• Contact Information

    Food Assistance


    7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

    Contact Us

    900 Jefferson County Pkwy.
    Human Services Building
    Golden, CO 80401

  • Food Assistance


    The mission for Food Assistance is to strengthen individuals, families and communities by promoting their safety, stability and independence.

    • Colorado Quest Card EBT 
      Check balances and get information on benefits issued on electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards.
    • Employment First 
      Increases employment for food assistance participants through support, referrals, accountability and community work.
    • PEAK 
      Offers online services for Coloradoans to check eligibility and apply for medical, food, and cash assistance programs.
    • Food Assistance Information 
      Assists eligible low-income Colorado residents or families with the cost of purchasing food, formerly known as Food Stamps.
    • Authorized Representative Form asset icon

      In order to speak on the behalf of, of gather any information about, the individual receiving benefits, you must get this authorized representative form signed and into the proper Human Services area.

      Once filled out and signed, please scan and email the form to EMASintake@jeffco.us or fax to 303-271-4040.


  • USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

    To file a complaint of discrimination regarding a program receiving Federal financial assistance through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), write: HHS Director, Office for Civil Rights, Room 515-F, 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20201 or call (202) 619-0403 (voice) or (800) 537-7697 (TTY).

  • Food and Food Bank Information


    Food Stamps/TANF (Temp Assistance for Needy Families) - 303-271-1388

    Jeffco School Free or Reduced Meals - 303-982-6748

    Arvada Community Food Bank - 303-424-6685

    Salvation Army - 303-295-3366

    Community Food Share - 303-652-3663

    Interchurch Arms - 303-424-6283

    The Gathering Place - 303-321-4198

    Catholic Charities - 303-742-0828

    Food Bank of the Rockies - 303-371-9250

    Jeffco Action Center - 303-237-7704

    WIC (Women, Infants, Children) - 303-692-2400

    Metro Food Bank - 303-239-7143

    Helping Hands for the Homeless - 303-425-9173

    Westminster United Methodist Church - 303-429-1569