You can apply for or manage your assistance benefits case online at Colorado PEAK.
The free MyCoBenefits app is available through the Apple and Android app stores. PEAKHealth is a free app for current Medicaid and CHP+ members who have a Colorado.gov/PEAK account.
All three WIC clinics (Public Health) are providing services for clients via phone including new intake appointments. Please call 719-578-3199, Option 6.
Resources for Food
Care and Share is not distributing to individuals but is distributing food and food boxes to partner agencies. Click on FIND FOOD on the Care and Share website to find a pantry near you. Please call to confirm before visiting a site. Care and Share has an online list of food pantry closures and is updating it as new information is received.
State and Federal Updates
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) warns Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants that potential scammers are using the COVID-19 situation to steal personal information. For more information, please read this release from the USDA.
Colorado families participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and support programs such as Colorado Works and Old Age Pension are now able to make purchases online. More information.
Eligible Colorado families with school-aged students to receive Pandemic-EBT benefits. More information.
The Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) has extended the 2019-2020 application period to August 31st or until funds run out.