Denver Public Schools’ Medicaid Department helps families apply for free or low-cost health insurance, including Health First Colorado (Medicaid) and CHP+ and SNAP food assistance. We offer one-on-one appointments at any DPS school site. Additionally, we assist families with re-enrollment and utilizing their benefits. If any of your students or anyone you know needs assistance, please contact our Outreach and Enrollment Specialists by calling 720-423-3661 or email Outreach.

Appointments are available at your neighborhood school. You can apply year-round.

Some of the benefits are:

  • Doctor visits.

  • Dental services – cleanings, fillings, root canals and others.

  • Preventive care.

  • Vision.

  • Hospital stays.

  • Surgery.

  • Mental health.

  • Prescriptions.

Our department is committed to helping our families connect with free or low-cost health insurance and food assistance, because we know that healthier kids are better learners!

Contact Us

DPS Medicaid Department

720-423-3661 | Email Outreach