Home Care Allowance (HCA)

Ages 5 and older

Provides financial assistance to individuals (ages 5 and older) with a disability to pay a home care provider to provide services that allow the person to remain in their home.  



Qualifying for Home Care Allowance

  • Must be 5 years old or older
  • Have been assessed and determined ineligible for HCBS-Medicaid services
  • Meet targeted criteria for eligibility in both areas of financial need and functional capacity
  • Services provided through HCA allow person to remain in their home


Examples of Services Covered with Home Care Allowance
Meal Preparation

Visit the Colorado Department of Human Services website for the most up-to-date information on Home Care Allowance.

Need to contact our Intake and Enrollment Team?

To learn more about eligibility for any of the programs and services offered at Foothills Gateway, Inc., please contact us at intaketeam@foothillsgateway.org.