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Sep 16, 2013

Project Homeless Connect to Offer Free Help

On Tuesday, September 17, Denver’s Road Home, Mile High United Way, the City and County of Denver, Bank of America, ReadyTalk, US Bank, Xerox and more than 80 organizations will host Project Homeless Connect 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Colorado Convention Center, Exhibit Hall B.

This event is a free resource fair open to people of all ages who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless that will provide help in one place. Community partners will provide free services ranging from medical care, legal help, assistance benefits, clothing, haircuts, hygiene bags and additional services. Additionally, dozens of businesses and organizations will connect people to jobs and career readiness services. Throughout the event, individuals and families will be paired up, one-on-one, with volunteers to ensure that they are receiving the assistance that they need. Child care will be offered at the event.

Aug 8, 2013

Denver RAP hosts “FADED” film screening to shed light on the risks of teenage binge drinking

The Youth Council of the Denver Resource for Awareness and Prevention (Denver RAP), is hosting a free showing of the educational video FADED: a film about girls and binge drinking tonight, Thursday, August 8th at The Oriental Theatre 4335 W. 44th Avenue Denver, Colorado 80212 at 7:00 p.m. Teens, their families, youth service providers, educators and other interested community activists are invited to attend the event.  KS107.5 radio’s on-air host, Tony V., will co-host the screening to help provide education and awareness on the risks of underage binge drinking.   A question and answer session with a teen that has been directly affected by binge drinking, along with a panel of experts will follow the film.

Jul 10, 2013

Denver Human Services and Hunger Free Colorado Launch Benefit Card Issuance in the Community

Councilwoman Judy Montero, Denver Human Services and Hunger Free Colorado kicked off the launch of Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards issuance today at the Swansea Recreation Center.

Jul 2, 2013

Help with Summer Energy Bills Available for Residents in Need from Denver Human Services and Xcel Energy

 City officials and community members gathered at Barnum Pool today as  Councilman Paul  López , Denver Human Services and Xcel Energy announced the  Heat Wave Help summer energy assistance program. 

Jun 13, 2013

Denver hosts Tree Planting and Ribbon Tying to Commemorate Elder Abuse Prevention Month

Denver District 4 Councilwoman Peggy Lehmann and Denver Human Services Manager Penny May dedicated five newly planted trees today, decorated with purple ribbons, at Southmoor Park in honor of Elder Abuse Prevention.

May 30, 2013

Denver’s Road Home launches new blue, donation smart meters

Community members looking for an opportunity to help the homeless will be able to easily make a donation by swiping their debit or credit card or dropping spare change at any of the Better Way to Give donation smart meters located throughout the city. Denver’s Road Home, in partnership with IPS Group, Wyless, Arrow Electronics and Denver Public Works, will replace the existing red donation meters with new, light blue donation smart meters capable of accepting both debit and credit card and change donations.

May 8, 2013

National Senior Olympic stars coming to Denver on June 14

Denver Human Services and City Councilwoman Peggy Lehmann are hosting the Become Their Champion event from 9 a.m. – noon on June 14 at the Eisenhower Recreation Center. This free event will feature Age of Champions documentary, hands-on workshops, interactive resource fair and continental breakfast.

Apr 11, 2013

Free Parent Seminars to be Offered During Child Abuse Prevention Month

In honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month, Denver Human Services will host free Love and Logic Parenting seminars throughout April to provide simple solutions and techniques to help parents with children of any age. The parenting seminars are part of a variety of monthly activities throughout the Denver community to strengthen families.

Apr 4, 2013

Seeking nominations for “Be the One Colorado Contest”

Denver Human Services is seeking nominations from community members who have inspired and made a positive impact in children’s lives for the “Be the One Colorado Contest” in recognition of National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Apr 2, 2013

“Be The One Boulevard” spotlights individuals dedicated to preventing child abuse

In recognition of Child Abuse Prevention month, Mayor Michael B. Hancock renamed Bannock St. between Colfax Ave. and 14th Ave. to “Be the One Boulevard” for the month of April. The unveiling marks the city’s commitment to joining organizations around the state for the “Be The One Colorado” campaign, which encourages people in the community to Be the One person who is important in a child’s life.