Address:10451 Huron StDenver, CO 80234Map & Directions
Services: Crossroads Church South Campus Food Bank - Limited financial assistance is available from the benevolence fund. Applicants must live in specified zip codes. Help is limited to $100 in a twelve month period or $200 in a lifetime. The check is made out to the company you need to pay. We do not make checks out to individuals. We do not have cash.You need to bring the bill and a photo ID.
Eligibility: Must live in following zip codes 80030, 80031, 80221, 80229, 80233, 80234, 80241, and 80260. Adults Females Males
Address:6978 Colorado BlvdCommerce City, CO 80022Map & Directions
Services: ACCESS Housing's mission is to help homeless families in the Denver metro area, regain their independence, achieve economic self-sufficiency and secure permanent housing. ACCESS does this through a comprehensive continuum of care and collaboration with community partners.ACCESS applies a comprehensive, holistic and culturally responsive approach that empowers families to regain control of their lives by providing the following services:Emergency shelter in private two-bedroom apartment units for up to 90 days. Hotel vouchers to ensure the safety of homeless children and families. Emergency and supplemental food, clothing, personal hygiene products and household furnishings. Transitional housing services that include case management and financial assistance for rent, utility, transportation, health care and education expenses.Shelter is offered for up to 90 days for families with children in private, two bedroom apartment units. Shelter residents receive intensive case management services, food, clothing, personal hygiene products, household furnishings and transportation support.Homeless prevention services that include family advocacy, linkages to community resources and financial assistance for rent, utility, transportation, health care and education expenses. Adult education and job services. Life skills training on budgeting, credit repair, parenting, landlord and tenant rights, healthy lifestyles, conflict resolution, and effective communication. Linkages to community partners for services not currently provided by ACCESS Housing.Summer recreation activities for homeless children and youth between the ages of 6 and 18.Recreation activities include arts and crafts, skating, bowling, swimming, hiking, museum tours, boating and trips to the zoo. Program participants also receive individualized mentor support and tutoring from young adult college students.At the end of the summer and before school starts every child receives a backpack filled with school supplies that are donated by local businesses. Other programs include:Steps 2 Success Self-Sufficiency Program Program services support the capacity of adult family members to secure and maintain jobs that pay a living wage.Step one services include GED preparation, English language instruction, citizenship preparation, Computer skills training, resume writing, interviewing skills, completion of successful job applications, and job search. Step two services include job placement and job retention support. Homebuyer Education and Small Business Development Workshops and individualized counseling are also offered.Home Again Family Support Program Provides support for the transitions of homeless families into transitional and permanent housing. Program service support the transitions of homeless families into transitional and permanent housing.Eligible families receive case management services and financial assistance for health care, education, rent, utility, and transportation expenses for up to two years.ACCESS Housing also owns 19 units of housing for low-income families and plans to acquire additional units over the next tn years.
Address:9460 Federal BlvdDenver, CO 80260Map & Directions
Services: The COFU Food/Clothing bank is a tool to assist those in need of self-reliance. This resource is only available to clients working toward self-reliance. Individuals seeking only food assistance will be referred to local food banks.Food Bank/Pantry The COFU Food bank is a tool to assist those in need of self-reliance. The collaboration of faith organizations in the area allows different ways to gain assistance through the program. This volunteer effort of COFU is dependent on monetary and product donations for it to run efficiently. This resource is only available to clients working toward self-reliance. Individuals seeking only food assistance will be referred to local food banks. Referral is required from social services organization, pastor, plus a photo ID.Clothing Bank A clothing bank is offered to Adams County or Broomfield County residents. The COFU Clothing bank is a tool to assist those in need of self-reliance. The collaboration of faith organizations in the area allows different ways to gain assistance through the program. This volunteer effort of COFU is dependent on monetary and product donations for it to run efficiently. Services are by referral only from social services organizations, pastor. Proof of Adams County or Broomfield County residency is required. This can be a drivers license, photo ID, or utility bill.
