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A biological father has been caring for his 7 year old daughter since infancy. The mother is not involved. Intake is involved with with father to assist in services and prevention. The child has moved with father to a few places due to housing instability which has resulted in the loss of several items of clothing and other items. She is recently enrolled back in school and is in need of additional clothes and other fun items. The father is unemployed is on disability. He is on a fixed income.. They are living with grandparents to ensure the child has her basic needs met. Her grandparents are supporting both the father and the child. Any help would be really appreciated. A gift card with anything from $25-$200 would be very helpful or the following items of clothes
Size 6 Girl Jeans $7.98+
Size 6 Girl Shirts $4.98+
Location: Colorado Springs, CO 80920-County:El Paso-Children Served: 1-Agency: #CO- El Paso County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$213
A step father is caring for his two step children as the mother works her treatment plan. He is basically a single father trying to make ends meet and the children are getting older and have more expenses. He has limited support in the area. He is very proactive in using community resources to help with utilities and rent as needed, but some months are more expensive than others. The father is being asked to complete some services through the Department needs some assistance in gas to be sure he can be compliant through the case as well as transport the children. He has been utilizing Medicaid rides as able. Gift cards to help with gas would assist this father in using his limited finances to meet the children's other needs.
A gift card with anything from $50-$200 would be very helpful.
Location: Colorado Springs, CO 80920-County:El Paso-Children Served: 2-Agency: #CO- El Paso County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$200
This child is 3 years old and non-verbal. He was recently placed with a family friend who is financially needing help. This child came with his mother and the family friend's family to Colorado 15 days ago. The child came with nothing and the family friend is now caring for this child. The family friend has incurred additional expenses and is in the process of moving rentals which has the family's finances tied up. The family friend would greatly benefit from a grocery card to help with care for this child as well as her other 3 children in the home
Location: Colorado Springs, CO 80920-County:El Paso-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #CO- El Paso County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$50
This child is 3 years old and non-verbal. He was recently placed with a family friend who is financially needing help. This child came with his mother the family friend's family to Colorado 15 days ago. The child came with no clothing and shoes other than what he had on. DHS provided a couple outfits for the child but the boy could use more than 3 outfits. This family friend is now taking care and loves this child and needs financial support to purchase clothing and shoes. Any help would be greatly appreciated by the family.
Boys shoes size 10
Diaper 2T and 3T
Could use more of:
Boy Pants - 2T
Location: Colorado Springs, CO 80920-County:El Paso-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #CO- El Paso County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$100
DHS is needing a birth certificate for a child that was just brought to Colorado 15 days ago from TN. Child is now in DHS' care with no documentation. A Birth Certificate would help get this child into the services he needs. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Location: Colorado Springs, CO 80920-County:El Paso-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #CO- El Paso County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$15
CASA has a case with a non-verbal 3-year-old boy and a baby boy with suspected shaken baby syndrome. Boys are currently living with great grandma who is struggling financially to meet all of their needs. CASA is requesting help with getting diapers, pull-ups (must be a specific brand due to allergy) and baby formula. This family was recently taken off of food stamps so they are struggling more than normal. Items can be bought in person or online.
Luvs size 3 diapers
Goodnites Boys Bedtime Underwear Size L (This brand is critical as it's the only brand child will tolerate)
Gentlease Baby formula
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Location: Colorado Springs, CO 80903-County:El Paso-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #CO- CASA of the Pikes Peak Region-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$141
PLEASE HELP ONE OF OUR OWN: A local LPSD teacher and her family need our help, prayers and support. The husband is struggling with his mental health, currently on administrative leave, and recently attempted suicide. The family has huge medical issues and bills looming. They have a new baby and a toddler. They are barely making ends meet on a teacher's salary. They are in need financially, food (gift cards to grocery stores), gift cards to restaurants, gas cards, formula for their new baby (Enfamil Gentlease in the purple container). ANYTHING you can give would be a blessing to this struggling young family.
Location: Palmer Lake, CO 80133-County:El Paso-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #CO-Lewis Palmer School District #38-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$350
This would help a Aunt and uncle to four children, a two-year-old female, four-year-old female, 6-year-old male, and 11-year-old female, are caring for the children in addition to their children. They are working through challenges in finances in uncles off season at work. Aunt's and uncle are working full time; however, uncle's employment is seasonal, and he is facing challenges in keeping up with the increase to utilities and maintaining other bills. Their rent is 2,200 and they are also facing a $600 balance on their utility bill. They have received some support to stay afloat on their fixed bills but would greatly benefit from additional financial support in gas and grocery gift card to King Soopers. If this need is met the children will continue to reside with their family where their existing connections and cultural identity can be fostered while have all of their needs met. The family would greatly benefit from any aide, for any amount.
Location: Colorado Springs, CO 80918-County:El Paso-Children Served: 4-Agency: #CO- El Paso County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$200
A kinship placement was informed she is going to be evicted from her apartment if she does not come up with rent owed by Tuesday 3/21/23. There are 2 siblings in this placement and 3 bio children and 2 parents. The kinship father was working and got into a car accident and lost his license. He needs his license for work so he was out of work for approx 2 months. He had to file for bankruptcy due to this car accident. He is currently working on getting his license back and anticipates having it back in 1-2 weeks. The family owe $7778, any help would be appreciated
Location: Denver, CO 80204-County:Denver-Children Served: 5-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #CO - Denver Human Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$500
A single mother of 4 kids is taking in a friends 2 boys, ages 7 and 13 until they can reunify with their father. The single mother doesn't want the boys to have to go to a foster home so she is wanting to care for them. She is having a hard time keeping up with food and driving them where they need to be. The single mom is asking for help buying groceries and gas so that she can care for her kids and the 2 boys.
