COVID-19 Resources: Rent/Utility Assistance, Meals, Business Relief, Senior Store Hours & Much More

LAKEWOOD, COLORADO - MARCH 15:  Volunteer Rosie Hughes, sorts donated food during a food drive for The Action Center on March 15, 2020 in Lakewood, Colorado. The Action Center, located at 8755 W 14thÊAvenue, is preparing to serve those in need in light of the potential emergency that COVID-19 may present in the coming weeks. From a press release the Action Center says "should the virus begin to impact the community and create barriers to people accessing basic food needs, the Action Center will be ready for action to meet the potential increased demand." Dozens of cars brought lots of food that will help to fill the pantries at The Action Center.  The Action Center serves 80 families a day and 20,000 families each year. (Photo by Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post)LAKEWOOD, COLORADO - MARCH 15: Volunteer Rosie Hughes, sorts donated food during a food drive for The Action Center on March 15, 2020 in Lakewood, Colorado. The Action Center, located at 8755 W 14thÊAvenue, is preparing to serve those in need in light of the potential emergency that COVID-19 may present in the coming weeks. From a press release the Action Center says "should the virus begin to impact the community and create barriers to people accessing basic food needs, the Action Center will be ready for action to meet the potential increased demand." Dozens of cars brought lots of food that will help to fill the pantries at The Action Center. The Action Center serves 80 families a day and 20,000 families each year. (Photo by Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post)

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Colorado Case Summary & Resources Colorado’s call line for general questions about COVID-19, provides answers in many languages including English, Spanish (Español), Mandarin (普通话) and more.

303-389-1687 or
1-877-462-2911

 

The Temporary Rental and Utility Assistance program (TRUA) offers resources to Denver residents who are facing a housing crisis or hardship to help prevent eviction or displacement.

 

Department of Public Health & Environment
The City & County of Denver is working with local, state, and federal partners to provide accurate information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) to the public. Help us spread facts, not fear. Access all of the resources, information and Updates.

 

Meals on Wheels (Volunteers of America)

An individual must be 60 years of age or older and assessed as homebound to receive Meals on Wheels. Other criteria for eligibility apply in specific limited circumstances. Please include your name, address and phone number when contacting us for eligibility.

To determine if you or someone you know is eligible for Meals on Wheels in Adams, Arapahoe, Denver, Douglas, Jefferson, Gilpin or Clear Creek County call: 303-294-0111 or email: mtrejo@voacolorado.org.

 

How can I stay updated about what the Social Security Administration (SSA) is doing during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Please check their web page for updates. You may select Subscribe on the web page to receive alerts from the SSA when they add or change information on the page.You also may follow the SSA on Facebook and Twitter.

In response to COVID-19, Denver Economic Development & Opportunity is working on connecting our Denver business community to the most appropriate resources in our region. Fill out the questionnaire today!

Small Business Emergency Relief Form

In response to COVID-19, Denver Economic Development & Opportunity is working on connecting our Denver business community to the most appropriate resources in our region. Fill out the questionnaire today!

Questions? Contact us at:
InvestInDenver@denvergov.org
720-913-1721

 

Mile High United Way Volunteer & Donate

Residents who are  young, healthy and showing no signs or symptoms of the virus can assist providers, both large and small, as volunteers to help prepare meals, distribute supplies , and help keep our shelter facilities clean and safe for our guests and workers.

A Little Help

Is a local nonprofit connecting neighbors and helping our older adults thrive.
Volunteers are needed for:

  • Grocery shopping and delivery
  • Prescription pick-up and delivery
  • Help with yard work or snow shoveling
  • “Care calls” – Phone calls to older adults who are staying home and might not have anyone to talk to. Phone calls help provide a safety and wellness check and offer a form of safe social engagement.

Contact us for questions and help spread the word!

www.alittlehelp.org
720-242-9032
@alittlehelpco

 

Denver area meal distribution sites

Schedules and meal-types vary by site. If your metro area school district pickup site or community agency isn’t on the map, please send the information to Chalkbeat at meals@chalkbeat.org.

MAP: Here’s where children can get meals while Colorado schools are closed due to coronavirus

 

Let’s Keep Reading! Keep Thinking with Interactive Read Aloud with Liv Bits! click the link for schedule.

Covid store hours

Info Courtesy of:

Jamoie Torres District 3 council woman