Adult Programs and Medical Assistance
Old Age Pension (OAP), Aid to the Needy Disabled (AD), Aid to the Blind (ABT), and information for the Supplemental Security Income/Colorado Supplement (SSI/CS) programs.
Medicare Savings Programs help people with low income and asset levels pay for health care coverage including some or all of Medicare’s premiums and may also pay Medicare deductibles and coinsurance.
Home care and financial assistance is provided on a monthly basis to prevent out-of-home placement of seniors and persons with disabilities living in Gilpin County. Provides an alternative to nursing homes.
Contact David Josselyn 303-582-5444 ext 7204 or email email@example.com
The Gilpin County Senior Program
Offers a variety of activities and services for the seniors of our community.
- Adult Low-Impact Class
- Adult Strengthen, Stretch and Balance Class
- Be a Handyman Volunteer for a Senior in your community!
- Chore Services Program
- DRCOG Info & Assistance Program for Older Adults
- Food Bank Volunteers Needed
- Free Food for Seniors
- Have Help Making Your Home Safe
- Home Delivered Meals
- Scholarships to Classes
- Senior Classes at the Gilpin County Community Center
- Senior Nutrition and Activities
- Senior Resource Center – Assistance for Visually Impaired Older Adults
- Senior Transportation
The Gilpin County Veteran Service Officer, is available to assist Gilpin County Veteran’s and their families with VA Benefits, State Veteran Benefits, and Gilpin County assistance programs. The Veterans Service Office can advise and assist veterans, active-duty members of the Armed Forces of the United States and their spouses, surviving spouses, dependent parents and dependents in presenting claims or obtaining entitlements or benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Some of the services that can be provided are preparation of forms, documentation of claims with pertinent data, proper submission and case management of claims to the appropriate agencies and discharge assistance.
- Veteran’s Benefits from the Department Veteran Affairs
- Colorado Division of Veteran Affairs & State of Colorado
- Gilpin County
Mental Health Resources
Gilpin County Public Health is committed to the mental health of our residents. If you or someone you know is struggling with their mental health, please reach out and never hesitate to use available resources.
Colorado Crisis Services – Call 1-844-493-8255 or text TALK to 38255
Safe2Tell – Report threats or concerns about safety for yourself or others