Emergency Food Clearinghouses

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    Taxonomy Code: BD-1850

    Programs that coordinate requests for emergency food assistance by screening individuals who apply using criteria established by the food pantries or other providers, maintaining lists of individuals who have been aided, and checking new applicants against the lists before referring them to a resource that can meet their needs. Emergency food clearinghouses help to avoid duplication of service and maximize the availability of food resources while relieving the agencies of the task of handling requests directly. Also included are programs that refer people needing food to an appropriate resource, but which are not the sole source for this information.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Emergency Food Assistance - Housing and Human Services Pueblo CountyThe Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) To participate in the TEFAP the household may meet TEFAP income based standards in the following two ways; Participate in one of these public assistance programs (PA) Aid to Needy Disabled (AND) Aid to Blind (AB) Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program) Eligible Foster Children Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) SNAP (Formerly Food Stamps) Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) Old Age Pension (OAP) If you are not participating in any of the above public assistance programs, you must have a combined gross income which does not exceed the maximum income limit for the application household sizePueblo CountyHousing and Human Services Pueblo CountyHousing and Human Services Pueblo County
    Food Resource Hotline - Hunger Free ColoradoOffers a bi-lingual toll-free statewide resource to help people in locating food assistance programs. Referral information includes: - Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) - Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) - The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) - Food pantries - Soup kitchens - Congregate meals - Women Infant & Children (WIC) application assistance - Food Stamp application assistance (change reports and redeterminations can be completed over the phone) - Meals on Wheels - Holiday basket locationsDenver CountyHunger Free ColoradoHunger Free Colorado

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