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Food Assistance - SNAP

IMPORTANT SNAP UPDATE: Due to the continuing partial federal government shutdown, the United States Department of Agriculture and the State of Colorado have decided to release February SNAP benefits early to most of our customers.

All SNAP participants :

  • You will be able to use your EBT card to purchase food as long as you have benefits on your card.
  • Plan food purchases carefully throughout January and February so your food needs are met through the partial government shutdown.
  • SNAP benefits will not be issued again until March, if funds are available from the federal government.
  • We do not have any further information about March SNAP benefits at this time.
  • If you need more food resources during the partial government shutdown, we encourage you to reach
    out to your local food banks or community agencies in your area.
  • To find these resources in your area, please contact:
    • Colorado 211: 844-493-8255 or visit https://211colorado.communityos.org/cms/home
    • Hunger Free Colorado: 855-855-4626
    • Colorado Benefits Center: 855-871-2696

When the shutdown ends, SNAP benefits will go back to normal. If you received an additional Food Assistance (SNAP) payment on your EBT card from January 16-20. This is not an additional payment for January. These are your February SNAP benefits.

  • The early payment of February SNAP is meant to help with next month’s food.
  • No SNAP benefits will be added in the month of February.

If you did not receive a Food Assistance (SNAP) payment on your EBT card from January 16-20.

New Client : New clients should enroll in benefits as soon as possible to meet the current federal deadline of January 30th, 4:00 pm.

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This institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex and in some cases religion or political beliefs.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture also prohibits discrimination 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:

(1) Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410

(2) Fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) Email: program.intake@usda.gov

For any other information dealing with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) issues, persons should either contact the USDA SNAP Hotline Number at (800) 221-5689, which is also in Spanish or call the State Information/Hotline Numbers (click the link for a listing of
hotline numbers by State); found online at: SNAP Hotline.

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).

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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