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Message from the Disaster Preparedness Coordinator:

There is light at the end of the tunnel. Colorado received the first shipments of the COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, 12/14. Now is not the time to let our guard down because it will take months for all Coloradans to be able to access the vaccine. We at Atlantis encourage you to continue doing your part by wearing your mask, only interacting with those who live in your household, and keeping six feet apart from others.
Together we will escape the dark tunnel and live in the sunshine once again.

- Curtis Garrett

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

Image of the Status Dial: Current Level of Protection released by Governor Jared Polis for the state of Colorado, Green = Protect your Neighbors, Blue = Caution, Yellow = Concern, Red = Severe Risk, Purple = Extreme Risk. Effective 11/20/20
Overall County Status
Level Green, Level Blue, Level Yellow, Level Orange, Level Red, Level Purple
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 15, 2020

Your weekly update on what is going on in our community!
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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Governor Jared Polis and state officials welcomed Colorado’s first COVID-19 vaccine shipment and administered the first vaccines to frontline health care workers on Monday, December 14, 2020.
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)

    Salvation Army Aurora Cares Food Pantry

    Aurora, CO - 80011
    (720) 285-2025

    Residents within the service area can visit once every 30 days for a three-day food box. Food Pantry Hours: Tuesday and Thursday2:00pm - 3:30pmWednesday4:00pm - 6:00pm. For more information, please call.

    Metro Caring

    Is passing out pre-packaged food boxes. The number of boxes a person gets is dependent upon how large your family is. Folx are still able to get staples such as Eggs, Meat, Milk, and bread. Folks still NEED to call to schedule an appointment. Due to COVID Metro Caring is ONLY providing curbside pick-up, whether a person is on foot or driving up in their car. Please call Metro Caring to schedule an appointment and to get various times for food pick up at (303) 860-7200.

Mental Health Resources


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

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

Aurora Mental Health Early Childhood Center (Aurora) offers evidence-based mental health treatment for children up to age six with individual, family and group therapy, parenting classes, and support groups. 

Call (303) 617-2300 for more information.

Denver Family Institute provides mental health services for families, couples, and more. They also focus on affordable and cost-effective options.

DFI Main Denver Campus And Clinic

3600 S. Yosemite St. #1050
Denver, CO 80237


    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.


    We offer low-income individuals and families in greater Denver a bridge to cross as they work towards a better future. We believe that affordable housing is vital, but not the sole solution, to breaking the cycle of poverty. That is why Hope Communities is more than affordable housing; our holistic approach helps these hardworking individuals work towards achieving all of their dreams.

    2543 California Street Denver, CO 80205

    (303) 860-7747


      Rocky Mountain Housing Development Corporation (Rocky Mountain HDC) is a faith-based, nonprofit that provides quality affordable housing for low-to-moderate-income families. While our buildings provide a roof over the heads of more than 250 families in Metro Denver, our Family Services provide supportive services to help families change their lives.

      142 West 5th Avenue, Denver, CO 80204

      (303) 561-0226

        Current Events by Maryann C.

        As of 12/15/2020: 291,104 cases

        3,969 deaths among cases
        (3,086 due to 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:

          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). **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
          or call (303) 733-9324

          Push the boat out with these melt-in-the-mouth biscuits filled with homemade jam and vanilla buttercream. This Viennese whirls recipe by Mary Berry is featured in Season 4, Episode 2.
          The Great British Baking Show: Recipes

          Each week, the bakers tackle a different skill, the difficulty of which increases as the competition unfolds.

          Watch full episodes of “The Great British Baking Show” online, and be sure to check your local listings to see when the show will be airing in your area.

          Find recipes here.

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