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Struggling To Put Healthy Food On Your Table? TCHNetwork Can Help You Enroll In SNAP

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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 at authorized grocers and retailers nationwide 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
Effective October 2021

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 Benefit
Effective October 2021

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 or email us.

Cecilia Castro  970-417-7143 (habla español)

Ali Johnson 970-812-7298
Kimberly Meraz   970-765-8866 (habla español)

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