GIVE Center


The GIVE Center is currently closed to in-person services to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to protect the health and safety of our staff and community members. If you need support, please email or call 720-944-1250.

The GIVE Center, located at the Richard T. Castro Human Services Center, provides free, essential services and items to Denver residents in need, including families, foster youth, and people experiencing homelessness. 

What You Need To Know

Who does the GIVE Center serve?

When we are open, 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:

  • Diapers
  • Formula
  • Wipes
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toothpaste and toothbrushes
  • Other hygiene products

Customers are limited to five hygiene items per month and 10 emergency diapers and wipes once every 90 days.

Additionally, we can also provide referrals to community partners for additional services, fee waivers for Colorado state IDs and birth certificates, and more.

Customers may visit the GIVE Center once per month for services, including hygiene items and resource navigation. Customer may visit as often as needed for New Eyes for the Needy assistance.

What other services and resources do you provide?

Our resource navigators serve as liaisons between our customers and community partners. We refer clients to community-based resources, including:

  • Food pantries
  • Clothing banks
  • Shelter/housing resources
  • Hot meal sites
  • Utility and rental assistance
  • Eye glasses referrals through New Eyes for the Needy
  • Re-entry service providers
  • Baby and prenatal resources
  • Senior support
  • Disability services
  • Mental health resources
  • Legal aid
  • Other lifeline resources

Where is your office? When are you open?

To protect the health and safety of our staff and community, we are currently offering services by phone and online only. If you are in need of support, please email or call 720-944-1250.


How can I volunteer?

Volunteers help foster, homeless and disadvantaged children, veterans, individuals, and families, and help make Denver a better place to live.

To protect the health and safety of our community Denver residents, we do not currently have volunteer opportunities. Please contact Mile High United Way for more information about ways to give back to our community at this time.

How can I donate and what's needed?

While our offices remain closed to in-person services, we are still able to accept donations on a limited basis. Please contact Bryn Daly by emailing for more information on how to donate and what items are needed.


Get Started »

To learn more about the GIVE Center, call us at 720-944-GIVE (4483) or email