COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources

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Governor Polis announces statewide stay-at-home order beginning March 26, 2020. Click here for more information.

Resources for nonprofits

Funding sources for nonprofits affected by coronavirus:

https://joiningvisionandaction.com/funders-money-nonprofits-affected-coronavirus/

Colorado Nonprofit Association has set up Facebook and LinkedIn groups to encourage nonprofits to share their thinking, ask questions, tell how they are adjusting. There is lots of flow of one-way information and they want to add a community dialogue channel. Join one of these groups for virtual support and ideas from your colleagues across Colorado

Colorado Nonprofit COVID-19 Facebook Group

Colorado Nonprofit COVID-19 LinkedIn Group

COVID-19 Updates and Resources for Colorado Nonprofits

 

Resources for individuals and families

Call 2-1-1 (or 970.244.8400)

To volunteer:  HelpColoradoNow.org

Lunch Lizard is gearing up to start providing meals to students to assist starting Monday, March 23:
D51 Emergency Meal Program

Chalkbeat has created a map of locations across the state where kids can get meals while schools are closed.

Colorado Crisis Services  provides, confidential, professional and immediate support for any mental health, substance use or emotional concern, 24/7/365. Call 1-844-493-TALK (8255) or text TALK to 38255 to speak to a trained professional.

The Child and Adult Care Food Program has updated resources.

Colorado WIC has updated resources.

The Colorado Department of Human Services has developed a guide to current SNAP opportunities and flexibilities.

Hunger Free Colorado has developed a one-stop resource for food assistance statewide.

The Colorado Department of Education has a website which contains updated information on emergency feeding programs including waivers that have been requested and/or approved.

Major internet providers, including Comcast and CenturyLink, have pledged not to cut service to homes and small businesses that can’t pay their bills because of disruptions related to the coronavirus. They will also make their Wi-Fi hotspots available to anyone who needs them.

Connect for Health Colorado has opened up a two-week Special Enrollment period for Coloradans who are currently uninsured or about to lose coverage due to COVID-19. Coverage will start April 1, and Coloradans must enroll by April 3 to receive coverage under this COVID-19 rule.

Click here for information about the Colorado Emergency Child Care Collaborative for Essential Workers and Child Care Providers.

Due to COVID-19, the federal and state tax filing deadline has been extended for 90 days until July 15.  Through United Way’s partnership with H&R Block, every household with a simple return can file their federal and state taxes for free at MyFreeTaxes.com.

 

General information on coronavirus:

CONTACT US

Phone: 970-243-5364
Fax: 970-242-6719
Email: info@uwmesacounty.org
422 White Ave, Suite 337
Grand Junction, Colorado

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