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We have moved to the Village Exchange Center (VEC) for a few months while our permanent building is being remodeled.  The address at the VEC is 1609 Havana St., Aurora, CO, 80010.  We are available for services Monday through Thursday.  You may call 303-360-0260 after 8:30 AM to make an appointment for the same day.  Appointments are made for times between 10:00 AM and 1:30 PM.

AICS does not have funding for housing or rental assistance.  For help dial 211 for referrals from United Way.

While we are at VEC, we will NOT accept clothing donations or provide clothing assistance.

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When we return to our permanent location our Office hours are Monday, Tuesday, and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. We recommend calling early because we have limited staff. Please keep trying if you get a busy signal. Services by phone appointment preferred.

For assistance, call 303-360-0260.

Requirements for Service
  • An Aurora resident with current mail-within 30 days-validating address, unless homeless
  • ID’s for all being served

Our Services

Food Bank

Our client-choice food bank offers protein, dairy, canned goods, staples, toiletries, and fresh/frozen produce when available; and formula when requested. TEFAP-The Emergency Food Assistance Program (USDA food program) is included. Clients may receive TEFAP once a month (full client choice pantry every three months).

To get food assistance, clients should call in the morning for a same-day appointment to select food in the afternoon by appointment.

AICS receives TEFAP government supplies and does not charge a fee to clients. In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, and reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Utilities

If you need assistance with electrical and water utility bills, please let us know. Funding is limited.

Clothing Bank

While we are at the Village Exchange, AICS will only have layettes available for newborns.  When we return to the Clinton Street location, AICS will have a full clothing bank that has clean, new or used, up-to-date clothing for men, women, and children for all seasons. We will offer new underwear and socks for every member of the household.  Clients are eligible every 6 months.

School Supplies

We offer a variety of supplies to help children attend school with success.

Transportation

When available, we offer bus tickets to get to work or for critical appointments. Income eligibility is required. Call ahead to see if tickets are available.

Employment and Human Service Assistance

A case manager is on staff to assist clients in search of employment and other human service resources.

Equal Opportunity

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

AICS receives TEFAP government supplies and does not charge a fee to clients. In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this Institution, a 501(c)3 emergency relief agency, is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. AICS does not discriminate on the basis of any classification and this policy applies to all employees, contractors and clients.