COVID-19 Operations and Availability Modifications
Help us keep the community healthy. Limited in-person services are available only to people without internet access or other extreme circumstances.
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.
If you would like to read more on changes for the Department of Human Services, please read the news release.
Resources for Food
The response and restrictions due to COVID-19 can create hardships for families. This online map may not include all options, but it includes information provided by school districts about meal programs in the Colorado Springs area.
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.
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.