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Update from our DPC (Disaster Preparedness Coordinator)

Denver's "Home by 10" Public Health Order began Sunday, November 8th, and lasts daily until December 7th at 5:00am. Please remain inside between 10:00pm and 5:00am. 

For those who still have questions about exceptions to the Order, or anything else you want to know, please take a look at this FAQ:

Stay safe,

Curtis Garrett

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PCs for People

Through electronic reuse PCs for People provides the opportunity for all low-income individuals and nonprofits to benefit from the life-changing impact of computers and mobile internet.

Need computer repairs? The participant would just need to provide the same eligibility proof (ID, approval letter for a government benefits program i.e. SNAP, SSDI, Medicaid). Generally, repairs are $25-$45 and they diagnose for free.

Image of a pink landline telephone next to an iPhone on a white table. The graphic has a orange border on the top and bottom of the image. The Sheriff Department Denver Public Safety Logo, a red building, purple mountains and a yellow sun against a blue sky makeup the letter D. Denver Sheriff Department Cautions Community of Phone Scam. The impersonator poses as a Denver Deputy Sheriff demanding payments of alleged warrants for not responding to a jury summons. A Denver Deputy Sheriff will never request payment for a warrant, nor make contact by phone. If you receive a suspicious call from someone alleging to be a Denver Deputy Sheriff, please report the information to your local police department and use the following link to notify the Colorado State Attorney General's Office of the activity. You can also call the Denver County Court to see if any warrants exist at 720-3370464.

If you receive a suspicious call from someone alleging to be a Denver Deputy Sheriff, please report the information to your local police department and use the following link to notify the Colorado State Attorney General's Office of the activity

You can also call the Denver County Court to see if any warrants exist at 720-3370464.

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Zoom lifts it's 40-minute limit for 11/26!

Zoom announced it will lift its timed meeting limit on Thanksgiving so "your family gatherings don't get cut short." The video communications company announced in a tweet that the 40-minute time limit it usually has on its free meetings will be lifted globally on November 26 (Thanksgiving Day).

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In Case You Missed It
  • Obamacare's enrollment is open until Dec 15th! Find more information here.
    • El programa Colorado SHIP le peude asistir con preguntas acerca de Medicare - en Español, sin cargo (866) 665-9668.
    Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Program for Small, Micro Businesses and Nonprofits. The City and County of Denver is continuing to support its smallest businesses and nonprofits that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic by providing them with addiitonal free PPE kits. These free kits will help organizations offset an unexpected expense and help ensure a safe environment for their employees, volunteers, and customers during the winter months. Program Details Program Eligibility Businesses or nonprofits located in Denver Must have 50 or fewer employees Must have been operating before March 1, 2020 Organizations who received a kit in the first round, are eligible to receive one more kit in this second round. Program Disqualification Business/nonprofits with more than 50 employees Business/nonprofits not located in Denver Individuals or families (FFN providers accepted) Hospitals, long-term care facilities, testing centers, hospices, and clinics PPE Kit Contents Two 64oz hand sanitizers 120 1oz. hand sanitizers 200 surgical masks 200 vinyl gloves (large) Three containers of disinfectant wipes Program Delivery Timeline PPE kits are expected to be delivered within 2-3 weeks after your registration form is completed and reviewed for eligibility. Addresses listing a PO Box will not be accepted. Please ensure that you provide the correct address, otherwise delivery is not possible.  Note The items provided in the PPE kits are intended for use by the recipient, their customers, and employees, and shall not be resold. This program is federally funded, thus PPE kits are not available to all industries.
    Food Resources

    Food Resource Hotline

    Call the bilingual Food Resource Hotline toll-free at (855) 855-4626or in 

    Metro Denver at (720) 382-2920

    It’s open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Messages left after-hours or on a weekend will be returned the next business day. 

    (If you need TTY, call at
    7-1-1 or 1-800-659-2656.)

