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Resources for People in Need

Below are links to resources for assistance with food, utilities, medical care for those who are losing their unemployment insurance benefits:
 
NOTE: A  comprehensive list of Community Resources is available at the Help Desk in the PPWFC Resource Room.

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"The friendliness and helpfulness of PPWC is amazing. I've only been in one other state but people are treated like people here. There is compassion and understanding... I was/am very impressed with your facilities and the way things are ran. .. God Bless." Angela


UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE ASSISTANCE
The State UI Help Line 303-318-9000 or 800-388-5515
 
This chart will help you understand the various levels of UI benefits.




MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE
 
1.877.601.HOPE


 1.888.995.HOPE

Having a tough time making your mortgage payments? While you're looking for a new job and before your savings are exhausted find out your options.


GENERAL ASSISTANCE
 
We strive to protect our most vulnerable citizens while giving them efficient access to the services provided by local, state and federal governments. We aim to keep families together and help them to become self sufficient. We work closely with community organizations to stretch the safety net we provide even further.


 This link helps you determine if you are eligible for any benefits from El Paso County. Phone: 719.636.0000

Providing effective public social services in proactive partnership with the community to support families, assist them with basic needs, and enable a path to independence.

 211 is a clearing house for a wide variety of help programs including food bank locations, child care, temporary housing, prescription assistance and tax-preparation help.



HEALTHCARE
 
Peak Vista Community Health Centers provides exceptional healthcare to people facing access barriers


 

FOOD AND UTILITES
 
Provides food for people in need in Southern colorado


 The Marian House is home to the Poverty Reduction services of Catholic Charities. The Soup Kitchen serves meals 365 days a year.

Low Income Energy Assistance Program


MENTAL HEALTH/COUNSELING
 
ASPENPOINTE has empowered clients, enriched lives and embraced purpose through behavioral health services, counseling services, career services, substance abuse treatment, employment, education, housing, jail diversion/reintegration and care management.


 

 
 
A comprehensive list of Community Resources is available at the Help Desk in the PPWFC Resource Room.



 
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Resume 101: Build a Basic Resume

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11.03.2014
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Job Search 301: From Job Loss to Job Search

10.23.2014
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11.06.2014
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10.23.2014
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Careers 101: Personality and Career - Myers-Briggs Type Inventory (MBTI)

11.13.2014
Basics Computer- Part 1

10.16.2014 - 10.23.2014
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10.22.2014
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10.23.2014
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10.23.2014
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10.23.2014
PPWFC's Employer of the Year is Hiring!

10.27.2014
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Job Search 401: Social Media: Expanding Your Connections

10.27.2014
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10.29.2014
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11.11.2014
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