Benefits Assistance

Applying for Benefits

You will find more information about Am I Eligible and can apply for benefits online at Colorado PEAK, by visiting: https://coloradopeak.secure.force.com/.

Applicants can also fill out the application below or pick up one at our office and return it to the Morgan County Department of Human Services located at:

Morgan County Human Services
800 East Beaver Avenue
Fort Morgan, CO 80701

English: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9eaXW7_92zSZjA5djJoX1JxSWc/view?usp=drive_web
Spanish: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B9eaXW7_92zSeUpRVHRoZFM5dnc
Large Print: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9eaXW7_92zSUHM1cC1sd3l4RE0/view

Please fill out as much of the application as you can. If you need help or don't understand a question, a staff member can help you complete the application.

Food Assistance

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the Food Assistance program in Colorado. SNAP provides food benefits to low-income households. Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards are issued and are used at most grocery stores to buy food, ensuring that families have access to a healthy diet.

For more information about Am I Eligible?, visit https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdhs/supplemental-nutrition-assistance-program-snap.

Energy Assistance (LEAP)

Low-Income Energy Assistance (LEAP) is a federally funded program that helps eligible hard working Colorado families, seniors and individuals pay a portion of their winter home heating costs.

The program runs from November 1st to April 30th.

For more information about LEAP, visit https://sites.google.com/a/state.co.us/cdhs-leap/home.

Financial Assistance

Colorado Works is Colorado’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program and provides public assistance to families in need. The program is designed to help customers become self-sufficient by strengthening the economic and social stability of families.

For more information on this program, visit https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdhs/colorado-works-tanf.

To apply for Colorado Works assistance, simply fill out the form below and submit it to your local county office:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9eaXW7_92zSZjA5djJoX1JxSWc/view
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9eaXW7_92zSUHM1cC1sd3l4RE0/view (LARGE PRINT)

 

The Aid to the Blind program provides cash assistance to low-income Colorado Residents, age 18 and over, who have at least a six-month total disability that precludes them from working.

To apply for Colorado Works assistance, simply fill out the form below and submit it to your local county office:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9eaXW7_92zSZjA5djJoX1JxSWc/view

 

The Aid to the Needy Disable (AND) program provides cash assistance to low-income Coloradans with a disability that prevents work, as documented by a licensed physician.

To apply for Colorado Works assistance, simply fill out the form below and submit it to your local county office:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9eaXW7_92zSZjA5djJoX1JxSWc/view



The Old Age Pension (OAP) program provides monthly cash assistance grants to low-income Coloradans aged 60 years or older.

To apply for Colorado Works assistance, simply fill out the form below and submit it to your local county office:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9eaXW7_92zSZjA5djJoX1JxSWc/view

 

Medical Assistance

Health First Colorado, Colorado’s Medicaid Program is free or low cost public health insurance for Coloradans who qualify.

Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+), is a low-cost public health insurance for Colorado’s uninsured children and pregnant women who earn too much to qualify for Health First Colorado, but cannot afford private insurance.

You can apply for either of these benefits online at Colorado PEAK, by visiting: https://coloradopeak.secure.force.com/ or by coming into our local office.

For more information about Medical Assistance, visit https://www.colorado.gov/hcpf.

If you are not eligible for Health First Colorado, you can purchase private health insurance on your own through Connect for Health Colorado health insurance marketplace.

For more information about Child Support Services, visit http://connectforhealthco.com/.