The COVID-19 pandemic has affected our lives in drastic and unexpected ways. Below are resources that may be helpful for students and their families during this time of unprecedented challenge. While some of these resources are unique to the Denver area, many are available to people around the US. If you have a resource you think could be beneficial, please leave a comment below or email us at LEaster@ColoradoUpLift.org.

 

General Resources

Connection during a time of social distancing from The National Mentoring Partnership

Situation Reports for COVID-19 from John Hopkins (updated regularly)

Steps to Prevent Illness from the CDC

A Collection of helpful COVID-19 statistics from Everlywell

A Colorado Tenant’s Guide to COVID-19 from the COVID-19 Eviction Defense Project

The More Life Community Center is offering food, resources, legal aid, and support.

Location: 15425 E. Iliff Ave. Aurora, CO 80013

Hours of Operation: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays 9:30 am – 2:00 pm; 2nd and 4th Wednesdays 9:30 am – 12:30 pm; Sundays 10:30 am – 12:45 pm

The Colorado School Safety Resource Center

Tips for avoiding scams, phising, and spam emails during this time from Panda Security

A Senior’s Guide to Protecting Yourself and Your Home During Coronavirus from Hippo

A guide to COVID-19 and retirement and a guide to Medicare from RetireGuide

Tips on what to do during quarantine from EduBirdie

A Kids’ Learning Resources & Fun Educational Websites Guide from Sitejabber

 

Food Resources

Church in the City is partnering with Food Bank of the Rockies to hand out food bags on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 12:00 – 2:00 pm. It will be curbside pickup to avoid contact with others. Starts 3/27/20.

Location: 1580 Gaylord St. Denver, CO 80206 (use side entrance on 16th avenue)

Website: https://churchinthecity.org/churchemergencyresponse

Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday from 3:00 – 5:00 pm, Colorado Community Church will have a food truck from Foodbank of the Rockies to assist people in Aurora. It is a drive up service; people will not have to get out of their vehicles.

Location: 14000 E. Jewell Ave. Aurora, CO 80012

Contact/Questions: LPulley@ColoradoUpLift.org

Additional resources including SNAP Benefits (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), food pantries, and a food resource hotline from Hunger Free Colorado

 

Mental Health Resources

Coping with Coronavirus Anxiety from the Conversation

Mental Health Center of Denver Resources

The CDC’s guidelines for coping with and managing stress

Senior’s Guide to Mental Health During Coronavirus from MedicareAdvantage.com

Guide to Parenting and Family Health from Sprout Therapy

Information on Telehealth and Online Mental Health Resources During the COVID-19 Pandemic from Sunshine Behavioral Health

 

Physical Fitness Resources

Downward Dog, an app that includes guided yoga, HIIT workouts, and other classes

Planet Fitness is posting live, at-home workouts daily on their Facebook page

Orangetheory Fitness is posting daily at-home workout videos on their Youtube channel

CorePower Yoga is streaming live sessions each night on their Youtube channel

 

Resources Available to Students

Free internet available for the next 60 days through Comcast Internet Essentials

An updated activity and resources guide for K-12 students at home from LiveScience.com

Education and training resources for students from Essayontime.com

Denver Area School District Resources/Responses:

APS

DPS

Jeffco

Mapleton

Sheridan

 

Local Government Announcements/News by County

Arapahoe

Adams

Denver

Jefferson

Thornton

 

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