Economic Assistance Resources

Variety of links to information and resources for financial assistance

Social Security’s Online Services

During this time when our physical offices are closed to the public, you can get help from Social Security without visiting an office at www.ssa.gov/onlineservices, which links some popular online services. You can apply for retirement and disability benefits, appeal a decision, and do much more.

CDC – COVID-19 Symptoms

According to the CDC, people with COVID-19 can have a wide range of symptoms — ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19: •Cough •Muscle pain •Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing •Sore throat •Fever •New loss of taste or smell •Chills This list is not all inclusive. Other less common symptoms have been reported, including nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea - See the CDC website for more information.

Mortgage and Housing Assistance

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) partnered to launch a mortgage and housing assistance website to help homeowners and renters during the coronavirus pandemic.

Alzheimer’s Association virtual education and caregiver support groups

May 2020 Calendar of Education Opportunities from the Alzheimer's Association

Resources from Dr. Sara Qualls – UCCS Aging Center

Resources from Dr. Sara Qualls - UCCS Aging Center

GRIT – Greater Resilience Information Toolkit

Provides important resources for community members in general to access (vetted information sheets, referral information, Resilience VideoCasts, and a portal to receive training as a community Resilience Support Coach)

Caring for the COVID Caregiver Presentation

Presentation from Premise Health that validates the impact of longer-term stress on our minds and bodies, and provides 5 proven techniques that anyone can do to reduce stress and improve health and wellbeing.

The Independence Center

(719) 471-8181
Thank you for your being part of The Independence Center family. We look forward to helping you through these times and beyond. We will continue to monitor the impact of COVID-19 and will adjust accordingly.

Economic Assistance Resources

Variety of links to information and resources for financial assistance

Social Security’s Online Services

During this time when our physical offices are closed to the public, you can get help from Social Security without visiting an office at www.ssa.gov/onlineservices, which links some popular online services. You can apply for retirement and disability benefits, appeal a decision, and do much more.

CDC – COVID-19 Symptoms

According to the CDC, people with COVID-19 can have a wide range of symptoms — ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19: •Cough •Muscle pain •Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing •Sore throat •Fever •New loss of taste or smell •Chills This list is not all inclusive. Other less common symptoms have been reported, including nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea - See the CDC website for more information.

Mortgage and Housing Assistance

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) partnered to launch a mortgage and housing assistance website to help homeowners and renters during the coronavirus pandemic.

Alzheimer’s Association virtual education and caregiver support groups

May 2020 Calendar of Education Opportunities from the Alzheimer's Association

Resources from Dr. Sara Qualls – UCCS Aging Center

Resources from Dr. Sara Qualls - UCCS Aging Center

GRIT – Greater Resilience Information Toolkit

Provides important resources for community members in general to access (vetted information sheets, referral information, Resilience VideoCasts, and a portal to receive training as a community Resilience Support Coach)

Caring for the COVID Caregiver Presentation

Presentation from Premise Health that validates the impact of longer-term stress on our minds and bodies, and provides 5 proven techniques that anyone can do to reduce stress and improve health and wellbeing.

CO Housing Emergency Assistance

Emergency funding is now available for rent and mortgage assistance to low-income families facing financial hardship due to economic disruption associated with COVID-19.

Economic Assistance Resources

Variety of links to information and resources for financial assistance

Social Security’s Online Services

During this time when our physical offices are closed to the public, you can get help from Social Security without visiting an office at www.ssa.gov/onlineservices, which links some popular online services. You can apply for retirement and disability benefits, appeal a decision, and do much more.

CDC – COVID-19 Symptoms

According to the CDC, people with COVID-19 can have a wide range of symptoms — ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19: •Cough •Muscle pain •Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing •Sore throat •Fever •New loss of taste or smell •Chills This list is not all inclusive. Other less common symptoms have been reported, including nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea - See the CDC website for more information.

Mortgage and Housing Assistance

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) partnered to launch a mortgage and housing assistance website to help homeowners and renters during the coronavirus pandemic.

Alzheimer’s Association virtual education and caregiver support groups

May 2020 Calendar of Education Opportunities from the Alzheimer's Association

Resources from Dr. Sara Qualls – UCCS Aging Center

Resources from Dr. Sara Qualls - UCCS Aging Center

GRIT – Greater Resilience Information Toolkit

Provides important resources for community members in general to access (vetted information sheets, referral information, Resilience VideoCasts, and a portal to receive training as a community Resilience Support Coach)

Caring for the COVID Caregiver Presentation

Presentation from Premise Health that validates the impact of longer-term stress on our minds and bodies, and provides 5 proven techniques that anyone can do to reduce stress and improve health and wellbeing.

Fountain Valley Senior Center

(719) 600-2644
The Fountain Valley Senior Center serves as a focal point where older adults receive valuable services and participate in activities which enhance dignity, support independence and self-sufficiency, and encourage involvement in the community keeping the quality of life at optimum levels and avoiding premature institutionalization.