Medical, Food/SNAP & Financial Assistance

At the Summit County Economic Security Unit, we understand that life can pose many challenges. Often times, getting help can seem as difficult as putting together a 10,000 piece jigsaw puzzle. We are here to help. With so many ways to receive assistance, which ones are right for you? We’ll help you put the puzzle pieces together and figure out what program(s) best meet your needs. 

APPLY AND MANAGE YOUR OWN BENEFITS ONLINE with Colorado PEAK. Use PEAK to apply for or manage your medical, SNAP, Cash or other State of Colorado benefits. Find the right benefits for you! 

SOLICITA YADMINISTRA TUS PROPIOS BENEFICIOS EN LÍNEA con Colorado PEAK. Utilice PEAK para solicitar o administrar sus beneficios médicos, SNAP, efectivo u otros beneficios del estado de Colorado. ¡Encuentre los beneficios adecuados para usted!  

Please see the State of Colorado's Program Eligibility and Application Kit to determine if you are eligible for benefits or check the status of current benefits.

For questions or additional information, please contact the Summit County Department of Human Services Office at 970-668-9160.

SNAP Customers

Do not miss important coverage information! Make sure your address is correct.

¡No te pierdas información importante de cobertura! Asegúrate de que tu dirección sea correcta.

Schools Free and Reduced Lunch Program

Qualifying for many Human Services programs also qualifies you for the Schools Free and Reduced Lunch Program. Don’t miss the opportunity to put extra food dollars in your pocket with the new PEBT program. Apply today: 

Summit County Emergency Food Response

If you or someone in your home is ill and are in need of food, medication, or mental health services please call 970-668-2940.

Need Help Paying For Internet

The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC benefit program that helps ensure that households can afford the broadband they need for work, school, healthcare and more. The benefit provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward internet service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase price. To apply click here: (create a link to)  https://www.affordableconnectivity.go