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DURA, still has funds available for our RHAMP program, which provides grants for people with disabilities for modifications. The household taxable income must be below 50% AMI, they must live in Denver County, 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. Renters and homeowners are eligible but renters must be in a 12-month lease.

To apply applicants can either apply online by selecting "Apply Now" at our website,, or they can complete an application over the phone by calling DURA at 303-534-3872.

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Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)

Assistance programs for seniors include food, health, legal aid, and job training. 

For more information about SCSEP, contact the U.S. Department of Labor at 1-877-872-5627.

Who is eligible for SCSEP?

To be eligible for SCSEP, you must be:

  • 55 or older
  • Unemployed
  • Living on a family income of no more than 125% of the federal poverty level (if you’re not sure, contact a local SCSEP office)
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    Salvation Army

    The Salvation Army provides short-term rental assistance and financial assistance for security deposits. They work with organizations that can provide emergency lodging and shelter. 

    303-295-3366 (Denver), 719-636-3891 (El Paso County), 

    719-543-3656 (Pueblo), 970-207-4472 (Larimer County), 

    970-945-6976 (Garfield), 970-874-4840 (Gunnison).

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    Zoom Hot keys and keyboard shortcuts

    There are keyboard shortcuts that allow you to navigate the Zoom settings without using your mouse. They are listed in this article and also available in your Zoom desktop client settings, under Keyboard Shortcuts.

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    More Life Center: IT classes

    The More Life Center through Colorado Community Church is offering a 6-8 week free Information technology (IT) class for a limited amount of folks who want to learn about computer skills. The training is free and they help find each person a job after the course is over along with a certificate.

     More Life Center also offers free legal assistance, food assistance, sewing, and home-maker classes for people who want a career in the field of sewing and home-making. I believe they offer cooking classes as well

    The More Life Center number is open on Wednesdays and the contact number is 720-748-0257.

    The class is taken remotely from 9- 4 PM  Monday - Thursday for six weeks.

    For all interested call Colorado Community Church (CCC) at 303-738-3838. Once the options are given, press option # 0 for the Office Administrator to let them know that you are interested in the free IT classes. 

    Apply Here
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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:

    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.)

    2020 Mobile Food Pantry Schedule


    Empower Field at Mile High (1701 Bryant St. Denver, CO 80204) the fourth Monday of every month from 9 - 11:30 a.m. or until all food is distributed.

    Eligibility is self-declared for government food distribution programs - you do not need to provide any proof of eligibility (photo IDs are encouraged but not required)
    • Distribution is outdoors - please dress appropriately for the weather (hot or cold)
    • Please bring bags or boxes to transport your food
    • Call 303-371-9250 for weather information
    • Visit or call 2-1-1 for more information

    Volunteers of America

    Volunteers of America has several different nutrition and food programs designed to assist individuals with their nutritional needs, families with emergency food, and food pantries and soup kitchens with staples, fresh produce, dairy, and baked goods.

    2660 Larimer Street
    Denver, CO 80205

    (303) 297-0408

    Mental Health Resources


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

    The Third Way Center

    Third Way Center continually adapts innovative science combined with dedicated mental health treatment for youth in need, allowing growth & healing to begin.



    PO Box 61385
    Denver, CO 80206


    The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless has been delivering health care for people experiencing homelessness in downtown Denver for over 30 years. Services are provided to individuals experiencing homelessness or at-risk of becoming homeless regardless of a person’s ability to pay or immigration status.



    2130 Stout Street
    Denver, CO 80205
    Phone: (303) 293-2220
    Fax: (303) 296-8826

    Monday: 7:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Tuesday: 7:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Wednesday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
    Thursday: 7:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Friday: 7:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Closed Saturday and Sunday

    Days Until the November 3rd Election
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    Have questions about accessible voting? Need help registering to vote? Not sure where to drop off your ballot? Join us for this workshop and we can help answer your questions! 

    Reasonable accommodations will be available - please email to submit requests.

    10/15/20 Voting Workshop
    For more information on voter registration and other voter, info visit the Rock the Vote website found here.
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    As of 10/06/2020: 73,537 cases

    2,069 deaths among cases
    (1,968 due to COVID-19)

    To read more use this website:

      • Denver Voters Will Have 36 Vote Centers For November General Election
        • Vote Center Changes Include Moving Denver Elections Vote Center, Using an Arena, Returning to Schools and Departing Police Stations
        Denver's Pepsi Center COVID-19 Testing Site closed on 9/30/20

        Free 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). **October 8th & 22nd 2020**

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

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

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

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        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

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        Promo Video 4 - Phamaly's BIG NIGHT! "The Show Must Go On!" Webathon
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        Promo Video 4 Audio Described - Phamaly's BIG NIGHT! "The Show Must Go On!" Webathon

        RSVP to Phamaly's BIG NIGHT "The Show Must Go On!" Webathon and bring the magic of live performance back into your life. Phamaly's annual fundraiser is going virtual, streaming on October 18th at 7 PM MT, click HERE.

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