Emergency Shelter for Families - Family Promise of Greater Denver
Family Promise of Greater Denver
Data Provided By
Mile High United Way - MHUW
Description of Service
Provides the following services and support through faith communities that rotate weekly to families experiencing homelessness:
Individuals will be placed on a wait list and must call weekly to stay active on the wait list. The program is for 30 - 60 days and is evaluated weekly. Evaluation is based on goals set and goals accomplished. School-age children must attend school. Adults must participate in educational classes, be willing and able to seek employment and stable housing.
Arapahoe, Denver, Douglas, Jefferson counties
Limited, call for specific information
Call to complete a phone screen to assess needs. Families on the wait list must call weekly to stay active. No walk-ins please. The entire family must be present for the interview.
Individuals must meet the following requirements:
- Must provide a photo ID (Colorado IDs are preferred but not required)
- Must provide a social security card
- A background check will be conducted prior to admittance
- Adults must have no violent offenses
Bring basic identifying materials and information to the intake interview. Individuals on SSI or SSDI can be assisted.
Families are encouraged to call regularly to check on availability.
Families experiencing homelessness with at least one child under the age of 18. Adults may be a single parent of any gender, same sex couples, married or unmarried couples, grandparents with custody of a minor grandchild, or legal guardians with custody of at least one child under the age of 18.
Older children will be accepted but are expected to attend adult classes and look for employment. At least one adult in the family must be able to work or actively looking for work. Individuals from the LGBTQ community are welcome.