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The Colorado Department of Human Services Food Distribution Programs work with emergency feeding organizations throughout Colorado to provide households in need with food assistance. Household programs include the Commodity Supplemental Food Program and The Emergency Food Assistance Program.
COVID-19 and Updated Food Pantry Locations (click the links below for updated information)
Care and Share Temporary Food Pantry Closures
Food Bank of the Rockies Emergency Assistance Page
The Emergency Food Assistance Program
TEFAP is a federally funded program that provides USDA foods to low-income households through a supplemental food box. The USDA foods are delivered to food banks across the state and then distributed to local food pantries and soup kitchens that distribute directly to the people. Click here for more information and TEFAP resources.
To be eligible to receive TEFAP foods, an individual or family must be enrolled in one of the following programs:
Commodity Supplemental Food Program
An individual must be 60 or older and meet the following income guidelines to be eligible to receive CSFP:
Resources for Business Partners
Below are links to program-specific information about CSFP and TEFAP, including applications and commonly used forms, as well as conference presentations.
Download applications below:
Civil Rights Training (Food Bank of the Rockies agencies only)
Food Bank of the Rockies requires all staff and volunteers who regularly interact with program applicants or determine eligibility must receive civil rights training on an annual basis.
Browse below for more documents and forms:
Browse conference presentation materials below: