Covid-19 Local Community Resources

TESTING

ELPASOSTRONG

El Paso City Testing Locations: Test Locations

El Paso County Free Testing: County of El Paso Texas - Coronavirus (COVID-19) (epcounty.com)

 

FOOD

EL PASOANS FIGHTING HUNGER
www.elpasoansfightinghunger.org

Food is available for pickup or drive through at the Mega Distribution Centers. It is open to all in need. For information on the center closest to you, call (915) 298-0353.

 

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

El Paso County General Assistance Fund:
Call (915) 546-8150 or Visit www.epcounty.com/famcom/generalassistance.htm

 

Project BRAVO: Project BRAVO is no longer accepting applications for 2020. You may apply for 2021 services effective January 4, 2021.
Visit www.projectbravo.org/covid19resources for more information on the 2021 Application

 

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

EMERGENCE HEALTH NETWORK: https://emergencehealthnetwork.org
24-Hour Crisis Line: 915-779-1800

NAMI
Mental Health Coping Strategies: (link here)
National Crisis Text Line: Text “NAMI” to 741741

 

COVID-19 PLEDGE

Andrea Tirres, daughter of EPISO/Border Interfaith leader Dan Tirres, is working on a project to make our community safer in dealing with COVID-19. Our organization supports being careful about social distancing, wearing a mask, and limiting social gatherings. Please read the pledge and forward as you deem appropriate to friends and family.

Visit https://www.change.org/BreakCovid915 to sign & share the COVID 915 Pledge

 

TRANSPORTATION

Sun Metro Lift

Persons unable to independently board a regular bus or have a disability that prevents them from boarding are eligible but must first qualify.

You must call and ask for an application for the Sun Metro Lift at (915)-212-3004.
When you call and feel that you will need assistance filling out the application, please request assistance by requesting a phone interview.

Once you qualify, to schedule your appointments call (915) 212-0100 a day before your appointment.

 

RELIGIOUS SERVICES HAVE MOVED TO TV & THE WEB:

The Catholic Diocese of El Paso has services streaming on its Facebook page 

St. Thomas Aquinas Sunday Mass Service

Televised Catholic Mass:

 

PASTORAL COUNSELING

Pastor Brian Of Metropolitan Community Church is available for a telephone and online check-in.  
Contact information:
915.240.0811

ZOOM BIBLE STUDY

Radical Roots of Jesus's Love  
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm MDT on Thursday nights
Use this link https://zoom.us/j/706759282 and Zoom ID is 6101968840.