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CSBG Emergency Funds

The total number of the families served in our counties in 2019 was 115; the number of individuals in the household was 223. 

Community Services Block Grant (CSBG)

UAACOG receives the Community Services Block Grant funds for the region. UAACOG subcontracts funds to Lake and Custer counties.  The Federal Objective in all of the counties is helping to provide emergency services in the counties served by UAACOG. 

UAACOG provides direct services to Fremont & Chaffee County residents. The funds are used for rent to prevent eviction, mortgage payments, utilities, eye glasses, prescriptions, dental and other various services.

Where to go to apply for CSBG Funds:

Fremont County residents may apply at UAACOG, 3224-A Independence Rd., Canon City

Custer County residents may apply at Custer County Department of Human Services, 205 S. 6th St., Westcliffe.

Chaffee County Residents may apply at Area Agency on Aging, 139 E. 3rd St., Salida. 

Lake County residents may apply at Lake County Public Health Agency, 825 W. 6th St., Leadville.

You may also email an application to

Please note that the eligibility criteria for receiving CSBG funds is income based.  As noted in the application, you must include all income in the household. 

Please click the buttons below for the application, utilities form if applying for utilities assistance and the zero income statement for all individuals in the house hold over 18 that have no income.

CSBG Funding Contact:

Sam Hughes

719-275-1675 Ext 104

  • Households Helped


  • Food Distributed

    202,654 Pounds = 101.33 Tons

  • Estimated Cost


  • Total People Helped