SNAP into Health is an initiative to bring healthy living to neighborhoods that need it most. Outreach specialists are now able to enroll eligible households in cash, food, and medical assistance programs on site though the new SNAP in to Health mobile unit.

Denver Human Services is joining together with several Community Partners to bring those in need additional supplemental resources beyond public assistance.

Check out Upcoming Events to see when we will be in near you!

SNAP into Health is working to make healthy food more accessible to your family, while connecting you to many more sustainable services. Please visit our outreach team to learn more about Snap Into Health and to get connected to a variety of services. 

Outreach Workers can help you connect to:
  • SNAP (Food Assistance)
  • Medical Coverage (Health Insurance Offered through Connect for Health Colorado, Medicaid, CHP+)
  • Financial Coaching (how to pay down debt, reach your financial goals, save for college and retirement, tax planning and much more)
  • Cooking Classes
  • Fresh Produce and Food
  • Recreation Centers
  • Much More!
Community Site  Address  Days/Hours 
 Denver Human Services 1200 Federal Blvd. Monday - Friday:
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 Denver Human Services 3815 Steele St.  Monday - Friday:
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 Denver Human Services 4685 Peoria St.  Monday - Friday:
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 VOA Motel 4855 W. Colfax Ave.  Monday - Thursday:
6:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday:
6:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

 Father Woody's 1101 W. 7th Ave.  Thursday:
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
 The Gathering Place  1535 High St.  Monday - Friday:
7 a.m. - 2 p.m.

 Stout Street Clinic 2100 Broadway Monday:
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday:
8 a.m. - Noon
Wednesday's:
Noon - 4 p.m.

Community Resources
& Referral Center at the VA
3030 Downing St.  Wednesday:
8 - 11 a.m.

 Samaritan House 2301 Lawrence St. Monday - Friday:
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

St. Francis 2323 Curtis St.   Monday:
7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday:
7:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Focus Points 2501 E. 48th Ave.  Wednesday:
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.(application pick up only)
1st Tuesday Month:
1:45 - 3 p.m.
3rd Wednesday Month:
1:45 - 3 p.m.

Denum  1717 E. Colfax Ave.  2nd Friday:
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Denver Public Library 10 W. 14th Ave.  Thursday:
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

VOA Mission 2877 Lawrence St.  Monday & Wednesday:
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Community Re-entry Project 655 Broadway 3rd Friday Month:
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Denver Housing Authority 1401 Mariposa St.  Tuesday:
12:30 - 4 p.m.

The Van Cise-Simonet
Detention Center
490 W. Colfax Ave.  Monday - Friday:
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.


     
Spanish Speaking Services
Available At:
   
 Denver Human Services 1200 Federal Blvd. 
3815 Steele St. 
4685 Peoria St. 
Mon - Friday:
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 Northwest Manuel High School 1700 E. 28th Ave.  Wednesday:
Noon - 4 p.m.

 Lowry Family Center 4765 Paris St.  Monday:
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

 Lowry Family Center 4800 Telluride Thursday:
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

 Quigg Newton 4440 Navajo St.  Monday - Friday:
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

 St. Francis Center 2323 Curtis St.  Tuesday & Thursday:
8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


The Fresh Farm Stand is back at Denver Human Services! To give everyone access to healthy and affordable produce, a Fresh Farm Stand will be at Denver Human Services (1200 Federal Blvd.) - every Friday through October. The Fresh Farm Stand will feature fresh produce from Denver Botanic Gardens, healthy recipes, and an opportunity to learn about assistance and volunteer opportunities. The Fresh Farm Stand at Denver Human Services (1200 Federal Blvd.) will be open from 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 

Stop by for a variety of fresh, affordable produce. 

To download a printable pdf of our Fresh Food Stand poster to display, please click here. 

A Form of Identification (One of the following for each person applying):
  • Birth Certificate
  • Drivers license 
  • Work or school identification card 
  • Health benefits identifications card
  • Voter registration card

Residency Forms (All applicable documents):

  • Rental agreement of mortgage statement, showing your address
  • Utility bills- telephone, electricity, gas, oil, water, sewage, garbage

Immigration Status (Only for those applying not born in the U.S.):

  • Immigration or Naturalization papers (NOT required if you are applying for your children who were born in the U.S.)

Earned Income (One of the items listed below):

  • Pay Stubs
  • Statement from employer as to gross wages
  • Income tax forms
  • Self-employment bookkeeping records


Unearned Income:

  • Bank statements (bank statement showing direct deposits) 
  • Child support documents (such as a court order or cancelled checks)
  • Unemployment compensation documents
  • Pension documents
  • Social Security letters and/or other documents
  • Veteran's assistance letters and/or other documents
  • Supplemental Security Income letters
  • Child care expense documents (such as cancelled checks)
  • Alimony letter
  • Retirement


Medical Expense forms (any that are applicable) :

  • Medical bills that you pay (if 60 years or older, or disabled)

Healthy Recipes

Grocery Store Money Saving Tips

Using coupons and looking for the best price are great ways to save money at the grocery store. Knowing how to find them is the first step to cutting costs on food. Here are a few resources to help you save money at the grocery store!




Denver Human Services welcomes advocates and providers that help people apply for assistance services to attend our Navigator training's. The Navigator training's include the following:

  • “SNAP” Supplemental Nutrition Application Program (formally called food assistance)
  •  Basic eligibility for Cash and Medicaid programs
  •  LEAP –energy assistance program
  • PEAK-program eligibility application kit
  • Child support
  •  CCAP (Childcare assistance program)
  •  Brief overview of ACA (Affordable care act)
  • Connect for Health
  • Adult Protection
  • Child Welfare

Time: 9 a.m. to Noon
Location: Castro Human Services Building, 1200 Federal Blvd. in room 1019

2015 Training Dates

January 23

February 27

March 27

April 24

May 22

June 26

July 24

August 21

September 25

October 23

November 20

December 18

Please RSVP to Kathy.crusan-ford@denvergov or call 720-944-2148.

Did you know households with children under 6 are more likely to experience food insecurity than other household types, according to the Maternal and Child Health Journal? There are many studies that show how food assistance helps children, families and seniors thrive. To learn more, visit:

Featured Partners

SNAP to Assistance

SNAP Into Health is built around nutritious lifestyle, healthcare access, financial independence and community partnerships.


Useful Phone Numbers

Child Abuse Hotline

720-944-3000

Adult Protection Hotline

720-944-2994

DHS Customer Service

720-944-3666

Colorado Relay/TDD

711

Child Support Services

720-944-2960

Foster Care

720-944-4000

GIVE Denver

720-944-GIVE (4483)

Denver City & County Information

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