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Application Assistance

Applying for government benefits can be complicated. That's why we're here to help, free of charge! Explore the benefits we can help you navigate below!

Use the FREE screening tool to schedule an appointment and see which programs you may qualify for.

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Call 720-221-8354 or email

What programs do we assist with?

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Medicare is the federal health insurance program. You may be eligible for Medicare if you are age 65 or older, receive Social Security Disability benefits, and/or meet the income and resource requirements. 


Medicaid is the nation's public health insurance program for people with low income. You may be eligible for Medicaid if you demonstrate financial need.


SNAP is the "Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program," formerly known as food stamps. It provides a monthly stipend that can only be spent on food products. You may be eligible for SNAP if you demonstrate financial need.

Connect for Health Colorado

Connect for Health is Colorado’s open health insurance marketplace. If you are not eligible for Medicaid, you can pay for a plan out of pocket through the marketplace and potentially receive some tax credits back.


OmniSalud is a new program that provides undocumented Coloradans with a safe way to compare affordable health insurance plans and enroll on a secure

online platform.


The Colorado Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) is a federally funded program that helps eligible Colorado residents pay a portion of their winter home heating costs. Applications are open November 1 - April 30.

Other Benefits

We can help you determine your eligibility for numerous other benefit programs, including pro bono mental health care, dental programs, prescription medication payment assistance, and more!

Are you a social worker, caregiver, neighbor, family member looking to refer someone to Benefits in Action for services?

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, 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:, 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: . This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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