Colorado Department of Human Services

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    SNAP benefits return to pre-pandemic allowances

    As of March 1, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits were rolled back to pre-pandemic allotments. 

    “At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress authorized emergency allotments to help meet food needs caused by record-setting unemployment,” reads a February press release from Pitkin County. “These emergency allotments were meant… read more →

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    CDHS makes way for first director of homelessness initiatives

    The Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) has created a new position in an effort to focus in on the towering dilemma of homelessness within the state. The director of homelessness initiatives will coordinate between existing services and programming in hopes of assisting a greater number of peopleread more →