Aid to the Needy Disabled - La Plata County Department of Human Services


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Western Colorado 2-1-1 - WC 211
General Information
Description of ServiceAid To The Needy Disabled (AND) program provides a small cash assistance benefit to low-income Colorado residents age 18 – 59 who have at least a six-month total disability that precludes them from working.

All STATE AND applicants must also apply for Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

Clients applying for AND will have Medicaid and will need to see their Primary Care Physicians to complete AND exam requirements. If clients do not have a doctor they can go to .

When the primary diagnosis is alcoholism or drug abuse, the AND recipient:
- Is limited to 12 cumulative months in a lifetime;
- Must agree to and participate in treatment;
- Must submit to random testing; and
- Will lose AND benefits if he/she tests positive for alcohol or drugs two times in any three-month period.
LocationLa Plata County
Geographical AreaLa Plata County
Public Transportation
Facility/ADA AccessFull access
Intake ProcedureCall or walk in during business hours or apply online at
Intake RequirementsBirth Certificate - Valid Photo ID - Proof of Residency - Bank Statements - Registration papers for motor vehicles, Dee and mortgages for property, Life insurance policies - Burial funds or policies - Social Security care - Payroll stubs - Verification of Social Security and SSI
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityBe age 18 to 59, have been or expected to be totally disabled for 6 months or more, have gross income below the current monthly benefits, have resources below $2000 for an individual , $3000 for a couple, be a US citizen or eligible alien, and be a resident of Colorado.
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (administration hours)
Contact Information
Contact's Phone (970) 382-6150
Physical Site Address 1 10 BURNETT CT
Physical Site Address 2 Tech Center Plaza, First Floor
Physical Site City, State, Zip Durango, CO 81301
Main Phone (970) 382-6150 (administration)
TDD Phone (800) 659-2656 (or dial 711)
Fax (970) 382-6151
Web Address
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: La Plata County Department of Human Services
Affiliated Program: 10 BURNETT CT
This Service: Aid to the Needy Disabled - La Plata County Department of Human Services
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: State Administered SSI Supplement Programs (NL-1000.2400-800)