Colorado Works (TANF) - Arapahoe County Department of Human Services (DHS)
Arapahoe County Department of Human Services (DHS)
Data Provided By
Mile High United Way - MHUW
Description of Service
Colorado Works (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families) provides financial and employment support to low-income families. Assistance and services provided may include childcare, cash payments, transportation, counseling, help finding employment, and other services.
Apply online at Colorado PEAK or walk in to a Human Services office in Aurora or Littleton to apply online at a free computer kiosk, or print an application and fax, mail or deliver it to either the Aurora or Littleton office.
Requires all applicants to seek employment and be involved in a work activity from the day of application. If approved, must participate in a work-related activity, such as:
- Approved education programs or job skills training
- Volunteer work or community service
- Job readiness and job search
- Full and part-time employment
Minor parents must attend high school or a GED program and live with parents or another approved adult. Childcare assistance and other supportive services are available when preparing or looking for a job.
Must complete face-to-face interview for the Individual Responsibility Contract.
Satellite office located at:
1690 W Littleton Blvd, 1st Fl
Littleton, CO 80120
The MyCOBenefits app is available to individuals who receive SNAP, Colorado Works, and Adult Financial benefits and is available in both the Apple and Android app stores. The app allows users to access their benefit information, report changes, check EBT card balances and more.
Low-income families with minor children that meet eligibility requirements. To determine eligibility, visit the Colorado PEAK website or walk into a Human Services office in Aurora or Littleton to check eligibility online at a free computer kiosk.