Colorado Resources

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General Benefits

Benefits.gov (Colorado): A Resource for Government Benefits

Colorado PEAK: An online service for Coloradans to screen and apply for medical, food, and cash assistance programs.

Food Assistance

Women, Infants, and Children’s Program (WIC): Nutrition education, breastfeeding support, healthy food, health referrals and other services free of charge for families.

Summer Food Assistance Program: Free meals to kids and teens up to 18 years old throughout the summer when school is out.

Colorado Food Banks: Find a food bank near your home.

Farmers Markets: A listing of the farmer’s markets in Colorado, including which markets accept SNAP food benefits. There are 31 markets that accept SNAP benefits in Colorado! Many will double the value of your benefit when you shop there.

Education

Colorado Preschool Program: Information about free high quality preschools for eligible children through participating school districts and partnering community sites.

Heating/Energy Bill Assistance

Colorado Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP): Helps eligible hard working Colorado families, seniors and individuals pay a portion of their winter home heating costs.

Weatherization Program:  Assists with making cost-effective, energy-efficient improvements and upgrades in your home to reduce energy usage.

Other Resources

LIVE EAT PLAY Colorado:  Find current nutrition and health information for Coloradoans aimed at helping you become better informed and more motivated to achieve optimal health at every stage of your life.