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Denver Coliseum
8 a.m. - 3 p.m
4600 Humbolt Street, Denver

Irving Street Library
Tuesday and Thursday,
9 a.m. - 2 p.m
7392 Irving Street, Westminster
48th Avenue Shelter
Monday- Saturday
8 a.m. - 3 p.m
4330 East 48th Avenue, Denver

Rodeway Inn
Friday and Saturday,
9 a.m. - 2 p.m
4765 Federal Boulevard, Denver
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We’re excited to share the Disability Inclusion Fund is accepting applications from organizations working for disability inclusion, rights, and justice through September 16, 2020!

An example of the criteria that the organizations that the Disability Inclusion Fund prioritizes funding for is:

  • Organizations that are disability-led with a priority towards Black, Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC), queer and gender non-conforming, and women disability-led organizations. We define disability-led as organizations whose organizational leadership, including advisory committees/governing boards, is made up of majority persons with a disability.
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New from Finding Unemployment and Other Resources in Your State understands that finding and applying for unemployment benefits in your state may be difficult. In our new article, "Finding Unemployment and Other Resources in Your State", you can find information on locating state resources, eligibility requirements, and how to apply.

Curious about finding more resources on Check out our recently released video on using the Benefit Finder on YouTube or use the Benefit Finder to check your eligibility for over 1,000 different assistance programs!

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On September 1, 2020, the Colorado Department of Local Affairs, Division of Housing (DOH) and Brothers Redevelopment, Inc are launching the Housing Counseling and Assistance Program (HCAP).

An expansion of the existing Colorado Housing Connects program, HCAP will provide Colorado residents with access to free housing counselors, navigators, and eviction prevention legal services.

These resources will be available through or calling the hotline @ 844-926-6632.

Housing Counseling and Assistance Program (HCAP)
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.)

Denver Dream Center

There are no eligibility requirements to receive either food or milk through the Denver Dream Center.

  • Emergency Food: During the months of August and September, the Denver Dream Center will be offering emergency food supplies every Friday at the Pepsi Center from 9 a.m. to noon. Residents are asked to register online at for a specific pickup time.
  • Free Milk Supplies: Through the end of the year, the Denver Dream Center is distributing free milk every other Monday to residents and partner agencies. To sign up to receive free milk, visit the Denver Dream Center online at

For more information, visit the Denver Dream Center online at, or call 720-510-9113.

We Don’t Waste

Drive-through markets are held throughout the month at the following locations, days and times. Both food and milk are available to residents while supplies last. There are no eligibility requirements to receive milk or most food.

  • North Middle School, 12095 E Montview Blvd., Aurora, CO 80010, first Tuesday of the month from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Our Lady of Grace Church, 2645 E 48th Ave. Denver, CO 80216, second Tuesday of the month from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Presentation of Our Lady Church, 695 Julian St., Denver, CO 80204, third Tuesday of the month from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  •  We Don't Waste Distribution Center, 5971 Broadway, Denver, CO 80216, fourth Saturday of the month from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

For more information, visit We Don’t Waste online at or call 720-443-6113.

Mental Health Resources


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

Mental Health Check-Up Town Hall with Darien Wilson

Saturday, September 19, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM MT

We could all use the time to check in with our mind-body given the climate of today. This town hall moves beyond the physical body and explores mental health in the age of coronavirus. Darien Wilson, candidate for Douglas County Commissioner and a champion of public health policy, will host a panel of local mental health experts to discuss various aspects of safeguarding our mental health wellness. These seasoned therapists are your neighbors and they will share their areas of expertise, discuss the changes impacting mental health care, and offer resources to keep us all moving forward. To register for this FREE Town Hall click here.

Providers of Color Directory (Colorado)

Crowd-sourced list of providers who identify as BIPOC and/or LGTBQ+. This list was compiled by Dr. Tara Jae with YouthSeen in Colorado.

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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 Tue Nov 3, 2020

For more information on voter registration and other voter, info visit the Rock the Vote website found here.
Current Events by Maryann C.

As of 9/01/2020: 57,424 cases

1,945 deaths among cases
(1,849 due to COVID-19)

To read more use this website:

Gov. Jared Polis has extended the mandatory statewide mask order for another 30 days from August 14, 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.

Denver Public Schools is again delaying the start of in-person classes over concerns about COVID-19, extending remote learning for most students through at least mid-October.

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.

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). **August 6 & 20, 2020**

  • Self-Empowerment Peer Group:
    Every Thursday, from 11:00am - 12:00pm (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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To be added to the group send an email to
with Drum and Drinks in the subject line.

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TEDx Cherry Creek Women 2020 - 'Fearless' - November 14, 2020

TEDWomen is a conference about the power of women and girls to be creators and change-makers. The program of speakers, workshops, events — and daring discussions — has sparked some of TED’s most iconic moments yet.

This event will feature fearless women who are change-makers. This event will be streaming live on November 14, 2020.

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From July 15 to September 9, comic shops will receive five to six FREE Comic Book Day titles in their weekly shipment.

Here are a few of the participating shops:

All C’s Collectibles – 1250 S. Abilene St. in Aurora

Cobalt Comics & Collectibles – 5494 S. Parker Rd. in Aurora

2nd & Charles – 6606 S. Parker Rd. in Aurora

Mutiny Information Café – 2 S. Broadway in Denver

Enchanted Grounds Coffeehouse & Gameporium – 8800 S. Colorado Blvd. in Highlands Ranch

Mile High Comics – 1360 W. Littleton Blvd. in Littleton

For more participating shops in Colorado, click here.

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88 Drive-In Theatre at 8780 Rosemary St. in Commerce City

Tickets are just $9 per person — with children 11 and under admitted for FREE. Admission includes all movies, usually a triple-feature. (They guarantee at least two current Hollywood hits.) The first feature starts at approximately 8:20 p.m.

For a triple-feature, that makes each flick just $3 — definitely blockbuster savings! The box office opens at 6:30 p.m.

The movie line-up changes every few weeks, so check back often. Click here for the current line-up.

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