Getting Help & Insurance

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Referral Services

Mile High United Way 2-1-1 Call 211 for assistance with access to health and human services information and referral, or search the online directory.

Local Community Resources

Family Healthline A statewide information and referral service to help pregnant women and children from newborn to age 19 access health care services. Call 303-692-2229. Assistance en español available; other languages can be arranged.

Toll-Free Numbers for Health Information Health-related information and support from the National Health Information Center.

Find a Health Library near you.

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Free Phone Consultations

Colorado Medicaid Nurse Advice Line 1-800-283-3221

Denver Health Nurse Line 303-739-1211

Children's Hospital ParentSmart Healthline Call 720-777-0123 to speak with a nurse or get help finding a children's physician. Or visit the Children's Hospital Colorado Parent Advice Online for tips and information on over 275 topics.

State of Colorado Division of Insurance Call 303-894-7490 in Denver-Metro area and 1-800-930-3745 from other parts of the state.

Senior Health Insurance Assistance Program For Medicare counseling call SHIP at 1-888-696-7213. En español, sin cargo 1-866-665-9668.

Denver Center for Crime Victims Hotline 303-894-8000

Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233
  • National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline at 1-866-331-9474

Metro Crisis Services Call 1-888-885-1222 for assistance statewide regarding all kinds of mental health services.

Partnership for Prescription Assistance Call 1-888-477-2669 to find programs for public or private drug assistance.

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Health Fairs

9 Health Fair Find a health fair for free and low cost health screenings and referrals throughout Colorado.


Low Cost Clinics

Denver Health Clinics and School-Based Health Centers New patients should call the Appointment Center at 303-436-4949.

Metropolitan Denver Dental Society's Low Income Dental Care Referral List

Primary Health Care Nationwide directory of community clinics offering medical, obstetrical, gynecological, dental, mental health, and substance abuse care. Search by zip code.

Rocky Mountain Youth Clinics For children and youth regardless of ability to pay, including services for homeless teens.

Caritas Community Clinic Medical care and surgical services on a sliding-fee basis. No patient is denied service due to the inability to pay.

Clínica Tepeyac Basic medical and preventive health education for uninsured, primarily Latino residents of Metro Denver.

High Street Primary Care Center For adolescents, adults and seniors. Variety of insurance plans and a program for the uninsured.

Inner City Health Center Adult medical, pediatric, prenatal and dental care as well as spiritual counseling to low-income and medically uninsured families on a sliding fee scale.

CAHEP Clinic (Colorado Alliance for Health Equity & Practice) Health care for the uninsured and under-insured. Providing personal interpreters for over 40 different languages for non-English speaking patients.

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Government Programs & Resources

Benefits.gov Explore the Benefit Finder.

Medicare.gov

Colorado.gov/Health Basics of health reform changes in Colorado

Affordable Care Act (ACA) Links for Employers and Medicare

Consumer Reports' Health Reform Resources See their HealthLawHelper.

State of Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies Banking, civil rights, financial services regulation, insurance, licensing of health and other professionals and more.

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