Find Local Food Resources / Encontrar Recursos de Comida Locales
Need help buying groceries?
Food Assistance can help! This program (known federally as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP) provides monthly payments to individuals and families to use to purchase food. Most area grocery and convenience stores accept payment through the Colorado Quest card, which holds your benefits.
Who can qualify for Food Assistance?
Families, individuals, children, seniors, the unemployed and underemployed as well as those experiencing homelessness. To find out if you meet the income requirements, please contact one of our office locations or visit the
Program Eligibility and Application Kit (PEAK) online.
How to apply:
Applications are available in
Spanish. Use the
Program Eligibility and Application Kit to check eligibility and apply online. If you already receive food assistance you may check the status of your benefits by creating an online account through
For more information, visit the Colorado Department of Human Services’
Food & Nutrition web page.
Want more information on food resources?
Hunger Free Colorado
Contact the statewide, bilingual food resource hotline toll-free at (855) 855-4626 or in the Denver Metro area at (720) 382-2920 to find out if you qualify for any federal nutrition assistance program and how to apply, which can be done by phone. All calls are kept confidential.
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
The special Supplemental Program Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) can help! WIC is a nutrition program that provides nutrition, education, breastfeeding support, healthy food and other services free of charge to Colorado's who qualify. WIC's goal is to help keep pregnant and breastfeeding women and children under the age of 5 healthy. Please visit the
page on the Eagle County website for more information.