Are you a senior or veteran living in Denver, Colorado? If so, you may be eligible for special programs and services that can help you with your needs. The Denver Human Services office is available to assist immigrants and refugees, while Colorado County Veterans Service officers can provide assistance to those who have served in the armed forces. The Live Income-Based Rate Program, offered by Denver Human Services in partnership with RTD, is available to those who qualify. There are also relief and assistance funds that can help pay for ADL services in many places, such as an assisted living community, a specialized nursing home, or within the confines of the elderly person's own home.
The Denver GIVE Center for Human Services provides essential and free services and items to Denver residents in need. Samaritan House, established in 1986, is the first building in the country built specifically to serve the homeless. The Denver Property Tax Relief Program also offers a partial refund of property taxes, or the equivalent in rent, to eligible Denver residents.