Community Resources

We are still here to support older adults in Lafayette.  If you are struggling to get the supplies you need, or need any other type of assistance, please reach out to the Senior Center for assistance in finding solutions.

 Senior Center – 303-665-9052 voicemail is checked multiple times a day

Dinah Pollard, Resource Coordinator, at 303-661-1499 or dinah.pollard@cityoflafayette.com

Older Adult Resource Quick List to Refer to During Covid 19 Closure

MEALS, GROCERY SHOPPING, PICKUP AND DELIVERY SERVICES

  • King Soopers - King Soopers offers online shopping with options for self-pickup ($4.95) or delivery ($9.95). Visit www.kingsoopers.com , create an account and make sure to select the correct pickup location at the top of the webpage. Digital coupons available online, too. Please note that due to high demand, online orders and delivery may be limited.
  • Instacart - Instacart costs $7.99 for one-hour delivery or $5.99 for two-hour or more delivery (you can select one-hour time windows), though the price can increase at particularly busy times. For free two-hour delivery on orders $35+, you can pay a $149 yearly membership. A tip gets added on automatically. You have to sign up and order online at www.instacart.com. Instacart serves King Soopers, Sprouts, Vitamin Cottage, Costco, Sam’s Club, Safeway and Petco in this area.
  • Sister Carmen- For those who get groceries from Sister Carmen, they have switched from a shopping model to preparing pre-packaged food boxes available on their normal days and time. Call 303-665-4342.
  • Community Food Share/Elder Share - Community Food Share & Elder Share is another free food pantry/grocery warehouse for income qualified residents. They have switched from a shopping model to preparing pre-packaged food boxes. Call 303-652-3663.
  • Meals On Wheels - Coal Creek MoW delivers hot meals and occasional “blizzard bags” full of groceries and household essentials. Cost is on a sliding scale. Call 303-665-0566 to request services. www.coalcreekmow.org *As of 3/16, the congregate meal site at Josephine Commons is closed. They are providing deliveries only at this time.

PUBLIC ASSISTANCE BENEFITS

  • Aging and Disability Resources for Colorado - BCAAA’s ADRC is still providing assistance by phone for people needing streamlined eligibility determination for public programs. 303-441-1617
  • BoCo Housing and Human Services - HHS can provide phone assistance with housing waitlists, applications and some public assistance programs information. 303-441-1000

MEDICAL & MEDICARE RESOURCES

  • Chinook Pharmacy - Chinook Pharmacy does home delivery of prescriptions. 720-458-4887
  • Dispatch Health - Dispatch Health does house calls on-demand 7 days a week and works with all major health insurance. 303-500-1518. *As of 3/13/20, they are still able to handle new clients.
  • BCAAA Medicare Counseling Program - People approaching their 65th birthday and those already on Medicare can still make an appointment for 1:1 counselling by phone. 303-441-1546

TRANSPORTATION

  • Via Colorado - As of 3/13/20, Via is operating as usual. 303-447-2848

SOCIAL CONNECTION

  • Well Connected
    Well Connected offers activities, education, support groups, and friendly conversation over the phone or online for adults 60 and over.
    Winter/Spring Catalog of Programs
    Social Call
    Social Call volunteers call registered clients 60 and over for a weekly phone visit. For more information on this program call 877-797-7299 or email Well Connected.


Adult Protective Services Investigates reports of abuse, neglect, including self-neglect, or financial exploitation of at-risk adults who are unable to protect themselves due to a physical or mental limitation. 303-441-1000

Boulder County Aging and Disability Resource Center Information and assistance accessing community resources such as: Medicaid, Medicare, nutrition programs, family caregiver programs, respite, home care, legal assistance, mental health support, transportation, and many more.

Boulder County Area Agency on Aging Delivers, funds, and advocates for services that promote well-being, independence, and dignity for older adults, people with disabilities, family caregivers, resources for fall prevention and veterans in Boulder County.

Boulder County Homeless Systems Coordinated Entry If you need a safe place to sleep, shelter, or help with basic needs, your first step to receiving services from Boulder County or the cities of Boulder or Longmont is to go to your nearest Coordinated Entry (CE) site.

Boulder County Medicare Counseling Program provides classes and assistance for enrolling in Medicare programs.

Boulder County Connect A web platform to connect to community resources such as food, health insurance, housing and cash assistance.

Community Food Share Non-profit. Elder Share: food for seniors.

Cultivate Non-profit volunteers providing medical appointment transportation, food delivery, fix-it, ice busters, yard busters, and other volunteer services.

Lafayette Fire Department Home safety tips and information.

Meals on Wheels Coal Creek Non-profit meal home delivery and on-site dining programs.

Mental Health Partners This non profit provides access to expert mental health and substance use care.

Senior Reach Non-profit care management and counseling services for older adults offered in the community and home. This program is at no cost to the older adult.

Sister Carmen Non-profit critical resource for individuals and families in need of supportive services such as food, clothing, heat and housing assistance.

Via Colorado Non-profit paratransit, travel training, mobility options & community resources for older adults and people with disabilities.