Public assistance is provided to those in need. Children, adults, seniors, and disabled persons in Montezuma County are eligible for specific services, by definition of the service. Assistance Payment Programs require income eligibility screening, and most services require interview for eligibility screening. Applications are available at the agency and services are free to those who qualify.
Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF): Formerly AFCD. Financial assistance is available to families with children who meet income and resource criteria. Colorado Works requirement with this assistance Child Support Enforcement: Assistance with securing court-ordered child support payments Food Stamps: Income-based eligibility for food assistance. Emergency assistance is available. Job search requirements are associated with this assistance Medicaid: Medical assistance for children and pregnant women who meet income and resource criteria, Supplemental Security Income, Old Age Pension, Aid to Needy Disabled/Aid to the Blind (interim assistance while SSI application is processed), Transportation (for health care for Medicaid clients), and Qualified Medical Benefits (medical bill assistance for those not qualifying for Medicaid) Assistance Payment Programs Child Protection
For more information and a complete listing of Ute Mountain Ute Tribe programs and services, please see the listing for Ute Mountain Ute Tribe Directory of Programs and Services in the Native American Services category.