Address:6 Garden CenterBroomfield, CO 80020Map & Directions
Services: Broomfield FISH offers assistance for Broomfield residents with foodasssistance, financial assistance for rent and utilities andfinancial assistance to residents seeking employment and in need of trnasportation to interviews.
Hours: Food orders end at 4 pm.
Address:3489 W 72nd Ave #110#112Westminster, CO 80030Map & Directions
Services: Interfaith family shelter provides a 2 month emergency shelter to families with children experiencing homelessness, no geographical restrictions. Homeless prevention services provide rent/mortgage assistance for Adams County families with children with stable income. Food pantry available once per month, open 10-12 daily. 16 affordable housing units (1 and 2 BR) rented below market rate. 4 transitional housing slots for families who are currently homeless or in danger of becoming homeless and pursuing higher education. Children's programs include Parents as Teachers home educators for babies 0-3 and an after-school program in two nearby elementary schools for K-2nd graders.Programs at Growing Home include:Helping Children Succeed-Parents as Teachers and Sprouts After School.Feeding FamiliesGrowing Home provides a 3-day emergency food box to approximately 500 families each month. We strive to offer nutritionally sound food options through a client choice model. Families receive hygiene items and diapers as needed. The food pantry is open10 a.m.-12 p.m. seven days a week and offers community resources referrals. Growing Home volunteers and families tend a small community garden. Growing Home partners with professional chefs from Cooking Matters to offer classes that teach how to prepare balanced snacks and cook healthy meals on a budget.Housing the Homeless-Interfaith Family Shelter We shelter children and their families and assist their move out of crisis. Using the Interfaith Hospitality Network Model, families stay in shelter for up to two months. Volunteers cook all the meals and
Hours: 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. M-F; 10am-12pm Sat-Sun
Address:655 Aspen Ridge DrLafayette, CO 80026Map & Directions
Services: Emergency financial assistance. Food Bank. Thrift store.Comprehensive basic needs assistance center whose services include assistance with food, rent, utilities, transportation, medical and other basic needs.
Hours: Food bank runs from 1 PM to 6 PM Mon-Thurs, 9 AM-4:30 PM Fri; Thrift Store is open 10 AM-6PM, Mon-Fri.
Address:1400 Dixon AveLafayetteLafayette, CO 80026Map & Directions
Services: Autism Spectrum Disorder Program Support program for those w/ Autism and families. Eligibility is fora person has a diagnosis, defined in DSM-IV as Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, PDD-NOS, Rett's Disorder, or Childhood Disintegrative Disorder, determined and signed by a licensed psychiatrist, physician, or psychologist who specializes in autism spectrum disorders. The person is at least three years of age and less than 22 years of age. The person is living at home with his or her parents or guardian. The person is not eligible for or receiving other services funded by the Colorado Division for Developmental Disabilities through Imagine! (Persons with autism who have intellectual deficits are often already eligible for Imagine! services funded by the State of Colorado). The person lives in Boulder County. Individuals will be placed on the Program waitlist based on date and time registration is received. A confirmation of receipt of registration will be emailed to the family. A current email address, phone number and mailing address should be kept on record with the Imagine! ASD Program Coordinator. Supporting documentation of medical diagnosis should be mailed or faxed to the ASD Program Coordinator is required. 20 individuals are enrolled each July.Services Can Include:# Behavior therapy, planning and intervention for social and emotional support.# Family-Recruited Providers who follow social integration or behavior support plans.# Social integration activities.# Speech therapy.# Occupational therapy.# Psychological, psychiatric, and other services from licensed professionals.# Physical therapy.# Therapeutic recreation activities including therapeutic summer camps.# Remedial tutoring.# Alternative Intervention Therapies Behavioral Health Services Comprehensive mental health and behavioral supports. Eligible for Medicaid, Medicare and private pay recipients living in Boulder and Broomfield counties who also qualify for developmental disability supports. Documents required: Personal data form. Financial form. Release of information form. Consent for Behavioral Therapy. All can be found on the website. They utilize a team approach to provide comprehensive mental health and behavioral health supports for individuals with pervasive developmental disabilities, acquired/traumatic brain injury, dual diagnosis, and cognitive issues related to aging. We offer a broad range of services including function-based treatment, skill acquisition, behavior reduction, social skills training, and verbal behavior training.Specialized Treatments includeGroup TherapyBrainspottingDialectical Behavioral Therapy Dayspring Early childhood specialist, occupational, physical and speech therapy.Family Services and Early Intervention Education and therapeutic services to help children, ages birth through two, with special needs. IDEA and Medicare Part C provider.
