COVID-19 Operations and Availability Modifications

You can apply for or manage your assistance benefits case online at Colorado PEAK.

The free MyCoBenefits app is available through the Apple and Android app stores. PEAKHealth is a free app for current Medicaid and CHP+ members who have a Colorado.gov/PEAK account.

DHS has a temporary lobby on the first floor of the Citizens Service Center building. Other locations may be closed; please call ahead before visiting. The Center on Fathering office is operating via phone calls and other communication methods.

WIC clinics (Public Health) are providing services for clients via phone and video, including new intake appointments. Please call 719-578-3199, Option 6. More information, and a referral form, is available on the website.

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

Online Applications

Colorado.gov/PEAK

Apply online, make changes, view benefit information, access correspondence, submit documentation

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: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesdays

Contact: (719) 520-7897

Fountain Office/EBT Site (Peak Vista)

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.

Hours: 7:30 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays

Contact: 719-444-8303

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 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Mondays – Fridays

Contact: (719) 314-2393

Jet Wing Office/EBT Site (Peak Vista)

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.

Hours: Mondays-Fridays, 7:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

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