The links below will direct you to different organizations that offer connections to such services as job training, housing and utilities, health insurance, and parenting education. You can also reach out to your local county support office for resources that may be available in your county.
- Colorado Food Assistance
- Emergency Child Care Collaborative
- Onward Colorado - Employment Resources
- Resources from the Colorado Department of Human Services
- Tips and Tools for Supporting Young Children During COVID-19
2-1-1 is a national service connecting people to local community services including housing and utilities, food, job training, health care, and more.
Colorado Crisis Services
If you don’t know where to begin getting help with mental health, substance use or emotional concern for yourself or someone you know—start here. Colorado Crisis Services provides confidential and immediate support, 24/7/365. If you are in crisis or need help dealing with one, call this toll-free number 1-844-493-TALK (8255) or text TALK to 38255 to speak to a trained professional.
Colorado Low-income Energy Assistance Program
LEAP is a federally funded program that helps eligible hard-working Colorado families, seniors and individuals pay a portion of their winter home heating costs.
Connect for Health Colorado
Connect for Health Colorado is the state’s online marketplace to help individuals, families, and small employers purchase health insurance and get financial help to reduce costs.
Employment Services for Homeless Veteran Community
This program is providing job training and resources for veterans experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s also engaging employers to develop new job opportunities.
Jobs and Training from Colorado Department of Labor and Employment
The Colorado Department of Labor & Employment (CDLE) collaborates with the local Colorado Workforce Centers to provide free access to computer resources, assistance in résumé writing, refresh your interview skills, learn job-search strategies, access career counseling, find training opportunities, and gain connections to a larger job pool.
National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse
Fathers and families can find many resources on fatherhood.gov including information on fatherhood programs and tips for becoming more involved in their children’s lives.
Parenting Classes Provided By Families First At Shiloh House
Free virtual classes are offered in both English and Spanish, classes teach communication skills, child development, behavior modification, parenting style, discipline, and setting limits within consequences. They meet the requirement for parents who are court-ordered to take parenting classes. Go to their website for a full list of classes and registration.
Remerg - Restart Here.
This organization connects people released from prison and jail to resources and information they need to successfully restart their lives. The mission of Remerg is to stop the revolving door of recidivism, one resource at a time. Their vision is a world where people released from incarceration are able to restart successfully and never go back.