|Client Services (Castle Rock) - Catholic Charities of Central Colorado||Provides a variety of services including:
- Emergency food boxes
- Gas cards
- Utility bill assistance
- Emergency motel vouchers
- Referrals for naturalization and immigration services, ESL classes, and individual and family counseling
This location also provides seasonal assistance such as:
- School supplies
- Winter coat drive
- Thanksgiving and Christmas assistance
||Douglas County||Castle Rock - Catholic Charities of Central Colorado||Catholic Charities of Central Colorado |
|Cold Weather Motel Voucher Assistance - Denver Human Services (DHS)||Provides motel vouchers to ensure homeless families are kept together in a safe and temporary place to stay, until a more permanent housing solution is identified. Motel vouchers are issued October 1st - April 30th based upon availability and the following:
- Temperature is 40 degrees or below
- Last resort, on a case-by-case basis
- When all shelters are filled or there is a verified, extenuating circumstance that prevents a person from staying in a shelter
After April, exceptions will only be made through direct email communication from Denver Human Services in regards to the weather forecast for the week.
||Denver County||Denver Human Services (DHS)||Denver Human Services (DHS)|
|Emergency Assistance - Crossroads Ministry of Estes Park||Offers emergency assistance ONLY 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 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)|
|Homeless Motel Assistance (220 W 4th St) - Caring & Sharing Thrift Store & Resource Center||Provide short term emergency housing on a case by case basis.||Chaffee County||220 W 4th St - Caring & Sharing Thrift Store & Resource Center||Caring & Sharing Thrift Store & Resource Center|
|Homeless Motel Assistance - Aspen Mine Center||Provides financial assistance for motels on a case by case basis for homeless low income households.
||Teller County||Aspen Mine Center||Aspen Mine Center|
|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 who are residents of Aurora only; priority given to families with children. Vouchers are only provided when the weather drops to 20 degrees or lower according to weather.com for zip code 80010.
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 are Jefferson County residents only and meets 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|