Food Access/Distribution Resources
No Cost Drive through Grocery Programs at CSFR Office (917 East Moreno Ave)
Thursday at 3:00 until food runs out.
Saturday at 12:00 pm until food runs out.
Free Food/Grocery Distribution at Mitchell High School (1205 Potter Drive) March 26th, April 2nd and April 16th. Begins at 3:00, ends when food runs out. Please bring bag or box for groceries.
Click here to find additional resources through the Care and Share Food Bank of Southern Colorado Pantry Locator
FREE MEALS FOR STUDENTS:
Map of Pikes Peak School Meal Pick up Locations during COVID19 school closures
Grab and Go bagged lunches Monday through Friday 12:00 - 2:00 at New Directions Agape Services
Enchanted Realms Games & Gifts is providing grab and go lunches for school age children and parents that need it Monday through Friday 12-2. Deliveries are available in COS, Fountain, Widefield, Security, Fort Carson, and Peterson AFB. Visit their facebook page here for more information.
Services for Seniors and other higher-risk populations
For services for isolated seniors, visit Silver Key here
Free Grocery Delivery for Seniors from SoCo Heating and Cooling - “It has come to our attention that grocery delivery services are booked for days and our senior citizens may be unable to get what they need safely. SoCo Heating and Cooling will be doing free grocery delivery for all seniors. Please share with friends and neighbors as many seniors are not online. Contact us if you or someone you know needs help with grocery delivery by message, by phone 719-551-2232, or email email@example.com.”
Safeway to reserve hours for at-risk shoppers
Target hours for at-risk populations
Dollar General shopping hours for Seniors
Additional Food Resources:
Information from Hunger Free Colorado regarding Food Resources during COVID-19 Outbreak
Pikes Peak United Way is offering several local resources for those seeking help with food, housing, utilities, clothing, transportation, taxes, mental health and more. Call 211 for more information.
Emerge Aquaponics (Click here for link) is distributing free butterhead lettuce each Friday.
Catholic Charities of Central Colorado is offering Altered Meal Service at Marian House Soup Kitchen from a daily, hot meal served in the Marian House dining room, to distributing sack lunches daily between 11 am – noon
Resources to ease financial stress
If you’ve had a reduction in hours or wages, you can file an unemployment claim here
Stay connected through isolation with free internet from Comcast
Resources for Restaurants and Workers dealing with the COVID-19 Emergency
Food Related Education
Herbs to Build Strength and Immunity - Prepared by FLF Herbalist and Farm Director Abigail Wagner
Free online cooking classes
Free online gardening classes
TED Talk - How we can eat our landscapes
Home Schools Education
Companies offering free subscriptions due to school closings
Scholastic Learn at Home - Day by Day Lessons for students Pre-k through Grade 6+
D-11 Distance Learning
2,500 free virtual museum tours
Virtual Field Trips
Virtual Tours of National Parks
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
The World Health Organization.
CO Public Health Recommendations
El Paso County Public Health Recommendations
Community/Mutual aid groups
COS Mutual Aid Network = Red de ayuda mutua en cos
Colorado Springs Helping Neighbors
Mutual Aid in Colorado Springs during COVID-19 pandemic
Stress relief in times of crisis
Mental Health and Coping during COVID-19
Recovery/Addiction: Virtual AA meetings
National Domestic Violence Hotline - For any victims and survivors who need support, we are here for you, 24/7. Call 1-800-799-7233 or 1-800-799-7233 for TTY, or if you’re unable to speak safely, you can log onto thehotline.org or text LOVEIS to 22522.