COVID-19 Resources

Family Visitor Programs is adapting to the changing environment which COVID-19 brings to our community. We are working hard to provide families with community resources and safety guidelines.

Stay Up-to-Date

Pitkin County: COVID relief programs and information Phone: (970) 920-5200

Eagle County: COVID relief programs and information Phone: (970) 328-8600

Garfield County: COVID relief programs and information Phone: (970) 945-1377

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): COVID safety guidelines Phone: (800) 232-4636

World Health Organization (WHO): COVID safety suggestions

State of Colorado Response: data and guidelines about COVID in the state of Colorado Phone: (303) 389-1687

State Executive Orders: Colorado state orders and programs in response to COVID

Food Assistance

Lift-Up: food distribution schedules from Parachute to Aspen Phone: (970) 625-4496

Aspen Family Connections: Aspen food resources Phone: (970) 205-7025

Eagle, Garfield, and Pitkin County Food Resource Flyer

Colorado PEAK: state economic and food assistance application Phone: (800) 536-5298

Emergency Economic Assistance

River Center: financial assistance Phone: (970) 984-4333

Catholic Charities: shelter, food, and economic assistance Phone: (970) 384-2060

Salvation Army: financial assistance Phone: (970) 945-6976

Reach Out Colorado: community resource and referrals Phone: (970) 459-0309

Internet Essentials: discounted internet packages by Comcast

Leap Heat Help: heat payment assistance Phone: (866) 432-8435

Emergency TANF: Temporary economic assistance for needy families Phone: (970) 625-5282

Pitkin County Relief Program: application for financial assistance Phone: (970) 920-5200

Garfield County: application for financial assistance Phone: (970) 625-0927 or (970) 928-0465

Manaus Fund: financial assistance for undocumented families only

Roaring Fork Family Resource Center: basic needs, resources and referrals Phone: (970) 384-9500

Parachute Family Resource Center: basic needs, resources and referrals Phone: (970) 285-5701

Aspen Family Connections: basic needs, resources and referrals, food distribution Phone: (970) 205-7025

Employment

Unemployment Information: file a claim with the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment

Layoff & Separations: assistance for layoffs during COVID-19 Phone: (303) 318-9100

Colorado Health Emergency Leave with Pay (HELP): information for sick workers during COVID-19 Phone: (303) 318-8441

Workforce Center: job seeker information and locations Phone: (970) 945-8638

Connecting Colorado: resources and job openings

School District Help

Garfield RE-2 School District: New Castle, Silt, and Rifle school information Phone: (970) 665-7600

Garfield District 16: Parachute school district information Phone: (970) 285-5701

Roaring Fork School District: Glenwood Springs to Basalt school information Phone: (970) 384-9500

Aspen Family Connections: Aspen school district information Phone: (970) 205- 7025

Transportation

Eagle County Transit: restricted bus schedules for the Eagle Valley Phone: (970) 328-3520

RFTA: restricted bus schedules from Rifle to Aspen Phone: (970) 925-8484

Undocumented Assistance

Manaus Fund: financial assistance for undocumented families only; application for LaMedichi

Catholic Charities: financial assistance Phone: (970) 384-2060

Aspen Family Connections: financial and food assistance Phone: (970) 205-7025

Roaring Fork Family Resource Center: financial assistance and resources from Glenwood to Basalt Phone: (970) 384-9500

River Center: emergency assistance Phone: (970) 984-4333

Salvation Army: financial assistance Phone: (970) 945-6976

Mental Health & Substance Abuse

Mind Springs: mental health and substance abuse treatment from Grand Junction to Aspen Phone: (970) 945-2583

Aspen Strong: mental health hygiene for Roaring Fork Valley

Hope Center: mental health services for Aspen and Eagle Phone: (970) 925-5858

Mountain Family: online counseling for Pitkin, Eagle, and Garfield County Phone: (970) 945-2840

A Way Out: counseling referrals, addiction assessments, solution oriented programs, and financial aid to motivated alcoholics, addicts and their families Email: [email protected]

Child Abuse, Intimate Partner Violence, and Elder Abuse

Colorado Crisis Services: free, confidential and professional services for mental health, substance abuse, and emotional support Phone: (844) 493-8255

Advocate Safehouse Project: comprehensive and confidential services for survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence and their children Phone: (970) 945-2632

Response: support for survivors of domestic and/or sexual abuse in the Roaring Fork Valley Phone: (970) 920-5357

Adult Protection Services: assistance to adults 18 years and older who are at risk of abuse, neglect or exploitation in Eagle County Phone: (844) 264-5437

Colorado Child Abuse & Neglect Hotline: (844) 264-5437

Disability Services

Arc of the Central Mountains: opportunities for Pitkin, Eagle, and Garfield individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families Phone: (970) 456-2065

Mountain Valley Developmental: promote skill acquisition, independence and inclusion within the community for individuals with disabilities Phone: (970) 945- 2306

Center for Independence: personal and systems advocacy, information and referral, peer counseling and support, transitional services and independent living skills training for individuals with disabilities Phone: (970) 718-5155

Emergency Shelter

Aspen Homeless Shelter: emergency services and resource access for Pitkin County Phone: (970) 924-0415

Feed My Sheep: basic necessities for the Roaring Fork Valley Phone: (970) 928-8340

Catholic Charities Western Slope: basic necessities, transportation, and eviction prevention for Eagle, Garfield, and Piktin County Phone: (970) 384-2060

Resources for your Family

Early Childhood Network: childcare information for Garfield, Pitkin, and Eagle County Phone: (970) 928-7111

Coalition For Families: resources and referrals for family services in Garfield County Phone: (970) 285-5700 ext. 5250

Pregnancy Resource Center: baby supplies Phone: (970) 945-5562

Zero to Three: evidence-based resources and activities Phone: (800) 899-4301

Vroom: science-based activities for children

WIC: government assistance application for Women, Infants and Children Rifle: (970) 625-5200 Glenwood Springs: (970) 945-6614 Eagle: (970) 328-8840 El Jebel: (970) 704-2760 Aspen: (970) 920-5420

Western Slope Breastfeeding Coalition: tips and resources for breastfeeding Phone: (970) 254-4113

La Leche League: breastfeeding resources Phone: (800) 525-3242

Roaring Fork Breastfeeding Coalition: tips and resources for breastfeeding

Valley View Lactation Consultants: breastfeeding support Phone: (970) 384-7233

Raising a Reader Storytime (English): Tuesdays at 11 am Phone: (970) 230-9117

Raising a Reader Storytime (Spanish): Wednesdays at 11 am Phone: (970) 230-9117

Garfield County Library Storytimes: YouTube storytime recordings

Garfield County Libraries: activities and resources for kids Carbondale: (970) 963-2889 Glenwood Springs: (970) 945-5958 New Castle: (970) 984-2346 Silt: (970) 876-5500 Rifle: (970) 625-3471 Parachute: (970) 285-9870

Pitkin County Library: activities and resources for kids Aspen: (970) 420-1900

Eagle County Libraries: activities and resources for kids Avon: (970) 949-6797 Eagle: (970) 328-8800 Gypsum: (970) 524-5080

Sesame Street Early Literacy Guide: reading, writing, talking tips, and games

Nickelodeon Indoor Activities: crafts, games, recipes, and more

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