State Run ORIENTATION

Effective 2019, there are 26 of the 64 counties in Colorado where state regional representatives will personally serve potential, and ongoing, program participants by phone who are required to maintain a work activity in order to receive food assistance benefits, otherwise known as SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), or Food Stamps. [Regional Representatives by County]

Please click on the above link, “ORIENTATION” if you have been contacted to view this online orientation and live in any of the following counties:

                 *Alamosa, *Baca,  *Bent,  *Clear Creek, *Conejos, *Crowley, *Custer, *Delta, *Elbert, *Fremont, *Gilpin, *Gunnison, *Hinsdale, *Jackson, *Kiowa, *Lake, *Las Animas, *Lincoln, *Mineral, *Montezuma,  *Ouray,  *Pitkin, *Rio Blanco, *San Juan, *San Miguel, *Sedgwick

            Please feel free to learn more about Employment First by clicking on the the below icons ( NOTE: The “EF Team” icon is accessible only for staff assisting our customers)

Our program receives federal and state funds to manage job seeking services for individuals participating in food assistance. Learn More
You were referred to Employment First. What’s next? Learn More
You are part of the Employment First team. Find connections and information to help you support participants.Learn More
You are important to the success of Employment First because you can be a resource for participants.Learn More

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Success Story: KATHY

Kathy came to Employment First in the summer of 2012. She was a single mom with a little four year old son that had relocated to NE Colorado from Wyoming.
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Success Story: JOSEPH

Joe came to Employment First in 2008. He was working a part time job and attending Aims Community College part time. At first, he did not understand why he had to participate since was working and attending school.
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Success Story: Juan

Juan began his involvement in the Yuma County EF Program’s Job Club where he shared that for a variety of reasons he was unable to complete high school or get a GED.
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