Emergency Food Assistance

 The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)

To participate in the TEFAP the household may beet TEFAP income based standards in the following two ways;

  • Participate in one of these public assistance programs (PA)
  • Aid to Needy Disabled (AND)
  • Aid to Blind (AB)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Medicaid Eligible Foster Children
  • Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)
  • SNAP (Formerly Food Stamps)
  • Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP)
  • Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)
  • Old Age Pension (OAP)
  • If you are not participating in any of the above public assistance programs, you must have a combined gross income which does not exceed the maximum income limit for the application household size (AI)

Household size

Maximum Weekly Household Income

Maximum Monthly Household Income

Maximum Annual Household Income

1

$419

$1,815

$21,775

2

$567

$2,456

$29,471

3

$715

$3,098

$37,167

4

$863

$3,739

$44,863

5

$1,011

$4,380

$52,559

6

$1,159

$5,022

$60,255

7

$1,307

$5,663

$67,951

8

$1,455

$6,304

$75,647

Add for each additional family member

$148

$642

$7,696

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

               For more information call 719 583 6199.  M-Th 7:30 am to 4:30 pm, Fri  7:30 am to 3:00 pm, no new            clients or recertifications after 2:00 pm.  Must bring in Picture ID and Proof of Residency. Housing & Human Services Building,  2631 E. 4th, Pueblo, CO  81001.

                                   “The USDA is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer”             

      Rev 05/01/2015

The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint filing cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).  USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

El Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos (por sus siglas en inglés “USDA”) prohíbe la discriminación contra sus clientes, empleados y solicitantes de empleo por raza, color, origen nacional, edad, discapacidad, sexo, identidad de género, religión, represalias y, según corresponda, convicciones políticas, estado civil, estado familiar o paternal, orientación sexual, o si los ingresos de una persona provienen en su totalidad o en parte de un programa de asistencia pública, o información genética protegida de empleo o de cualquier programa o actividad realizada o financiada por el Departamento. (No todos los criterios prohibidos se aplicarán a todos los programas y/o actividades laborales).

Si desea presentar una queja por discriminación del programa de Derechos Civiles, complete el USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (formulario de quejas por discriminación del programa del USDA), que puede encontrar en internet en http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, o en cualquier oficina del USDA, o llame al (866) 632-9992 para solicitar el formulario. También puede escribir una carta con toda la información solicitada en el formulario. Envíenos su formulario de queja completo o carta por correo postal a U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication,
1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, por fax al (202) 690-7442 o por correo electrónico a program.intake@usda.gov.

Las personas sordas, con dificultades auditivas, o con discapacidad del habla pueden contactar al USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service (Servicio federal de transmisión) al (800) 877-8339 o (800) 845-6136 (en español).  El USDA es un proveedor y empleador que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.