TANF (Fort Collins) - Larimer County Department of Human Services

(Fort Collins) - Larimer County Department of Human Services

Data Provided By
United Way of Larimer County 2-1-1 - UWLC
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides monthly cash assistance to families of at least one parent and one child. Families may receive assistance while preparing for, looking for, or maintaining employment.

Larimer County Works assists low-income families to move from temporary monthly cash assistance into the workplace. Anyone 18 years or older needs to be assessed for barriers to employment and to sign a contract commitment to be employed. The program goal is for participants to find work as soon as possible, but not later than 24 months. The family is limited to a lifetime limit of 60 months of benefits. Work experience, job training and job placement are provided in partnership with the Larimer County Workforce Center.

Undocumented immigrants are not eligible to receive TANF, but US born children of undocumented immigrants are eligible for TANF if the family meets all other eligibility criteria.
LocationLarimer County
Geographical AreaLarimer County
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureVisit the website, call, or walk in and interview with eligibility technician.
Intake RequirementsMust provide:
- Photo ID
- Proof of address
- Earned and unearned income
- Proof of citizenship or legal residency in US
- Banking information
- Monthly expenses
Helpful TipsAnyone can access the Colorado Peak website for self-screening for potential eligibility for health, nutrition and cash benefits.

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.
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish, Language Line Available
EligibilityLimited to families with dependent children or parents of an unborn child. Based on income, resources, and size of household. Must participate in work activity if approved.
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsNone
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Office Hours)
Specific Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Wednesday, 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. (Fort Collins Public Benefits)
Contact Information
Contact's Phone (970) 498-6300
Physical Site Address 1 1501 Blue Spruce Dr
Physical Site City, State, Zip Fort Collins, CO 80524
Main Phone (970) 498-6300
Fax (970) 498-7987
Service Location Email benefits@larimer.org
Web Address www.colorado.gov/peak
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Larimer County Department of Human Services
Affiliated Program: (Fort Collins) - Larimer County Department of Human Services
This Service: TANF (Fort Collins) - Larimer County Department of Human Services
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: TANF (NL-1000.8500)