Community Resources

The following agencies provide services that we feel may be helpful to the People House Community. While we have established working relationships with the majority of these organizations, we encourage the reader of our website to do their own investigation of the appropriateness of any agency for their own unique needs.

 

Academy of Urban Learning

303-282-0900 www.auldenver.org
Offers an individualized diploma program and extensive wraparound services to address the needs of students experiencing homelessness and other unstable living conditions.

 

ACCESS Housing

303-289-7078 www.acchouse.org
Help homeless families regain their independence, achieve economic self-sufficiency, and sustain permanent housing.

 

ACS Community LIFT

303-935-7389 www.acslift.org
Serves the community through three programs: Family Care, Medical Services & Disaster Response. ACS serves everyone from anywhere. There are no boundaries.

 

Action Center, The (fka Jeffco Action Center)

303-237-7704 www.theactioncenterco.org
Provides Jefferson County residents basic human services and promotes pathways to self-sufficiency through programs that focus on three main areas: Intervention, Prevention and Connection.

 

Alternatives Pregnancy Center

303.295.2288  www.youhavealternatives.org
Our programs meet the complex needs of women, teens and men faced with the decisions in unintended pregnancy.

 

American Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired of Colorado

303-831-0117 www.acbco.org
Provides free support to promote independence, equality, and opportunities for blind and visually impaired individuals by offering resources/referrals, adaptive aids, education, emergency services, and advocacy.

 

Arc – Arapahoe & Douglas Counties, The

303-220-9228 www.arc-ad.org
Our organization enables people with disabilities and their family members to access community resources, to protect their rights and enrich their lives

 

Arvada Community Food Bank

303-424-6685 arvadacommunityfoodbank.org/
Food bank serving northern Jefferson County providing food for children and families in need through its Client Choice Food Selection, Mobile Pantry and Backpack Program.

 

Aurora Community Connection Family Resource Center

720-975-0147  www.auroracommunityconnection.com
Promotes family capacity and empowerment through health access services, Family Development counseling, English classes, tutoring for children, exercise opportunities and resident leadership development.

 

Aurora Interchurch Task Force

303-360-0260
Provides emergency services for Aurora residents: food, clothing, layettes and household supplies; bus tokens; and assistance with pharmacy, and utility needs when funds are available.

 

Bessie’s Hope

303-623-1176 www.bessieshope.org
Enhances the lives of nursing home/assisted living elders, and “at-risk youth”, adult volunteers and families through intergenerational programs that cultivate mutually beneficial relationships.

 

Bienvenidos Food Bank

303-433-6328 www.bienvenidosfoodbank.org
We provide a weekly distribution of staples and emergency food to families and individuals in Northwest Denver in a respectful and dignified manner.

 

CASA of Jefferson & Gilpin Counties

303-271-6535 www.casajeffcogilpin.com
Our mission is to provide trained volunteers to advocate in court for the safety and well-being of abuse and neglected children.

 

Center for Hearing, Speech and Language

303-322-1871 www.chsl.org
Services include: audiology (testing, hearing aids, aid repair), speech/language therapies, auditory processing

 

Clinica Colorado

720-443-8461 www.clinicacolorado.org
To provide low cost healthcare for those who are indigent, without health insurance or unable to obtain primary care services.

 

Colorado Christian Services

303-761-7236 www.christianservices.org
Provides professional counseling to women in crisis pregnancies, serves children through foster care, and helps couples build their families through adoption.

 

Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV)

303-831-9632 www.ccadv.org
Inspiring Colorado to end domestic violence by providing training to domestic violence shelters; education to the general public; and expert guidane to elected officials and policy makers.

 

Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA)

303-839-9999 www.ccasa.org
Workplace giving funds support our mission to promote safety, justice, and healing for survivors across Colorado while working toward the elimination of sexual violence.

 

Colorado Drug Endangered Children

303-413-3460 www.coloradodec.org
A statewide organization promoting the health, safety and well-being of drug endangered children through training, technical assistance and advocacy efforts.

 

Colorado Homeless Families

303-420-6634 www.coloradohomelessfamilies.org
Provides transitional housing and the following support services; case management, counseling, educational seminars, support group meetings, food bank, furniture, clothing to homeless families with children.

 

Denver Area Youth Services

303-698-2300 www.denveryouth.org
Promotes and provides a continuum of human services to over 1,500 children, youth and families in the greater Denver area.

 

Denver Homeless Voice

303-539-7226 www.denvervoice.org
A nonprofit newspaper that provides a means for people who are homeless to earn a self-sustainable income by purchasing and vending the paper.

