Shelter for Single Men (Samaritan House) - Catholic Charities

Samaritan House - Catholic Charities

Partnership Affiliation

Data Provided By
Mile High United Way - MHUW
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides shelter to single men, ages 21 and older. Also offers the following services:
- Assistance obtaining permanent housing and employment
- Health care
- Laundry
- Showers

Residents may stay in the shelter during the day if they have a doctor's note describing their medical condition. There is zero tolerance for drug and alcohol use.
LocationDenver County
Geographical AreaNationwide, Statewide
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureLottery is held at 9:30 a.m. Men must arrive in-person to put their name in the lottery and to find out if they received a space after the lottery is held.
Intake RequirementsIndividuals must bring:
- Photo ID
Helpful TipsAn average stay is 30 days; however, extensions may be given for a maximum of 120 days.

Denver Health provides a TB clinic every Monday at 6:30 p.m. Test results are provided every Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

Service animals and emotional support animals accepted with current vaccinations and a signed contract.

Transgender individuals must have a state-issued photo ID that matches their self-identified gender.

The men's lottery is held at 9:30 a.m. each day. Men have to show up in person prior to that time to be placed on the list and call afterward to see if they have won.
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
Driver's LicenseRequired
EligibilityHomeless single men ages 21 and older. Does not accept:
- Sex-offenders
- Domestic violence offenses
- Any violent crimes against children or any people
- Assault charges
- Meth Manufacturing
- Arson
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsNone
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Administrative Hours)
Specific Hours: Monday - Sunday, 9:30 a.m. (Men's Shelter Lottery); 24 hours/7 days a week (Shelter Operation)
Contact Information
Contact's Phone (303) 294-0241 (Samaritan House)
Physical Site Address 1 2301 Lawrence St
Physical Site City, State, Zip Denver, CO 80205
Main Phone (303) 742-0828 (Catholic Charities)
Fax (303) 296-2055
Service Location Email
Web Address
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Catholic Charities
Affiliated Program: Samaritan House - Catholic Charities
This Service: Shelter for Single Men (Samaritan House) - Catholic Charities
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Community Shelters (BH-1800.8500-150)