FAMILY RESOURCES SPRING 2020
If you need support, have questions, or are wanting to offer support to other families during this extended spring break, email helpGALS2020@gmail.com or call our helpline at 720-441-3219 between 11am-1pm Monday-Friday 3/16-3/27.
We’re here for you and your family!
|Denver Public Schools||
Breakfast & Lunch
Denver Public Schools will offer free meals to Denver kids at 11 locations throughout the city, using a grab-and-go style system, weekdays from Monday, March 16th through Friday, April 3rd. Vegetarian options will be available.
Breakfast will be served from 8-9 a.m.
Chalkbeat made a map of all the locations in the metro area that are giving out food while the schools are closed. It’s available in both English and Spanish.
|Hunger Free Colorado
Mission: Hunger Free Colorado connects people to food resources to meet existing needs and drives policy, systems and social change to end hunger.
Food Resource Hotline : The statewide Food Resource Hotline is a bilingual toll-free number that connects Coloradans to needed food and nutrition resources. It is a free “one-stop” resource that offers geographically-based referrals to both public and private food assistance programs across the state.
Mobile Assistance Program: Our mobile outreach program connects families to needed food resources, such as food stamps (federally known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), local food pantries, meal sites and other community options that offer access to affordable, healthy food.
|Food Bank of the Rockies||
Mission: We help families thrive by efficiently procuring and distributing food and essentials to the hungry through our programs and partner agencies.
|Denver CO Food Pantries | Denver Colorado||
Our comprehensive list of food assistance programs provides full descriptions, pictures, hours, volunteer information, etc. We not only provide listings of pantries, but we also provide information on: food closets, food banks, soup kitchens, congregate meal locations, food boxes, vouchers, etc.
We recommend calling ahead to verify hours.
Twin Parishes Church
3663 Humboldt St., Denver CO 80205
Epworth United Church
3401 High St, Denver CO 80205
1100 E. 18th Avenue, Denver, CO 80218 | M, Tu, Th, F
Email or call to make an appointment to obtain food resources:
email@example.com or 303.860.7200
|Bienvenidos Food Bank||
11 am to noon & 4 pm to 5:30 pm (except the 3rd Thursday of the month)
3810 Pecos Street Denver, CO 80211
***This location also provides diapers/baby food, dog food, and personal hygiene items.
|Village Exchange Center||
Every Tuesday and Thursday at 2pm
Families have to arrive early to sign up to be able to get first choice of food.
Phone Number: 720-668-9968 Address: 1609 Havana St, Aurora, CO, 80010
GENERAL LOCAL RESIDENT RESOURCES:
Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, Comcast is offering 2 months free to new Internet Essentials customers in response to recent and anticipated emergency measures associated with the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Click here for more details.
You may also call 855-846-8376 for English and 855-765-6995 for Spanish. Comcast will send all new Internet Essentials customers a free self-install kit with no term contract or credit check and no shipping fee.
Provides free or low-cost services to all eligible Denver Public Schools students
1700 E. 28th Ave.
Denver CO, 80205
Contact Phone: (720) 423-6435
|Inner City Health Center||
Sliding scale (free for Medicaid) and open to all Denver county residents and families.
3800 York St
Contact Phone: (303) 296-1767
|Coronavirus Health Resources||
If you or your child have questions about the Coronavirus itself, the following resources may be of help:
1200 Federal Blvd
Finding child care you trust is one of the most important tasks a parent can undertake. Understanding who qualifies as an appropriate caregiver and finding one nearby can be challenging – and we’re here to help.
Our child care assistance team can connect you to resources to find the best provider for your children. If you need help paying for child care, we’ll also help you apply for assistance.