• Contact Information

    Food Assistance


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

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

  • Food Assistance Information


    Food Assistance, formerly known as Food Stamps, assists eligible, low-income Colorado residents or families with the cost of purchasing food. Individuals must meet federal income and resource standards.

    Food Assistance is issued on Colorado Quest (Electronic Benefit Transfer) cards. Food Assistance is available to all eligible households/individuals regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, and disability, religious, or political beliefs.

    Get Started

    Our office must receive a completed Application for Assistance View exit disclaimer policy page for links to 3rd party websites., including:

    • Proof of monthly income
    • Proof of household resources
    • Social Security numbers for all household members
    • ID for head of household
    • Proof of basic expenses, such as:
      • Rent/mortgage
      • Utility payments
      • Child care costs or child support being paid
    • Medical expenses if over 60 years of age, or disabled as defined by the SSA


    Once the application is received, an appointment is scheduled for an interview with an Intake Program Specialist to determine eligibility. This interview can be completed over the phone.

    For more information, visit the USDA Food and Nutrition, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program web page View exit disclaimer policy page for links to 3rd party websites. .

    Last Updated: 10-1-2014