Address:4014Colorado Springs, CO 80903Map & Directions
Services: Energy Resource Center (ERC) has been helping low-income eligible homes become more energy efficient by providing weatherization, furnace, and insulation services since 1979. ERC does NOT pay the utility bills, but improves the home to make it efficient and permanently lower future utility bills. ERC serves homes in El Paso, Douglas, Fremont and Teller Counties.Once you are approved, the first step will be to come do an energy audit on your home. Further steps will be decided from there.
Address:606 S Tejon StColorado Springs, CO 80903Map & Directions
Services: We have been providing services and programs to individuals in the Pikes Peak area since we opened the Harbor House doors in February 2004. Harbor House Collaborative supports the community by being a part of our community continuum of care in service for the homeless and specifically for those with alcohol and substance abuse disorders.The current programs offered are:Supportive Housing Program- Supportive Housing is a self-sufficiency program for the chronically homeless substance abuser who has decided to enter into sober living. Through the program, motivated individuals can receive transitional supportive housing for up to 18 months, intensive case management, intensive outpatient substance abuse treatment, and counseling services, life skills support and recovery support services.The Harbor House Clinic- The Harbor House Clinic is a Division of Behavioral Health certified community alcohol and drug counseling center. We provide multi-dimensional services to individuals and the general public affected by the disease of addiction. Through individual counseling, group counseling, outreach and public education programming, our goal is to provide individual assistance to help minimize the harm that alcohol and drug use has on individuals. Safe Harbor- Safe Harbor is a recovery experience for women in a gender specific outpatient substance abuse treatment program for women, pregnant women, women who have delivered a drug or alcohol exposed infant, female offenders, women with co-occurring substance abuse and emotional/ trauma issues. Housing First- Housing First or rapid re-housing as it is also known, is an alternative to the current system of emergency shelter/transitional housing, which tends to prolong the length of time that individuals remain homeless.
Address:201 N Weber StColorado Springs, CO 80903Map & Directions
Services: Colorado Springs Ecumenical Social Ministries (EMS) was established as a nonprofit organization in 1982 by eight large downtown churches. Considered an outreach extension for the community, ESM responds to the emergency social service needs of low-income, homeless and unemployed individuals and families in Colorado Springs. EMS only serves the following zip codes: 80903, 80905, 80906, 80907, 80909, 80910, 80916, 80926 (counseling is provided regardless of zip code)The services and programs offered are: Direct Services: clothing, prescription medications, personal hygiene items, and transportation.,
Address:702 E Boulder StColorado Springs, CO 80903Map & Directions
Services: Programs and services at the Department of Housing Development include:Affordable Housing. The Housing Development Division supports the development and preservation of affordable housing in Colorado Springs.The City provides low-interest loans, grants, and technical assistance to qualified entities to fulfill this goal as well as some fee deferrals. Click this link for an application for assistance. Capital Improvement Programs. The Capital Improvement Program (CIP) is another way that federal Community Development Block Grant funds are improving and preserving our communities.Capital improvements are provided within identified low income Neighborhood Strategy Areas (NSAs). Residents within each neighborhood are encouraged to participate in the process of identifying and setting priorities for specific projects to be undertaken.This process includes working very closely with active neighborhood organizations, holding public meetings, reviewing existing master plans for the older NSAs and neighborhood preservation plans for newly formed NSAs.Human Service Funding. The Housing Development Division provides funding to local 501(c)(3) and 509(a) non-profit agencies for the provision of human services to low and moderate income persons in the community.These activities are governed by the federal regulations for the Community Development Block Grant Program. Priority is given to non-profit agencies that provide the following services:Emergency Care and ShelterYouth ServicesSelf-Sufficiency ServicesLoan Servicing. The Housing Development Division services housing rehabilitation and affordable housing loans. To find out if you qualify for such a loan, contact this division at (719) 385-5912 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hours: Office closes one hour at noon.
Eligibility: Varies according to program. See descriptions above, or call for more information.
Address:235 Jefferson St # BP.O. Box 1301Monument, CO 80132Map & Directions
Services: Tri-Lakes Cares improves people's lives by providing emergency assistance, self-sufficiency programs, and other social services. The programs and services offered are:Medical assistance: A doctor is available by appointment only, with limited prescription, co-pay and procedure assistance. Some of the Medical services include; childhood immunizations, health counseling and referrals, medical equipment loans, blood pressure screening, and free over-the-counter medications. Food assistance: Groceries are donated by multiple food providers and are available for clients on a daily basis. Commodity food, emergency groceries, and senior supplement groceries are available. Clothing Assistance: Clothing vouchers are available to local thrift shops. Also Susan's Closet provides a "Wardrobe-to-Work Program."FinancialAssistance: Limited financial assistance is available during crisis situations. Rental, utility, medical, gas vouchers, car repair, home repair, childcare assistance, post secondary assistance, and referral services. Seasonal Assistance: This includes school supplies, holiday gift programs,. and holiday food programs. Post-secondary Education: Some financial assistance is available for post-secondary education. Assistance requires completing an application process and meeting eligibility requirements. Workforce Center: The Workforce Center is El Paso County's northern satellite of the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. Hangers Thrift ShopReferral Services
Hours: Hours vary based on location.