can be a cause of special stress for our client families.
with various organizations and individuals in the community to
provide special meals and various additional items.
Meals are provided to client families to take
home and prepare.
Easter Baskets for
Children's Programs (Available all year)
put together backpacks full of school supplies for kids in our
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.
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
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.
The monthly food drive is conducted usually on
the third Saturday of the month. Other dates to be
announced, please click on
for more information.
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
year's food drives.
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.
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
in collaboration with many social service agencies. These additional
services are reviewed with all clients. A
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!