Last Updated on January 24, 2023 by Anne-Sophie Reinhardt
Assistance programs are available for single moms in Colorado – these programs help with paying for basic needs and emergencies ( food, prescriptions, medical needs, housing, legal concerns, senior aid, and other services)
Assistance for single moms in Colorado
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
The SNAP program, a federal nutrition program helps households in buying groceries through their food stamps. Those qualified will receive benefits per month via their Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards.
There is no reason for you to let yourselves get hungry, the SNAP program is available. Contact the Colorado Hotline at 800-536-5298 or the National Hotline at 800-221-5689. Start your application online, visit their website for help in signing up.
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
LIHEAP is a federally funded program for low-income households and single mothers. The program assists with utility bills to keep them warm in the winter, and cool in the summer, the LIHEAP helps with power bills, energy crisis, weatherization, and energy-related home repairs.
It is required that you’re a Colorado resident and responsible for paying for rent that includes heating costs or the heating costs directly. Visit their website to get assistance.
NeedyMeds for Single Mothers
NeedyMeds (1996) provides a free drug discount card that has a discount of up to 80% for more than 63,000 pharmacies throughout the nation. The card is for everyone, the income level, and insurance status does not matter. Registration for it is not required, and the cards can be used by your friends and family to get discounts on the medication they need to buy. Find out more about how to get the card through their website.
Partnership for Prescription Assistance
The program assists you by providing a thoroughly searchable index of medications and pharmaceutical companies. Visit their website to see if the medication you need is available.
Use this website to find free or low-cost clinics near you.
Patient Assistance for single moms
Visit this website to find more pharmaceutical assistance programs
Assistance with housing is available to everyone facing homelessness through eviction, foreclosure, abuse, and violence.
These are the shelters providing this assistance:
- The Homeless Shelters Directory
- Women’s Shelters
- Shelter for Women and Children of domestic violence
- Crossroads Outreach Center – 970-530-2353
Telephone Assistance for Single Mothers
This telephone assistance program helps pay a portion of your monthly phone bill. Contact 303-866-5700 to find out if you qualify for a discount.