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Human Services Program Income Limits
Housing & Human Services Income Guidelines
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Human Services Program Income Guidelines

Eligibility varies, please apply even if you are unsure if you qualify.

Household Size Monthly Gross Income
1 $1,580 to potentially $2,430
2 $2,137 to potentially $3,288
3 $2,694 to potentially $4,054
4 $3,250 to potentially $5,000
5 $3,807 to potentially $5,858
6 $4,364 to potentially $6,714
Each Additional Member $557 to potentially $858

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) helps low-income individuals and families in Colorado purchase healthy and nutritious food. SNAP won’t meet all nutritional needs for a household, but will help a family or individual buy groceries each month.

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Health First Colorado for Adults (Ages 19-65)

Household Size Monthly Gross Income
1 $1,616
2 $2,186
3 $2,755
4 $3,325
5 $3,895
6 $4,464

Free or low-cost health insurance for Coloradans who qualify.

Household Size Monthly Gross Income
1 $1,725
2 $2,334
3 $2,942
4 $3,550
5 $4,158
6 $4,766

Free or low-cost health insurance for Coloradans who qualify.

Household Size Monthly Gross Income
1 $2,369
2 $3,205
3 $4,040
4 $4,875
5 $5,710
6 $6,546

Free or low-first health insurance for Coloradans who qualify.

Household Size Monthly Gross Income
1
2 $2,187-$4,243
3 $2,756-$5,386
4 $3,326-$6,500
5 $3,895-$7,614
6 $4,465-$8,727

Family planning services are services that can help women and men choose if, or when, to become pregnant or to become a parent. Family planning services include different kinds of birth control, like birth control pills or intrauterine devices (IUDs), and office visits to talk about family planning and how to make healthy decisions about reproduction.

Household Size Monthly Gross Income
1 $1,726-$3,159
2 $2,335-$4,273
3 $2,943-$5,386
4 $3,551-$6,500
5 $4,159-$7,614
6 $4,767-$8,727

Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) is low-cost health and dental insurance for Colorado’s uninsured children and pregnant women who earn too much to qualify for Health First Colorado, but not enough to afford private health insurance.

Household Size Monthly Gross Income
1 $1,235
2 $1,663

The Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB) Program provides Medicare benefits and pays for Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and Part B (Medical Insurance) premiums, Medicare deductibles, co-insurance, and co-pays. Co-pays for Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid program) might not be covered.

Household Size Monthly Gross Income
1 $1,478
2 $1,992

The Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary (SLMB) Program pays for Part B premiums only. Participants are still responsible for Medicare deductibles and co-insurance.

Household Size Monthly Gross Income
1 $1,660
2 $2,239

The Qualifying Individual Program pays for Medicare Part B premiums only. Participants are still responsible for Medicare deductibles and co-insurance.

Household Size Monthly Gross Income
1 $2,480
2 $3,306

Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) helps people with limited income and resources pay for some or all of their Medicare premiums and may also pay their Medicare deductibles and co-insurance. In some cases, Medicare Savings Programs may also pay Medicare Part A and Part B deductibles and co-insurance. Medicare Savings Programs are a group of programs Colorado residents can apply for if they have Medicare.

Low-Income Subsidy (LIS)

Low-Income Subsidy (LIS)

Household Size Monthly Gross Income
1 $1,883
2 $2,555

Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) help people with limited income and resources pay for some or all of their Medicare premiums and may also cover their Medicare deductibles and co-insurance. In some cases, Medicare Savings Programs may also pay Medicare Part A and Part B deductibles and co-insurance. Medicare Savings Programs are a group of programs Colorado residents can apply for if they have Medicare.

Breast and Cervical Cancer Program

Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (BCCP)

Household Size Monthly Gross Income
1 $2,602

The Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (BCCP) is for uninsured or underinsured women who have been diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer. BCCP also covers breast and cervical conditions that may lead to cancer if not treated.

Working Adults with Disabilities

Working Adults with Disabilities (WAwD)

Household Size Monthly Gross Income
1 $5,648

The Health First Colorado Buy-In Program for Working Adults with Disabilities makes it possible for adults with a disability who qualify to buy into Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid program). Participants may be required to pay an income-based monthly premium.

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Children’s Buy-In with Disabilities (CBwD)

Household Size Monthly Gross Income
1 $3,765

The Health First Colorado Buy-In Program for Children with Disabilities allows families who make too much to qualify for Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid program) and Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) to buy into Health First Colorado coverage for their child with a disability by paying a monthly premium based on the family’s income.

Household Size Monthly Gross Income
1 $253
2 $331
3 $421
4 $510
5 $605
6 $697

Income guideline is for 1 caretaker and 1 child. Colorado Works, also known as the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program offers monthly cash benefits to families that qualify with dependent children. Colorado Works participants can receive help with child care assistance and other supportive services for job seekers; enrollment requires participation in case management, work-related activities, and cooperation with Child Support Services.

Household Size Monthly Gross Income
1 $248

The Aid to the Needy Disabled-State Only (AND-SO) program provides a cash assistance benefit to low-income Colorado residents with a disability that precludes them from working. The program provides interim financial assistance while the client pursues Supplemental Security Income benefits (SSI).

The total AND-SO grant standard is $248.00, effective April 1st, 2022

Household Size Monthly Gross Income
1 $981

The Old Age Pension (OAP) program provides cash benefits to eligible individuals aged 60 years and older, who make too much to qualify for Health First Colorado.

The total OAP grant standard is $981, effective January 1st, 2024.

Household Size Monthly Gross Income
1 $2,880
2 $3,766
3 $4,652
4 $5,539
5 $6,425
6 $7,311

The Colorado Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) is a federally funded program that helps eligible Colorado families, seniors, and individuals pay a portion of their winter home heating costs. LEAP applications are accepted November 1 through April 30.

Household Size Monthly Gross Income
1 $3,280.50
2 $4,437.00
3 $5,593.50
4 $6,750.00
5 $7,906.50
6 $9,063.00
7 $10,219.50
8 $11,376.00
9 $12,532.00

The Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) provides subsidized quality child care to parents who are working, going to school, or job searching. The parent pays a co-pay directly to the provider and the county pays another portion (varies based on family size, income, hours of care, etc.) CCAP is for families with children from birth through age 12.

Household Size Monthly Gross Income
1 $33,975/yr
2 $45,775/yr
3 $57,575/yr
4 $69,375/yr
5 $81,175/yr
6 $92,975/yr

Connect for Health Colorado is the state’s Affordable Care Act health insurance marketplace. Individuals, families and small employers can shop for and buy health insurance through private carriers. The Marketplace helps lower costs for people who are not eligible for Medicaid or employer-based coverage. Financial assistance in the form of tax credits and cost-share reductions is available only for plans purchased through Connect for Health Colorado. If you are eligible for tax credits, they can be applied directly to your monthly premiums in order to reduce your monthly payment.

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