COVID-19 RESOURCES

STRIVE Prep is committed to the health and well-being of our community, our top priority. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this unique time. The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented event for our community and decisions have moved very quickly. Our goal is to keep you as informed as possible. 

Food Assistance Services

Citywide Food Resources

Colorado districts have rolled out plans to keep feeding the tens of thousands of children who rely on school meals.

Free Meals Map

Denver Public Schools will offer free meals to students at 11 locations throughout the city, using a grab-and-go style system.

OTHER FOOD RESOURCES

      1. Hunger Free Colorado: Food Resource Hotline & Mobile Assistance Program
      2. Food Bank of the Rockies: 
      3. Denver CO Food Pantries  
      4. Bienvenidos Food Bank***This location also provides diapers/baby food,  dog food, and personal hygiene items.

Local Residence Services

Free Internet Services

 Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, new Internet Essentials customers will receive two free months of Internet service. 

Energy Bill/Service

Energy Assistance funds may be available to assist you with your energy bills or provide weatherization services for your home.

Academic Services

Google Classroom

A parent’s guide to using Google Classroom

Scholastic

You can keep the learning going with these special cross-curricular journeys.

Digital Library

DPS is offering access to its digital library for students and families.

DPS Story Time

You can call 720-865-8500 and listen to stories, songs and rhymes. 

Mental Health Services

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

24 hour English and Spanish           1-800-273-8255

El Centro de las Familias

A division of Mental Health Center of Denver 

303-504-1900

Support

Information on supporting vulnerable students. 

Spanish Version

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Additional Resources

COVID-19 helpline available 24/7 and that number is 720-424-4357.

FACE helpline at 720-423-3054, to access community resources including food, mental health and other social services they may need support with during the extended spring break.

CoronaVirus FAQ's

Colorado Children’s hospital

STRIVE Prep FAQ's

Frequently Asked Questions related to STRIVE Prep 

  • For people who are uninsured or undocumented:
    • Undocumented individuals can go to the state lab testing center using any photo ID; it does not have to be government-issued.
    • Anyone who is uninsured and doesn’t have a doctor’s referral will be directed to a nurse or epidemiologist on-site at the state lab testing center to be assessed.
    • If the person does not meet the criteria to be tested they will not be tested.

Government Resources

Denver Public Schools

Coronavirus information

CDC Information

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Resources

Testing Resources

Department of Public Health

If you have questions or concerns, please reach out your school’s main office number which can be found on their individual school pages online. Please leave a message and school staff will respond within 24 hours (except weekends).