• Connect for Health Colorado

  • Community Health Advocate Program

    Our Mission

    "We empower our community members by offering services that expand access to care, foster connections to appropriate care settings, and promote wellness."

    We achieve our mission by providing:

    • Unbiased health insurance enrollment assistance
      • Eligibility screenings to determine which programs you qualify for
      • Guidance in completing your health insurance application
    • Navigation to Primary Care
      • Primary Care Physician referrals
      • Centura Health Physician Group
      • Colorado Health Neighborhoods
    • Direct services and referrals to community resources 

    Our Community Health Advocates are certified in the following fields in order to serve you better

    • Certified Application Counselors
    • Mental Health First Aid
    • Healthier Living Colorado
    • Motivational Interviewing
    • Patient Navigation
    • Patient Activation Measurement (PAM)

    Representing our communities through our partnerships

    Our Community Health Advocates are active members in the following health alliances:

    • Mile High Health Alliance
    • Adams County Health Alliance
    • Summit Health Care Collaborative
    • South Metro Health Alliance

    By being active members of these alliances, we’re able to develop health care initiatives that address health care disparities throughout Colorado.

    Open Enrollment 2016

    Our Community Health Advocates provide in person assistance to customers, distribute fair and impartial information concerning the availability of tax credits and help facilitate enrollment in health plans.

    To set up an appointment with your local Community Health Advocate, call our scheduling line:

    • Toll-free: 1-866-550-2752, select option 2 

    Important dates

    • November 1, 2015
      First date to apply for 2016 health insurance
    • December 15, 2015
      Deadline to apply for a plan beginning January 1, 2015
    • January 31,2016
      Last day to apply for 2016 insurance without a Life Change Event

    Get Covered Connector

  • St. Anthony Summit Medical Center
    341 Peak One Drive
    Frisco, CO 80443

    Tara Galvin

    Avista Adventist Hospital
    100 Health Park Drive
    Louisville, CO 80027

    Marilee O’Connor

    84th Neighborhood Health Center
    2551 West 84th Ave.
    Westminster, CO 80031

    Molly Long

    St. Anthony Hospital
    11600 West 2nd Drive
    Lakewood, CO 80228

    Shannon Sheppard

    Porter Adventist Hospital
    2525 S. Downing St.
    Denver, CO 80210

    Jean Anhalt

    Littleton Adventist Hospital
    7700 S. Broadway
    Littleton, CO 80122

    Rachal Velasquez

    St. Francis Medical Center
    6001 E. Woodman Road
    Colorado Springs, CO 80923

    Natalie Hunt

    Penrose Main Hospital
    2222 N. Nevada Ave.
    Colorado Springs, CO 80907

    Letisia Taskiran

    St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center
    1008 Minnequa Ave.
    Pueblo, CO 81004

    Barbara Dunn
    Phone: 719-557-3186

    Beryl Harshbarger
    Phone: 719-557-3189

    Mary Rivera
    Phone: 719-557-3187

    Karla Aguero  
    Phone: 719-557-5886

      St. Thomas More Hospital
      1338 Phay Ave.
      Canon City, CO 81212

      Karla Aguero

      Mercy Regional Medical Center
      1010 Three Springs Blvd.
      Durango, CO 81301

      Juliana Hill

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