•  See below for a variety of resources in the community. 


    Basic Needs Resource List

    • List of resources in the community from CPCD.
    • Includes food, clothing, housing, utilities, and other basic needs.

    Guía de Recursos Comunitarios

    COVID Resource List

    Free Food/Comida Gratis

    • Free food resources in the community.

    United Way 2-1-1

    • Free, bilingual phone number for referrals and information for a variety of needs such as food, housing, utilities, emergency shelter, employment, childcare, clothing, transportation, mental health, taxes, and medical care.
    • The hotline is staff from 8:00-5:00 Monday-Friday.
    • There is also an online database that you can use to search for the assistance you need without accessing the hotline

    Colorado Crisis Services

    • Text TALK to 38255
    • Call 844-493-8255

    AspenPointe Walk In Crisis Center

    • 115 South Parkside Drive
    • Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

    NAMI Basics Support Group

    • VIRTUAL support group for parents and caregivers of children or teens who are showing struggling with mental health issues
    • VIRTUAL family support group for family members of adults with mental illness
      • Wednesdays 4:00-5:30pm
    • IN-PERSON family support group for family members of adults with mental illness
      • Wednesdays 7:00-8:30pm
      • At the NAMI office located at 1615 S. Murray Blvd.
      • You must pre-register and follow Covid-19 protocols, call 719.473.8477 for more information

    The Resource Exchange

    • The Resource Exhange (TRE) has relationships with over 100 community partners in order to connect children and adults with disabilities with various resources. 
    • Services include physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, behavior therapists, accessible technology resources, early intervention services, clothing and food assistance, childcare resources, military family resources, respite care, healthcare, and more. 
    • Lobby hours: 
      • Monday-Thursday 7:30am-5:00pm, Friday 7:30am-11:30am 

    Care and Share - Food Pantry Locator

    PEAK Parent Center

    • PEAK Parent Center is a nonprofit that works every day to ensure that all people with disabilities are fully included in their neighborhood schools, communities, employment, and all walks of life. PEAK Parent Center, founded in 1986, PEAK offers an array of free and low-cost services to families of children with disabilities and self-advocates across Colorado and beyond. Each year, PEAK directly reaches more than 45,000 families, youth with disabilities/self-advocates, and educators.

    District 11 Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

    • Colorado Springs School District 11’s Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) is dedicated to fostering communication and positive relationships between educators, students, support personnel, and the families of learners with Individualized Education Plans (IEPs), 504 plans, and Advanced Learning Plans (ALPs). Our focus is to collaboratively discuss meeting the individual needs of all learners through an inclusive environment while offering guidance and suggestions to District personnel.