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Food Banks
Douglas County, Colorado

Food insecurity can create serious psychological stress. This purpose of this Food Bank list is to help connect you with resources to increase your access to food and other resources. This list is for Douglas County, including Castle Pines, Castle Rock, Larkspur, Lone Tree, and Parker. 

My Being Counseling accepts Medicaid, as well as offers a limited number of sliding scale fee and pro bono (free) sessions.

Please verify services, dates, and times before heading out to the food pantry. 

Backpack Society

213 West County Line Road
Highlands Ranch, Colorado 80129

The Backpack Society Student Weekend Bag Program gives the student a bag of supplemental food every week during the school year. The bags contain six meals plus snacks. Bags are delivered to the school and the school district distributes them before the weekend. Sign up on the webpage.

The Backpack Society Family Grocery Program gives each family a box of food customized to accommodate any allergy or dietary restriction. The box is appropriately filled based on the household size. The Grocery Program boxes need to be picked up in Highlands Ranch. Sign up on the webpage.

Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities of Central Colorado has an office in Castle Rock. There is a limited in-office food bank of nonperishable items. Contact to learn more.

Colorado PEAK - Douglas County

Colorado PEAK – Douglas County
4400 Castleton Court
Castle Rock, Colorado 80109

Colorado PEAK is the place to apply for and manage state benefits online. Programs include cash assistance to help purchase or grow food (SNAP), health coverage (Health First Colorado/Medicaid), transit, cash assistance, early childhood, and help paying heating bills in the winter.

Help & Hope Center

The Help & Hope Center provides assistance to people in Douglas County and Elbert County. The center assists clients at risk of eviction and utility assistance. The food pantry has food, toiletries, and pet food. There is also an on-site thrift store. There are forms on their webpage to register for an appointment.

Parker Task Force

19105 Longs Way
Parker, Colorado 80134

The Parker Task Force serves the communities of Parker, Elizabeth, and Franktown. The task force offers a food bank, senior program, and financial assistance (case-by-case basis). The task force provides one-time food emergency assistance to individuals and families who do not reside in the service area. Call 303-840-3460 to receive emergency food help. The food bank is open Tuesdays, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. Arrive between 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. for same day service.


SECORCares serves the residents of Arapahoe, Douglas, and Elbert Counties struggling with food insecurity. Guests typically leave with enough food for 10-14 days. SECOR offers assistance through partnerships for individual and family counseling, financial counseling, legal aid, medical and dental screenings, senior foot care and limited financial assistance. Online form on their webpage to schedule an intake for services.

Food Bank Organizations: Fill out the contact form or email to add your organization.

Page Last Updated: 03/18/2024