COVID-19 FOOD, HOUSING & MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
With a heart-felt thanks to all the volunteers who donated hundreds of hours, County Food Distribution Services are closed until further notice. Loaves and Fishes (below) is still distributing food to those in need.
Volunteers and the Clear Creek County Veterans Coalition members and Food Pantry workers made a huge positive impact and helped the community during the first three months of the COVID-19 food/supply resource efforts when needs was great. Thanks, also, to Katy, Kim, Uchi, Jon (Jaws) and Troy for all your coordination efforts; and to the Elks Lodge for the use of your facility.
For more information on the CCC Veterans Coalition 501c3 and/or to make a financial contribution, please contact: Troy Erickson, Veterans Service Officer at 303-670-7543.
Loaves & Fishes
The County’s long-standing Food Bank, will continue to provide food for county residents in need.
545 Hwy 103, Idaho Springs, CO 80452 - 303-567-4450 https://www.loavesandfishesco.net/
Shopping and Donation Hours:
• Wednesday-donations only: 11am to 3pm
• Thursdays: 11am to 6pm
• Fridays: 11am to 4pm
SENIOR CENTER/VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA MEAL DELIVERY
5-Day and 2-Day Frozen Meal Boxes delivered to Meals on Wheels, Dining Center Clients and Project Support Residents on Mondays. If you are over 60 and would like to sign up, please contact Troy Erickson at 303-670-7543.
Idaho Springs Safeway Grocery Store & Pharmacy
Regular Hours of Operation
6:00am to 10:00pm - 7 days a week
Special Shopping Times for Seniors & High-Risk Customers ONLY
7:00am to 9:00am – Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
8am to 8pm - Monday through Friday
9am to 6pm - Saturday
10am to 2pm - Sunday
Call (303) 567-2496 to schedule delivery of your prescriptions, a delivery fee will be applied.
The following organizations are accepting applicants for Rental or Mortgage assistance.
Brothers Redevelopment, Inc - BRI is a Denver-based nonprofit that provides Mortgage & Rental Assistance available to many homeowners and renters in need now due to loss of income related to COVID-19. Phone 844-926-6632 (Mon-Friday 8am-4:30pm) email firstname.lastname@example.org or click on link for on-line application.
The Salvation Army - Intermountain Div.(Colorado, Eastern Mountain, Utah, and Wyoming). The Connection Center on this site (855-768-7977) provides assistance Mon-Friday 9am-4pm. You will be placed on a wait list which may or may not be open.
For information on LOCAL CONTACTS FOR EMERGENCY FUNDING, EVICTIONS, COURTS visit the County Housing page here.
MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
Colorado Crisis Services: 1-844-493-TALK (8255) or Text TALK to 38255 - If you are feeling overwhelmed, helpless or need someone to talk to, Colorado Crisis Services offers free, confidential, profession and immediate support for any mental health, substance use or emotional concern 24/7/365.
Jefferson Center for Mental Health - Jefferson Center is open and accepting new patients via phone and telehealth appointments. Jefferson Center has developed innovative ways to provide remote care for new and existing clients. If you are stressed, overwhelmed, or are feeling an emotional impact, call 303-425-0300 to talk with someone. Call 303-425-0300.
Resilience 1220: Resilience 1220 offers free or low cost mental health services for teens. Young people aged 12 to 20 can get free counseling through this organization. For more information or to schedule a counseling session, visit, email or call the contacts above. Email email@example.com or call 720-282-1164.
Veterans/Military Crisis Hotline: - If you are a Service member or Veteran in crisis or you’re concerned about one, there are specially trained responders ready to help you, 24/7/365. The Veterans Crisis Line connects Service members and Veterans in crisis, as well as their family members and friends, with qualified, caring VA responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text-messaging services. Call 800-273-8255, Press 1, Text message to 838255.
Clear Creek County Advocates - Clear Creek Advocates is a non-profit victim service organization that provides comprehensive support to victims of crime and personal tragedy and offers community education regarding victimization and crime prevention in Clear Creek County.
There additional County services available through the Resource Center in Idaho Springs. Click here to learn more.