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  Holiday Programs

    Holidays can be a cause of special stress for our client families. We coordinate with various organizations and individuals in the community to provide special meals and various additional items.

Thanksgiving Program
    Meals are provided to client families to take home and prepare.
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Christmas Program
Adopt-A-Family (AAF) More information.

Easter Program
    Easter Baskets for children.

  Children's Programs (Available all year)

School Supply Program
    Volunteers put together backpacks full of school supplies for kids in our community. More Information

Backpack Food Program
    The Backpack Program provides kids in need with food for the weekend. Each Friday, the qualifying child picks up a backpack with food items to provide them nourishment so that they are able to focus on their studies instead of their hunger.
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College Scholarship Program
    The Parker Task Force Board of Directors have authorized five $1,000 annual college / post-secondary scholarships for students of current client families residing in Parker, Franktown, and Elizabeth, Colorado.    More Information.



School Supply Program Volunteers

  Food Bank

   Food is provided through local food drives by churches, schools, businesses, social organizations, grocery stores, and by donations from individuals within the community. Other assistance may be provided depending upon need.

Scheduled Food Drives
   The monthly food drive is conducted usually on the third Saturday of the month.  Other dates to be announced, please click on
Calendar for more information.

9 Cares / Colorado Shares
   Go to our 9 Cares / Colorado Shares page for more information on the food drives.  Individuals and groups are able to make donations at the Parker Task Force location  for this year's food drives.

Senior Program
    The senior program, in which qualified seniors 60 or older can visit the food bank a couple times a month for as long as they need.

  Emergency Assistance

   Limited financial assistance will be considered for families in PTF's service area with a rent eviction status and/or utility shut-off bills. Homeless clients can be assisted with services as appropriate for their circumstances. Homeless clients may need to visit the Parker Police Department in some situations.

  Referrals to Other Agencies

   We work in collaboration with many social service agencies. These additional services are reviewed with all clients. A Resource Guide is given to them for further use.

     Douglas County Human Services and Arapahoe/Douglas Works - We have representatives from Douglas County Human Services and Arapahoe/Douglas Works in our building every Tuesday from 9:00 - 1:00  If you know anyone who needs these services and is unable to get to the Castle Rock office or would like to avoid the drive, call our office at 303-841-3460 to make an appointment.
     A/D Works, our county workforce center, is a useful resource if you are looking for employment!






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