COVID-19 Wellness & Community Resources
Your Health and Wellness
We hope that you will access the mental health supports available to you. You can call 1-888-881-LINC, or log in to the SupportLinc website with the username: universityofdenver. Please also be patient with and supportive of one another. You can also visit the Prevention and Wellness guide on DU's COVID-19 website.
The City and County of Denver is preparing a package to help support workers and businesses that will be hit hardest by this emergency. Additional details will be announced soon. In the meantime, we want to remind you, so you can remind your constituents, about existing resources:
- Property Tax & Rent Relief Program
- Temporary Rental & Utility Assistance (TRUA)
- Eviction and rental assistance
- Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP)
If you have high need, you are encouraged to contact Hunger Free Colorado’s Food Resource Hotline. If you know anyone in need of food assistance, please use this online referral form.
Denver Human Services
To protect the health and safety of the community and help limit the spread of COVID-19, all Denver Human Services facilities will be closed to the public beginning Thursday, March 19, 2020 until further notice. While in-person transactions will be unavailable, staff will continue to offer critical support and safety services for Denver’s families through online and phone services from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Services and transactions accessible online or by phone 720-944-4DHS (4347) include:
- Applying for benefits (food, cash, medical, child care assistance, RTD Live)
- Reporting changes
- Submitting documents
- Checking benefits status
- Paying child support
- Access information about rental assistance
- Download applications for energy assistance and property tax relief
- Anti-Racism Resources
Treatment & Intervention Resources
- Colorado Crisis Services
- National Suicide Prevention Line
- Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners
- Colorado Suicide Prevention Services
- National Alliance on Mental Illness Colorado
- Mental Health Colorado
- American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Resources for personal & professional development, growth, and resiliency
Resources for Children
People Experiencing Homelessness
The city is recruiting volunteers to assist at our homeless shelters and in the supplemental and respite facilities that we are setting up around the metro area. Volunteer now.
You can donate cleaning supplies and other materials for homeless shelters from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Martin Luther King Jr. and La Alma/Lincoln Park Recreation Centers (3880 Newport St. and 1325 W. 11th Ave., respectively).