Colorado Food Assistance and COVID-19

COVID-19 has created a crisis situation for many individuals and families. We’ve created this page to keep Coloradans up to date on changes to Food Assistance programs through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (including online grocery shopping), as well as Food Distribution Programs through the U.S. Department of Agriculture. If you still have questions, please contact your local SNAP office.

Frequently asked questions about Food Assistance

Download a PDF version of these FAQs here. Download the Spanish version here.

Frequently asked questions about using SNAP for online purchases

Frequently asked questions about Food Distribution Programs

Resources and other information


Economic Stimulus

Energy Assistance

  • Apply for or find out information about the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) by calling the HEAT HELP Line (available 24/7) at 866-432-8435
    • Applications can take 30 days to process but can be quicker for emergencies like a shutoff notice.  

Food Assistance 


  • Medicaid Call Center: 1-800-221-3943
  • Medicaid Advocate Line: 303-866-2868

Rental Assistance 

Tax Filing Assistance