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.

 

Get Covered Connector

Need help with your health insurance application? Enter your ZIP code below to find appointments with local application assisters.

Find Local Help
  • Open Enrollment 2017

    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:

    Important dates

    • November 1, 2016
      First date to apply for 2016 health insurance
    • December 15, 2016
      Deadline to apply for a plan beginning January 1, 2015
    • January 31,2017
      Last day to apply for 2016 insurance without a Life Change Event
  • Local Community Health Advocate

    St. Anthony Summit Medical Center

    341 Peak One Drive
    Frisco, CO 80443

    Tara Galvin:

    St. Francis Medical Center

    6001 E. Woodman Road
    Colorado Springs, CO 80923

    Natalie Hunt:

    Avista Adventist Hospital

    100 Health Park Drive
    Louisville, CO 80027

    Marilee O’Connor:

    Penrose Main Hospital

    2222 N. Nevada Ave.
    Colorado Springs, CO 80907

    Letisia Taskiran:

    84th Neighborhood Health Center

    2551 West 84th Ave.
    Westminster, CO 80031

    Moriah Bell:

    St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center

    1008 Minnequa Ave.
    Pueblo, CO 81004

    Mary Rivera
    Phone: 719-557-3187

    Karla Aguero
    Phone: 719-557-5886

    Barbara Dunn:
    Beryl Harshbarger:

    Porter Adventist Hospital

    2525 S. Downing St.
    Denver, CO 80210

    Molly Smith:

    St. Thomas More Hospital

    1338 Phay Ave.
    Canon City, CO 81212

    Karla Aguero:

    St. Anthony North Health Campus

    14300 Orchard Parkway   
    Westminster, CO 80023

    Moriah Bell:

    Mercy Regional Medical Center

    1010 Three Springs Blvd.
    Durango, CO 81301

    Juliana Hill: