Colorado has a program designed to help low income individuals and their families to provide nutritional foods to them. This is through the Colorado Food Stamps program ,by issuing individuals with a plastic card that resembles a credit card that can be used to make food purchases where Colorado) are accepted.
How to qualify
They are are certain requirements that are set by the state of Colorado. These requirements have to do with the amount of income an individual receives and how many individuals are living in their household and how much assets an individual has.
How to apply for Colorado Food Stamps
You should apply at your local county department of social services. You can download an application online and then fill it out and either mail or fax or drop-off in person to your nearest county office. Once you apply more than likely you will receive a notice for an appointment with a county worker at this appointment here are some things that you will be required to bring a picture ID, Social Security numbers for everyone living in your household, proof of current wages, proof of checking or savings accounts, if pregnant a letter stating when the baby is due, proof of expenses such as day care mortgage or rent.
When will my case be approved
your case may be approved from anywhere from 7 to 45 days depending on if you have turned in all the required documents to your caseworker. Once approved you will receive a plastic card that may be used to make food purchases anywhere the food stamp program is accepted.