Location: Colorado Springs, CO 80920-County:El Paso-Children Served: 2-Agency: #CO- El Paso County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$300
This purchase of a gift card to a clothing store will allow a young man (17) to be able to get well-fitted clothing and be able to get clothes for job interviews. This young man is hoping to get some new clothing as most of the clothes that he currently has are too small to fit him or are extremely tight. This young man wants to be able to finish up his school and find a job so that he can begin earning money, and is in need of appropriate clothing to do that.
Location: Colorado Springs, CO 80908-County:El Paso-Children Served: 1-Agency: #CO- El Paso County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$200
A single mom to a 6 year old, 9 month old, and a third on the way as she is 5 months pregnant, needs support with some items. She is currently looking for employment so finances have been difficult for their family. The mom needs a double stroller as she prepares for the delivery of this baby. They also needs a high chair for the 9 month old. This mom is managing her family on her own without any support from the father. Your support would be greatly appreciated. We prefer new items. If you have any gently used items, please be prepared to email photos for the mother's approval. Thank you!
A maternal grandfather and grandmother have recently taken their four grandchildren, ages 10, 7, 3, and 2 into their care after their home became unsafe for them. The grandparents have been struggling to ensure the children have everything they need and have had to purchase beds for the children and other basic necessities which has left their finances tight. The family has been having issues with their food assistance and is in need of help purchasing groceries for the children to ensure they have enough food.
Location: Pueblo, CO 81008-County:El Paso-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #CO- El Paso County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$400
DHS is working with a baby boy, 9 month old and his maternal family. Baby boy's mother passed away at the beginning of March and his maternal grandmother has now become his new caregiver and is in need of some basic supplies for him until she can establish public assistance for him.
Baby does not have his own sleeping area and is low on supplies. Family needs help with a crib, crib mattress, bedding for the crib, size 3 diapers, Enfamil NeuroPro Gentlease (purple) formula, and baby snacks-yogurt and puff snacks.
The family is still grieving their loss of a family member while taking on a primary role for an infant and the basic items will help them focus on the care of the baby and less on obtaining supplies. This will also help ensure that that baby has a safe environment.
Location: Colorado Springs, CO 80923-County:El Paso-Children Served: 1-Agency: #CO- El Paso County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$350
CASA has a case with a young man who is 9-years-old that has been open almost four years after he was neglected and sexually abused and there was ongoing and unsafe substance use by his parent. This sweet boy is autistic and has been in over a dozen placements due to his abnormal behaviors and his reaction to traumatic situations, including being re-abused in foster care. He is currently in a group home-type setting out of county. The home takes the boys swimming at a recreation center regularly and this young man would like to be able to go. CASA is requesting a VISA gift card for $36 to help cover two punch cards so he may go swimming 20 times over the next couple of months OR the community member can pay the rec center over the phone for the punch cards. The youth is placed in the Denver area so the gift card will need to be handed off to the advocate who will deliver it. Thank you for considering help this young man get to swim with his peers!
Location: Colorado Springs, CO 80903-County:El Paso-Children Served: 1-Agency: #CO- CASA of the Pikes Peak Region-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$36
The Host Home received the youth in her home on 01/20/2023 but has not received payment for his room and board since he arrived. This is putting a strain on the host home. EPCDHS is required to make the first few payments until SLP has been approved and payment begins.
The Host Home has not been paid rent for the youth placed in her home for room and board.
The provider will be able to pay their rent and provided for the youth.
Location: Colorado Springs, CO 80920-County:El Paso-Children Served: 1-Agency: #CO- El Paso County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$2838
Good afternoon! One of our Parent support providers is currently working with a family living on a motel temporarily. They are in need of a pack and play for their 7 month old child while they look for an apartment. Mom is currently staying with baby while the father works. This would be helpful to mom for baby to nap in a safe place as well as for sleeping at night. Any help is appreciated!
I found this one that meets the visual of what is needed. Thank you!
Location: Colorado Springs, CO 80903-County:El Paso-Children Served: 1-Agency: #CO- Lutheran Family Services El Paso County-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$65
Hello everyone! I am currently working with a to help find resources here in El Paso County. Family does not speak English and are struggling to pay rent. The family consists of a 17 year old mom (in school) and their aunt, who is their main support. However, the aunt just went through surgery due to cancer and is currently recovering. She has not been able to return to work due to the surgery and is behind 2 months of rent. She is in need of $1460, and we have looked into both catholic Charities, where it's possible she will have to wait a long time and the hospital, however, they did not offer any case management to see if there is a need. I am able to help with $730 of the rent and was hoping to come on here to see if I can get this family help with the remaining amount. The aunt will be back to work by the end of the month and has a plan with the landlord once these 2 months are covered. Thank you for reading!
Location: Cascade, CO 80809-County:El Paso-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #CO- Lutheran Family Services El Paso County-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$730
The department is working with a youth (14M) who is currently at home with mother. The youth has a phone but does not have minutes on his phone. The youth is requesting to have a Simple Plan minute card from Walmart so that he is able to continue contact with his professional team and with his family
Location: Colorado Springs, CO 80920-County:El Paso-Children Served: 1-Agency: #CO- El Paso County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$50
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