Food stamps: February payments to Colorado residents worth up to $1,751 begin in two days

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will begin sending February payments to Colorado‘s low-income households in two days.

Food stamps will be sent out on Thursday through Feb. 10 in the Centennial State. The average payment per household member per month in Colorado is $181. Approximately 540,300 people, or 9% of Colorado’s population, receive SNAP benefits.

A household of one can receive a maximum of $291, a household of five can receive up to $1,155, and a household of eight can receive a maximum of $1,751. For each additional person, a household can receive up to $219. These amounts are based on the recent cost-of-living adjustments for 2023-24.

Benefits are distributed on the date that matches the last digit of a household’s Social Security number. For example, those with SSNs ending in 3 will receive payments on Feb. 3. Those with SSNs ending
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