GIVE Center

Temporary Service Update: on Fridays (beginning Sept. 30, 2022), the DHS GIVE Center will only offer virtual customer service with curbside pickup. Walk-up services will not be available on Fridays. To start this process, call 720-944-1250 or email

Photo of GIVE Center Employees

The GIVE Center provides free, essential services and items to Denver residents in need, including families, foster youth, and people experiencing homelessness.

Our team serves as liaisons between our customers and community partners. We provide emergency goods and services with a trauma-informed, person-centered, and holistic approach.

What You Need To Know

Who does the GIVE Center serve?

The inside of the GIVE center includes a client resource navigation room

During normal business hours, resources and services from our GIVE Center are available to all Denver residents in need of essential items or services. No referral is needed and you do not need to be a Denver Human Services customer.

What items can I get at the GIVE Center?

We can connect you to essential hygiene items such as:

  • Personal hygiene items
  • Menstrual Products
  • Diapers and Wipes for Infant, Youth, & Adults
  • Vital Document Fee Waiver Support
  • The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) Food Boxes
  • Pet Food (Dog & Cat) 

These services are available every month.

DHS GIVE Center Hygiene Items   DHS GIVE Center Hygiene Items

What other services and resources do you provide?

Our resource navigators connect customers to community-based resources and partner referrals, including:

  • Prescription eye glasses vouchers through New Eyes for the Needy
  • Dress 4 Success
  • Community Works
  • A Precious Child 


Where is your office? When are you open?

Exterior look at the GIVE Center Building

Our services have moved to our new location (2929 W. 10th Ave., Denver, CO 80204), across the street from our old location at the Richard T. Castro Denver Human Services building.

The GIVE Center is open Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Se habla español.


How can I donate and what's needed?

There are several ways to make a donation and support our GIVE Center. Learn how to "Be A Giver" and donate to various causes, like our seasonal community drives, through Denver Human Services.

Questions? Email us at for more information on how to donate, and what items are needed.

Get Started »

To learn more about the GIVE Center, call 720-944-1250 or email

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.