IMPORTANT!  Effective February 1, 2021 the process for scheduling food pickup and applying for Commodities Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) and The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) will change. 

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The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) helps supplement the diets of low-income Americans by providing emergency food assistance at no cost.

Who is Eligible?

Households may meet TEFAP income-based standards in the following two ways:

Participate in one of these public assistance programs

  • Aid to Needy Disabled (AND) Aid to Blind (AB)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program)
  • Eligible Foster Children
  • Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)
  • Everyday Eats
  • 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 household size.

View the income limits table HERE.

How do I Apply?

To apply text FOOD to 1-877-644-3663  (1-877-644-FOOD)   You will receive a reply containing a link to the intake survey.


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