Emergency Assistance COVID-19
In this time of national emergency, assistance with food, rent, vehicles, utilities, or other bills is available. The options below offer different levels of assistance based on a household’s situation, considering program and funding limitations and guidelines.
Jefferson County community members economically impacted by COVID-19 and needing short-term assistance with housing (rent/mortgage), utilities, or vehicle loan payment or insurance can apply for support.
To apply, click the button below to complete an application online and submit the application with all the required documentation.
Applications must be accompanied by all the following required documentation:
- Applicant’s ID (Driver’s license or State ID)
- Proof of Jefferson County Residency (mail with applicant’s name and address)
- Proof that household income is below $75,000 annually for an individual (one person in household) and below $150,000 annually for families (more than one person in household). Submit proof of income for all household members over the age of 18; examples include:
- Pay stubs
- Ledger reports for gig employment (e.g., Uber/Lyft earning statement)
- Social Security statement/award letter
- Retirement/pension statement (if retired and actively drawing from accounts)
- Unemployment statement (or denial letter)
- Rental Assistance Payments
- Rent/mortgage statement or eviction/foreclosure notice, if requesting housing assistance
- Utility bill showing account number, name, and address, if requesting utility assistance
- Vehicle loan payment or insurance payment statement, if requesting vehicle assistance
If you need cash assistance and meet the following criteria, visit PEAK and submit an application for cash assistance.
- Annual income of $75,000 or less
- Pregnant OR have child(ren) in your home under the age of 18.
- Lawfully present in the United States
- Jefferson County resident
Mile High United Way 2-1-1
Mile High United Way 2-1-1 Colorado is an additional option for receiving rent assistance and other resources. No matter where you live in Colorado, you can find information about community resources in your local area. You can call, text, live chat, or search the 2-1-1 database to get help. Dial three simple numbers – 2-1-1 – and reach Mile High United Way’s 2-1-1 Help Center, or text your zip code to 898-211 (message and data rates apply).
Jefferson County Community Resources
Jefferson County Community Resources includes resources for Food, Housing, Employment, Health Access, Mental Health, and much more.