Benefits for Young People

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Apply for Benefits

You can apply for SSI, SSDI, CDB, and Child’s Benefits at your local Social Security office or by calling 1-800-772-1213 or 1-800-325-0778 (TTY).

To apply for a PASS, contact your local PASS specialist.

To apply for individual health coverage, use Connect for Health Colorado.

You can apply for Health First Colorado (Medicaid), the Medicaid Adult Buy-In, Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+), SNAP, Colorado Works, and other Colorado programs:

Colorado PEAK lists the details you may need to fill out an application.

Note: Due to COVID-19, there may be limits on in-person services. Contact your agency by phone to ask about this.

Ticket to Work

Social Security’s Ticket to Work Program helps people with disabilities who get Social Security benefits re-enter the workforce and become more independent. The Ticket to Work Program offers free access to employment-related services, such as training, transportation, and vocational rehabilitation. You can call the Ticket to Work Help Line at 1-866-968-7842 or 1-866-833-2967 (TTY).

Get Help with Your Benefits

A trained Benefits Planner can help you understand your benefits programs. Exactly who you need to contact depends on your situation and the benefits you get.

View DB101's full list of experts who can help you understand different benefits.

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