COVID-19 Resources

COVID Recovery Housing

  • Have you tested positive for COVID-19, been tested and are awaiting results or are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 and need to get tested?

  • Are you experiencing homelessness and have nowhere to safely recover?

If yes, call Jefferson County Public Health Warm Line at 303-271-8396 for screening and connection to available housing options.

Vaccine Events - Department of Public Health

  • Free COVID-19 Vaccine at JCPH office (645 Parfet St., Lakewood). M, T, W, Th 8am-12pm, 1pm-4pm. See Flyer

Housing & Other Resources

Jefferson County & Metro Area Resources

Jefferson County CommUNITY Resource Hub: Jefferson County Human Services, Jefferson County Public Health, and Jefferson County Public Affairs have collaborated with a number of community partners to launch this community-wide resource information under one easy to access hub to help connect our community to support that best fits their needs.


Heading Home Quick Resource Guide (Printable)


Heading Home Quick Family Resource Guide (Printable)


JeffCo Public Schools Youth and Family Connections 

Close to Home Resources Finder

Denver's Road Home Homeless Resources

Jefferson Center Resource Library

Colorado PEAK allows for individuals to apply for public assistance online and make changes to their current case.


Jefferson County Business and Workforce Center webpage has information and resources for businesses and those facing unemployment or job seekers.

United Way 211 (Website or call 211) - a state-wide resource hub offering information about food, shelter, COVID-19 related resources, childcare, and basic needs. This site is a great way for individuals to call if they need assistance or search the website for resources in their local neighborhoods. 

Municipal and County Homeless Navigator Programs:

Navigators work with local residents experiencing homelessness to identify housing pathways and assist in decreasing barriers on those pathways. Navigators do not have housing, but work to access existing housing resources. They work standard business hours and respond as quickly as possible, but may not be immediate. If you are seeking immediate shelter, please call United Way 2-1-1.

  • Jefferson County Human Services:

  • Lakewood

    • Serves primarily literally homeless adult households/ individuals; Lakewood residents

    • Contact 303-987-7773. Leave a message and will be contacted directly.

  • Arvada

    • Serves literally homeless adult households/ individuals; Arvada residents

    • Contact Main Housing Line 720-898-7494

  • Golden, Edgewater or Wheat Ridge

  • Westminster

Jeffco Severe Weather Response 2020-21

Severe Weather runs from Oct. 1 through April 30th each year.

Severe weather is declared for Jefferson County - metro area households by 9am on Severe Weather Shelter Network's Web site or by calling 720-257-9414.  Severe weather is defined in Jefferson County metro area as being 32 degrees or colder and wet or 20 degrees or colder and dry.  In Jefferson County mountain communities, severe weather is defined as any nighttime low temperature at 32 degrees or colder. 


Thanks very much to the issuing agencies listed below and other community partners who continue to play a critical role in ensuring its success.

Adult Only Households

Lead Agency: Severe Weather Shelter Network (SWSN)

Entry Points:

Single adults or adult-only households can register in person at the following agencies: 

  • Lakewood: The Action Center, Mean Street Ministry, Family Tree, Jefferson County Human Services

  • Arvada: Community Table, Mission Arvada

Process & Eligibility:

  1. To verify severe weather, call 720-257-9414 or go to

  2. Registered guests go to designated voucher sites between 10am-2pm.

  3. Guests are tested for COVID w/ basic health assessment.

  4. Guests provided RTD tickets to motel.


After 2pm

  • Central/Lakewood: 720-515-2616

  • North/Arvada: 720-378-4425

For more information: / 720-210-8069 

Families with Children

Lead Agency:  Jefferson County Human Services

Entry Points:

Request emergency housing at one of the following agencies:

  • Family Tree

  • Jefferson County Human Services

  • The Action Center

  • Jeffco Public Schools

  • Mean Street

  • Mission Arvada/ The Rising

Process & Eligibility:

Eligible families must have a Jefferson County connection (school or benefits) and dependent, accompanying children.


Agencies will issue vouchers during business hours. 


For more information: 

Kelli Barker 

Yvette Gallegos 

Jeffco Mountain Community Residents

Lead Agency:  Evergreen Christian Outreach (EChO)


Entry Point

Guests must pre-register for the shelter program. Call  EChO at 303-670-1796 for information and screening process or and click on Programs and Services for shelter info.


Process & Eligibility

Shelter will open when the evening temperature is 32 degrees or below. Can accommodate individuals, couples, pets.

For more information: 

Kaethe Zellner  303-670-1796

If you see a resource that needs to be updated, please contact us so that we can continue to provide useful and up-to-date information.