Community Notice

SISTER CARMEN COMMUNITY CENTER’S RESPONSE TO COVID-19

As an essential service, Sister Carmen Community Center is committed to providing assistance to residents of Eastern Boulder County who are in need.

In order to keep supporting our community during the pandemic, we have taken steps to keep our staff, volunteers, participants, and the community at large safe and help prevent the spread of the illness. We are updating our policies to reflect best practices as provided by the CDC and Boulder County Public Health. Our current operations are as follows:

  • Masks are required for all individuals over the age of 2 in all Sister Carmen Community Center buildings. 

If you are feeling unwell or are sick, please call (303) 665-4342 for services.

Many of SCCC’s meetings, trainings, and classes are available via Zoom including Nurturing Parenting Program, Circle of Parents, Bridging Digital Divide, and Professional Development trainings. However, some activities and programs are now offering optional in-person meetings.

Please call (303) 665-4342 for details and updates on a specific program.

Appointments are required to meet with an Advocate for financial and other assistance. Please call (303) 665–4342 to make an appointment. Appointments are available in person or by phone.

The food bank has re-opened to an in-person self-shop grocery model. However, we still ask that all individuals over the age of 2 to please wear a mask and maintain social distancing according to guidelines set by Boulder County Public Health.

Check-in for the food bank will continue to happen outside by the shed. We will only allow a limited number of shoppers inside at a time. If we are at capacity, we will ask shoppers to wait in their vehicles. For the safety of our community, we ask that all shoppers maintain a safe distance of 6 feet from other individuals.

We will continue to offer the option to have food brought out to your vehicle as well as delivery options as needed.  If these hours do not work or if you need a delivery, please call (303) 665-4342.

Food bank hours are:

Monday: 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Tuesday: 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Wednesday: 2:00pm – 7:00pm

Thursday: 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Friday: 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Donations

The Thrift Store is accepting donations 7 days a week 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Shopping

The Thrift Store is open for shopping 7 days a week from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. No appointment required!

We are no longer requiring temperature checks at the store, but we ask that all shoppers ages 2 and up to please wear a mask according to Boulder County Public Health’s recent guidelines. Children must remain with their parent at all times.

Unfortunately, we are not able to offer special discounts or accept coupons at this time.

We are asking that our volunteers use their best judgement about coming in to help. Your health is important to us. If you are at greater risk or don’t feel comfortable coming in, please stay home.

Volunteers are required to get vaccinated for COVID-19 by November 8th, 2021.

Masks are required for all volunteers and staff ages 2 and up in all Sister Carmen facilities.

Unvaccinated staff and volunteers who travel out of the State of Colorado must quarantine from SCCC for 10 days upon their return.

We are in need of cash and food donations in order to prepare for and meet the needs of our community members for food and other assistance. To make an online donation, click here.

Food donations can be dropped off at the dock at 655 Aspen Ridge Drive from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Monday through FridayClick here to learn more and see our list of most-needed items.

We are so appreciative of the support of our community during this challenging time. Please take good care.

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