HOURS & SERVICES IN JUNE

FISH WILL BE OPEN TOMORROW, THURSDAY 5/28 for food distribution between 12:30 and 4:30 pm

Pick-up hours for Broomfield residents through June:
Mondays: 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Tuesdays: 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Wednesdays: 2:00 pm – 6:00pm
Thursdays (Except 5/28) : CLOSED
Fridays: 12:30pm – 4:30pm

DIETARY RESTRICTIONS? We may be able to make accommodations for those who have serious medical restrictions. Please call 303-465-1600 in advance, and we will schedule a day and time for your box pick-up.

IMPORTANT REMINDERS:
There is usually a long line at the start of food distribution, particularly on Wednesdays and Fridays. However, if you arrive after the first hour , there is not much wait time at all! 

For those who drive up , we ask that you please:
  1. STAY IN YOUR CAR and help us maintain 6 feet of distance.
  2. Make sure there is space in your trunk BEFORE you come to FISH.
  3. Allow our volunteers to put food in your trunk.
  4. Take the boxes and share any food you won’t use.
  5. If you need any other emergency assistance, please call 2-1-1 OR our main number at 303-465-1600.
PLEASE TELL US WHAT YOU THINK
We are so happy to see you at FISH! Please tell us how we're doing and what else you need by completing this quick survey (click here .)
NEED MORE FOOD?
Meals on Wheels   303-464-5532
Fresh, hot, nutritious meals, as well as food boxes from FISH, are delivered to homes Monday-Friday. For Broomfield residents who are 60 yrs and older or those with a disability, any income level. Other financial assistance is also available.  
Community Food Share 303-652-3663
650 S. Taylor Ave, Louisville   
Free groceries to families of Boulder and Broomfield counties who have children on free or reduced lunch at school.
6900 W. 117th Avenue, Broomfield, CO (limited hours)
Mobile Pantry
June 10th and 24th- from 2:30pm-4pm at the parking lot of Centennial Elementary -13200 Westlake Dr. Broomfield. CO.
Call for any open pantries in the surrounding areas.

You may qualify for NEW BENEFITS to help with food (SNAP and WIC), unemployment, and health care. Click here for more details. This might be ESPECIALLY HELPFUL for folks with dietary restrictions who could use SNAP for special items and still come to FISH for basics.
Need Help with Rent?
If you need rent help due to loss of income from COVID, you can visit broomfield.org/bridgethegap or call 720-887-3117. For additional rent assistance or help not related to loss of income from COVID, please call FISH at 303-465-1600 and make an appointment.

To qualify for the "Bridge the Gap" program, applicants must meet all of the requirements below:
  • Be a current Broomfield Resident
  • Have a household income that, as of March 1st, was at or under 80% Broomfield AMI (e.g, family of 1 annual income under $52,000/family of 4 annual income under $74,240)
  • Have filed for unemployment (if eligible) due to a reduction of hours or lay-off related to COVID-19 after March 1.

Salvation Army Rent Assistance : (Resource shared by Colorado Division of Housing) 
Visit website or call: 855-768-7977 Monday through Friday 9 am through 4 pm 
  • Only one application per household. Amount varies from case by case. 
  • The case manager will also evaluate monthly or ongoing support. 
  • Only assisting those who are financially impacted by COVID because their hours were reduced or they have become unemployed.
  • Applicants need: copy of lease with landlord contact information, an email address, proof from employer stating the situation, photo ID. They will ask applicants for a SS#. If an applicant doesn’t have one they will still be able to submit an application. 
  • Applications are placed on a wait list and sent to case managers for review process.
  • They are processing them asap. Case managers will get in touch with participants over email and phone. Spanish interpreters are available. They contract with interpreters to provide service. Spanish speakers should call same line and ask for an interpreter.

Qualifications: Your household must have been considered low income BEFORE March 11, 2020. This means: Your household income was below 50% of the area median income based on household size and the county you live in. Please use the AMI Lookup chart to find your County and associated gross income limits before applying. 
BI-LINGUAL PLAYTIME FOR FAMILIES
FISH & BackStory Theatre team up every Friday until June 12th to help your kids get moving and learn some silly stories! All are welcome, but best for ages 3-7 years. FREE! Uses zoom platform from BackStory's website here: Click here for BackStory's website. Click here for direct Zoom meeting link.

