Food stamps: February payments to Colorado residents worth up to $1,751 begin tomorrow

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

Food stamps will be sent out on Thursday until 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 1 will receive payments on Thursday, those with SSNs ending in 4 will collect
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