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Denver's Road Home oversees the city's investments into tools that help people experiencing homelessness. They partner with the community to provide resources to people who find themselves without a home to help them through what is hopefully a temporary experience with homelessness.

Denver’s Road Home is a critical partner in the Denver Metro region’s effort to connect people experiencing homelessness to housing available through the OneHome regional program. Through partnerships with organizations like the Denver Rescue Mission, Catholic Charities, Salvation Army, Urban Peak, The Delores Project, and others, we are able to provide overnight shelter accommodations for hundreds of people each night.

Street Outreach

Denver’s Road Home also partners with St. Francis Center, Salvation Army, Urban Peak, and the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless to provide search and rescue and outreach services to people who do not access shelter or other supportive services. This can include visits to neighborhoods throughout the community to connect directly with people experiencing homelessness right where they are staying to try and connect them to vital resources like potential housing options, vital records, legal identification, food or medical assistance, behavioral or mental health services, and other essential services.

Homeless Commission Restructure

Thank you to those who applied for the city's new Advisory Committee for Housing the Homeless; the application period is now over. The selection committee will be meeting soon to review applications. The committees first meeting will be announced shortly. Stay tuned!

Volunteering and Donating

Community-based organizations across Denver rely on donations to feed, clothe, shelter and support thousands of people who are experiencing homelessness in Denver. 

Use this list or download the Give A Better Way Guide to Giving to learn more about how to volunteer your time or how to donate to various organizations.

You can also find volunteer opportunities through the Mile High United Way volunteer events page.


The City and County of Denver works with a wide variety of service providers throughout the community who assist people who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of becoming homeless to provide needed resources. Download the Denver Shelters and Services Resource Guide to share with your network. You can also download our Housing Resource Guide here.

Give A Better Way

Many people feel compelled to help when they see someone who is homeless or panhandling on the streets. Often times, people give a dollar and wonder where that money might go. Most hope that it helps someone who is experiencing homelessness. Many think it’s the only way to help, but there are programs in place to help you Give a Better Way and know exactly how your donation is helping the homeless. 

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