support their efforts toward self-sufficiency. The funding sources for CCAP are a mixture of federal, state, and county dollars; as well as through parent fees. Parent fees are set by the state through rule.

As an example, to apply for CCAP, a family of four may earn up to $47,100 a year.
Both Child Care providers and parents/caretakers need to apply for CCAP.
Currently, Kit Carson County has 9 Child Care providers in the CCAP system. In 2013, five Child Care Providers received financial grants of up to $1,100 to use toward the Colorado standards of exercise and reading. Exercise equipment and books were purchased with the grants.

To apply for assistance with child care, or to apply as a child care provider, please contact (719) 346-7158.

  • CO Works
  • Colorado Works/Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (HB-141-, TANF)
  • TANF Child Only Program
  • Aid to the Blind (AB)
  • Child Support
  • Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP)
  • Aid to Needy and Disabled (AND)
  • Food Assistance Program Authorization (FA)
  • Home Care Allowance Program (HCA)
  • Old Age Pension (OAP)
  • Medicaid Transportation

 

USDA 
United States Department of Agriculture
USDA Nondiscrimination Statement (Continued)
Joint Application Form (HHS)


This institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin,
disability, age, sex and in some cases religion or political beliefs.


The U.S. Department of Agriculture also prohibits discrimination based on race, color, national
origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil
rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.


Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information
(e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State
or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech
disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally,
program information may be made available in languages other than English.


To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination
Complaint Form, (AD-3027), found online at: How to File a Complaint, and at any USDA
office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested
in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed
form or letter to USDA by:

  1. mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
  2. fax: (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email: program.intake@usda.gov.

For any other information dealing with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
issues, persons should either contact the USDA SNAP Hotline Number at (800) 221-5689, which
is also in Spanish or call the State Information/Hotline Numbers (click the link for a listing of
hotline numbers by State); found online at: SNAP Hotline.


To file a complaint of discrimination regarding a program receiving Federal financial assistance
through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), write: HHS Director, Office
for Civil Rights, Room 515-F, 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20201 or call
(202) 619-0403 (voice) or (800) 537-7697 (TTY).
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
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