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Dec 7, 2012

Team up with Mayor Hancock and Denver Broncos Woodyard to help at-risk youth have a happy holiday on Monday

Mayor Michael B. Hancock and Denver Broncos Linebacker Wesley Woodyard will team up Monday night to host a special toy drive reception at the Downtown Aquarium to benefit at-risk youth served by the Denver Human Services GIVE Denver program and the 16 Ways Foundation.

Dec 5, 2012

National Alliance to End Homelessness assesses Denver Shelter Network

Today, Denver’s Road Home released the results from an independent assessment of the city’s shelter system. The National Alliance to End Homelessness was contracted by the City & County of Denver through Denver’s Road Home, to assess the quality and capacity of Denver's homeless shelter system, to review shelter practices in other communities, and to make recommendations for improving Denver's shelter programs.

Nov 30, 2012

New women’s shelter opening tonight

Denver’s Road Home is opening a cold weather emergency overnight shelter for single women tonight at the Minoru Yasui building located at 303 W. Colfax Avenue, in partnership with Volunteers of America. The shelter will provide up to 50 mats and remain open nightly from 6 p.m. – 6 a.m. through April.

Nov 16, 2012

Local leader receives Presidential Volunteer Service Award for helping fathers connect with children

Denverite Dr. Nathan O’Neal was bestowed with the Presidential Volunteer Service Award. The award is given to individuals who have provided 2,500 or more service hours to the community during their lifetime. O’Neal was honored for his admirable work in helping fathers connect with their children thanks to his work with the Men Behaving Dadly program housed at Denver Human Services (DHS).

Nov 8, 2012

Denver to host largest Veterans Day Celebration in its history

The City and County of DenverAuraria Campus, Denver United Veterans Council, Metropolitan State University of Denver Army ROTC and Colorado Tribute to Veterans are excited to host the United Launch Alliance “Run, Rejoice and Remember,” one of the largest and most diverse Veterans Day celebrations in the history of the city.  There will be several family-friendly events happening all day throughout downtown Denver to celebrate, honor and recognize our city and nation’s veterans.

Nov 1, 2012

LEAP starts connecting thousands in need to heating assistance

The Denver County Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) officially kicked off the season today by hosting a Heating Fair at Denver Human Services. LEAP is a program committed to helping residents Nov. 1 – April 30.

Oct 31, 2012

LEAP Kicks Off Season with Heating Fair

The Denver County Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) will officially kick-off the season by hosting a Heating Fair on Thursday, November 1, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Denver Human Services, 1200 Federal Boulevard. LEAP helps households that qualify by paying a portion of their home heating bills between Nov. 1- April 30.

Oct 25, 2012

Denver's Road Home partners with Denver Rescue Mission and Denver Parks and Recreation to open emergency shelter for storm

Denver's Road Home has partnered with Denver Parks & Recreation and Denver Rescue Mission to open an additional cold weather emergency shelter at the Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center located at 3880 Newport St. This temporary shelter will operate throughout the storm, which is expected to last until Saturday morning to ensure the safety, warmth and well-being of our most vulnerable residents.

Oct 25, 2012

Denver's Road Home partners with Denver Rescue Mission and Denver Parks and Recreation to open emergency shelter for storm

Denver's Road Home has partnered with Denver Parks & Recreation and Denver Rescue Mission to operate an additional cold weather emergency shelter at the Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center located at 3880 Newport St. This temporary emergency shelter will operate throughout the storm, which is expected to last until Saturday, October 27th, to ensure the safety, warmth and well-being of our most vulnerable residents.

Oct 12, 2012

GIVE Denver Masquerade Ball, Saturday

Hundreds of people are expected to attend the 2nd Annual GIVE Denver Masquerade Ball presented by Suncor Energy at the Eastside Denver Human Services (DHS) office located at 3815 Steele St. on Saturday, October 13 at 7 p.m.