Food:

 

  • The Denver Emergency Food Network - The Denver Emergency Food Network delivers free, prepared meals to homebound families and elderly individuals in need during the COVID-19 crisis. Sign up to receive a no-cost food box of 4-16 meals.

 

  • Jeffco Action Center - In order to help protect our community from the spread of COVID-19, we are offering limited services. Beginning on March 16, 2020, we will begin providing limited, drive-thru or walk-up services with an appointment. We will be distributing Food, Mail Services, and other urgent needs as possible. Appointments are still required, please call 720.215.4850.  We will only accept non-perishable food donations for the time being. Operations will continue as such until further notice, thank you for your understanding.

 

  • Food Bank of the Rockies - To respond safely and as effectively as possible, Food Bank of the Rockies has created an Emergency Support Team, prepared to assist people in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. This list will be updated daily or more often as we receive input from our team. Please check the list before you plan to go to a location in the event hours, locations or days have changed. Thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time. We are doing our best to communicate changes as they happen and want to make sure food is available for those who need it. 

  • Food Collaborative, Fresh Food Distribution - In partnership with Denver Food Rescue, fresh fruits, veggies, and prepared dishes are free and available to our community. Weekly distributions will be every Friday at alternating school locations. No signup required.

      Locations:

     * Family Star Northeast

     2940 Curtis Street

     Denver, CO 80205

     Distribution Time: 4 - 5:30 pm

 

     * Family Star Northwest

     2246 Federal Blvd

     Denver, CO 80211

     Distribution Time: 4 - 5:30 pm

  • Mountain Resource Center - Effective March 16, Mountain Resource Center is suspending the majority of its in-person services. During our pantry hours, community members will be able to receive food through onsite food box delivery while they remain in their vehicles. Clients are also welcome to call us at 303-838-7552 to speak to an Advocate or Educator and we will assist you over the phone.  

 

School District Food Programs:

 

Jefferson County Public Schools - The district will distribute “Grab and Go” meals for breakfast from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the following school locations. All children (ages 1-18) can go to any of the above school locations, to receive a no-cost meal. The district will be serving anyone in need. Each person will be required to be present and pick up their own meal.

  • Arvada K-8

  • Colorow Elementary School

  • Edgewater Elementary School

  • Foothills Elementary School

  • Lasley Elementary School

  • Parr Elementary School

  • Conifer High School

  • Alameda High School

  • Wayne Carl Middle School

  • Wheat Ridge High School

  • Welchester Elementary

 

Littleton Public Schools - Monday through Friday from 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., the district will be providing grab-and-go breakfast and lunch for children 18 years and younger at the following locations:

  • East Elementary: 5933 S Fairfield St

  • Field Elementary: 5402 S Sherman Way

 

Adams 12 Five Star Schools - Meals will be served at the following locations from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. All families will receive lunch for the day and breakfast for the next. These meals will be available for all children ages 1 through 18 regardless of what school they attend. No paperwork is required.

  • Horizon High School - 5321 E. 136th Avenue, Thornton, CO

  • Legacy High School - 2701 W. 136th Avenue, Broomfield, CO

  • Mountain Range High School - 12500 Huron Street, Westminster, CO

  • Northglenn High School - 601 W 100th Place, Northglenn, CO

  • Thornton High School - 9351 N Washington Street, Thornton, CO

Housing

 

  • Jefferson County Housing Authority - Community Resources for housing, rent, and utility assistance.HUD has suspended all foreclosures and evictions until the end of April 2020.

 

Employment

 

  • Colorado Department of Labor and Employment The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) has a variety of resources for workers and resources for employers who are impacted by the Coronavirus. We encourage you to visit the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s (CDPHE) website for the most up-to-date information and additional resources.  Links for information on filing for unemployment:  https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdle/start-a-claim

      https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdle/qualifying-benefits

 

Health:

 

  • If you believe you may have been exposed to COVID-19, call your doctor or CO-Help at 303-389-1687 or 1-877-462-2911 for answers in many languages.

 

  • Children’s Hospital - You can also call our free COVID-19 hotline at 720-777-2221 to help answer questions.

 

  • Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) - Committed to promoting health and preventing injury and disease for the residents of Jefferson County, Colorado. Public health is what we as a society do collectively to prevent illness and premature death and promote health in our neighborhoods and communities.

 

Benefits:

 

  • Colorado PEAK - The fast and easy way to access benefit information - anytime and anywhere. PEAK is an online service for Coloradans to screen and apply for medical, food, cash, and early childhood assistance programs.

 

 

Mental Health & Well-Being:

 

  • Colorado Crisis Services (CCS) - Times are tough. If you or someone you love is experiencing a mental or emotional crisis, we urge you to contact Colorado Crisis Services. Call 1-844-493-8255 or text “TALK” to 38255 to reach the crisis line. The crisis line is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. When you call, you will be connected to a mental health professional who can provide immediate support, connection, and additional resources. Colorado Crisis Services is completely confidential.

 

 

 

 

General Resources:

  • 2-1-1 United Way Help Center 211 is a statewide community resource connecting individuals and families to critical resources including food, shelter, rental assistance, childcare, and more.  

  • Internet Essentials from COMCAST Internet Essentials brings affordable high-speed Internet home. In response to emergency measures associated with Coronavirus (COVID-19), Internet Essentials will increase speeds from 15/2 Mbps to 25/3 Mbps for all customers. This speed increase will happen automatically - no action is required by customers. In addition, new customers will receive two months of free service.  

Contact:

720-497-7898 or 720-244-4848

11011 W. 6th Avenue, Suite 260

Lakewood, Colorado 80215