Let’s start where you are. Whether you need financial assistance to get back on your feet, help with grocery bills, or support finding health insurance for you and your family, we’re here to help you stay safe and well and get where you want to be.
You can apply for food, cash, and medical assistance at the same time online through Colorado PEAK. You can also apply in person at one of our offices or outreach locations. Call 720-944-4DHS (4347) to find the outreach location nearest to you.
Having access to enough fresh food every day is necessary for building a strong foundation and succeeding in life.
Learn more about the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and where to receive discounted groceries near you.
See the different types of cash assistance available and the requirements for each.
Find the medical insurance that's right for you or your family.
No. Learn more about the other types of assistance we offer at our Additional Assistance page.
If you don’t qualify for food, cash, or medical assistance, we encourage you to visit our GIVE Center, located on the first floor of the Richard T. Castro Human Services Center at 1200 Federal Blvd. in Denver. GIVE Center staff can connect you to vital document fee waivers, clothing referrals, and monthly hygiene items, and connect you to community partners for additional support.
Yes. Denver has a history of welcoming immigrants and refugees and will continue to act as a welcoming city and an ally for all new arrivals. Our mission is protect those in harm’s way and help all people in need, regardless of citizenship or immigration status.
Our staff can help you apply for benefits in person. You may stop by our lobby during regular business hours or call to make an appointment. If you need language interpretation services, our staff will make those arrangements for you. A sign language interpreter or open captioning via CART will be provided upon request by contacting SignLanguageServices@denvergov.org.
Together, we’ve got this.
If you need Colorado Relay/TTY services in Denver, please call 711. If you need Spanish-language relay services, please call 800-337-3242.
Outside Denver: 720-913-1311
TTY Service: 720-913-8479