Eligibility: Varies according to program. See descriptions above, or call for more information.
Address:9801 E Colfax AveAurora, CO 80010Map & Directions
Services: Stride provides families with services and a personalized plan to attain economic independence and break the cycle of poverty.Stride has focused on individualized case management services to help families become self-sufficient. Now, Stride also offers home ownership programs, financial literacy classes, and Individual Development Accounts (IDA's) to help families build assets, tutoring and support of after school programs for the children of our participants, and free, refurbished computers to parents that need them to find work or advance in their careers.Building Financial Assets Stride has helped more than 39 former welfare recipients become homeowners, by providing counseling and down payment assistance. We now also offer Individual Development Accounts and financial literacy training to help participants build their financial assets.Path to Self-Sufficiency This program helps each adult family member develop an individual plan - based on their skills, interests, and experience - to become independent. Plans may include:education (finish high school, complete GED, improve reading or math skills)specific career education (nursing, cosmetology, computer graphics, small engine repair, and many, many more)work experience (volunteer work that teaches important job skills)specific counseling for problems including mental health problems, domestic violence, substance abusesupervised job searchpost-employment supportStride provides a trained and experienced case manager to support the family in completing their plan. Support continues until the family has been successfully employed for at least one year. Specific support includes:affordable housing provided by local public housing agencies - families sign a 5-year contract agreeing to follow their self-sufficiency planchild care assistance for eligible families through the County Department of Social Serviceshelps in finding any other needed assistance such as emergency loans or help for a child at school.Transitional Housing for Homeless Families Stride serves more than 100 homeless families each year in Metro Denver who are referred from homeless shelters. Families receive affordable housing for two years, plus all of the services available in the Family Self-Sufficiency Program. Stride will:Help the family find and move in to an appropriate apartment in the communityProvide rental assistance to pay for this apartment, based on the family's income (the family's rent is set at 30% of their income, and program pays the balance)Self-Sufficiency Services - similar to those in the Family Self-Sufficiency programOther services - similar to those in the Family Self-Sufficiency program
Address:14980 E Alameda DrAurora, CO 80012Map & Directions
Services: Child support enforcement, adult protective services and various financial assistance programsfor low-income persons in Arapahoe county The Arapahoe County Community Support Services Division offers several financial assistance programs to help low-income families and individuals, including children, the elderly and disabled. Each program has different requirements for eligibility. These programs include: Aid to the Needy and Disabled (AND), Colorado Works/Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Diversion, Food Assistance, General Assistance, LEAP, Low Income Childcare Assistance, Medicaid, Old Age Pension (OAP), and QUEST card. Child support enforcement and adult protective services are also offered through this branch.
Address:191 Yuma StDenver, CO 80223Map & Directions
Services: Established in 1990, PetAid provides veterinary care for pets of the economically disadvantaged. In 2009, PetAid medical staff provided veterinary services to more than 9,000 sick and injured animals PetAid also provides spay and neuter surgeries to the general community in an effort to help control pet overpopulation, as well as providing discounted spay/neuter surgeries to homeless animals in the care of rescue agencies PetAid Animal Hospital is the largest not-for-profit animal hospital in Colorado and is accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association at its highest level, symbolizing our commitment to the highest standards of patient care Veterinary Services Offered:General veterinary services, including preventive care and treatment for sick and injured pets of income-qualified clients.Vaccination and microchippingSpay and neuter surgeries available to the general public and discounted for income-qualified clients.Spay and neuter surgeries, trauma services, diagnostic, medical, and surgical services for Denver area shelter or rescue organizations.
Hours: Contact for information about administrative office hours.