Assistance Programs

As a one-stop employment service center we provide comprehensive services including assistance programs to help you stay on the path to being employable and employed.

The Mesa County Workforce Center is a division under the Mesa County Department of Human Services, where the mission is to promote family and individual self-sufficiency in an atmosphere of respect and dignity, in a customer oriented environment.

We are able to provide a portion of the services the Department of Human Services provides such as Colorado Works, (click here) Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid Program), (click here) and Food Assistance. (click here)   You can apply for assistance by completing an application any time during our operating hours or you may apply online at COLORADO PEAK (click here)

TANF/CO Works:

The Colorado Works Program (sometimes referred to as TANF or Temporary Aid to Needy Families) provides temporary assistance to eligible families who are in need of financial assistance. Colorado Works is a time limited (60 month) program to assist families in need of short term help. Eligibility requirements continue to change so it is best to visit us in person or visit the link below for the latest information.

Families that are receiving cash assistance must also work with a Case Manager. The Case Manager partners with the family to identify a plan for financial security. Participants will receive one-on-one assistance in identifying the best plan for their family.

Requesting assistance- To request assistance a family may: Complete an application form at the Mesa County Workforce Center or online by clicking here or call and request that an application be mailed to them.

(970)248-0871
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