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Gilpin County Department of Human Services

Gilpin County Justice Center, 2960 Dory Hill Road, Suite 100, Black Hawk, CO 80422
Phone: 303-582-5444, Fax: 303-582-5798
Human Services Director
Karen Erdman, Interim Director,

Human Services Department Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Food Bank Hours: Tuesday and Thursday from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Emergency Food & Assistance

Emergency Assistance:
Limited rent, food, and medical assistance is provided for income eligible Gilpin County residents as funds are available.
CONTACT: Karen Erdman, 303-582-5444, ext. 1102.

Food Assistance:
Food Assistance programs in Gilpin County include Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) cards and monthly distribution of food items from the Gilpin County Food Bank which are available for low-income individuals and families in need.
CONTACT: Karen Erdman or Nora Shumate, 303-582-5444, ext. 1129.