Slate Fall 2012/Winter 2013 - Apex Park and Recreation District

Slate Fall 2012/Winter 2013 - Apex Park and Recreation District

Resources Slate • Sep. 2012-Mar. 2013

Vita Tax Assistance

Trained volunteers aid in completion of simple tax

forms for seniors with disabilities and/or lower income.

Bring in a copy of the prior year’s tax returns,

last year’s wages and earning statements, interest

income statements and current tax package and label.

By appointment only; call Seniors’ Resource Center at

303-235-6921 and leave a message. Someone will call

you back to schedule your appointment at one of the

various tax assistance locations.

Seniors’ Resource Center

303-238-8151 •

Providing services to the disabled and older adults

including transportation, information, referral, in-home

personal care, tax assistance, medical insurance counseling,

minor home repair and adult day services that

provide loving care to those with memory loss and

other chronic illnesses.

Network of Care

303-480-6700 •

A user-friendly, comprehensive, community-based

website created to improve and better connect older

adults and their families to long-term care and senior

services in the Denver metro area.

211. Get Connected. Get Answers.

Created by United Way and partners. Just dial 2-1-1, or

303-433-8900 or go to and click

“get help,” then “search for services” to find resources

like food banks, emergency housing, transportation,

senior services and more.


Community Wheels • 303-235-6972

Rides provided Mon.-Fri. for transportation dependent

adults age 60+ and persons with disabilities to medical

appointments, shopping, lunch at meal sites and

personal trips. Make reservations 72 hours in advance.

Varying cost and space availability.

Volunteer Driver Services – Give a Neighbor a

Ride • 303-235-6912

Join the Seniors’ Resource Center’s Volunteer Driver

Services Program. Mileage reimbursement and secondary

insurance coverage available. Call the number above

to give or get a ride.

A-Line to Denver International Airport


Need a ride to the airport? Take the A-Line from the

Olde Town park-n-ride. Senior discounts available.


Low Vision

Meets the 4th Thursday 11 am-noon here at the Community

Recreation Center. Contact Debra or Steve

Johnson at 720-272-5188.

Alzheimer’s Support

Meets the fourth Friday from 9 to 10:30 am at the

Arvada Methodist Church, 68th and Carr. Contact Jean

Almquist, 303-422-3029.


Senior Reach 1-866-217-5808 •

Emotional support, community resources, referral and

education. Professionals provide FREE (no income limit)

in-home counseling and wellness support to adults

60+ in Jefferson County. Program also trains community

groups on how to recognize seniors in need.


A partnership of seniors, law enforcement and senior

service providers who provide education and training on

safety issues. The group meets at 1:30 pm on the fourth

Tuesday of the month at Jefferson County’s District

Attorney’s Office, 500 Jefferson County Pkwy, Golden.

Watch the Community Recreation Center’s safety board

or call Nancy, 303-425-9583, for monthly topics.

Legal Assistance Program (LAP)

LAP provides free legal advice and low cost services to

seniors 55+ with legal problems. To be eligible, you must

live in Jefferson or Gilpin County. Call 303-216-0851.

Arvada Food Bank • 720-437-6394

Monthly food boxes are available for low income

seniors residing in service area.

InterChurch ARMS • 303-424-6283

The Arvada Resource for Ministry and Service is a

cooperative ministry of Arvada churches. One of their

services is emergency assistance for financial crises.

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