Financial & Expense Assistance Resources

*If you are looking for direct financial assistance, please contact one of the organizations below*

AARP Tax Aid
Longmont Senior Center
910 Longs Peak Ave.
Longmont, CO 80501
Phone: (303) 774-4722

Alpha Center
1212 South College Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Phone: (970) 221-5121
Web: www.thealphacenter.org/
Services: Can help with limited ultrasounds, diapers, and formula

Avlambh, Inc
Web: www.avlambh.org/
Email: info@avlambh.org
Services: Avlambh, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation registered in Colorado, is an effort to recycle used computers with the help of volunteers and provide them to the lesser privileged members of our community.

Catholic Charities
460 Linden Center Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Phone: (970) 484-5010
Web: www.ccdenver.org/
Services: Can help with food, rent & utilities, and discounted bus passes
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Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP)
Phone: (970) 498-6352
Web: www.larimer.org/humanservices/assistance/ccap.htm
Services: Daycare assistance
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Christ Center Community Church
2700 South Lemay Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80525
Phone: (970) 223-5770
Web: Can help with food

Colorado Fund for People with Disabilities
1355 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 120
Denver, CO 80222
Phone: (303) 733-2867
Fax: (303)733-2862
Web: www.cfpdtrust.org/

Colorado Indigent Care Program
Phone: (800) 221-3943
Web: www.colorado.gov/pacific/hcpf/colorado-indigent-care-program
Services: Provides discounted health care services to low-income people and families

Colorado Peak
Web: www.colorado.gov/PEAK
Services: Provides information on eligibility for cash, food, and medical assistance benefits. Allows individuals to apply, review assistance benefits, and report changes to their account online.

Larimer County Dept. of Human Services
Fort Collins:
1501 Blue Spruce Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80524
205 E. 6th St.
Loveland, CO 80537
Estes Park:
1601 Broadie Ave.
Estes Park, CO 80517
Cash Assistance
Food Assistance
Low-income Energy Assistance
Medical Assistance
Childcare Assistance
Medicare Premium Assistance

Life Enrichment Fund
163 Thorn Hill Road
Warrendale, Pa, 15086
Office: (412) 820-1015 x508
Fax: (412) 820-1025
Web: www.lifeenrichmenttrust.org/index.html
Email: rhoward@passavant.org
Services: Helps people safeguard assets and plan for the financial future of their loved ones with disabilities, without the risk of endangering funding for the needs of the individual.

Low Energy Assistance Program (LEAP)
1501 Blue Spruce Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Phone: (970) 498-7725 or (866) 432-8435
Web: www.colorado.gov/cdhs/leap
Email: leap@larimer.org
Services: Helps eligible hard working Colorado families, seniors and individuals pay a portion of their winter home heating costs

Maternity Assistance Program
1525 Blue Spruce Dr.
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Phone: (970) 498-6700
Services: prenatal assistance
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Medical Assistance Program
This program provides electric medical rates to customers who:

  • Require the use of medically necessary equipment in their household and/or
  • Have medical conditions requiring air conditioning during the summer billing months

Depending on the medical condition of the resident, account-holders may qualify for an electric medical rate for electric costs related to the medical equipment and/or for air conditioning during the summer months.
Web: https://www.fcgov.com/utilities/residential/rates/electric/medical-assistance/

MetLife Center for Special Needs Planning
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
300 Davidson Ave.
Somerset, NJ 08873-4175
Web: www.metlife.com/individual/planning/special-needs/index.html#overview
Services: Helps families plan for the future of their dependents with special needs, including preserving government benefits and providing insurance and other financial solutions which can help provide lifetime quality care.

Neighbor to Neighbor
1550 Blue Spruce Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Phone: (970) 484-7498
Web: www.n2n.org
Rent assistance
Rental counseling
Affordable housing program (970) 221-1784

Realities for Children Charities
1610 S College Ave.
Fort Collins, Co 80525
Phone: (970) 484-9090
Web: www.realitiesforchildren.com/
Provides emergency funding to children in Larimer County who have been abused, neglected or are at-risk
Youth Agency Support
Provides education to the community about local child abuse problems and providing information on how people can be a part of active solutions
Youth Activities

Salvation Army
3901 South Mason Street
Fort Collins, CO 80525
Phone: (970) 207-4472
Services: can help with food, rent, utilities, & discounted bus passes

St. Elizabeth’s
5450 South Lemay Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80525
Phone: (970) 226-1303
Web: www.seas-parish.org/
Email: seas@seas-parish.org
Services: Can help with rent and utilities

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church
101 N. Howes St.
Fort Collins, CO 80521
Phone: (970) 482-4148
Fax: (970) 221-0635
Web: www.stjosephfc.org/
Services: Can help with rent assistance

The Family Center/ La Familia
309 Hickory Street #5
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Phone: (970) 221-1615
Fax: (970) 4167448
Web: www.thefamilycenterfc.org/
Email: info@thefamilycenterfc.org
Free Dental, Vision, & Hearing Screenings
Free Medicaid/CHP+ Application Assistance
Free Community Garden and Gardening Classes
Nutrition and Cooking Classes
El Nidito Early Childhood Education
Advocacy Closet & Utility Assistance
Partner Programs
Parents as Teachers (PAT)
K-6 Programs
Volunteer Opportunities
ESL Classes
Family Development Coaching

Tax Help Colorado
Tax Help Colorado offers free tax preparation assistance to families who earn less than about $54,000 a year, helping to ease the burden of commercial tax preparation costs on low-wage earners.
Multiple Fort Collins Locations: http://www.garycommunity.org/tax-help?coords=POINT%28-105.084423%2040.5852602%29&location=Ft%20Collins&distance=5

United Way of Larimer County
424 Pine Street
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Phone: (970) 407-7066
Web: www.uwaylc.org/
Aging Services
Disaster Recovery
Donation Referrals
Food, Housing and Utility Assistance
Health & Medical Needs
Legal Assistance

Villages Affordable Housing Program
Phone: (970)416-2910
Services: Housing at affordable rates

Vineyard Resource Center
1201 Riverside Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Phone: (970) 484-6755
Web: www.vineyardotr.org/main/index.php/community/outreach
Services: Provide clothes, food and personal items to those who find themselves under-resourced

The Arc of Larimer County does not endorse/guarantee any service listed in the resource guide. Being listed on the resource guide does not mean that the organization/person/service is affiliated with The Arc of Larimer County. This guide is meant for informational purposes only for individuals/families of individuals of I/DD. We strongly suggest that individuals/family members independently verify all claims made by business/individuals/services on the resource guide.  If you would like to make a correction to a resource or request a new listing, please contact Cari Brown at cbrown@arclc.org