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Human Services
Locations

Citizens Service Center 
1675 W. Garden of the Gods
Colorado Springs, CO  80907
(719) 636-0000
Hours: 8 - 5 Weekdays
Except Holidays

Lorraine Center
301 E. Iowa Ave.
Fountain, CO  80817
(719) 444-8303
Hours: 8 - 4:30 Weekdays
Except Holidays

Calhan Office
328 10th Street
Calhan, CO  80808
(719) 520-7897
Hours: 10 - 4:00 Wednesdays

Except Holidays

Family Visitation Center
701 E. Boulder St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(719) 444-5898
Hours: 9 - 7 Mon - Thurs
Hours: 9 - 5 Fri
Hours: 9 - 3 Sat
Except Holidays

Important Information

To Report Child Abuse or Neglect:

 719-444-5700 or e-mail

childabusereport@elpasoco.com

 

To Report Adult Abuse or Neglect:

719-444-5755 or e-mail

DHS-APS@elpasoco.com

 

Apply and Check

Your Benefits Online (PEAK)

 

 Food Stamps & Family Medical Ongoing Customer Service Line    

719-444-5124

 

Fraud Hotline: 719-520-6903

 

Request For Records Form

 

Effective 3/15/10, DHS will replace only one EBT/Quest card for clients every six-month period. Any further card replacements need to be requested through J.P. Morgan at 1.888.328.2656.

Family Medical

For Specific Information Related To Ongoing Family Medical Cases, Please Call: 719-444-5349

Family Medical

Welcome to the Family Medicaid Information page for El Paso County Department of Human Services. Medicaid programs for low-income families include eligible adults and children age 0 through 18. Children must be residing in the home more than fifty percent of the time.  Eligibility is then based on citizenship, legal residence, and household income. 

Medicaid provides medical benefits including inpatient and outpatient hospital, physician services, well child checks, immunizations, vision care including prescription glasses, prescription drugs, dental and mental health care.  For adults over age 21 dental and vision benefits may be limited. Adults may incur a co-pay for services.
 
It is important to obtain a primary doctor and to see them for all medical needs that are not emergencies. The hospital emergency room should only be used for life or limb threatening illness or injury. Remember – if your doctor can treat your illness or injury in the office, Medicaid may not pay emergency room costs and you will be responsible for paying the bill.  The primary care doctor will arrange referrals for other medical services.