Silver Key distributes government food assistance to supplement a senior's diet and improve the health of the low-income elderly.
Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)
These food boxes allow seniors to stretch their food dollars further by supplementing their diets with a variety of foods, such as: nonfat dry and ultra-high temperature fluid milk, juice, farina, oats, ready-to-eat cereal, rice, pasta, peanut butter, dry beans, canned meat or poultry or fish, and canned fruits and vegetables.
60 years or older and reside in Colorado Springs, El Paso County area. Seniors must apply in person and be approved following the application process. Documentation required for all residing in the home: Identification, Proof of Address (if different than identification), and Proof of Income.
The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)
These food supplies allow seniors to stretch their food dollars further by supplementing their diets with a variety of foods, such as: nonfat dry milk, rice, peanut butter, cereal, pasta, beans, canned fruits and vegetables, canned meat, dried fruit and a variety of other foods.
*These items vary and are on a “first come, first serve basis” until items run out.
Seniors over 60 must apply in person and be approved following the application process. Documentation required: Identification, Proof of Residence (if different than identification).
Only one person per household is eligible and cannot be combined with any other community distribution program.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
In partnership with Care & Share, individuals over the age of 60 can apply for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefit (SNAP/previously known as food stamps) at Silver Key Senior Assistance instead of going to the Department of Human Services. Call 719-884-2370 for an appointment.
Silver Key Senior Assistance
1605 S. Murray Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80916
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or contact us here
Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 am- 4 pm starting on the 8th and continuing through the last day of each month.
How to Apply: Call 719-884-2370 or visit Monday-Friday, 9 am – 4 pm.
The USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.