|Castle Rock Office - Catholic Charities of Central Colorado||The Catholic Charities of Central Colorado Castle Rock Office provides a variety of services including emergency food boxes, gas cards, furniture, utility bill assistance, emergency hotel stays, referrals for naturalization and immigration services, ESL classes, and individual and family counseling. This location also provides seasonal assistance such as school supplies, a winter coat drive, and Thanksgiving and Christmas assistance.
||Douglas County||Castle Rock - Catholic Charities of Central Colorado||Catholic Charities of Central Colorado |
|Emergency Assistance - Community Budget Center||Provides financial assistance for a number of emergency needs. Typically assistance of up to $100 per year, per household is offered to assist individuals and families with the following needs:
- Medical Bills
- Utilities (Gas, Electric, Heating, Water)
- Rent Assistance
- Motel Vouchers
Funds are available on the first of the month on a first come, first served basis.||Moffat County||Community Budget Center||Community Budget Center|
|Emergency Assistance - Crossroads Ministry of Estes Park||Offers emergency assistance to individuals and families of the Estes Valley who are temporarily in need, with the following types of assistance:
- Partial rent or utility bills
- Prescription assistance
- Emergency short term lodging (e.g. motel voucher)
- Clothing vouchers
- Household goods vouchers
- Showers or laundry services vouchers
- Gasoline, transportation in an emergency, or other emergency needs may be considered
**Individuals stranded in Estes Valley can also call for assistance.
||Larimer County||Crossroads Ministry of Estes Park||Crossroads Ministry of Estes Park|
|Emergency Housing - Caring & Sharing Thrift Store & Resource Center||We are able to provide emergency housing for a day or two, if the need arises. Call or walk in and let us know what your situation is and we will see if housing can be arranged.||Chaffee County||Resource Center - Caring & Sharing Thrift Store & Resource Center||Caring & Sharing Thrift Store & Resource Center|
|Emergency Shelter Assistance - Denver Human Services (DHS)||Offers year-round motel vouchers for Denver County families with children. Also provides year-round medical respite beds for Denver County single men, single women, and pregnant women if there is a verified medical condition with a doctor-issued medical statement. To access a respite bed clients are referred by Denver Health or Stout Street Clinic.
Families with children under the age of 18 with 30 days of residency in Denver will be eligible for up to 14 vouchers in a 12 month period.
From October - April, when the temperature is at or below 40 degrees and shelters are at capacity, vouchers will be provided for one night only after 7 p.m. for Denver County residents. Out-of-county/out-of-state residents will be referred to their County of origin first and then local area shelters for accommodation on a short-term basis, before being considered for a one-time voucher. Proof of residency is not required for single-night vouchers during cold weather days when temperatures drop below 40 degrees. Out-of-county, out-of-state individuals will be eligible for one voucher only (i.e., once in a lifetime).
See Helpful Tips below for locations where motel vouchers may be available.||Denver County||Denver Human Services (DHS)||Denver Human Services (DHS)|
|Family Day Center - Catholic Charities||The Family Day Center provides services for families who are homeless or on the verge of homelessness. Services include a hot meal, onsite child care while you meet with a case manager, limited financial assistance, hotel voucher help on a case by case basis, access to computers, and more. Walk in for services Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
||El Paso County||Colorado Springs - Catholic Charities of Central Colorado||Catholic Charities of Central Colorado |
|Food Bank and Emergency Assistance - Trinity Church in the Pines||Provides the following services to residents of Grand Lake:
- Food bank
- Emergency financial assistance
- Emergency shelter (up to 3 nights)
- Emergency gas vouchers||Grand County||Trinity Church in the Pines||Trinity Church in the Pines|
|Homeless Outreach - Blackbird Outreach||Blackbird Outreach provides services to those who have been forced to live out in open space for 12 months or more or have had several episodes of homelessness in the past 3 years. Those needing services must be working with other service organizations and most will have needed to take the VI-SPDAT housing survey. Outreach services include transportation to get to locations to receive services, identification of barriers and assistance with navigating those barriers, advocacy, hotel assistance on a case by case basis, housing aftercare support, and more. Call (719) 387-1315 to receive outreach services. Calls are taken Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.||El Paso County||Blackbird Outreach||Blackbird Outreach |
|Motel Vouchers and Cold Weather Services for Single Men, Single Women and Families - Aurora Warms The Night||Provides motel vouchers to families with children or homeless individuals on a first-come first-served basis with priority given to families with children. Vouchers are only provided when the weather drops to 20 degrees.
On consecutive cold weather activation days, Aurora Warms the Night will call the motel to renew the voucher and deliver another daily food kit directly to the motel. Between 80-100 individuals are served per cold weather activation
Other cold weather services include the following:
- Transportation to the motel
- Warm clothing (hat, gloves, scarf)
- Hygiene products
- Information on community resources
- Aurora Mental Health Center’s PATH program (case management, mental health services, medical care, housing support)
||Arapahoe County||Aurora Warms the Night||Aurora Warms The Night|
|Motel Vouchers for Single Men, Single Women and Families (900 Jefferson County Pkwy) - Jefferson County Human Services||Provides motel vouchers for homeless single adults and families who meet eligibility requirements. Vouchers are provided on a one-time basis for two to three nights, depending on availability. Vouchers are not based on weather criteria (i.e., vouchers are not given due to severe weather).||Jefferson County||900 Jefferson Cty Pkwy - Jefferson County Human Services||Jefferson County Human Services|