    Mental Health Resources


    ENGLISH: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433 

    EN ESPANOL: 1-877-SUICIDA (1-877-784-2432

    AllHealth Network

    AllHealth Network (South Denver) is a nonprofit mental health organization that offers substance use treatment in addition to a walk-in crisis center, counseling for individuals, couples, families, and groups, and services for adolescents and children. AllHealth Network also takes Medicaid. For information and appointments call 303-730-8858.

    The Center for Trauma & Resilience (Denver) offers specialized services including trauma-sensitive yoga, programs for families and children and seniors and other community services. 

    24-Hour Hotline Numbers
    (303) 894-8000 (English)
    (303) 718-8289 (Español)

    Relay for the Hearing and Speech Impaired
    Please use 711 Relay Colorado to access our 24-hour hotlines

    Translation & Interpreting Center
    (303) 996-0976 English
    (303) 996-0975 Español
    (303) 996-0974 FAX

    (303) 860-0660

    Housing Resources

    Family Promise of Greater Denver

    Prevention and Rehousing helps families avoid the trauma of homelessness by keeping them housed through providing small amounts of rental assistance. We can assist a family on the verge of homelessness with rental assistance or help with first month’s rent or deposit on a new lease. Assistance is one time. Follow up case management is also offered to support families as they maintain housing. 

    If you have further questions, please call 303-675-0713 ext.107

    First Mennonite Denver

    The FMC Direct Assistance Program provides rent and utility help to people who live in the neighborhoods around our church. The program serves an average of 450 families per year, helping Westside neighbors keep the lights on and stay in their homes.

    Rent help money will be available on Dec 1, 2020. Return to this page to apply then. Utility help money will be available on Jan 1, 2021. 

    Call 303-892-1039 if you have questions.

    Current Events by Maryann C.

    As of 11/17/2020: 167,713 cases

    2,578 deaths among cases
    (2,276 due to COVID-19)


    • Adams, Arapahoe, Clear Creek, Denver, Douglas, Elbert, and Jefferson counties are all at Level Orange, High Risk. To read more about what that means click here
    • Polis also called a special session of the Colorado legislature to pass a coronavirus relief package.

    To read more use this website:

      Free COVID-19 testing located near you

      Click this link to find a testing center closest to your neighborhood. 

      If you experience an accessibility issue while trying to get a COVID-19 test, please email our Associate Director, Anaya Robinson at

      Peer Support From Home. Join us online or over the phone. Graphic of two people stretched arms over a heart shaped globe.
      • The Chronicles Peer Support:

        First and third Thursdays of the month from 11:00am - 12:00pm (MT). **November 5th & 19th 2020**

      • Self-Empowerment Peer Group:
        Every Thursday, from 12:00pm - 1:00pm (MT).

      • Youth Connect Call:
        Every Friday, from 4:00-5:00pm (MT). *New time*

      RSVP to Peer Support groups by emailing Mollie at
      or call (303) 733-9324

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      24 Little Things You Can Do for Yourself and Others Right Now

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      Awakening Through Grief 6 Week Yoga Therapy Program, Beginning on Nov, 15th 2020, 9:30 AM - -11:30 AM Via Zoom Registration Required, In Collaboration with Grief Support Network and Dalhia Campus for Health and Well Being.

      Awakening Through Grief
      6 Week Yoga Therapy Program

      Next Session Starts:
      Sunday November 15th
      9:30am-11:30am MST via Zoom

      Join Mary Sunday mornings for Awakening Through Grief, a 6 Week Yoga Therapy Program in partnership with @DahliaCampus for Health and Well Being and the Grief Support Network.

      This is an inclusive 6-week virtual support group for adults experiencing the loss of a loved one through group facilitation, meditation and mindful movement. The program offers an intimate, safe container for grief to be felt, expressed, shared and embraced. This program is offered at NO COST.

      Each week, we will use the following tools to support us throughout this journey:

      • Guided Meditation
      • Journaling/ART
      • Group Sharing
      • Mindful Movement
      • Relaxation

      Must register in advance at

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