The Department of Human Services provides services which assist individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency and social well being. Services can include financial assistance for shelter, food and medical care. Services are provided either directly by department personnel, and/or through collaborations or contracts with other community agencies.
Individual and family programs protect adults and children, help people to become employed and assist youth and families in properly handling their family and community conflicts.
The department takes leadership in community efforts to assess human service needs, plan for more effective and efficient human services delivery, and address emerging community needs. Human Services works closely with the other County Departments in the Health and Human Services Division to develop, coordinate, and evaluate the total package of human services provided by Larimer County.
Mission Statement - To provide safety and support for children and vulnerable citizens.
Department Org Chart [pdf]
Benefits Information Center
Technicians are available to answer questions about your case (Food stamps, Medicaid/Health First Colorado, TANF, AND, OAP, QMB, SLIMB) or explain how to apply. Email the Benefits Information Center
Please call first to be sure you travel to the correct office for what you need. We have office locations in Fort Collins, Loveland, and Estes Park. For additional contact information see our directory of departments and services.