COVID-19 Response

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is even more clear that we are an interconnected region from Aspen to Parachute. This site is designed to be an overview of resources that exist for individuals and families anywhere in the region. Information will be updated regularly. There is a second site in Spanish located here.

STATE UPDATES:
  https://covid19.colorado.gov/
Pitkin County Public Health Orders
Eagle County Public Health Orders
Garfield County Roadmap to Reopening

G
overnment funding for emergency assistance, schools, healthcare and housing is dependent on accurate census data, whether during a pandemic or not.
Please fill out your census today!

If someone needs funding for housing, utilities, food, or healthcare

Pitkin County
Pitkin County is suspending the Covid Relief program in July. More information HERE.
Other Pitkin County Resources
Senior Services - Chad Federwitz 970.920.5432

Eagle County
Eagle County Economic Services Information and Resources
Senior ServicesMandi Dicamillo 970.379.0020

Garfield County 
Garfield County COVID-19 Economic Impact Information and Resources
Apply for financial assistance call 970-625-5282 (Rifle) or 970-945-9191 (Glenwood Springs)
Senior Services - Judy Martin 970.665.0041 ext. 3061

Property Owner Preservation Program
If you or your tenants have been unable to pay rent due to financial hardship caused by COVID-19, you may be eligible for rental assistance from the state.
For Landlords
For Tenants
For Mortgage Relief

If a person does not qualify for county relief and needs financial assistance

See the table below to understand what communities the organizations are serving during this response.  FUNDING IS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FOR PEOPLE TO RE-APPLY.

Individuals and families

Catholic Charities 970.384.2060
River Center of New Castle 970.984.4333

Latino immigrants
Valley Settlement
Catholic Charities 970.384.2060
LaMedichi 970.510.0411
PITKINWESTERN EAGLEGARFIELD
Aspen /
Snowmass
BasaltBasalt/
El Jebel
Carbondale
Glenwood
Springs
New
Castle
SiltRifleParachute
Valley Settlement
Aspen Family
Connections
Family Resource Center of the Roaring Fork SchoolsRiver Center of New CastleGarfield 16 FRC
Catholic Charities
Coalition for Families
LaMedichi

If someone needs legal support

Alpine Legal Services
Free mediation for tenants and landlords regarding housing disputes
970-239-3935
Free Wednesday hotline for general legal questions (15-minute consultation)
Wednesdays, 5pm-7pm 970-368-2246
Legal matters for vulnerable residents (crime victims, seniors, children)
Weekdays 8:30 - 5 pm 970-945-8858 

Check website
for updates regarding mediation program for housing (coming soon): 

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR HOUSING

If someone needs mental health support

Aspen Strong
The directory connects individuals or referrals sources to direct mental health or addiction service providers.

Mind Springs Health
 Aspen to Parachute
Virtual Therapy and Psychiatry - 970.945.2583
Mental Health Support Line 1.877.519.7505
Mental Health Care Toolkit on Facebook
If you, or someone you know, is in danger of harming themselves or others please call our toll-free hotline 1-888-207-4004 

Aspen Hope Center
24 Hour Hotline
Aspen (970) 925-5858
Eagle River Valley (970) 306-4673

Statewide

Day or night, wherever you are, help is available to get you through a mental health crisis.
If you or a loved one experience a crisis, please call.
24/7/365 Statewide Hotline: 844.493.8255 
Text Talk to 38255

If someone needs childcare

Childcare Resources
The Colorado Emergency Child Care Collaborative has made available emergency childcare for essential workers identified in the Updated Public Health Order 20-24 issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. 

GARFIELD
Contact Rebecca Romeyn rromeyn@garfield-county.com
EAGLE
Contact Sandy Jennings sandra.jennings@state.co.us
PITKIN
Contact Kids First at emergencychildcare@cityofaspen.com

Community-based volunteer and help networks

A Little Help - Roaring Fork Valley
A Little Help provides older members with vital resources and services. Our HelpConnect system also provides easy ways for members to request assistance with or be refered to nearly any non-medical resources. To join or request services, call us at 970-404-1923.

Good Neighbor Network
- Aspen to Parachute
Allows users to volunteer or request aid in categories such as medical, errands, food bank, financial, legal consultation, and more. Click on the link here and then click on the "Good Neighbor" button where
you can create an account and post a need or respond to a request.  email goodneighboraspen@gmail.com or call 970.618.6123

Valley Meals and More - Carbondale
Valley Meals and More is dedicated to enhancing the wellness of older adults in the region by providing nutritious daily meals, connection to community, and support services, to allow older residents to age in place, safely, independently and w/dignity.  You may contact Valley Meals & More at (970) 404-1193 or find them on Facebook.

Carbondale Mutual Aid Group
This site contains sign-up forms for requesting help and for volunteering, an extensive list of local resources, and occasional posts and updates about Carbondale’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. The Facebook group is a platform for discussion and support.

Glenwood Springs Helping Hands for Vulnerable People
Good Shepherd Lutheran in conjunction with other churches and organizations in Glenwood Springs and surrounding areas are searching for people who may be needing help with weekly grocery pick up, daily dog walking, or any additional help. Additionally, we are seeking volunteers to provide these services to our more vulnerable community members.