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Employment First program

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Garfield County offers a program designed to provide people in need the tools necessary to guide them to successful employment outcomes, while still ensuring accountability for their benefits.

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When you apply for, or are receiving Food Assistance, you will be referred to the Garfield County Employment First program. This program serves to promote self-sufficiency and independence through development of skills, work experience, and job search support activities.

The Employment First program is mandatory for those who are not exempt.

Colorado Employment First of Garfield County will ensure that everyone receiving Food Assistance will have the opportunity to make choices regarding their assistance and take responsibility for their choices. Every person deserves an opportunity and every intervention makes a difference!



Human Services - Rifle
195 West 14th Street Building A
195 West 14th Street, Building D
Rifle, CO  81650
Email Human Services

970-625-5282 | phone
970-625-0927 | fax

Child abuse and neglect hotline

  Human Services - Glenwood Springs
108 8th Street, Suite 300
Glenwood Springs, CO  81601
Email Human Services

970-945-9191 | phone
970-928-0465 | fax

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