Emergency Assistance Programs See Higher Demand

December 30, 2009

Demand for emergency assistance programs is at historic highs. Colorado, for instance, has the fifth fastest growing caseload for food stamps in the country. That's putting a strain on scores of human services agencies. And even as the economy begins to turn around, many worry things will get much worse, before they get better. As part of a series on the economy from Rocky Mountain Community Radio, KUNC's Kirk Siegler reports.