Congressman Ed Perlmutter’s office will be open to federal employees and constituents who are affected by the partial government shutdown. Folks are encouraged to stop by to ask questions and get resources. Food will also be available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. until the partial government shutdown ends. For more information you can visit https://perlmutter.house.gov/homepage-2016/government-shutdown-resources.htm
Congressman Perlmutter’s District Office
12600 W. Colfax Avenue, B-400
Lakewood, CO 80215
Phone: (303) 274-7944.
Arvada Community Food Bank
The Arvada Food Bank provides food to families in need across North Jeffco. If you need help and think you might be eligible, call (303) 424-6685 or visit https://www.arvadacommunityfoodbank.org/content/food-programs. If you want to help the cause, please visit www.arvadacommunityfoodbank.org/content/donate.
Colorado Foreclosure Hotline
Need help staying in your home? Make sure you know your rights and get access to the resources to help you out. Call the Colorado Foreclosure Hotline at (877) 601-4673 or visit the website at www.coloradoforeclosurehotline.org.
Child Health Plan Plus
The Child Health Plan Plus provides health insurance coverage for low-income children (18 years of age and younger) and pregnant women (19 years of age and older) to Colorado residents. Call (800) 359-1991 or visit www.cchp.org.
Meals on Wheels
Meals on Wheels is a national, nonprofit organization providing training and grants to programs that provide food to older people, and those who are frail, disabled, at-risk, or homebound. They have a website search feature to look for services in your area. Call (703) 548-5558 or visit www.mowaa.org.
Colorado Workforce is a job placement web site built specifically to place people with employers throughout the state of Colorado. Colorado Workforce offers job listings, computer and internet access, career counseling and training, and more. There are workforce centers all across the state. Find the one nearest you by visiting this site www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/CDLE-EmployTrain/CDLE/1248095319018.
Sustainability Recycling offers single stream, hard-to-recycle and electronic recycling for no or low cost to the community at their drop off location at 6380 W. 54th Ave Arvada, CO 80002. This is a great organization that employs individuals with developmental disabilities to teach them job skills and contribute to a quality of life for a population that is significantly under-employed. Visit their website at www.sustainability-recycling.com.
You can visit www.benefitsreport.com to learn about all of the benefits available to veterans and how to access them. Thank you for your service!