Emergency Shelter for Families - Family Promise of Greater Denver

Family Promise of Greater Denver

Partnership Affiliation

 
Data Provided By
Mile High United Way - MHUW
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides the following services and support through faith communities that rotate weekly to families experiencing homelessness:
- Shelter
- Meals
- Transportation

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.
LocationDenver County
Geographical AreaArapahoe, Denver, Douglas, Jefferson counties
Facility/ADA AccessLimited, call for specific information
Intake ProcedureCall 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.
Intake RequirementsIndividuals 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
Helpful TipsBring 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.
 
Client Information
GenderEither
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
Driver's LicenseNot Required
EligibilityFamilies 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.
 
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsNone
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Saturday, Sunday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Contact Information
Unable to plot address.
Contact's Phone (303) 675-0713
Physical Site Address 1 Confidential
Mailing Address 1 PO Box 40550
Mailing City, State, Zip Denver, CO 80204
Main Phone (303) 675-0713
Fax (303) 839-1826
Service Location Email hello@familypromiseofgreaterdenver.org
Web Address www.familypromiseofgreaterdenver.org
 
Additional Information
SourceMHUW
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Family Promise of Greater Denver
Affiliated Program: Family Promise of Greater Denver
This Service: Emergency Shelter for Families - Family Promise of Greater Denver
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Community Shelters (BH-1800.8500-150)