1391 Delaware Street, Denver, CO 80204            (720) 865-2330


General Assistance
(303) 292-2304
The United Way call center is a free, multilingual service that refers callers to non-emergency health and human services.

Denver Urban Ministries
(303) 355-4896
1717 E. Colfax Ave., Denver CO 80218
Provides food, infant items, legal advice, ID advice and education and job opportunities.

Metro Care Ring
(303) 860-7200
Provides food distribution on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. Also assists with ID procurement, and PEAK benefit enrollment (by appointment only on Wednesdays and Fridays).

Colorado Collaborative ID Project

(303) 837-1321

Provides assistance obtaining identification including state IDs and birth certificates.

St. Francis Center
(303) 297-1577
2323 Curtis St., Denver CO 80205
For men and women who are homeless in the metro Denver area. Provides haircuts, storage, phone and mail services, health services, and support services.

Emergency Shelter Assistance
Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
(303) 293-2217
2111 Champa St., Denver CO 80205
Provides a variety of supportive housing, health, mental health, substance treatment, and childcare assistance to families and individuals experiencing homelessness.

Denver Rescue Mission
(303) 313-2443
Lawrence Street Shelter

1130 Park Ave. W., Denver, CO 80205
Provides shelter, food, clothing, clinical services, support groups, and education to men, women, and families who are experiencing homelessness.

Samaritan House
(303) 742-0828
2301 Lawrence St., Denver, CO 80205
Lottery for women - 10:15 a.m., lottery for families - 10:00 a.m., lottery for men - 7:30 p.m. Overflow section available for 100 males; intake to reserve a bed at 6:30 p.m. & intake to the overflow shelter at 9 p.m.

The Gathering Place
(303) 321-4198
1535 High St., Denver, CO 80218
Facility that provides a daytime drop-in center for women, their children, and transgender individuals experiencing homelessness and poverty.

Women’s Emergency Shelter Volunteers of America
(720) 317-5837
1370 Elati St., Denver, CO 80204
Provides food, shelter, support and long term care to individuals. They also provide assistance with mental health issues through residential support, counseling and medication management. Check in between by 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. and shelters hours are 6 p.m.-6 a.m.

Safehouse Denver, Inc.
(303) 318-9989
1649 Downing St., Denver, CO 80218
Offers bilingual, supportive services to women and children, provides women and children with individual counseling, support groups, legal referral, safety planning, and other support necessary to become safer, more confident, and more self-sufficient.​

Employment and Education Services
Bayaud Enterprises

(303) 830-6885

333 W. Bayaud Ave., Denver, CO 80223

Vocational assessment, training services and employment opportunities for people with disabilities and other barriers to employment, including criminal backgrounds.

Denver Workforce Centers

(720) 865-5619

1391 N Speer Blvd. #500, Denver, CO 80204

Provide a variety of free services to assist employers and job seekers. Job listings, computer & internet access, career counseling & training for job seekers, recruitment of workers, pre-screening & referral services, and tax credits and training reimbursement for employers.

GED Centers of America
(720) 424-2985
1690 Williams St., Denver, CO 80218
Provides a pathway to career, workforce, military, and post- secondary education.

Mental Health and Treatment Services
Community Reach Center
 (303) 853-3500
8931 Huron St., Thornton, CO 80260
4371 E. 72nd Ave., Commerce City, CO 80022
Services children and adults through individual and group counseling, psychiatric care, crisis services, integrated healthcare, and substance abuse and mental illness treatment. New clients go to Thornton office.

Denver Family Therapy Center
(303) 456-0600
4851 Independence St. #165, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Provides comprehensive psychotherapy services including hospital diversion, intensive outpatient program for drugs and alcohol, in-home treatment, and play therapy.

Mental Health Centers of Denver (MHCD)
(303) 504-6500
4141 E. Dickenson Pl., Denver, CO 80222
Serves children, families, and adults who are Spanish-speaking, Deaf or hard-of-hearing, elderly, homeless, etc. through drug and alcohol recovery services, and individual and group counseling.

Acacia Counseling
(303) 861-9378
1600 Downing St., Denver, CO 80218
Provides substance abuse treatment services and offender services on a sliding scale basis. Each session is $15.00 if the individual has no income.

Community Alcohol Drug Rehabilitation and Education Center (CADREC)
(303) 295-2521
3315 Gilpin St., Denver, CO 80205
Services include relapse prevention services, domestic violence therapy, anger management, DUI/DWI education and therapy, and HIV/AIDS education.

Mile High Behavioral Healthcare
(303) 504-6500
655 Broadway Ave. #200, Denver, CO 80203
Provides substance abuse and mental health services including sobriety monitoring (BA's, UA’s, and Antabuse), DUI/DWI education and treatment, yoga, acupuncture, and GED classes.

New Beginnings
(720) 620-7714
5400 Jewell Ave. #1C, Denver, CO 80232
Provides parenting classes, DUI level I and II education and therapy, outpatient treatment, and substance abuse evaluations.

Please contact us at 720-865-2330 for referrals to additional service providers.