Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)*
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
SNAP helps individuals and families buy food that is healthy and nutritious. Apply for SNAP through Colorado PEAK or through the MyCOBenefits mobile app (available on Google Play or the App Store).
Paper applications are also available. Please scan or take a clear picture of each page and email to email@example.com.
For SNAP application assistance, call Hunger Free Colorado at 720-382-2920, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Women, Infants & Children (WIC)
WIC provides additional food assistance for eligible mothers who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have a child up to five years of age.
Fresh Produce Pick-Up (SNAP, WIC, Fruit & Veg Participants)
SNAP, WIC, and Fruit & Veg program participants can order $20 bags of produce from Boulder County Farmers Markets for pickup at the Longmont Fairgrounds starting April 4th.
- SNAP participants pay $10 in SNAP bucks, and are matched with $10 in Double Up Food Bucks
- WIC families can receive one box per market day with valid eWIC card
- Fruit & Veg participants pay $20 in F&V bucks
To order, email firstname.lastname@example.org or text 720-551-6052 by midnight on the Wednesday before each Saturday market. Pick up will be offered curbside at the Longmont Fairgrounds between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. For more details, visit www.bcfm.org
- Emergency Family Assistance Association (EFAA) in Boulder: Food Bank will be closed for shopping; Starting grab-and-go food bags are available for pick up on the north side of the main office at 1575 Yarmouth between 12:30-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, for Boulder and southern mountain residents.
- OUR Center in Longmont: Food pantry and grab-and-go hot lunches for residents of the St. Vrain Valley School District, including the northern mountains.
- Sister Carmen Community Center in Lafayette: Food bank distributing grab-and-go food bags for residents of Lafayette, Louisville, Superior, and Erie.
- Community Food Share in Louisville: Serving residents of Boulder County and Broomfield County. Offering drive-through food distribution at their onsite pantry (schedule here). Families should remain in the car and staff or volunteers will load food into the car. Prepackaged boxes of food are also available through the Mobile Pantry program, visit this page for locations and an up-to-date schedule. New program participants do not need to worry about typical enrollment documentation/eligibility requirements (USDA programs excluded).
- Nederland Food Pantry: Food Bank is closed for shopping. Boxes of food are available for pick-up every Saturday, and the first and last Thursdays of the month, from 10:00 am to noon, in the Nederland Community Center’s upper parking Lot.
- Peak to Peak Alliance: Food assistance through pantries in Nederland, Ward, Lyons, and Allenspark, financial assistance for rent/mortgage, and other services and referrals with help from the Mountain Resource Liaisons.
Meals on Wheels: Free prepared food delivered to your home.
Cultivate’s Carry-Out Caravan: Connects volunteer members of the community with older adults who face the challenge of securing reliable access to groceries.
Community Food Share: Prepackaged boxes of food are delivered to several outdoor locations through the Mobile Pantries program for individuals and families in need of food assistance. Visit the link for locations, eligibility, and an up-to-date schedule. New program participants do not need to worry about typical enrollment documentation/eligibility requirements (USDA programs excluded).
School Meal Distribution
Boulder Valley School District: BVSD is distributing several meals’ worth of food items and fresh produce to families on Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting March 31 until further notice. Pickup between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at the following locations:
- Sanchez Elementary School
- Creekside Elementary School
- Crest View Elementary School
- Columbine Elementary School
- Emerald Elementary School
- Louisville Middle School
- Nederland Middle-Senior High School
- Pioneer Elementary
- University Hill Elementary School
St. Vrain Valley School District: SVSD is operating 11 drive-through pick-up sites where students, families, and staff can receive lunch and breakfast food items between 11:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m. Meals will resume starting March 30. SVVSD meal distribution locations:
- Timberline PK-8
- Northridge Elementary School
- Altona Middle School
- Sunset Middle School
- Soaring Heights PK-8
- Frederick High School
- Mead Middle School
- Lyons High School
- Hygiene Elementary School (12:00 – 12:30 only)
- Niwot High School (11:00 – 11:30 only)
- Learning Services Center (11:00 – 11:30 only)
*In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: How to File a Complaint, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
- mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
- fax: (202) 690-7442; or
- email: email@example.com.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.