Resources for Furloughed Government Workers

Federal Shutdown Resources Local Services Assistance Programs

Congressman Joe Neguse temporary office phone: (970)-226-1721

For more resources see below or follow this link

Unemployment Benefits during a Furlough:

Colorado Department of Labor and Employment:

Colorado Businesses helping furloughed Federal Workers:

Denver Channel 7:

  • Alpine Bank: Colorado-based bank, setting aside $5 million to loan to federal furloughed workers

  • AT&T: Offering bill payment extensions & waiving late fees

  • B-cycle: federal workers can ride B-cycles for free

  • Colorado Pet Pantry: Services for furloughed workers for pets

  • Food Bank of the Rockies: Assisting people affected by the shutdown

  • Jewish Family Service Weinberg Food Pantry: Waiving normal income requirements for furloughed employees

  • Sheraton Denver Tech Center: Free food for federal workers until end of January or end of the shutdown

National businesses offering assistance:

USA Today:

  • Bank of America: Offering personal financial assistance

  • Chase: Established special care line at 888-356-0023

  • Congressional Federal Credit Union: Furloughed employees can apply for 60-day interest-free “relief line of credit”

  • Discover: Offering assistance including reversal of late fees and interest charges on skipped payments

  • Navy Federal CU: Offering interest free loans to some affected federal workers

  • US Bank: Offering low-rate loans to affected federal employees

  • US Employees CU: offering 60-day interest free loans to impacted union members

  • Wells Fargo: Forbearance and other payment assistance programs

    Broomfield Health and Human services: One time rent & utility & mortgage assistance, Provide first month rent, and / or deposit for current broomfield residents

    • Must provide photo idea, proof of income, proof of residency, eviction notice, or 3 day demand

    • Utility assistance: utility, photo ID,

    • Mortgage assistance: proof of mortgage, current need for assistance, Photo ID

    • Eligibility: Broomfield address verified with current piece of mail, open 8am-5pm M-F

    • Call to apply: 720-887-2200

    • 720-887-2257: Case manager

    Rent payment assistance

    • Broomfield Fish offers limited emergency rental assistance to prevent homelessness and gives other assistance to Broomfield residents

      • Call to set appt, Photo ID, proof of residency, active current lease agreement, 3 day demand letter

      • M-F 9am to 12pm, 1pm-5pm

      • 303-465-1600

      • Provides assistance with utilities, water, gas, electric

    Community food bank: Centennial Elem School mobile food pantry, call or visit website, require photo id and proof of address

    • Hours: 2nd and 4th wed of the month; 2:30PM to 4:00PM

    • 303-652-3663

    • 13200 W Lake Dr, Broomfield, CO, 80020

      Boulder County: Provide bag of supplemental groceries once a month, photo ID, proof of income, seniors only 60+

    • 303-652-3663

    • Fed employees: contact directly

  • Colorado Shines program: help find child care, provide information on daycares of childcares in the area

  • Can call Mile High United Way at 211 for more information on assistance for specific needs