Information for employees during covid-19


The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is a great resource to keep up on the latest throughout the state of Colorado. Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Stay on top of public health information by visiting the Centers for Disease Control CDC Website

Governor Polis' "Stay at Home" Order - Issued March 25, 2020

Stay in touch with Teller County, Woodland Park, Victor, Cripple Creek


Federal Information

COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide by USDA (see page 4 – Individuals and Households)

The National Unemployment Law Project created a fact sheet on the Unemployment Insurance Provisions in the CARES Act

Restaurant Employee Relief Fund from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation.

Colorado State Information

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance for gig workers, independent contractors, and self employed opens up in Colorado on April 20, 2020.

The Salvation Army is providing rental assistance as part of Eviction Prevention relief, but only to clients who need the assistance directly due to COVID. Contact the Salvation Army Divisional Call Center at – 303.295.3366 or 855.768.7977

Colorado Department of Labor and Employment unemployment information for employers and workers


COVID-19 recovery resources from Colorado Resiliency Office

Easy to understand  Flow Chart for filing for unemployment.


Pandemic Scenarios & Benefits Available - Easy to Understand Worksheet

To file an unemployment claim due to COVID-19 file here:


If you are looking for a job…

Search Colorado’s job portal: 

State of Colorado Activates 2-1-1 Colorado to Connect Coloradans with Human Services Resources During COVID-19 Pandemic

Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) resource page for employers and job seekers


Pikes Peak Region Information

Pikes Peak Workforce Center – A valuable source for Teller County job seekers.



Local Information/Support

Teller County Department of Human Services - The safest way to apply for benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic is to apply ON-LINE at    Walk-in applicants will be asked to complete paperwork and given an appointment letter for a phone interview.    Woodland Park Office – 719-686-5518    Cripple Creek Office – 719-689-3584, Ext. 109

Community of Caring / Aspen Mine Center (719) 689-3584 Mon-Fri 9am-4pm

Food assistance including food pantry and Commodities Program

Unemployment information and support with Pikes Peak Workforce Center and Community Partnership

Emergency financial assistance available on case by case basis

Ongoing community outreach and case management including senior advocacy and reassurance calling


Community Partnership Family Resource Center (719) 686-0705  Mon-Fri 9am-4pm

Serves as a clearing house, connecting family needs with resources; and resources for parents and early childhood

Food boxes can be scheduled for delivery or pick up

Ongoing community outreach and case management for families

Emergency financial assistance available on case by case basis

Volunteer coordination


Storehouse Ministries 719-229-4512  Mon-Thurs 9am-12noon

Emergency financial assistance

Firewood delivery

Household goods

Medical lending closet

Emergency food bags

Faith-based volunteer coordination


Teller Senior Coalition 719-687-3330  Mon-Thurs  9am-3pm

Case management for seniors

Delivery of meals to the homebound senior population

Neighbors helping neighbors program

Wellness calls


Woodland Park Senior Organization (719) 687-3877 Calls Taken Mon-Fri 9am-1pm

5 Frozen meals can be picked up Mondays 11:45am-1:00pm. Suggested donation of $11.25 for the 5 meals. You must order by the preceding Tuesday in order to receive the week’s meals.  Delivery can be available on a case by case basis.



Little Chapel Food Pantry (719) 322-7610   2nd and 4th Monday 4:30-6:00pm

Food distribution drive through 2 X/month only



Business Listings for Teller County residents during COVID-19

Teller County Restaurants open for take out