Address:1801 N Williams St Suite 200#170Denver, CO 80218Map & Directions
Services: Supported by Kaiser Permanente and the Colorado Department of Human Services, the Hunger Free Hotline is a bilingual toll free number. The Hotline's resource navigators are experts in public and private food resources and fluent in both English and Spanish. Resource navigators will ask callers high-level screening questions so that their recommendations will be tailored to each caller's unique situation. The Hotline is available Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 4:30 PM. Food assistance navigators will refer clients to all resources including: food assistance, senior programs, WIC, the Summer Food Service Program, school meals, food banks, food pantries, soup kitchens, and more.
Address:2707 W Mississippi AveDenver, CO 80219Map & Directions
Services: Crossroads of the Rockies, founded in 1989 was originally formed as the result of a gathering of pastors expressing a desire to meet the need of their neighbors. For over 13 years Crossroads has been a life giving support network in the Westwood neighborhood, by offering a safe haven for their community by reaching out spiritually, creating after school programs, and summer camps. Their mission is to transform lives by restoring hope, empowering people and creating community to impact their world. They achieve their mission through the implementation of several excellent programs offered to the community such as:
*Whiz Kids and Whiz Kids 2, a one on one tutoring program for children grades 1-8.
*S.A.Y. YES! Center for Youth Development, after school program for underserved youth grades k-12, addressing educational,social and moral issues.
*A.C.T.T. Mentoring, targeting high risk youth as young as five through high schoolers.
*Food and Clothing Banks serving over 100 families per week, representing over 400 individuals.
*They also include family advocacy, adult english courses, and computer classes.
Address:1100 E 18th AveDenver, CO 80203Map & Directions
Services: Metro CareRing helps meet basic needs and advocates for solutions to hunger and poverty. They assist people through times of crisis and provide resources for self-sufficiency. Metro CareRing served almost 10,000 families last year with food and toiletries. In addition, they provided utilities assistance to several hundred households, over 9,000 referrals for other services, and provided a listening ear to their clients.
Address:650 S Taylor AveLouisville, CO 80027Map & Directions
Services: To ensure that people in Boulder & Broomfield Counties, Colorado are food secure. Priority results: Food insecure individuals have access to nutritious foodFood insecure individuals are informed about how to access food from federal & local government, and non-profit programsCollection & distribution of food to those in need occur in an effective and efficient manner CFS distributes food at no charge to over 50 human service agencies located in their service area, such as emergency assistance centers, shelters, church food pantries, low income housing, and centers serving low-income children, disabled persons and seniors. Community Food Share also delivers the orders at no charge. Approximately 75% of the inventory is distributed through the agencies. The agencies undergo annual monitoring to ensure food safety standards are met.Program:Direct Distribution ProgramsBudget: $3,162,097Category: Food, Agriculture & NutritionPopulation Served: Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General
Program Description: CFS operates direct distribution programs targeting those in poverty. Feeding Familes serves families with children in school who are enrolled in the free-lunch program. Elder Share serves very low-income seniors. Mobile Pantry delivers food on Saturdays to low-income areas. They also provide Emergency Food Boxes to anyone who comes to their door in need.
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Address:1511 E 11th StLoveland, CO 80537Map & Directions
Services: Established in 1961, HNS was designed so that low-income people seeking assistance could come to one location. Churches and other community resources rely on HNS to provide the basic necessities of life. HNS provides emergency assistance that allows their clients to use their limited income towards other basic needs. They help reduce the threat of homelessness and promote their clients into a stable self-sufficient living environment. They also assist, educate, and encourage clients towards self-reliance and a hope of a better tomorrow. HNS serves roughly 1500-1700 individuals every month with approximately 50% of them children. The assistance they provide is given in the form of the following programs: Food Bank, Clothing, Emergency Shelter, Prescriptions Program, Special Medical, Back-to-School Program, Utility Assistance, Christmas Program, Transportation, Birthday Closet, and Referral Program.