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Jeffco Grab and Go Meals

Mountain Backpack

Grab and Go meal service continues through this school year.  Free meals are available five days a week for all individuals between the ages 1 and 18.  Find locations and times

Our school partners with the Mountain Backpack program to provide food assistance for families in need.  This year, they are delivering food to family’s houses.



Jeffco Schools Foundation

Jeffco Schools Foundation -Thanks to our generous community, Jeffco Schools Foundation is able to continue to provide supports over the Summer of 2020 for students and families impacted by the economic impacts of COVID-19. Through the leadership of our District, and in partnership with our community partners, corporate partners, and volunteers, we are able to continue to offer internet support for qualifying families as well as food and essential supports.

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Jefferson County Public Library - Explore new worlds, embark on harrowing adventures, and meet the most interesting people in the world - all from your own home. Reading has the power to transport us, no matter where we are. Join a camp, class, or daily exercise with Jefferson County Public Library and make this summer unforgettable.  

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The Action Center - The Jeffco Action Center is the largest Jeffco Community hub and offers five-day food supplies, clothing, household items, mail services, rent assistance, utility assistance, and connections to community outreach partners. Food services are available for drive-thru and walk-up service. Appointments required. 720.215.4850.

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Jefferson Center for Mental Health (JCMH)– Offers a full range of services and resources to support the mental health of children, youth and families. 303.425.0300 | Español.

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Colorado Crisis Services - A statewide resource that provides walk-in services for crisis intervention, referrals, or information. Crisis line: 1.844.493.8255 and Text “TALK” to 38255. The crisis support line and walk-in centers are confidential and are available 24/7/365.

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Safe to Tell – anonymous way for students, parents and community members to report unsafe and risky behaviors before they grow out of control. 1.877.542.7233.

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El Centro de las Familias  – Part of the Mental Health Center of Denver, this is a multi-cultural clinic providing Spanish-language and bilingual outpatient mental health care to Denver’s Latino/Hispanic community. 303.504.7900.

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Jeffco Families Colorado  – Find childcare, preschool, and school-age programs in Jefferson County.


Assistance with technology, food, clothing, and housing

Jeffco Grab-and-Go Meal Service

Grab and Go meal service continues through December 21st. Free meals are available to all ages 1-18. Find locations and times.

Grab-and-Go Meals - Locations and Times

Hunger Free Colorado

Help is just a phone call away for Coloradans seeking food assistance.The Food Resource Hotline is a bilingual, statewide and toll-free number that connects Coloradans to needed food and nutrition resources. Services are available to all Coloradans, regardless of legal status. All caller information is confidential.

Hunger Free Colorado

Colorado Pet Pantry

The Colorado Pet Pantry will temporarily feed Colorado pets, allowing families to increase their ability to care for pets with the goal of keeping them out of shelters and with their families.

Colorado Pet Pantry


 Fun activities for home or out and about in the community

Jeffco Parks

No such thing as bad weather - only weather! Get outside and spend time in nature at one of our Jeffco Parks. Click here to find one close to you!

Jeffco Parks

APEX Recreation District

See what's still open or closed now that the APEX has moved to level red along with the state. There is plenty to take advantage of this month!

APEX Recreation District

Jefferson County Public Library - 1K Books Before Kindergarten!

1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a nationwide challenge to read 1000 books with your little one before they start kindergarten. Get your child ready to learn and read by sharing books together and earning fun prizes along the way!

1K Books Before Kindergarten!


Educational resources for your student

7 Epic Reads for Young Adults

Check out Epic Reads blog and see which books they rank as must-reads!

7 Epic Reads for Young Adults

Time Maps

An interactive atlas of world history containing over 650 maps and 1,000 pages of written narrative. It allows users to see the rise and fall of all civilizations, empires and nations within their full historic and geographic contexts.

Time Maps

Learning Ideas for PreK-5th

These sample learning menus give ideas to help students keep their creativity when learning remotely. From our friends at STEM Teaching Tools

Learning Ideas for PreK-5th


Mental, physical, and emotional health ideas

Navigating the New Normal - Manage the Stress & Anxiety of the Remote School World

Licensed social worker Nick Thompson offers tips on managing stress of remote school.

Navigating the New Normal - Manage the Stress & Anxiety

Jeffco Mental Health Hub

Find links to all kinds of  mental health resources - from a Virtual Calm Room, to COVID-19 Mental Health Resources to Student Mental Health Supports, there are resources to help during this challenging time.

Find Strength and Supports

Student Positive Self Report Form

Help the District track incidents of COVID-19 during remote learning with this form, in addition to notifying your school nurse.  Students under 18 require parent/guardian approval to submit.

Student Positive Self Report Form

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