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Aid to the Blind (ABT)

  • Provides financial assistance and Medicaid to eligible, legally blind persons of any age.

Aid to the Needy Disabled (AND)

  • Provides financial assistance to eligible disabled persons who are 18 to 60 years of age.

Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP)

  • Offers financial assistance to subsidize child care costs through contracted providers, for families who meet low income guidelines.

Food Stamps (FS)

  • Supplemental food assistance for low income families.

Low Income Energy Assistance (LEAP)

  • Provides financial assistance to help low income households with winter home heating costs. Services may include:

-Paying a portion of home heating costs

-Furnace repair or replacement

-Replacing broken windows

Self Sufficiency Services

  • This program provides self-sufficiency services to enable recipients to obtain employment and become self-sufficient.

Family Medical Services/Medicaid

  • Health care benefits for minor children, parents of minor children, pregnant women, low income adults over age 65 and disabled persons of any age.

Medicare Supplement

  • Programs to supplement your Medicare insurance for age 60 and older.

Old Age Pension (OAP)

  • Provides assistance and health care benefits for low-income adults aged 60 or older.

To apply for any of these programs:

  • Food Stamps
  • Colorado Works/TANF 
  • Family Medical Services/Medicaid
  • Long Term Care
  • Medicare Savings Program
  • Adult Medical Services/Medicaid
  • Adult Financial Services including:

OAP (Old Age Pension)
AND (Aid to the Needy Disabled/Blind)

You must fill out the Colorado Department of Human Services Application for Assistance, and return applications to one of the Human Services offices listed below.

If you have a parent absent from your home and you are applying for Colorado Works/TANF, Family Medicaid or Adult Medicaid with SSI children, you must also fill out Application for Assistance, Part 2A, Child Support Information.

A phone interview is required when applying for these programs:

  • Colorado Works/TANF
  • Old Age Pension (OAP) or
  • Aid to the Needy Disabled/Blind (AND/AB)

These interviews are by appointment only : 
1001 South Main Street
Lamar, CO 81052  (719)336-7486

Applications for other programs may be delivered or mailed to:

Prowers County Department of Human Services
1001 South Main Street
P.O. Box 1157
Lamar, CO 81052