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.
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
Tips for avoiding scams, phising, and spam emails during this time from Panda Security
Tips on what to do during quarantine from EduBirdie
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)
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
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
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:
Local Government Announcements/News by County
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