Serving the community

The Department of Human Services has staff working set hours at nine locations, although schedules may vary.

The main office is at the Citizens Services Center, on the third floor. The Visitation Center is near downtown Colorado Springs.

Different locations are open select days and certain hours, and DHS staff will not be available on holidays observed by the County.

Citizens Service Center building outside

Apply and Check Your Benefits Online

Colorado PEAK is the fast and easy way to access benefit information – anytime and anywhere. PEAK is an online service for Coloradans to screen and apply for medical, food, cash, and early childhood assistance programs.

https://coloradopeak.secure.force.com/

Computers are available at many DHS locations for the public to use to access Colorado PEAK.

Transportation from Fountain

As of April 4, 2018, the City of Fountain Municipal Transit offers direct service to the Citizens Service Center building on Garden of the Gods Road. The transportation will be offered Wednesdays only, departing the Fountain Valley Senior Center at 9 a.m. and returning at 1 p.m. Regular route rates apply. For more information, call (719) 322-2019 or visit www.fountaincolorado.org.

Transportation in Colorado Springs

Details for Mountain Metropolitan Transit, including times and route information, is on the Colorado Springs website.

Main Office/EBT Site

All services are available at this location, including EBT Card services.

Hours: 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays

Contact: (719) 636-0000

Calhan Office

A technician is available to answer questions about medical and food assistance, and receive all types of documentation (initial applications, re-certifications, and verifications).

Hours: 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays

Contact: (719) 520-7897

Championship View – East

DHS technicians are available in Suite 120A, adjacent to Veterans Services. A technician is able to answer questions about medical and food assistance, and receive all types of documentation (initial applications, re-certifications, and verifications).

Hours: 8 a.m.-11:30 a.m. 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays

Contact: (719) 444-5725

El Paso County Combined Courts

Services are reserved for clients who are appearing at court hearings that day. The technician is able to answer questions about medical and food assistance, and receive all types of documentation (initial applications, re-certifications, and verifications).

Hours: During courthouse hours

Criminal Justice Center (CJC)

Technician can be requested at Front Desk. The technician is able to answer questions about medical and food assistance, and receive all types of documentation (initial applications, re-certifications, and verifications).

Hours: 5:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays

Fountain Office/EBT Site

DHS staff are located within the Peak Vista Health Center. A technician is available to answer questions about medical and food assistance, and receive all types of documentation (initial applications, re-certifications, and verifications). The site also offers EBT Card services. The Pikes Peak Workforce Center is at the office on the first and third Mondays of each month, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Hours: 8 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays

Contact: 719-444-8303

Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center

A technician is available to answer questions about medical and food assistance, and receive all types of documentation (initial applications, re-certifications, and verifications).

Hours: 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Thursdays

Contact: (719) 309-4714

Sand Creek Library

A technician is available to answer questions about medical and food assistance, and receive all types of documentation (initial applications, re-certifications, and verifications).

Hours: 9 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Fridays

Springs Rescue Mission

A technician is available to answer questions about medical and food assistance, and receive all types of documentation (initial applications, re-certifications, and verifications).

Hours: 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays

Contact: (719) 663-1803

Urban Peak (Homeless Teens 16-21)

A technician is available to answer questions about medical and food assistance, and receive all types of documentation (initial applications, re-certifications, and verifications).

Hours: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 1st and 3rd Thursdays

Homeless Teens 16-21

Center on Fathering

The Center on Fathering is equipped to help those who want to improve how they parent their children.

Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays
Contact: 1-800-MY DAD 34 (1-800-693-2334)

Family Visitation Center

No applications are accepted at this location.

Hours: Appointment only
Contact: (719) 444-5898

Women, Infants & Children (WIC) – Main

El Paso County Public Health operates three locations for the Women, Infants & Children (WIC) program. To make an appointment, call (719) 578-3199 between 8 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Mondays-Fridays
Contact: (719) 578-3199

Women, Infants & Children (WIC) – Southeast

El Paso County Public Health operates three locations for the Women, Infants & Children (WIC) program. To make an appointment, call (719) 578-3199 between 8 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays
Contact: (719) 578-3199

Women, Infants & Children (WIC) – Widefield

El Paso County Public Health operates three locations for the Women, Infants & Children (WIC) program. To make an appointment, call (719) 578-3199 between 8 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30p.m. Mondays-Fridays
Contact: (719) 578-3199