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Denver Human Service's SNAP into Health program is teaming up with community partners to bring increased access to healthcare, nutrition and beyond to neighborhoods who need it most. The program's wrap-around service approach serves community needs including healthy living, increased access to healthcare and financial independence. 

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.
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
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.

 Mi Casa Resource Center 360 Acoma St 3rd Tuesday of each month:
5 - 8 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.



Hunger Free Colorado's  Neighborhood Food Truck can help you apply for SNAP food assistance, refer you to food pantries and free meal sites as well as answer any questions you have about food assistance. 

Find out where Your Neighborhood Food Truck will be next by clicking 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)

Want to skip a trip to the DHS office? You can now apply, recertify or update your information faster with the new DHS kiosks! 

Kiosks locations: 

  • Denver Housing Authority - 1401 Mariposa Street, Denver, 80204
  • Denver Rescue Mission: The Crossing - 6090 Smith Road, Denver, 80216
  • Volunteers of America - 2877 Lawrence Street, Denver, 80205
  • Volunteers of America: Veteran Service Center - 1247 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, 80204

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. 

Download a printable pdf of the 2015 flyer here: 2015 Farm Stand Flyer 

Living paycheck to paycheck? We can help. Denver's Financial Empowerment Center delivers FREE financial coaching in English and Spanish. Trained coaches work with you one-on-one to help you build a budget that will make your money go further. The coaches can also help you build a plan to pay down debt or improve your credit. 

To meet with a financial coach, call 720-944-2498 or email 

EFNEP SNAP-Ed Classes are a FREE fun and interactive 8-week program to learn about: 

  • Healthy eating and cooking for less 
  • Planning meals 
  • Saving money at the grocery store 
  • Keeping food safe 
  • Being active 

Each week you'll prepare and taste new recipes! 

Participants receive:

  • Water bottle 
  • Grocery shopping list 
  • Produce brush
  • Measuring cups and spoons 
  • Stretch band and physical activity booklet
  • Food thermometer 
  • Cookbook 
  • Graduate certificate 

Classes are offered in both English and Spanish! 

WHEN: English class: Monday mornings from 10-11:30 a.m. 

   Spanish class: Monday afternoon from 12:30-2 p.m. 

WHERE: Denver Human Services, 

             Room  #1019

             1200 Federal Blvd., 

     Denver, 80204 

To register or for more information, contact: Nena Meza, 303-598-5826


Starting January 2015, SNAP recipients get admission to the Children's Museum of Denver for only $1 per person, up to 10 people! 

Children's Museum of Denver 

2121 Children's Museum Drive, Denver 80211


Located just off I-25 and on bus route #10


  • Just show your EBT card for entry. 
  • This program is valid for SNAP recipients in all Colorado counties. 
  • Cannot pay admission fee with EBT card, must use cash, debit or credit card. 
  • All adults must be accompanied by a child. 

Download the Children's Museum flyer to display, share and distribute in the community. 

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 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
Statewide: 1-844-CO-4-Kids (264-5437)
or in Denver: 720-944-3000
Adult Protection Hotline
DHS Customer Service


Colorado Relay/TDD

Child Support Services

Foster Care

GIVE Denver
720-944-GIVE (4483)

Denver City & County Information