Food Stamps (SNAP) and Food Assistance - Gilpin County Department of Human Services

Gilpin County Department of Human Services

Data Provided By
Mile High United Way - MHUW
General Information
Description of ServiceFood assistance helps low-income individuals and families with the costs of purchasing food. The SNAP program is a supplement to a household's nutritional needs for the month. Beginning October 1st, 2018, dial 2-1-1 to start a SNAP application over the telephone.

Gilpin County also offers TEFAP monthly commodities for income-qualified individuals and families, as well as the Gilpin County Food Bank, which is available to any resident in need Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
LocationGilpin County
Geographical AreaGilpin County
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureCall, visit the website, or walk in for more information.
Helpful TipsColorado PEAK provides a questionnaire that will give people answers about whether or not they may qualify for benefits for programs that provide food assistance, cash assistance, WIC supplemental nutrition benefits, and other types of assistance. Access Colorado PEAK at

The MyCOBenefits app is available to individuals who receive SNAP, Colorado Works, and Adult Financial benefits and is available in both the Apple and Android app stores. The app allows users to access their benefit information, report changes, check EBT card balances and more.
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityResidents of Gilpin County
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsNone
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Specific Hours: Tuesday, Thursday, 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. (Food Bank Hours)
Contact Information
Contact's Name Nora Shumate
Contact's Phone (303) 515-4293
Physical Site Address 1 2960 Dory Hill Rd
Physical Site Address 2 Ste 100
Physical Site City, State, Zip Black Hawk, CO 80422
Main Phone (303) 582-5444
Other Phone 211 (SNAP Applications)
Fax (303) 582-5798
Web Address
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Gilpin County Department of Human Services
Affiliated Program: Gilpin County Department of Human Services
This Service: Food Stamps (SNAP) and Food Assistance - Gilpin County Department of Human Services
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Commodity Supplemental Food Program (BD-1800.1500)
Food Pantries (BD-1800.2000)
Food Stamps/SNAP (NL-6000.2000)