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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!

Wondering what you qualify for? Try our free screening tool!

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?

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