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

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, disability, age, 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: https://www.ascr.usda.gov/filing-discrimination-complaint-usda-customer, 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.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

 

Las agencias estatales o locales de SNAP y FDPIR, y sus beneficiarios secundarios, deben publicar el siguiente Aviso de No Discriminación:

De conformidad con la Ley Federal de Derechos Civiles y los reglamentos y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE. UU. (USDA, por sus siglas en inglés), se prohíbe que el USDA, sus agencias, oficinas, empleados e instituciones que participan o administran programas del USDA discriminen sobre la base de raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, credo religioso, discapacidad, edad, creencias políticas, o en represalia o venganza por actividades previas de derechos civiles en algún programa o actividad realizados o financiados por el USDA.

Las personas con discapacidades que necesiten medios alternativos para la comunicación de la información del programa (por ejemplo, sistema Braille, letras grandes, cintas de audio, lenguaje de señas americano, etc.), deben ponerse en contacto con la agencia (estatal o local) en la que solicitaron los beneficios. Las personas sordas, con dificultades de audición o con discapacidades del habla pueden comunicarse con el USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service [Servicio Federal de Retransmisión] llamando al (800) 877-8339. Además, la información del programa se puede proporcionar en otros idiomas.

Para presentar una denuncia de discriminación, complete el Formulario de Denuncia de Discriminación del Programa del USDA, (AD-3027) que está disponible en línea en: http://www.ocio.usda.gov/sites/default/files/docs/2012/Spanish_Form_508_Compliant_6_8_12_0.pdf. y en cualquier oficina del USDA, o bien escriba una carta dirigida al USDA e incluya en la carta toda la información solicitada en el formulario. Para solicitar una copia del formulario de denuncia, llame al (866) 632-9992. Haga llegar su formulario lleno o carta al USDA por:

 

(1)          correo: 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; o

 

(3)          correo electrónico: program.intake@usda.gov.

 

Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.