Thornton Assistance Programs
housing and shelter
THORNTON WATER ASSISTANCE
The Thornton Water Assistance Program helps low-income individuals and families
struggling to pay their water bill. Thornton Water customers and residents living in
apartment complexes, manufactured home parks, condominiums and townhomes that
receive water through the city of Thornton can apply for the program once per calendar
year. Those who meet the program qualiﬁcations will receive a credit on their water account.
For master meter water customers, the city gives the credit to the property owner or
property management company. For more information, contact Community Connections at
The 2021 credit for those with a Thornton Water account is $360.
The 2021 credit for those living in a master meter community is $80.
REDUCED RATE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Thornton residents who income qualify may be able to
receive the city of Thornton Recreation Division’s Reduced
Rate Assistance Plan (RRAP). Eligible residents will receive a 50
percent discount on city-sponsored recreation programs, IDs,
and daily admission fees at the Trail
Winds Recreation Center, Margaret
W. Carpenter Recreation Center,
Park Village Pool, and City Pool. If
you are interested in participating in
this program, contact the Carpenter
Recreation Center at 303-255-7800.
PROPERTY AND FOOD SALES
TAX REBATE PROGRAM
If you are 62 years of age or older,
you may qualify for a property tax
rebate and a sales tax rebate on your
grocery bills. Qualifying seniors must
have lived in the city of Thornton
during the previous tax year, paid property taxes
on a home within the city and meet speciﬁc
income criteria. To learn about additional
program qualiﬁcations, contact Active Adult
Supervisor, Jenny Ressl at 720-977-5852.
CLICK AND HAUL PROGRAM
Residents can use Thornton’s Click and Haul service
to get rid of clutter in the garage or basement, plan
a do-it-yourself room remodel, clean up the yard or
storage shed, get rid of recently replaced furniture
or appliances, or for a rental property cleanup. Fees
start at $65, however, residents who income qualify,
may be able to receive
a $20 credit towards a
scheduled Click and Haul
collection. This service
is by appointment only.
For more information,
Division at 720-977-6200.
Applications are accepted, reviewed, and approved
by Thornton’s Community Connections Division:
• Hand delivery: 9471 Dorothy Blvd., by appointment
only, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., excluding
• Email: Assistance@ThorntonCO.gov
• Mail: Community Connections, 9471 Dorothy Blvd.
Thornton, CO 80229
See the backside for program eligibility requirements.