Attention households who receive SNAP, after February of 2023, your SNAP benefits will decrease due to recent Congressional action. The temporary increase to SNAP benefits is ending; February 2023 will be the last month that temporary increased SNAP benefits (emergency allotments) will be paid. For more information, please visit https://cdhs.colorado.gov/snap
Welcome to Garfield County Human Services!
The department prides ourselves in providing excellent customer service in a professional effective manner. We are committed to engaging and supporting our community through the programs we provide. We are active members in multiple community efforts to support all populations within the area with a higher concentration on the most vulnerable individuals and families. I encourage you to reach out and inquire about the programs we provide.
~Sharon Longhurst-Pritt, Director
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Garfield County Housing Authority (HUD)
Public Health Community Assistance
Childcare Quality & Licensing
Unique, proactive program whose focus is to meet the needs of early education professionals.
Establishes & enforces child support orders against non-custodial parents for the financial and medical support of their children
Food, financial and medical assistance programs to aid individuals and families in need.
Senior and Family Services
Child Welfare & Adult Protective Services
Provide support and protections services for children, families, at-risk adults, and seniors.
Options for Long Term Care
Regional program to provide services and supports for aging adults and people with disabilities.
Enable independence, dignity, health, and nutritional well-being of senior and people with disabilities.
News & events
Planning for the end of the Public Health Emergency – Health First Colorado
Colorado SNAP emergency allotment benefits ending
Child abuse and neglect hotline
The Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) now has one statewide number for reporting child abuse and neglect. If you suspect child abuse or neglect, the statewide toll-free number to use is 1-844-CO-4-KIDS.