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SNAP Training

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Transcript of SNAP Training

SNAP IN COLORADO
Colorado is ranked
46th
in the nation for participation in this program and
55%
participation

The APPLICATION
PROCESS
Apply for Benefits on PEAK website. (today)

ELIGIBILITY CHART
WHAT IS SNAP?
SNAP
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

FAP
Food Assistance Program

AGENDA
I. SNAP Outreach Initiative
II. What is SNAP?
III. SNAP Myths
IV. SNAP in Colorado
V. SNAP Application Process
VI. SNAP Participant Eligibility
VIII. SNAP Eligibility Chart
X. Special Circumstances
IX. The Role you Play

SNAP Outreach Training
WHAT IS SNAP?
The program is federally funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and it is administered by each state
It is a nutrition program that provides low-income households with the financial resources to purchase groceries.
Participating households receive their SNAP benefit allotment on a monthly basis.
Benefits are automatically loaded onto a Quest Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card.

Hunger IS SILENT
HUNGER FREE COLORADO
* Education = Knowledge
* Increased capacity to assist clients
* Connect clients to food resources
* Support system
* Inform on HCF programs
It is formerly known as the
Food Stamp
Program

CHARACTERISTICS OF A SNAP HOUSEHOLD
MYTHS
MYTH #1
: People who get SNAP don’t work
Fact:
In 2011 32% of households worked

MYTH #2
: Fraud is widespread in the SNAP program
Fact:
Less than 2% of fraud exists in SNAP

MYTH #3
: SNAP accepts undocumented immigrants
Fact:
Only refugees, asylees, and children may take advantage of SNAP

MYTH #4
: SNAP costs American taxpayers too much
Fact:
$1 spent by a a SNAP user stimulates $1.72
in economic activity

SNAP ALLOTMENT

*http://www.fns.usda.gov/pd/18SNAPavg$PP.htm

REDETERMINATION
Every 3 months: Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents in Denver, El Paso, Arapahoe, Logan, Fremont counties ONLY.
Every 6 months: Majority of participants
Every 12 months: Seniors and Disabled
Sent via mail or online through PEAK and must be turned in to your county’s Department of Human Services office within 30 days.
page 4
Receive Call from a county worker to schedule an interview.
Complete Interview with a county worker at the Department of
Human Services office or over the phone.
Pick up Quest EBT Card at your county’s Department of Human Services office.
Redeem Benefits.
page 4
CHANGE REPORT FORMS
page 4
Households have different
reporting requirements per
federal regulation.
Only 55.2% of eligible Coloradans participate.
Literally puts food on the table for over 47.5 million Americans.
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page 3
page 10
THANK YOU
THE ROLE YOU CAN PLAY
page 5
Awareness and Education
Outreach
Tracking and Reporting
SPECIAL SITUATIONS
page 11
Children of undocumented or documented immigrants
PEAK
Program Eligibility and Application Kit
https://coloradopeak.secure.force.com/
Food Assistance Program
On Site Application Assistance
Your Neighborhood Food Truck
Hunger Free Hotline
Hunger Free Colorado is the state’s leading
anti-hunger organization
leveraging the power
of collaboration, system change, policy change and social change
to end hunger

in Colorado.
WHY?
page 1
Child Nutrition
After-school meals and snacks
School Breakfast
Summer Food
Older Adult
Nutrition
RESOURCES
Hunger Free Hotline
USDA Material Website
Colorado Farmers Market
Educational Presentations

Nutrition
Innovation
Partnership
Community
http://www.hungerfreecolorado.org/snap-outreach.html#ynft
SNAP Outreach Training
In 2010, SNAP in Colorado helped lift more than
12%
of SNAP households above the federal poverty line
In 2011,
16.2%
or over 840,000 Coloradans experienced food hardship
CO Monthly Average= $140.29
CO Meal Average= $1.40
$36 worth of Food
If a person is under 22 years of age
Divorced or separated households
College Students
Aged 60+ or disabled
Able-bodied adults without
dependents
http://coloradofarmers.org/
https://pueblo.gpo.gov/SNAP/SNAPPubs.php
855-855-4626
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