Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center

County buildings are reopening on a staggered schedule and with restrictions. Please do not visit County buildings (which include County Motor Vehicle services) without reading the "Reopening Updates" Section below. Most in-person visits are by appointment only.

Arapahoe County under Safer-at-Home Order

On May 9, Arapahoe County started following the state’s Safer-at-Home order at the direction of the Tri-County Health Department (TCHD). This means that Critical Businesses can remain open, and many non-Critical Businesses can begin to open, with some restrictions. Read the full press release

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Safer-at-Home Fast Facts

  • Critical businesses are still open.
  • Non-critical businesses are open with restrictions.
  • Stay at home as much as possible.
  • Practice good hygiene. Wash your hands frequently and don’t touch your face.
  • Wear a face covering or mask when you leave your home.
  • Connect with neighbors and loved ones virtually.

County Building Reopening Updates

SM_TWT_COVID19_reopening_overview_20200513Arapahoe County will begin reopening select buildings and services on a staggered schedule beginning May 18. At this time, most services are only available by appointment except where designated. All dates are subject to change. Read the full press release

Please note, you will be asked to wear a cloth face covering or non-medical mask when visiting County facilities. You will also be asked to practice social distancing and keep at least 6-feet away from others. Markers on the floors and walls will help guide you. 

Watch this short Reopening Facilities video on what to expect when visiting. 

Details by Department and Service Follow:

Arapahoe/Douglas Works! Workforce Center

  • A/D Works! Call center: 303-636-1160
  • The Workforce Center is taking calls from all locations. Staff are working online, one-on-one, with job seekers and businesses, and they’re presenting online classes to assist in developing skills for job searching. Visit the A/D Works! Website to access available services.

Assessor’s Office

  • Administration Building offices in Littleton opens May 18; Altura Plaza offices open May 26
  • Telephone hours of service: 303-795-4600; Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.- 5 p.m.
  • In-person hours of service by appointment only, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • A drop box has been installed outside the Administration Building for document submissions.
  • A temporary drop box is available in the lobby of Altura Plaza, near the guard station.
  • Appointment-only services for:
    • Ownership changes
    • Mobile home transfers
    • Senior/veteran’s exemptions
    • Research
    • General Questions
  • Valuation protests will be heard by phone appointment only

Civil Unions – see Clerk & Recorder’s Office

Clerk & Recorder’s Office

  • Administration Building offices in Littleton open May 18; Centennial open May 26
    • Aurora and Byers Motor Vehicle offices will open at a later date. Watch for details. 
  • In-person hours of service by appointment only, Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. Appointments for the Littleton and Centennial Branch can be made online for:
    • Motor Vehicle registration, license plates and motor vehicle titles
    • Recording legal documents and issuing marriage licenses, civil unions
    • Note: Although the scheduling tool lists all Clerk and Recorder branches, only the Littleton and Centennial Branches are accepting appointments at this time. Make an appointment with our online scheduling tool 
  • No passport services are available at this time. Customers will need to visit a different acceptance facility for passports.
  • No driver’s license appointments at this time. Customers will need to visit a state office for this service. 
  • Please note: The Clerk and Recorder is limiting in-person appointments to two people maximum. Cloth face coverings or masks are required.
  • Elections: To check or update your voter registration information, visit: ArapahoeVotes.com/my-voter-info

Colorado State University Extension

Elections – see Clerk and Recorder’s Office

Fairgrounds and Park

The Arapahoe County Fairgrounds and Park is closed until further notice, and the difficult decision has been made to cancel the 2020 Arapahoe County Fair.

Community Resources

Arapahoe Plaza offices open May 18. Most programs and services are being offered online or by appointment only

Housing and Community Development Services
For Emergency Rent Assistance, call 303-738-8061 or email cshropshire@arapahoegov.com to determine eligibility. For other low-income housing needs and information, call 303-738-8040.

Judicial Services 
In-person case supervision resumes by appointment only; no walk-in services until further notice. To schedule an appointment, call 720-874-3350 or email pretrial@arapahoegov.com or communityservice@arapahoegov.com

Senior Resources 
Grocery shopping and prescription pick-up assistance available for seniors 60+ and for those with disability. For eligibility, call 303-738-8080 and leave a message. 

Call 303-738-8080 for connections to additional assistance/other services.

Weatherization 
In-home services have resumed. Call 303-636-1982 for eligibility and information. 

18th Judicial District

  • Jury trials are postponed through July 3, 2020
  • Public access to Arapahoe Plaza and Arapahoe County Judicial Center beginning May 18.
  • Limited courtroom operations at Arapahoe Plaza and Arapahoe County Judicial Center through July 3. As much as possible, court proceedings will be conducted by video or phone.
  • Please visit the 18th Judicial District website for details.

Human Services

Main office at CentrePoint Plaza, 14980 E Alameda Dr, Aurora, CO 80012will open May 18. Hours of service: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., mostly by appointment; walk-in services available with strict social distancing protocolsMasks are requiredPlease call ahead or visit us online first.

