A van that will provide transportation for Wellington seniors to medical appointments and other locations has been donated to the Wellington Senior Resource Center by the Larimer County Office on Aging.

Posted: 
Tue, Sep 21 - 01:05 pm
Department: 
Human Services

A bill passed by the Colorado Legislature now allows county human or social services departments to use an innovative, pilot alternative response program in reporting the mistreatment of at-risk adults.

Posted: 
Tue, Sep 14 - 12:43 pm
Department: 
Human Services

Heather O’Hayre, Human Services Director of Larimer County Department of Human Services, has been appointed to the Early Childhood Leadership Commission (ECLC), Colorado’s federally-authorized early childhood advisory council, by Governor Jared Polis. O’Hayre is one of five people appointed across the state.

Posted: 
Wed, Sep 08 - 09:36 am
Department: 
Human Services

Heather O’Hayre, Human Services Director of Larimer County Department of Human Services, has been appointed to the Early Childhood Leadership Commission (ECLC), Colorado’s federally-authorized early childhood advisory council, by Governor Jared Polis. O’Hayre is one of five people appointed across the state.

Posted: 
Fri, Sep 03 - 12:52 pm
Department: 
Human Services

Older adults who have achieved the age of 100 or older (centenarians) will be honored at the 2021 Centenarian Project Celebration Event on Sept. 24. Centenarians will be awarded with certificates prepared by the Colorado Commission on Aging (CCOA) and signed by Colorado Governor Jared Polis.

Posted: 
Wed, Sep 01 - 01:24 pm
Department: 
Human Services

Sounds Affects, a local non-profit organization dedicated to connecting professional musicians to isolated senior care spaces, will be hosting a benefit show to raise awareness and funds for the program on Tuesday, September 7th from 7pm-9pm at Odell Brewing Company, 800 East Lincoln Avenue in Fort Collins.

Posted: 
Wed, Aug 18 - 12:51 pm
Department: 
Human Services

Gov. Jared Polis has proclaimed August to be Child Support Awareness Month. This comes as child support payments received in Colorado reached an all-time high of $385 million in 2020.

Posted: 
Thu, Aug 12 - 09:03 am
Department: 
Human Services

Senator Polis signed SB21-118 into law on June 17, 2021 to allow for a pilot program for alternative response for the mistreatment of at-risk adults.

Posted: 
Thu, Jun 24 - 12:18 pm
Department: 
Human Services

Attention Child Care Providers! We are actively recruiting providers to accept CCAP funding to pay for child care. Many in our community are looking for quality child care and can't afford to pay the going rates.

Posted: 
Thu, Jun 24 - 12:01 pm
Department: 
Human Services

Two Larimer County community members were recognized and also received awards for contributing countless hours of volunteer work at a recent ceremony.

Posted: 
Tue, May 18 - 12:51 pm
Department: 
Human Services

Solutions to help caregivers use high- and low-tech methods to enhance communication and safety for themselves and those they care for are being offered at an upcoming virtual forum featuring caregiver author Jane Barton and a panel of experts.

Posted: 
Wed, Mar 31 - 12:27 pm
Department: 
Human Services

An important study designed to provide a clearer picture of the housing challenges in Larimer County, and to develop a more meaningful housing plan is now open for participation by all Larimer County residents.

Posted: 
Tue, Feb 02 - 10:35 am
Department: 
Human Services

Families participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program [SNAP] and support programs like Colorado Works, and Old Age Pension in Larimer County can now make online food delivery purchases with their Electronic Benefits Transfer [EBT] card.

Posted: 
Wed, Dec 09 - 03:06 pm
Department: 
Human Services

Larimer County has received an award from the State of Colorado for its work toward hiring people with disabilities.

Posted: 
Mon, Nov 09 - 09:50 am
Department: 
Human Services

A $50,000 grant from the Federal CARES Act and Larimer County Department of Human Services Office on Aging was awarded to the Energy Resource Center (ERC), a Colorado nonprofit organization.

Posted: 
Wed, Oct 21 - 01:32 pm
Department: 
Human Services

Temporary waivers from the State of Colorado and federal government for several assistance programs not requiring recertification by residents receiving those benefits have ended.

Posted: 
Fri, Aug 21 - 10:59 am
Department: 
Human Services

An online public hearing covering a grant designed to provide suitable housing for low- and moderate-income persons is being held Friday at the Loveland Housing Authority via Zoom.

Posted: 
Tue, Jul 14 - 01:42 pm
Department: 
Human Services

Families participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program [SNAP] and support programs like Colorado Works, and Old Age Pension in Larimer County can now make online food delivery purchases with their Electronic Benefits Transfer [EBT] card.

Posted: 
Mon, Jun 22 - 12:15 pm
Department: 
Human Services

Resources are available for older adults, caregivers, family members, neighbors and friends of older adults now and after COVID-19 from the Larimer County Office on Aging.

Posted: 
Fri, Apr 17 - 10:42 am
Department: 
Human Services

Applying for public assistance programs doesn’t have to start with a visit to an often-crowded lobby. 

Larimer County Department of Human Services wants to ensure all customers are aware of resources already in place to help keep the community healthy and safe amid news of COVID-19 cases in Colorado. Everyone has a role to play to prevent the spread of the disease and protect yourself and others. 

Posted: 
Mon, Mar 16 - 08:11 am
Department: 
Human Services