 

Denver Indian Family Resource Center

303-871-8035 www.difrc.org
Assists American Indian children and families in Metro Denver with child welfare issues through culturally-appropriate services and case management.

 

Denver Indian Health and Family Services, Inc.

303-781-4050 www.dihfs.info
Our agency€™s activities are based on the physical, mental, social, and spiritual health of Native Americans while providing culturally acceptable personal and public health services.

 

Denver Rescue Mission

303-297-1815 www.denverrescuemission.org
Helps the needy to become self-sufficient citizens by providing education, free medical/dental services, shelter, food, clothing, long-term rehabilitation and transitional housing.

 

Developmental Disabilities Resource Center

303-233-3363 www.ddrcco.com
Provides services for 2,902 people with developmental disabilities, birth to the elderly, and their families to live meaningful lives. 100% of your donation addresses emergency needs.

 

Douglas/Elbert Task Force

303-688-1114 www.detaskforce.org
Provides emergency financial assistance: food, clothing, household goods, rent, utilities, etc., to residents of Douglas and Elbert counties in economic crisis or at risk of homelessness.

 

Excelsior Youth Center

303-693-1550 www.excelsioryc.org
Considered the expert in treating troubled teenage girls, Excelsior is the largest residential treatment center in Colorado. Despite difficult pasts, 85% successfully complete Excelsior€™s program.

 

Firefly Autism

303-759-1192 www.fireflyautism.org
Funds will support the therapies we provide to children with autism in our center and in the homes of families throughout the Front Range.

 

Focus Points Family Resource Center

303-292-0770 www.focuspoints.org
Primarily serves low-income, Spanish-speaking families in northeast Denver. Programs include English and GED classes and Early Childhood Education

 

Forward Steps

303-404-9972 www.forwardsteps.og
Helps Colorado youth transition from foster care to independence by investing in their development and well-being.

 

Hope Communities

303-860-7747 www.hopecommunities.org
Provide affordable housing, and offer services such as one-on-one case management, English as a second language, pre-school, after-school, health care literacy.

 

Inner City Health Center

720-296-1767 www.innercityhealth.com
A volunteer supported healthcare facility committed to providing medical and dental care for low-income and medically uninsured families.

 

Inter-Faith Community Services

303-789-0501 www.ifcs.org
Provides food, clothing, financial assistance, transitional housing, victim assistance, senior, youth, and enrichment programs to low-income families, individuals and senior citizens.

 

La Raza Youth Leadership Institute

303-556-6730 www.larazayouth.org
We host an annual youth leadership conference. The conference includes 40 workshops presented by community leaders.

 

Laradon Hall

303-296-2400 www.laradon.org
Serves individuals who have developmental disabilities and special needs through community participation, residential support and employment programs for adults; education and therapeutic services for children.

 

The Legal Center for People with Disabilities and Older People

303-722-0300 www.thelegalcenter.org
Protects human and civil rights of adults/children in education, housing, rehabilitation, employment, voting and abuse/neglect in residential and long-term care.

 

Mercy Housing

303-830-3300 www.mercyhousing.org/mountainplains
Building Homes, Rebuilding Lives. Housing program to develop and manage affordable, program enriched rental housing for low-income families, seniors and people with special needs.

 

Metro CareRing

303-860-7200 www.metrocarering.org
A hunger relief organization that provides emergency and self-sufficiency services to low-income and homeless individuals, offering food, utility and transportation assistance, and identification documents.

 

Ralston House

720-898-6745 www.ralstonhouse.net
A safe, child-friendly place offering interviews, medical exams and victim advocacy to complete the investigative process of children’s outcries of sexual or physical abuse.

 

Sacred Heart House of Denver

303-296-6686 www.sacredhearthouse.org
Provides a continuum of services to homeless mothers with children and single women to help them achieve and maintain self-sufficiency.

 

SafeHouse Denver

303-318-9959 www.safehouse-denver.org
Provides emergency shelter, counseling and advocacy services to women, children and youth experiencing domestic violence through 24-hour crisis line, shelter and nonresidential counseling center.

 

Third Way Center

303-780-9191 www.thirdwaycenter.org
Saves lives by teaching Colorado€™s most at-risk teens an alternative to homelessness and incarceration €“ a €œthird way€ of living.

 

WINGS Foundation

303-238-8660 www.wingsfound.org
Works to break the cycle and heal the wounds of childhood sexual abuse by providing support groups, education, and advocacy to survivors throughout Colorado.

 

You Can Begin Again

720-300-0029 www.youcanbeginagain.org
Two year transitional housing program that provides comprehensive outreach and case management for women, 18-25, emancipated from foster care, who are neither pregnant nor parents.

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