Financial, Food, Medical Programs and Utility Assistance
- Aid to the Needy Disabled (AND)
There are three different ways you may be able to receive financial assistance if you are disabled. Read all three to find out if any of these are right for you.
- Burial Assistance
If someone is help from certain programs, their family may be able to get help paying for cremation, funeral and burial costs
- Emergency / General Assistance
Generally for rent and monthly housing bills.
- Health Insurance Buy-in (HIBI)
The Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing may provide financial assistance for certain reasons. You have to qualify for Medicaid, and will have to provide information about the private health insurance to the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing.
- Home Care Allowance
You may be able to receive financial assistance to help pay someone who helps you with personal care if you are over 18 and disabled.
- Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP)
LEAP runs from November 1 through April 30 each year. The Douglas County program is administered through a partnership with Discover Goodwill of Southern & Western Colorado.
- Medicare Savings Program (MSP)
The State of Colorado may provide financial assistance for your Medicare Part B premium. There are monthly income restrictions on this assistance.
- Old Age Pension
You may be able to receive financial assistance if you are 60 or older. The amount of assistance you may receive will depend on your income and resources.
- Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)
There are ways you could receive financial assistance for your family or for children you are raising.