Food Distribution Household Programs

FDP Household Programs

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COVID-19 FAQ: Please visit this page for information, resources and answers to frequently asked questions about Colorado food programs in light of the COVID-19 crisis

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.

Commodity Supplemental Food Program

CSFP is a federally funded program that provides USDA foods to low-income seniors at least 60 years of age or older. The program works to improve the health of these low-income seniors by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA Foods. Click here for more information and CSFP resources.

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.