Anyone needing access to shelter or anyone who encounters someone who needs shelter access between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday can call 2-1-1 to be connected to available resources, including transportation assistance for those who are homeless and have disabilities. If it is an emergency, always call 9-1-1.
For after hours and weekend support for mental and behavioral health crises, contact the Colorado Crisis Line at 844-493-8255 or text “Talk” to 38255.
We work 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 and services.
View or download the Housing Resource and Information Guide from the 2019 Project Homeless Connect Event.
Emergency Sheltering Due to September 8th Snowstorm
Glenarm Recreation Center, located at 2800 Glenarm Pl., has opened as an emergency shelter for women and transgender individuals experiencing homelessness. The shelter is open until noon on Saturday, September 12, 2020.
2301 Lawrence St. | 303-294-0241
5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. | Seven days a week.
The Gathering Place
1535 N. High St. | 303-321-4198
1 – 4 p.m. | Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
The Volunteers of America Mission
2877 Lawrence St. | 303-295-2165
1 – 4 p.m. | Monday through Thursday
Denver Coliseum (single men)
4600 Humboldt St.
Guests can access the shelter from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., when medical screening is available. The shelter is open 24 hours a day but can only be accessed during the 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. timeframe. Bussing is provided from the Coliseum to other men’s shelters, as needed.
Women's Shelter (single women)
Transportation to women’s shelter is provided daily from the Saint Francis Center, 2323 Curtis St. Buses depart at 4:30 p.m.
Delores Project (single women; transgender individuals 18+)
Call for address.
Urban Peak Overnight Shelter (youth ages 15-18)
Salvation Army Crossroads (Single men)
1901 29th St.
Entry between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.
Colorado Crisis Services
24-Hour Hotline: 844-493-TALK or text TALK to 38255
Walk-In Crisis Services: 4353 E. Colfax Ave.
Denver CARES Detox
1155 Cherokee St.
777 Bannock St.
Mental Health Center of Denver
4455 E. 12th Ave.
Stout Street Health Center
2130 Stout St.
Most day shelters are operating with limited services.
St. Francis Center (men and women)
2323 Curtis St.
Monday - Friday 6:10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 6:10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
The Gathering Place (women; children; transgender individuals)
1535 High St.
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Father Woody’s Haven of Hope (men and women)
1101 West 7th Ave.
Monday - Friday 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Urban Peak Drop-In Center (youth ages 15-24)
730 21st St.
Breakfast served at 8:30 a.m. and dinner is served at 3 p.m.
Monday - Friday 3:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Senior Support Services (seniors ages 60+)
846 East 18th Ave.
To-go meals only Monday - Friday 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Salvation Army Lambuth Center (families)
Contact Salvation Army Family Services Center for information
Samaritan House (families)
Families only: 720-799-9371
New Genesis (single working men)
Gift of Mary (single women)
Family Promise of Greater Denver (Families)
Families can call 303-675-0713 Monday-Friday from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. for intake to all programs.
SafeHouse Denver (single women; women with children)
24-hour crisis line: 303-318-9989
Currently our shelters do not allow pets. If you’re experiencing homelessnesss and need shelter for your pets, animals can be left in the Denver Animal Shelter night drop boxes, which are always open and are indoors so they are heated.
Certified service pets will always be allowed at our overnight shelters.
In some situations, families may be assisted with a motel voucher.
Families seeking overnight shelter resources can arrive at any of the following locations and times to be assisted with shelter resources and if eligibility and vacancy allows, connected to a short-term motel stay.
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