Focus Points Family Resource Center

 
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Mile High United Way Mile High United Way - MHUW
General Information
Description of AgencyProvides specialized programming and support that help low-income, Spanish-speaking families become self-sufficient, enjoy an enhanced quality of life, become able to fully participate in their communities and to support their children in gaining the skills they need to be ready for school.

Services provided include the following:
- Home visitation programs for parents
- Early Learning Center
- ESL and High School Equivalency classes
- Health and wellness programs
- Workforce development
MissionTo help build better communities by strengthening families.
HistoryFocus Points was founded 20 years ago as a community resource for families in the Five Points neighborhood. In 2010, the organization moved into the former home of the Cross-Community Coalition at 48th and Columbine, expanding Focus Points' outreach into the Swansea, Globeville and Elyria neighborhoods. Focus Points is now serving a larger part of NorthEast Denver than ever before and has been recognized as a leader in the effort to provide high-quality programs in both Spanish and English.
LocationDenver County
Geographic AreaAdams, Arapahoe, Denver counties; primarily the Globeville, Elyria, Swansea (GES) neighborhoods
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureCall or visit the website for more information.
Agency TypeNonprofit
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityVaries by program.
 
Availability
Hours of OperationMonday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
 
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 12501 E 48th Ave
Physical Site City, State, ZipDenver, CO 80216
Main Phone(303) 292-0770
Fax(303) 293-9386
Emailinfo@focuspoints.org
Web Addresswww.focuspoints.org
 
Director Information
Director's NameSheridan Castro
Director's PositionInterim Executive Director
Director's Phone(303) 292-0770
Director's Emailsheridan@focuspoints.org
 
Additional Information
SourceMHUW
 
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: Focus Points Family Resource Center
Affiliated Programs: Early Learning Center - Focus Points Family Resource Center
Main Office - Focus Points Family Resource Center
Affiliated Services: Adult Education (Main Office) - Focus Points Family Resource Center
Free Shuttle Rides - Focus Points Family Resource Center
Health and Resource Fair - Focus Points Family Resource Center
Health and Wellness Programs (Main Office) - Focus Points Family Resource Center
Home Visitation for Families with Children (Main Office) - Focus Points Family Resource Center
Home Visitation for Families with Infants and Toddlers (Main Office) - Focus Points Family Resource Center
Preschool Program (Early Learning Center) - Focus Points Family Resource Center
Workforce and Economic Development (Main Office) - Focus Points Family Resource Center