The satellite office at Arapahoe Plaza1690 W Littleton Blvd, Littleton, CO 80120remains closed.

  • General assistance303-636-1130, M-F 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Community Support Services: 303-636-1170
    • Colorado PEAK: Apply online at www.Colorado.gov/PEAK
    • Colorado Works Emergency Disaster Program
      • Arapahoe County families in need of emergency assistance during COVID-19 may qualify for short-term, state-sponsored financial assistance. Apply through Colorado PEAK.
      • Eligibility:
        • Family’s annual gross income must be below $75,000 combined
        • The household must contain at least one child age 18 or younger
        • Family must present a significant need for services directly related to the COVID-19 emergency
        • Family must be legally present in the U.S.
      • Assistance may include, but is not limited to, the following types:
        • Purchase or lease of shelter
        • Transportation (including car repairs and purchase)
        • Non-covered medical expenses
        • Work-related supplies that were lost or damaged
        • Counseling services
        • Non-medical mental health services
  • Child Support Servicescall 303-752-8900 or email childsupport@arapahoegov.com
    Establishing, enforcing or modifying Child Support Orders, accepting Child Support payments and other services.
  • Child and Adult Protection Services: 303-636-1589
    • Child and Adult abuse hotline: 303-636-1750 
    • Appointment-only for services including foster care, adoption and adolescent/youth in conflict services, community prevention and development programs, Listening to the Needs of Kids (LINKS) meetings and parenting time visitations.
  • Clients will have access to paperwork pick-up or drop-off, phone to call center, copy machine available inside lobby.
  • Payments of child support monthly orders, benefit repayment plans (Claims), etc., continue to be accepted at the TouchPay Kiosk located in the vestibule at CenterPoint and online at www.Touchpayonline.com
  • Community resources near you: www.ArapaSOURCE.org
    • Find services in and around Arapahoe County that support you and your family. Categories include: aging services, child care and parent resources, clothing, dental assistance, disability services, domestic violence, employment and job training, family services and support, food assistance, general and financial assistance, legal services, medical assistance, mental health services, shelters and housing assistance, substance abuse, transportation services, veterans services and vision assistance. 

Human Resources

Human Resources is currently closed to the general public; however, staff are on hand to answer calls at 303-795-4482 and via email at humanresources@arapahoegov.com or view open positions within the County

Marriage Licenses – see Clerk and Recorder

Motor Vehicle – see Clerk and Recorder

Open Spaces

Lima Office opens May 18. In-person hours of services are by appointment only, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Appointments can be made by calling 720-874-6540. All Arapahoe County trails are open; however, visitors should abide by social distancing guidelines, wear a face cover or mask and follow proper hygiene before and after using public spaces.

Public Trustee

  • The Public Trustee’s office is not open to the public.
  • Recording of Notices of Election and Demand is suspended through May 30.
  • Previously scheduled foreclosure sales are continued to Wednesday, June 3.
  • The office continues to process Releases of Deeds of Trust until further notice via electronic means, via Simplifile or CSC, or via U.S. Postal Service, FedEx, UPS or other private courier service. Contact the Public Trustee’s office at 303-730-0071 or visit their web page for more details.

Public Works & Development

Lima Street office open by appointment only beginning May 18.  
Call 720-874-6500 Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 
Use Citizen Access for BuildingEngineering and Planning cases, permits, applications and more. 

  • Building: Inspections (residential & commercial) have resumed and will be scheduled based on site-specific conditions. Info at www.arapahoegov.com/building, 720-874-6600 or pwdbuildingsupport@arapahoegov.com 
  • Planning: 720-874-6650 for planning services or use Citizen Access to check project status 
  • Zoning: 720-874-6711 or email zoning@arapahoegov.com for zoning, subdivision and weed regulations and enforcement 
  • Engineering: 720-874-6500 for general inquiries or Citizen Access to check project status 
  • Animal control: 720-874-6750 or email pwdanimalcontrol@arapahoegov.com for field response, complaints, reports or other questions 
  • Records requests: 720-874-6500 or email PWDRecords@ArapahoeGov.com for unincorporated parts of the County 
  • Mapping: 720-874-6686 for services 
  • Road & Bridge: 720-874-ROAD (7623) for questions about current projects and/or request for service 
  • Transportation/Traffic: call 720-874-6500 for questions about current projects or traffic service requests 

Sheriff’s Office

  • The Sheriff’s Office headquarters opens May 18 
  • Appointments are being taken only for Concealed Handgun Program (CHP) and fingerprinting. Applicants can call 720-874-3929 to schedule; appointments are available Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Anyone seeking to renew concealed handgun permits are urged to do so online.

Treasurer

  • Administration Building office in Littleton opens May 18.
  • Telephone hours of service: 303-795-4550; Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Appointments can be made by phone at 303-795-4550 for select transactions that must be completed in person. No walk-ins. 
  • A drop box has been installed outside of the west side the Administration Building, for document and payment submissions.