Address:1638 Park StCastle Rock, CO 80109Map & Directions
(1 Mile Away)
Services: Douglas Elbert County Task Force: Client ServicesIndividual screening and referrals for clients on a walk-in basis. Douglas County Task Force provides quality screening, service delivery and meaningful referrals for clients on a walk-in basis. They are able to provide services to 20 client households per day. Staff and volunteers make over 2,000 referrals annually, connecting clients to other agencies and resources to provide long-term solutions to problems. Rental and utility assistance are provided.
Eligibility: Adults residents of Douglas or Elbert counties. For utility assistance client must have applied to LEAP already and be able to provide proof. Adults Families
Address:301 Wilcox StCastle Rock, CO 80104Map & Directions
Services: The Department of Human Services provides child and adult protection, and assistance with basic living needs including financial assistance, food assistance, medical assistance, and child care assistance. The federal Veterans Affairs program is also operated by the Human Services Department.
Address:3370 S Irving StEnglewood, CO 80110Map & Directions
Services: Food Bank, Clothing Bank, Rental, Mortgage and Utility Assistance, Transitional Housing, Programs, Gift of Hearing Program,,
Hours: Food bank, clothing bank and career center have specific hours listed on site. Center is closed between 12 and 1PM.
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.
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:8755 W 14th AveDenver, CO 80215Map & Directions
Services: The Action Center provides basic services to the homeless and to residents of Jefferson County in need of assistance. Services include: Tenant-Landlord Issues Provides a call-in service concerning tenant or landlord rights and obligations under Colorado law. The counseling program is not a substitute for professional lawyer representation, but it does offer assistance with a variety of questions concerning tenants/landlords.Seasonal Services Every August, the Action Center helps more than 4,000 Jefferson County students start off the new school year right with brand new school supplies. Donations came from churches, individuals, businesses and even some teachers. Jeffco Action Center provides Thanksgiving Food Boxes on the Saturday before Thanksgiving in November. Pre-registered individuals are given the fixings to prepare a Thanksgiving dinner for their household. Families will also be given a turkey, ham or certificate towards the purchase of a turkey or holiday ham from their local grocer. Each year more than 3,000 Jefferson County children receive presents from the Santa Shop. The shop is setup each December with donated toys from the community. Parents and legal guardians of children from one day to 12 years old can then "shop" for gifts that ensure a positive, happy holiday season. Items are limited and based on size of family as well as the age of children.Health Navigators Health Navigators spend time with clients teaching them to manage their own health. Clients are informed about a range of services including education, referrals and financial assistance with selected prescriptions. Health Navigators conduct outreach in the lobby, educating clients on different topics each week and distributing health information. While the Health Navigators provide health-related education, the Action Center is not a medical facility and is not licensed to provide medical services.Financial Assistance Clients may receive one-time rental assistance from the Action Center in order to prevent being evicted from their dwellings. This program is limited in funding and not offered every day. Clients must: ,Be a resident of Jefferson County ,Have a photo ID and your Utility bill ,Be at least ONE day overdue with your Excel bill (and show it) ,Have the Excel bill in your name or you must be a listed household member with Excel ,During the winter months, you must have applied for LEAP and have an acceptance or denial letter. Please contact the Action Center for more informationBasic Services Jeffco Action Center fulfills its mission to provide an immediate response to basic human needs and to promote pathways to self-sufficiency through a variety of client services. The broad range of these services aims to meet the various needs of clients.Shelter Services Families and couples can stay together in specially-designated rooms. Clients have access to services at Jeffco Action Center's main facility. Clients must phone 720-407-6670 daily to see if there are any rooms available in the shelter program. When there is a room and the client's household fits the size of the room available, then the client must come to the Action Center before noon. At that time the client will be screened along with all other clients and then the Manager of Shelter Programs will decide after the screening who is the best candidate for the Shelter Program. In addition, clients must have a photo ID, Birth Certificate or something that proves identity to be considered for the Shelter Program Must pass a background check with no history of violence (to be determined during screening and background check) or sex crimes.
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.
Address:1100 E 18th AveDenver, CO 80203Map & Directions
Services: Metro CareRing is a hunger relief organization that operates one of the largest food pantries in Denver.Last year, Metro CareRing provided emergency and self-sufficiency services to more than 125,000 low-income individuals, offering food, utility and transportation assistance, and work readiness items, including tools, boots and identification documents.
Hours: M-F 9:30-2 for food services, 9:30-3 business hours for information. Tuesday nights 6p-8p for food and referrals.
Address:3131 W 14th AveDenver, CO 80204Map & Directions
Services: Community and human services center for low-income Latinos. These services are intended to assist low-income members of the community in overcoming the range of problems that result in a lack of resources and contribute to the perpetuation of the vicious cycle of poverty. At Servicios de la Raza we value:* The Latino culture, language & the diversity of our community. * The health of the whole individual: mental, physical, emotional & spiritual. * The importance of familia (family), both the nuclear and extended.* The freedom, rights & responsibility of the individual, families, and the community as a whole. Equally important, Servicios de Raza is also the primary referral channel for many human services agencies and institutions in the metro Denver region as they encounter Latino clientele. To serve these individuals, Servicios de la Raza is staffed with primarily Spanish speaking professionals. Mental Health ServicesServicios de Rasa offers bilingual low cost services for self pay clients. The agency is also a Medicaid provider for adults, adolescents, children, and families who need mental health services.