DHS tells 9NEWS they’re down 70 workers, delaying processing for SNAP advantages.
DENVER — Meals stamp candidates in Denver are being directed to meals banks as town company in command of this system makes an attempt to fill open jobs, resulting in delays.
Denver Human Companies instructed 9NEWS on Tuesday that the company is making an attempt to fill 70 openings for eligibility technicians. The individuals in these roles sometimes assist the processing of Supplemental Diet Help Program (SNAP) advantages, spokesperson Adriana Lopez stated.
Lopez added they wish to fill these vacancies as quickly as doable and are at the moment accepting purposes, however they haven’t but had substantial curiosity within the jobs. Individuals who wish to apply can achieve this on Denver’s metropolis web site.
Within the meantime, town desires to prioritize meals stamp claims for individuals being evicted, older at-risk adults or individuals with medical situations. Lopez stated that neighborhood members who’ve already turned in documentation and consider they’re at crucial threat can name them at at 720-944-4347.
Past that, Denver Human Companies will maintain its month-to-month meals pantry this Friday, Dec. 17, in partnership with Meals Financial institution of the Rockies. Anybody in want is welcome and there’s no want to join the occasion. The pantry will open at 9 a.m. and keep open till they run out of meals. Will probably be held at 3815 N. Steele St.
Denver Human Companies additionally means that households having bother paying for groceries name Starvation Free Colorado’s statewide hotline at 855-855-4626.
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