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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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We are redesigning our website and need your input! Please submit your responses by November 11th.

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  • 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.
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Please take our survey to help improve medical communication for d/Deaf people in Colorado – and for a chance to win a $50 Target gift card!

CREEC is investigating D/deaf Coloradans’ communications access to health care. We are starting with a survey to collect information about interpreters and other accommodations at medical facilities. Please take our survey if you are:

  • A D/deaf patient who needs an interpreter for medical communications;
  • A D/deaf person who is a companion (spouse/parent/adult child) of a hearing patient; or
  • A hearing parent of a D/deaf child.

Your responses will help CREEC advocate for more accessible health care systems in Colorado!

Here is the survey in ASL and English:

Here is the survey in ASL and Spanish:

If you take our survey, you will be entered in a drawing for a $50 Target gift card. Based on your responses to this survey, we may contact you for follow-up questions on VP. Everyone contacted for follow-up will receive a $20 gift card.

Please help by forwarding this to D/deaf friends in Colorado! Thank you!

CREEC is a nonprofit membership organization whose goal is to ensure that everyone can fully and independently participate in our nation's civic life without discrimination based on race, gender, disability, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

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.)

The Action Center
8755 W. 14th Ave., Lakewood, CO 80215 (between Carr and Garrison)

  • Call for times, Photo ID and proof of Jefferson County resident.
  • 5 day supply, up to 6 times per year. Will work with special diets or allergies.
  • Meals: J-HELP provides hot meals five days a week for some that do not qualify for Meals on Wheels.

Get help with groceries, rental & utility assistance, mail, and more! Vist:

Mental Health Resources


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

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

Pandemic getting you down? Anxious about the election? Just need support? (Picture of a worried emoji, a blank face emoji, and a masked emoji) Get 4 free, virtual therapy sessions at Colorado Health Network! Sign up today if you Live in the Denver Metro Area Identify as LGBTQ+ Are 18-26 years old Have been impacted by COVID-19 Call us at 303-962-4462

Need some support this November? Colorado Health Network is offering 4 free, virtual therapy sessions for young LGBTQ+ Coloradans who’ve been impacted by COVID! Call us today to talk to our lovely behavioral health team. If you can’t reach us, leave a message and let our team know if they can call back at that number 303-962-4462.

Boost Counseling (Denver) is a counseling, coaching, and consulting firm owned by Bronwyn Hockersmith, MA, LPC and Toni Moran, MA, LPC, NCC. It offers a free pandemic help guide with 20 low-cost counseling and support options in Denver.

Heart-Centered Counseling (Denver, Englewood, Littleton, Lakewood, Fort Collins, service statewide) offers counseling support for adults, families, couples, adolescents, and children. This organization also provides treatment and resources for anxiety, depression, mood disorders, and eating disorders.

Housing Resources

City of Longmont Community & Neighborhood Resources
The office of Community and Neighborhood Resources (CNR) offers help answering questions regarding lease termination, security deposits, evictions, repairs, housing discrimination, disputes, differences or conflicts with neighbors, tenants, housing providers, or property management. Call  (303) 776-6050 for more information

Immanuel Lutheran Church
Immanuel Lutheran Church has small monetary donations and support for paying rent or utilities. Aid is the last resort and only is available as funds allow on a week-to-week basis. For more information, call 970-352-3003.

Current Events by Maryann C.

As of 11/10/2020: 134,537 cases

2,408 deaths among cases
(2,179 due to COVID-19)

COLORADO COVID-19 Dial County List 

  • Polis encouraged anyone considering gathering outside their household for Thanksgiving to self-quarantine for 10 days prior to the holiday.

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

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    • 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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