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The Denver Urban Renewal Authority (DURA)

DURA has funds available via their Renter/Homeowner Access Modification Program (RHAMP) program, which provides grants for people with disabilities for home modifications.

Required criteria:

  • Household taxable income must be below 50% AMI.
  • Must live in the City and County of Denver, and
  • Must have a disability (per the ADA).

The grants average at about $7,500 and DURA works with contractors to have the work completed. Rentals and homeowners are eligible but renters must be in a 12-month lease.

Individuals can either apply online by selecting "Apply Now"  or they can complete an application over the phone by calling DURA at 303-534-3872

COVID-19 ASL: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
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Please Join Us: Virtual Bike Tour: A Community Conversation with Javier Alberto Soto of The Denver Foundation

Last year, Javier Alberto Soto biked nearly 100 miles around Denver, meeting with communities in neighborhoods from Westwood to Montbello, Downtown to Globeville.

Though the pandemic interrupted Javier’s plans to continue cycling around the city, it hasn’t stopped him from listening to the community he serves as the leader of The Denver Foundation.

In this online gathering, Javier wants to hear from you: What’s happening in your community? What are your most pressing concerns? How can The Denver Foundation partner with and support you? We’ll share dialogue, questions, and our hopes for the future of Metro Denver.

Friday, September 18, 12:30 p.m.

Hosted by Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition

To RSVP, please register through SignUp Genius, here. You will receive an email with details including the Zoom link.

Transportation Resources

Click on the button below to find a list of transportation resources in your area!

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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.)

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Apply for Colorado P-EBT
P-EBT provides families with children eligible for free or reduced-price school meals with funds to help buy food since schools were closed this Spring due to the pandemic. You can receive up to $279 per eligible child to stretch your food budget.
For more information, visit their website:

Metro Caring

Metro Caring will open the next week’s Monday and Tuesday appointments by 10:00 am Monday morning, the next week’s Wednesday and Thursday appointments by 6:00 pm Tuesday evening, and the next week’s Friday appointments by 12:30 pm Thursday afternoon.

To make an appointment by phone:
Give us a call at 303-860-7200 between 9:30-11:30 am and 12:30-2:30 pm Monday through Friday and 6:00-7:30 pm Tuesdays.

To make a food appointment online:
Click the "Make a Food Appointment" button
Enter your email and password or click the "Find Your Profile" link and enter your information to create an account.

Make A Food Appointment
Mental Health Resources


1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) - English
1-877-SUICIDA (1-877-784-2432) - En español

El Centro de las Familias

Our multi-disciplinary team of clinicians, social workers, case managers, nurses and psychiatrists provide integrated, recovery-focused services where culture is understood and respected. 

The El Centro team is working from another location at 1405 N. Federal Blvd, Denver, CO 80204. Phone number: 303-504-1900

Our hours are: Monday and Wednesday 7 am - 6 pm, Tuesday and Thursday 8 am – 7 pm and Friday 8 am - noon.

The Center on Colfax

Find mental health counseling and support groups at The Center on Colfax. Located at 1301 E. Colfax Ave. Denver, CO 80218. They can be reached at 303-733-7743 or at

The hours of operation are Mon-Fri, 10AM-8PM.

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Colorado General Election is November 3, 2020!
Early Voting: Oct 26, 2020 - Nov 2, 2020 In-Person Absentee Voting: Not available

Voter Registration Deadline:

Request for Postal Ballot by Mon Oct 26, 2020

Election Day Registration & Voting: Tuesday Nov 3, 2020

For more information on voter registration and other voter, info visit the Rock the Vote website found here.
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As of 9/15/2020: 61,699 cases

1,990 deaths among cases
(1,894 due to COVID-19)

To read more use this website:

Gov. Jared Polis has extended the mandatory statewide mask order for another 30 days and will expire October 12, 2020.

The Modeling COVID-19 in Colorado app was released. This app allows the user to generate projections of COVID-19 cases, hospital needs and deaths in Colorado under scenarios that can be altered interactively.

Gov. Jared Polis has extended an executive order through September 30th that requires that Colorado landlords must, for at least one more month, give tenants 30 days’ notice before pursuing evictions.

On August 26, 2020, Governor Jared Polis issued Executive Order B2020 006 to establish a temporary task force with the Department of Local Affairs that examines housing instability and works to prevent evictions due to COVID-19 hardship.

Exposure notifications: iPhone and Android will soon have an exposure notification feature to alert you when you may have been exposed to COVID-19.

Denver's COVID-19 Testing Site. Pepsi Center. 1000 Chopper Circle. Enter at 7th Ave. & Auraria. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 7 days per week. Closed holidays. *Gates close at 4 p.m.* Denver The Mile High City logo
Free testing located at the Pepsi Center and other locations.  Visit the state's map of testing sites here.

If you experience an accessibility issue 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). **September 3rd & 17th 2020**

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

  • Youth Connect Call:
    Every Friday, from 1:00-2:00pm (MT).

  • Art Group:
    First Wednesdays of the month, from 10:00am-12:00pm (MT).

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

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GBH Grand Opening!

Join Guided By Humanity as they celebrate their grand opening!  RSVP Here.

Sign up now for classes in-person featured on our Community Calendar on their website:

Located at 3496 S Broadway, Englewood, CO 80113-2529, United States

Colorado Sled Hockey is a 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1995 and in 1996 was the first sled hockey team sponsored by an NHL affiliate. We are dedicated to providing a competitive environment to foster independence and elevate social interaction through hockey. 

Visionaries (blind hockey organization), and Aces Hockey Academy are partnering to do monthly adaptive skates.

    • Oct Sessions: 8:15am to 9:15am MST on Oct 9 & 23
    • Adaptive events will be held at:
      • The Ice Ranch @ 841 South Park Dr, Littleton, CO 80120
Graphics: Blue, purple, teal, squiggles, circles, and blob shapes at all corners of the image and one large blob in the middle with a white square surrounding text. Text: Drumming and Drinks! Grab a beverage and your favorite rhythm instrument and join us on zoom for 30 – 45 minutes of rhythm and music! Thursdays at 3:00 PM

To be added to the group send an email to
with Drum and Drinks in the subject line.


This American Life

This American Life is a weekly public radio program and podcast. Each week we choose a theme and put together different kinds of stories on that theme. Find the Podcast and the Transcripts here

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Yarn Crafts and Creations: Activities to Do with Yarn!

Have a lot of yarn laying around the house? This video gives you some awesome ideas to repurpose yarn into beautiful creations. Topics include Monster Yarn Ball, Yarn Bookmarks, Yarn Outlines, and God's Eyes Designs. These step by step yarn activities are great for rainy days, stress relief, and fun party crafts!

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Jersey - Sunny Island in the English Channel | Free Documentary Nature

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