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HOMELESS HELP: RESOURCES

 

Call 2-1-1 for the most up-to-date shelter and resource information.
  

The Action Center
Shelter, landlord/tenant helpline, utility assistance, food, and clothing bank
8755 West 14th Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80215
303-237-7704

Agape Church
Community Kitchen Saturdays at 11 a.m.
2501 California Street
Denver, CO 80205 
303-296-2454

ACCESS Housing
30-day temporary housing for families with children. 
6978 Colorado Boulevard
Commerce City, CO 80022
303-289-7078

Almost Home
A 30-45 day emergency shelter for families with children, as well as transitional housing, rental and utility assistance, and Case Management. Serves Adams County and southern Weld County.
568 Bridge Street
Brighton, CO 80601 (shelter)
303-659-6199 

Alternatives to Violence
Domestic Violence Services - Adams County
Address is Confidential
303-657-0064

Bannock Youth and Family Center
Transitional housing for single youths and young families aged 16-24. Program participants receive supportive services and life skills training. Required to be in school, working, volunteering, or a combination of the above. 
455 Bannock Street
Denver, CO 80204
720-217-3884

Bayaud Enterprises
Helps people experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness, as well as those with disabilities or other barriers to employment, and are looking for work.
333 West Bayaud Avenue
Denver, CO 80223
303-830-6885

Bill Daniels Veteran Services Center
Access to transitional housing and homeless services, including showers and storage for veterans experiencing homelessness.  
1247 Santa Fe Dr
Denver, CO 80204
720-501-3367 

Boulder Shelter for the Homeless
Shelter. Closed April 30 - October 1. Morning services 6 - 8 a.m. (breakfast, showers, place to nap)
4869 North Broadway Street
Boulder, CO 80304
303-442-4646

Capitol Hill Community Services
Offering meals at churches at different locations
(303) 847-8239

Catholic Charities - Administrative Offices
Shelters, affordable housing, and family support
6240 Smith Road
Denver, CO 80216 
303-742-0828

Champa House - A Denver Rescue Mission Facility
Long-term residential program for single mothers with children 12 and under. 
2544 Champa Street
Denver, CO 80205
303-294-9961

Christ's Body Ministries
Daytime Center offering hot meal Mondays 12:30-3 p.m. and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Saturday groceries and hot meals at 2 p.m., now served at 16th and York in co-operation with Open Door Ministries. No ID required. First come, first served.
Address: 850 Lincoln Street
Denver, CO 80203
303-860-1272

Church in the City 
Free meals Wednesdays from 6-7 p.m. and food bags on the second and fourth Sunday of each month at 12:30 p.m. 
1580 Gaylord Street
Denver, CO 80206 
303-322-5733

Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless is a full-service agency for people who are experiencing homelessness. Many services are provided, including supportive housing and health, mental health, substance treatment and child care to homeless families, children, and individuals.
2111 Champa Street
Denver, CO 80205
303-293-2217

Colorado Crisis Services
Talk to a trained crisis counselor 24/7/365
Various walk-in locations throughout the state
1-844-493-TALK (8255) or text TALK to 38255

Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
Birth Certificates
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver, CO 80246
303-692-2000

Colorado Legal Services
Civil legal assistance to low-income and elderly individuals
1905 Sherman Street #400
Denver, CO 80203
303-837-1321

Comitis Crisis Center
Emergency, transitional VA, and family shelter

Crisis Center

Douglas County - domestic violence services for men, women, and children. 
The address is confidential.
Crisis line: 303-688-8484
Offices and information: 303-688-1094

The Crossing - A Denver Rescue Mission Facility
Transitional housing for men, women, and families; rehabilitation program for men. 
6090 Smith Road
Denver, CO 80216
303-953-3900

The Delores Project
The Delores Project provides safe, comfortable overnight shelter and services to single adult women and transgender individuals who are homeless and have limited resources.
PO Box 1406
Denver, CO 80201
303-534-5411 

Denver CARES
Detox facility and program.
1155 Cherokee Street
Denver, CO 80204
303-436-3500

Denver Health East Side Family Health Center 
Medical and dental
510 28th Street
Denver, CO 80205 
303-436-4600

Denver Health Medical Center
Medical and dental clinic. 
777 Bannock Street
Denver, CO 80204

Denver Rescue Mission
During the year, the Denver Rescue Mission provides shelter, food, clothing, and education for people experiencing homelessness.
1130 Park Avenue West
Denver, CO 80205
303-294-0157

Denver VOICE
A monthly newspaper that provides an individual an opportunity to work and earn an income.
2255 Champa Street
Denver, CO 80205
720-539-7226

Centro Humanitario Para Los Trabajadores (El Centro)
El Centro is a day laborer center promoting work, dignity, and community.
2260 California Street
Denver, CO 80205
303-292-4115

The Empowerment Program
The mission of the Empowerment Program is to provide education, employment assistance, health, housing referrals, and support services for women who are in disadvantaged positions due to incarceration, poverty, homelessness, HIV/AIDS infection, and/or involvement in the criminal justice system. 
1600 York Street
Denver, CO 80206 
303-320-1989

Energy Outreach Colorado
Utility assistance 
225 East 16th Avenue #200
Denver, CO 80203
303-825-8750

Family HomeStead
Emergency housing for families, up to 90 days.
999 Decatur Street
Denver, CO 80204
303-623-6514

Family Promise of Greater Denver
Provides shelters for families up to 60 days.
PO Box 40550
Denver, CO 80204
303-675-0713

