Resource Hub

A big part of our mission is to "link" families in need with available tools and resources to improve their situation. Click on a category below to view local organizations and public assistance programs available to Erie families.

food

Food banks, meal delivery and school lunches.

housing

Affordable housing programs as well as utility assistance.

transit

Transportation and ride services.

Community

Health and human services, job training, and other community resources.

FOOD RESOURCES
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Bible Baptist Church of Erie Food Bank

The food bank is open every other Saturday,  from 9:00 am - 11:30 am at Bible Baptist Church Annex in Erie. 

5050 NE County Line Rd.

Erie, CO 80516   

Tel:  303.828.5109

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Erie Community Food Bank

Life can get hard and the Erie Community Food Bank is here to help you during those times. To qualify, you must be a resident of Erie, Colorado. You must bring in proof that you are a resident: a utility bill of any kind and a current I.D., such as a drivers license. Patrons are able to visit the Food Bank once a month.

635 Pierce St.

Erie, CO 80516   

Tel:  720-383-4865

Hours:  Thursdays from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm and 5:30-7:30

and every 2nd Saturday from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. 

 
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Sister Carmen Community Center

Sister Carmen now serves all of Erie, regardless of county. In addition to the food bank, they provide a variety of assistance from advocacy to community and family education to professional development training and more. There is also a thrift store onsite which is a great place to purchase/donate affordable clothing and household items. 

Drive-thru food bank hours:  Mon – Fri 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Wed. til 6pm)

655 Aspen Ridge Drive

Lafayette, CO   80026 

www.sistercarmen.org

Tel: 303-665-4342

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Weld Food Bank (*Weld county only)

In addition to the traditional non-perishable food items available at most food banks, Weld Food Bank offers fresh produce, dairy, meat and other perishable items.  

1108 H Street Greeley, CO 80631

www.weldfoodbank.org

Tel: 970-356-2199 

Food Assistance Hours (East Entrance)
8:00 am – 11:45 am Monday through Friday

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

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Feeding Families Onsite Food Pantry (*Boulder & Broomfield counties)

Community Food Share believes everyone deserves access to nutritious, healthy food — including you. If you or your family need food, you can visit the Feeding Families pantry in Louisville, Colorado to receive free groceries — including fresh produce, milk, and pantry staples — once a week.  

650 S. Taylor Avenue, Louisville, CO 80027

www.communityfoodshare.org

Tel: 303-652-3663 

Operating Hours 
9:00 am – 3:00 pm Wednesday through Friday

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SVVSD Free School Lunches

Families who qualify for free and reduced price lunch are strongly encouraged to complete an application because in addition to the school meals, there are other fees which can be waived for applicants like school programs, after school programs, preschool, SAT and college application fees, and many others.  

You can find this year's application at https://www.myschoolapps.com 

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Coal Creek Meals on Wheels

CCMOW delivers high-quality, nutrient-dense meals every weekday to individuals limited in physical capacity due to illness, age and/or disability. Through their Project Homecoming Program, they also provide five free meals to folks returning home from a hospital stay. And, for those with pets, they offer pet food delivery through their Plates for Pets program.  

 

(303) 665-0566

www.coalcreekmow.org

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Food Resources

Hunger Free Colorado, a statewide nonprofit organization, connects people to food resources to meet existing needs and drives policy, systems and social change to end hunger. We envision a day when every Coloradan has equitable access to the nutritious food needed to thrive and reach their full potential.

HOUSING / UTILITY RESOURCES
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Boulder County Housing Authority

Get help finding affordable housing throughout Boulder County as well as assistance with subsidized housing programs.

 

(303) 441-3929

www.bouldercountyhousing.org

 
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Boulder Housing Partners

Founded in 1966, Boulder Housing Partners (BHP) is the housing authority for the City of Boulder. The organization builds, owns and manages affordable housing for low and moderate income residents.

 

(303) 441-3929

www.boulderhousing.org

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Longmont Housing Authority

Longmont Housing Authority administers approximately 405 Longmont Section 8 Vouchers and manages an affordable multi-family rental portfolio of 462 units in 9 properties. It serves more than 900 participant and resident households to provide permanently affordable housing.

 

(303) 651-8581

www.longmontha.com

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Weld Housing Authority

Greeley-Weld Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. Greeley-Weld Housing Authority serves Weld County.

 

(970) 353-7437

www.greeley-weldha.org

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Sister Carmen Community Center

In addition to the food bank, Sister Carmen has a utility assistance program available to residents of Erie who meet income guidelines. To learn more, you are encouraged to call 303-665-4342.  

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Colorado Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP)

LEAP is a federally funded program that helps eligible hard-working Colorado families, seniors and individuals pay a portion of their winter home heating costs. Their goal is to help bring warmth, comfort and safety to your home and family by assisting with heating costs. Heat assistance may be available to you.

Call HEAT HELP at 1-866-432-8435 to see if you qualify.

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Affordable Internet

Comcast is offering new customers who live in a Comcast service area to sign up for 60 days of complimentary Internet Essentials service, which is normally available to all qualified low-income households for $9.95/month.   

 

Apply Online Here

 

There are also two dedicated phone numbers:

English 1-855-846-8376     

Spanish 1-855-765-6995 

TRANSPORTATION RESOURCES
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Via Mobility

Via is a private, non-profit organization that provides customers with transportation and mobility options that enable them to live a more self-sufficient and independent life.   

www.viacolorado.org

(303) 447-9636

 
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COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Colorado PEAK 

The fast and easy way to access benefit information - anytime and anywhere. PEAK is an online service for Coloradans to screen and apply for medical, food, cash, and early childhood assistance programs. Click here to learn more.

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Community Resource Hub

2-1-1 Colorado streamlines services & provides one central location where people can get connected to the resources they need. Whether you are searching for a shelter availability, childcare, or rent payment assistance – 2-1-1 can connect you to available resources in your community.

www.211.org

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Aunt Bertha's Network (Find Help)

Resource database for programs in a searchable zip code area. Services range from food, health, and housing to education, work, and legal resources. 

www.findhelp.org

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Weld County Health & Human Services 

For Weld county residents. Financial assistance programs, employment services and child protection services. 

 

(970) 356-4000

www.weldgov.com

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Job Skills Training and Assistance 

Thrive helps participants build confidence and develop the skills they need to gain employment, establish a work history, stay in a job, increase their income, and advance to economic self-sufficiency. Learn more at www.thrivecolorado.org

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