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Dec 05, 2016

More Than 100 Spaces Added to Emergency Shelter Ahead of Winter Storm

The City and County of Denver is partnering with Denver Rescue Mission to add more than 100 beds to men’s emergency shelter ahead of the first major cold weather event of the season at the city’s overflow shelter space at I-70 and Peoria.

Nov 10, 2016

Denver Human Services and Denver Juvenile Court Finalize Adoptions by 34 Families at 12th Annual Adoption Day Event

Laughter, joy and a few tears filled the Lindsey-Flanigan Courthouse today as 34 families finalized adoptions of 47 Denver children during Denver’s 12th Annual National Adoption Day event.

Nov 07, 2016

GIVE Denver Launches 2016 Adopt a Family, Teen or Senior Holiday Gift Drive

GIVE Denver, a program of Denver Human Services (DHS), today launched the 2016 Adopt a Family, Teen or Senior Holiday Gift Drive. Each year, GIVE Denver pairs donors with hundreds of families, teens and seniors served by DHS Child Welfare, Veteran Services and Adult Protection programs.

Nov 03, 2016

Project Homeless Connect 15 Links More Than 800 to Essential Resources

More than 800 people experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless connected to hundreds of essential resources today at Project Homeless Connect 15 (PHC15). The annual event connects families and individuals without homes to more than 100 volunteer service providers and resources.

Nov 02, 2016

Denver Offers Homeless Same-Day Work Experience

A new city program is providing same-day day work opportunities at city work sites to people experiencing homelessness in Denver.

Oct 31, 2016

LEAP Heating Bill Assistance Program Begins Nov. 1

As the winter season kicks in, Denver Human Services (DHS) is reminding Denver residents that, beginning Nov. 1, 2016, the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program, or LEAP, is available to assist households with their home heating costs.

Sep 26, 2016

GIVE Denver Helps More Than 650 Students Through Adopt a Student Drive

More than 650 Denver students have the tools they need to succeed in the classroom this year thanks to donations provided by the community through the annual Denver Human Services (DHS) GIVE Denver Adopt a Student school supply drive.

Sep 15, 2016

600 Volunteers Needed for Project Homeless Connect 15

Denver’s Road Home is issuing a call for more than 600 volunteers for the annual Project Homeless Connect. Project Homeless Connect 15 is a free, one-day event that is open to people of all ages who are experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of becoming homeless.

Sep 01, 2016

City and Mental Health Center of Denver Expand New Mental Health Co-Responder Program

To help better support those with mental health and behavioral health needs, the city has implemented an expanded co-responder program that now places six mental health professionals alongside police when officers are handling calls related to a person in mental or behavioral health crisis.

Aug 24, 2016

Denver Human Services Assists Displaced Residents of International Hostel

DENVER – August 24, 2016 – Denver Human Services (DHS) is responding to the various needs of displaced residents, ensuring basic needs are met and shelter is secured.