The Healthy Communities Program helps families with children under age 21 and pregnant women apply for Medicaid and/or the Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+). The program also helps families on Health First Colorado (Medicaid) and/or CHP+ understand their benefits and find medical, dental, vision, mental health, and specialty services.

To learn more about The Healthy Communities Program in Colorado, click here. You may call 844-511-KIDS (5437), which can connect you to Healthy Communities staff in any Colorado county when you enter your zip code.

Adults without dependent children needing help can contact the Larimer County Department of Human Services at (970) 498-6300, Larimer Health Connect at (970) 472-0444 or go to colorado.gov/PEAK.

What we can help you with:

  • Information and help in applying for Health First Colorado (Medicaid) and CHP+
  • Health First Colorado (Medicaid) and CHP+ benefit information
  • Referrals to Health First Colorado (Medicaid) and CHP+ providers
  • Help with eligibility issues
  • Help with scheduling appointments
  • Health information
  • Referrals to community resources

Healthy Communities Health First Colorado (Medicaid) and CHP+ Outreach Program

1525 Blue Spruce Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80524
(970) 498-6754 or (970) 498-6755

Office hours: 

Because our staff work part-time, there may be regular office hours when our office is closed because of limited staffing or for training or meetings. We encourage you to call ahead if you plan to visit to make sure that someone will be available to help you.  We are located off of the main waiting room in the Health Department in Fort Collins.

Mondays - 8:30 am -4:00 pm

Tuesdays - 1:00 pm -4:00 pm. Please call for morning appointment availability.

Wednesdays - 8:30 am -12:00 noon. Please call for afternoon appointment availability.

Thursdays - 8:30 am -4:00 pm

Fridays - 8:30 am -4:00 pm