Let us navigate the complex and ever-growing maze of health and human service providers to find the help you need.
2-1-1 is the free, confidential and multilingual 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.
At present, trained information specialists staff the hotline from 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday utilizing a comprehensive database of thousands of resources including federal, state, and local government agencies, private non-profits, as well as faith and community-based organizations.
ATTEND A MOBILE FOOD PANTRY
Receive hearty and fresh food for your whole family.
Come get food for you and your whole family at this drive-up style food pantry! Thank you to Care and Share Food Bank for partnering with us.
Please note, the food distribution has changed locations to Mitchell High School at 1205 Potter Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80909. If you are in need of food please call 2-1-1 or visit: careandshare.org/findfood
Location: Mitchell High School, 1205 Potter Dr.
Dates: Every first and third Thursday of the month. 2/1, 2/15, 3/7, 3/21
Time: 11:00 am until food runs out.
SHOP AT SUNNY SIDE MARKET!
We are excited to welcome you to Sunny Side Market! Make sure you enroll online first. That way when you arrive at the market you can simply grab a cart and start picking out the good food you want to take home.
Hours: Mondays and Thursdays, 2:00pm-5:45pm
Location: Family Success Center, 1520 Verde Dr. Colorado Springs, CO 80910
Enroll to Shop Here
Once you hit submit, you are registered.
GET YOUR TAXES FILED FOR FREE
Call 2-1-1 to schedule a VITA appointment. Starting mid-January you can schedule your appointment.
VITA provides free tax preparation to individuals and families who have a household income of less than $60,000
What to bring to VITA site:
- A photo ID – Required
- Social Security cards (or ITINs) for all family members. Proof of Foreign status if applying for an ITIN. – Required
- All W-2s, 1099s and any other income related documents.
- Proof of mortgage interest, property taxes, daycare payments, charitable contributions and all other tax deductible expenses.
- A copy of last year’s return, if available.
- Bank account number and routing number to direct deposit your refund (these numbers can be found on your printed checks). With direct deposit, most refunds take just 10-14 days!
SITES IN COLORADO SPRINGS, MONUMENT, CALHAN, AND PEYTON. CALL 2-1-1 TO SCHEDULE A VITA APPOINTMENT. STARTING MID-JANUARY YOU CAN SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT.
Local home FOOD delivery program
Ride United deliveries are powered by DoorDash
Need help getting the rent paid?
Assistance available for rent through the Colorado Emergency Rental Assistance Program.
Need help with rent? Colorado’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program has been extended and morning appointments are now available. Call 2-1-1 today to schedule your appointment!
The Emergency Rental Assistance Program helps property owners and tenants who have been unable to pay rent due to financial hardship. Applicants can apply for up to six months in back rent and three months of current rent, and then continue to apply for three-month blocks for up to 15 months of rental assistance.
Call 2-1-1 today to schedule your appointment!
Let Us Help you get back to work
We partnered with CDHE’s COSI program to get you Back to Work.
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