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This map shows the current level of protection of each county in Colorado according to the Status Dial. Find out more information here

 https://covid19.colorado.gov/data/covid-19-dial-dashboard

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This map shows where all of the counties in Colorado are on the Status Dial. (Please use the description below to access the map for more information)

*Status as of December 07, 2020

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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 anaya@atlantiscommunity.org.

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You can make a donation using this link coloradogives.org/AtlantisCommunity

Background image of ACI staff collecting food boxes to distribute to the community. The Atlantis Community logo with a person in a wheelchair breaking chains underneath a colorful rainbow. Text: Atlantis Community, Inc., Covid Relief Program, Food Box Program We have partnered with The GrowHaus and have provided 376 food boxes to our consumers who are experiencing a lack of access to healthy food due to COVID. Our food box program bridges the gap that consumers face when applying for benefits. We have also delivered 96 Food Gift Cards to our consumers. Technology Program We have partnered with PCs for People to provide technology to our consumers. We have provided 17 laptops so far. By doing so we are providing a way to provide services, peer support, access to telehealth, and other virtual supports necessary during COVID. Personal Protective Equipment We have provided over 75 PPE kits to our consumers that include masks and hand sanitizer. Many in our community are in the high risk category so providing PPE is crucial. Health of our consumers is our first priority. Shelter In Place Kits We offer Shelter in Place kits for our consumers who are experiencing homelessness. We have purchased 30 sets of tents and sleeping bags and will be distributing them to consumers who have the need.
Denver Human Services Offers Assistance with Home Heating Costs - ASL

With winter fast approaching, Denver Human Services (DHS) is inviting qualifying residents to apply for the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP). This statewide program helps eligible residents pay for some of their home heating or heating system repair costs during the cold winter months.

LEAP is available for qualifying households through April 30, 2021, and residents can request an application by calling 1-866-HEAT-HELP (432-8435), or visit www.denvergov.org/LEAP to complete the application online.

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)

Aurora Interfaith Community Services

Serves the residents of Aurora with a Food Bank, Clothing Bank, Utility, Prescription, and Transportation Assistance and School Supplies for Children. A case manager is on staff to assist clients in search of employment and other human service resources. All assistance is provided through telephone interviews to determine the need and by appointment only. There is no walk-in service. Hours of Operations: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 8:30 am - 12:30 pm Last Friday of the month8:30am - 12:30 pm.

(303) 360-0260

Catholic Charities - Little Flower Emergency Assistance Center

We provide food and clothing, employment and financial counseling, and referral help for people and families in need/ emergency situations in the Aurora area. We are located 1 block south of Colfax on Lansing ave just behind STRAIT lumber. Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:30 am - 3:30 pm No Appointment necessary. In order to receive assistance, clients must bring a picture ID.

(303) 360-9686

Mental Health Resources

IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS IN A SUICIDAL CRISIS CALL THE NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE:

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

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

Jewish Family Service of Colorado (Denver) offers support from mental health specialists for people of any race, faith, age, gender, sexual orientation and more. It also has mental health programs for children and adolescents, refugees, and underserved Russian-speaking immigrants.

All JFS locations are closed to the public. For general information, call 303.597.5000. Learn more about current services offered.

Maria Droste Counseling Center (Denver) provides therapy and counseling services for adults, couples, families, children and adolescents. The center focuses on affordability in order to serve all Medicaid, Medicare, private pay and sliding scale patients. It has various community mental health programs — Children First at 21 local elementary schools, Survivors Mental Health Program (SMHP) for adult survivors of violence and New Directions for substance abuse treatment.

Main Administrative Office Phone: 303-756-9052

Access Center (for Appointments and Information on Services): 303-867-4600

Housing Resources

State of Colorado Eviction Prevention Programs

The State of Colorado offers emergency rent and mortgage assistance throughout the state through several non-profit organizations. The provision of assistance may be delayed due to high demand. 

Type your address into the search bar on the website, or click a point on the map, to view the services that are available in a given location.

ACCESS HOUSING

The mission is to help homeless families in the Denver metro area, regain independence, self-sufficiency, and permanent housing through a comprehensive continuum of care and collaboration with community partners.

 6978 Colorado Blvd, Commerce City, CO 80022

(303) 289-7078

    DENVER'S ROAD HOME

    Together we have the ability to move people off the streets for good. To change people’s lives for the better. By coming together as a community, we can make these goals a reality.

    1200 Federal Boulevard Denver, Colorado 80204

    (720) 944-2508

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      As of 12/7/2020: 260,581 cases

      3,356 deaths among cases
      (2,724 due to COVID-19)

      COLORADO COVID-19

      • Adams, Arapahoe, Clear Creek, Denver, Douglas, Elbert, and Jefferson counties are all at LEVEL RED, Severe Risk (Stay At Home). To read more about what that means click here

      To read more use this website: https://covid19.colorado.gov/covid-19-data

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        • The Chronicles Peer Support:

          First and third Thursdays of the month from 11:00am - 12:00pm (MT). **December 3rd & 17th 2020**

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

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

        RSVP to Peer Support groups by emailing Mollie at mollie@atlantiscommunity.org
        or call (303) 733-9324

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