Food Assistance

Food Assistance

Struggling To Put Healthy Food On Your Table During This Time Of Crisis? TCHNetwork Can Help You Enroll In SNAP

What Is SNAP?

SNAP stands for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and is the largest program working to fight hunger in America. SNAP is a federal program that helps millions of low-income Americans, including those who have hit temporary hard times, put food on the table. By providing funds through an electronic debit card (EBT) card, individuals are able to purchase nutritious groceries to stay hunger-free.

Why Is SNAP Important?

SNAP provides families and individuals with their basic nutritional needs to help them through temporary hard times. SNAP provides timely benefits to help people in need to access healthy food. SNAP helps people get back on their feet and in 2019, 1 in 13 Coloradoans utilized the SNAP benefit. Additionally, SNAP helps to ensure that children are given a fair chance at healthy adulthood, that seniors age with dignity, and that family can care for themselves. SNAP is absolutely critical to making sure no one in America goes hungry.

Who Is Eligible To Receive SNAP Benefits?

SNAP is targeted toward our most at-risk citizens, predominantly serving households with children, elderly or disabled members. Nearly half of all SNAP participants are children.

You are eligible if your gross income falls under the levels presented in the chart below.

Family SizeGross Monthly Income
1$1,383
2$1,868
3$2,354
4$2,838
5$3,324
6$3,809
Effective April 2020

What Are SNAP Benefits?

SNAP benefits are delivered monthly through electronic debit (EBT) cards, to be used to purchase groceries at authorized grocers & retailers nationwide.

How Much Will My Benefit Be Each Month?

Amount of benefits are determined by your local department of human/social services looking at a combination of income vs expenses and are based on the following:

Household SizeMaximum Monthly BenefitEstimated Average Monthly Benefit
1$194$131
2$355$245
3$509$378
4$645$448
5$768$526
6$921$632
Effective April 2020

Apply For SNAP Today

Please contact one of our local expert navigators, located in Ouray, San Miguel, Delta, and Montrose counties, to schedule an appointment to help you apply.

Ridgway/OurayNorwood/West End
Carol ShutterHope Logan
970.708.7967970.239.1038
Telluride AreaDelta/Montrose
Hope LoganAngela Bullard
970.708.7096970.708.0921

Clientes que hablan español pueden contactar:

Ross Valdez
970.901.4105
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