The Salvation Army Connection Center has funds for rental assistance and utilities assistance. If a parent is asking for rental assistance or utility assistance please give them the following information:
- Call the Salvation Army Connection Center at (303)295-3366 or (855)768-7977
- Job loss has to be due to the Corona Virus
- After the initial intake over the phone, they will then be assigned to a case worker here in Colorado Springs
Also, the government has put a 60 day moratorium on HUD foreclosures and evictions. This is the link to the press release. https://www.hud.gov/press/press_releases_media_advisories/HUD_No_20_042HUD PROVIDES IMMEDIATE RELIEF FOR HOMEOWNERS AMID NATIONWIDE CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE Suspends all foreclosure and evictions for the next 60 days. WASHINGTON - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson, in consultation with the Trump Administration and the Coronavirus Task Force, today authorized the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to implement an immediate ...www.hud.gov
United Way has a COVID-19 Economic Relief Fund set up for families in which they will help with bills, rent, and food.
Families in our area should call 211 and specially ask about the fund.https://www.ppunitedway.org/2-1-1/2-1-1 is the free, bilingual, easy-to-remember phone number that serves residents of 12 counties (Alamosa, Conejos, Costilla, Chaffee, Cheyenne, El Paso, Lincoln, Mineral, Park, Rio Grande, Saguache and Teller), helping those in need navigate the complex and ever-growing maze of health and human service providers in their community.. Trained information specialists staff the hotline from 8am ...www.ppunitedway.org
Silver Key Senior Services
Free meals for Colorado Springs Residents over age 60. Silver Key has received a grant from US government to provide free meals during the Covid-19 stay at home order. All the meals are frozen and easily prepared in the microwave. They are delivered to your door through Meals on Wheels volunteers. Please pass on to those you know are eligible. Keep your parents safe and out of the grocery stores.
Catholic Charities along with the Salvation Army and Fuel Church have teamed up to feed those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. They have created a mobile feeding program for those in our community who don't have access to hot meals.
Catholic Charities has volunteered to provide all the food, Fuel Church will be crafting the meals, and meals will be distributed from The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services Mobile Kitchen.
The Salvation Army Mobile Kitchen will be at:
Dorchester Park- 1130 S. Nevada Ave.
Monday and Friday: 1 pm - 3 pm
West Side Cares- 2808 W. Colorado Ave.
Wednesday: 1 pm - 3 pm
There goal is to provide hot meals for people during the month of April.