Adams County buildings - including the Government Center, Human Services Center, and Motor Vehicle locations - are now open Tuesday-Friday, 7 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Some departments are open by appointment only. Find modified office hours here.
Adams County is now under Public Health Order 20-28 Safer at Home and in the Vast, Great Outdoors until further notice. For more information, visit the Tri-County Health Department site at

Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)

The Workforce & Business Center understands that accurate assessments of a participant’s skill level and identification and assistance in addressing barriers is critical in developing plans to transition off of cash assistance and into employment as quickly as possible.

The Workforce & Business Center helps job-ready participants to transition from cash assistance to employment as quickly as possible.

The Workforce & Business Center has been recognized as a high performer in meeting performance measures outlined by the Human Services Department.









Providing TANF case management services at the Workforce Center location provides a direct link to the services offered at its location. Along with on-going Intensive case management services and immediate access to the Workforce Center’s job postings and job fairs, other opportunities offered to TANF participants include:

  • Resume preparation, cover letters and mock interviewing
  • Life Skills Class
  • Nutrition Class
  • Money Smart Class
  • Parenting Tools Class
  • Referrals to Workforce Investment Act services
  • Basis skills development lab
  • Basis computer classes in Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Internet Job Search Class
  • Career Decisions Maker
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
  • Offender Seminar
  • Career Ready Colorado Certificates
  • Veterans Workshop and Case Management
  • Employment Success Essentials (job search strategies & interview skills)