Family Tree
Shelter, transitional housing, support for families and victims of domestic violence, community thrift store
Domestic Violence Crisis Line: 303-420-6752
Homelessness Programs Hotline: 303-467-2604 

Father Woody's Haven of Hope
Daytime center offering breakfast and lunch Monday - Saturday. 
1101 W 7th Ave
Denver, CO 80204
303-607-0855

Gateway Domestic Violence Services 
Emergency shelter, counseling, and court advocacy
PO Box 914
Aurora, CO 80040
303-343-1851

The Gathering Place
Daytime center for women, children, and transgender individuals experiencing poverty and homelessness. 
1535 High Street
Denver, CO 80218 
303-321-4198

Holy Ghost Church
Offering sandwiches Monday - Saturday from 10 - 10:30 a.m.
1900 California Street
Denver, CO 80202
303-292-1556

Hunger Free Colorado
The Hunger Free Hotline is a bilingual toll-free number that provides information on how to access food assistance such as supplemental food assistance benefits (SNAP), WIC, food pantries, and soup kitchens.
Various Locations
Toll-free: 855-855-4626 or Denver Metro: 720-382-2920

Inner City Health Center
Medical and dental clinic
3800 York Street
Denver, CO 80205
303-296-1767

Irving Street Women’s Residence
Safe Haven housing for chronically homeless women who are disabled or experience mental health issues 
601 South Irving Street
Denver, CO 80219
303-934-9501

Jewish Family Service
Help for seniors to live independently, mental health counseling, training and job placement, food and financial aid
3201 South Tamarac Drive
Denver, CO 80231
303-597-5000 

Joshua Station
Long-term transitional housing for families. 
2330 West Mulberry Place (I-25 and 8th Ave)
Denver, CO 80204
303-592-1555

Mental Health Center of Denver
The Mental Health Center of Denver (MHCD) is a community mental health care organization providing comprehensive, recovery-focused services.
Various locations
303-504-7900

Metro Caring
Food pantry, ID help, nutrition education and other services. 
1100 East 18th Avenue
Denver, CO 80218
303-860-7200

Metro Denver Homeless Initiative (MDHI)
Advocacy of homeless issues regionally
711 Park Avenue West, Suite 320
Denver, Colorado 80205
303-561-2194

Ministry Outreach Center (Denver Rescue Mission)
Food, clothing, furniture and household items
5725 East 39th Avenue
Denver, CO 80207
303.297.1815

New Genesis
Proactive resident care management program for people experiencing homelessness  
1680 Sherman Street
Denver, CO 80203
303-831-4910

Open Door Ministries
Transitional housing for men and women
1567 Marion Street
Denver, CO 80218
303-830-2201

The Phoenix
A free sober active community supporting people in recovery
2233 Champa Street
Denver, CO 80205
720-440-9175


Providence Network
Transitional and long-term housing
801 Logan Street
Denver, CO 80203
303-860-8404

Sacred Heart House
Shelter for families 
2844 Lawrence Street
Denver, CO 80205
303-296-6686

SafeHouse Denver, Inc.
Provides shelter and counseling services for survivors of domestic violence
1649 Downing Street
Denver, CO 80218
24-hour crisis line: 303-318-9989 

Salvation Army Lambuth Center
Transitional center serving families
2741 Federal Boulevard
Denver, CO 80211
303-477-3758

Salvation Army Crossroads Shelter
Shelter for single men
1901 29th Street
Denver, CO 80216
303-298-1028 

Samaritan House
Transitional housing/shelter for families, single men, and single women.
2301 Lawrence Street
Denver, CO 80205
303-294-0241

Same Cafe
Set the price of your meal according to what you can afford or in exchange for volunteer work
2023 East Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80206
720-530-6853

Senior Housing Options
Affordable independent and assisted living housing options for older adults
1510 17th Street
Denver, CO 80202
303-595-4464 

Senior Support Services
Meals for adults 55 years and older
846 East 18th Avenue
Denver, CO 80218
303-832-1622 

Social Security Administration
Social security services and benefits
1500 Champa Street Suite 200
Denver, CO 80202
800-772-1213

Step Denver
Transitional housing for single men
2029 Larimer Street
Denver, CO 80205
303-295-7837

St. Francis Center
Daytime center for men and women experiencing homelessness. Showers and storage available. 
2323 Curtis Street
Denver, CO 80205 
303-297-1577

Stout Street Health Center
Medical and dental clinic 
2130 Stout St.
Denver, CO 80205
303-293-2220

Urban Peak
Shelter, drop-in center, meals, housing and more services for youth experiencing homelessness

The Spot Drop-In Center: 2100 Stout St. Denver, CO 80205
Immediate overnight shelter: 303-974-2908
1630 S. Acoma, Denver 80223

VA Eastern Colorado Health System
Housing, mental health, drug, and alcohol services for veterans
1055 Clermont Street
Denver, CO 80220
303-399-8020 extension 2056

Volunteers of America Colorado Branch 
Meals, shelter, and housing for homeless families and youth, senior services, and Head Start programs. 
2660 Larimer Street
Denver, CO 80205
303-297-0408

Warren Village
Transitional housing for single-parent families. Provides child care and family services.
1323 Gilpin Street
Denver, CO 80218
303-321-2345

We Don't Waste
Recovers food from venues, events, caterers, restaurants and other major food providers, then delivers products to community-based nonprofit agencies. 
5971 Broadway
Denver, CO 80216
720-443-6113

Westside Family Health Center
Medical clinic 
1100 Federal Blvd.
Denver, CO 80204
303-436-4200

 

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