FREE DANCE PROGRAM FOR YOUTH

The library will be offering curbside pick up, reading, and videos for summer programs for all ages. Visit the website here .
STAY AT HOME CITY UPDATES
The City & County of Broomfield has great information about the statewide orders, local Broomfield orders, and what they mean for you. They also post helpful links to activities. Click here for more information.

MENTAL HEALTH PARTNERS
During these difficult times, health workers are available by phone and online to help connect you to local resources including access to mental health resources and more. Click Here or call 303-545-0852

HORARIOS Y SERVICIOS EN JUNIO

FISH ESTARÁ ABIERTO MANANA, JUEVES 5/28 para la distribución entre 12:30 and 4:30 pm. 

Horarios para los residentes de Broomfield :
Lunes : 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Martes: 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Miércoles : 2:00 pm – 6:00pm
Jueves: CERRADO
Viernes: 12:30pm – 4:30pm


Los jueves (Menos 5/28) ESTÁN CERRADO.

RESTRICCIONES DIETÉTICAS: Es posible que podemos hacer pedidas individuals por la gente con restricciones médicas. Por favor, llamar antes de venir, y programaremos un tiempo para usted llevar su caja especial.   

RECORDATORIOS IMPORTANTES:
Generalmente, hay una larga fila el primer hora de distribucion especialmente los miércoles y los viernes. Pero, si vienes un poco después, casi no esperarás.  

En un esfuerzo para minimizar la exposición y el riesgo de infección por COVID-19, el edificio en 6 Garden Center estará CERRADO al público, pero distribuiremos cajas de comida en el LADO ESTE del edificio. Para aquellos que conducen, le pedimos que SE QUEDE EN SU COCHE y los voluntarios pondrán comida en su maletero. Si necesita cualquier otra ayuda de emergencia, llame a nuestro número principal al 303-465-1600.
Dinos qué piensas!
¡Estamos muy felices de verte en FISH! Díganos cómo lo estamos haciendo y qué más necesita al completar esta encuesta rápida aqui.
Necesitas Mas Alimentos?
Meals on Wheels  303-464-5532
¡Las personas mayores y las personas con discapacidad pueden recibir comidas y alimentos en sus hogares! El costo normal asociado con esto no se aplicará a los necesitados.
Community Food Share 303-652-3663
650 S. Taylor Ave, Louisville   
Alimentos para las familias de los condados de Boulder and Broomfield.
6900 W. 117th Avenue, Broomfield, CO (horas limitadas)
Mobile Pantry
Junio 10th and 24th- 2:30pm-4pm en la escuela Centennial Elementary -13200 Westlake Dr. Broomfield. CO.

¿ Necesitas auyuda con la renta?
Si necesita ayuda para alquilar debido a la pérdida de ingresos de COVID, solicite primero en broomfield.org/bridgethegap o llame al 720-887-3117. Para asistencia de alquilera y ayuda no relacionada con la pérdida de ingresos de COVID, llame a FISH al 303-465-1600.




Puede calificar para nuevos beneficios para ayuda con alimentos (SNAP y WIC), desempleo y atención médica. Consulta aquí para más detalles. https://www.benefits.gov/help/faq/Coronavirus-resources
Quedarse en Casa Actualizaciones
La ciudad y el condado de Broomfield tienen excelente información sobre los pedidos estatales, los pedidos locales de Broomfield y lo que significan para usted. También publican enlaces útiles a actividades. https://www.broomfield.org/259/Public-Health-and-Environment
Cuentos Bilingües y tiempo de Juegos para familias
¡FISH & BackStory Theater se unen todos los Viernes hasta el 12 de junio para ayudar a sus hijos a moverse y aprender algunas historias tontas! Todos son bienvenidos, pero son mejores para edades de 3 a 7 años. ¡GRATIS! Utiliza la plataforma de zoom del sitio web de BackStory aquí: https://www.backstorytheatre.org/