Alcoholics Anonymous: Locate an AA meeting near you.
2-1-1: The national abbreviated dialing code for free access to health and human services information and referral.
Probation Advocates: Where participants go for information to successfully complete probation.
9 to 5 Working Women: Works to improve the workplace for women and strengthen the ability of low-wage working women to win economic justice and rights on the job.
The Adoption Exchange: Helps make the connection between children who have been abused and neglected (Wednesday's Child) and are waiting to be adopted with prospective adoptive parents.
(303) 755-4756 or (800) 451-5246
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Foundation of Colorado: Protects and extends the Constitutionally guaranteed civil rights and civil liberties of all Coloradans through litigation, education and advocacy.
Associations for Senior Citizens: Helps low-income seniors with emergency financial assistance, information and referrals, food bank, "Friendly Visitor Program", warm clothing, and an independent shared-living facility.
Centers for Women's Employment and Education (CWEE): Provides programs to help low-income single parents and families develop and expand the skills necessary to succeed in employment and become economically self-sufficient.
CHARG Resource Center: A community of Denver's mentally ill citizens, partnering with professionals to run a drop-in center, psychiatric clinic, homeless outreach and public education programs.
Colorado AIDS Project: A community-based HIV and AIDS service and education agency. Serving the Denver-Metro area and the surrounding counties (Adams, Arapahoe, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas and Jefferson), any man, woman or child with an HIV or AIDS diagnosis is eligible for many of CAP's confidential services and referrals.
Colorado Department of Human Services: CDHS oversees the state?s 64 county departments of social/human services, the state?s public mental health system, Colorado?s system of services for people with developmental disabilities, the state?s juvenile corrections system and all state and veterans? nursing homes, through more than 5,000 employees and thousands of community-based service providers.
Colorado NARAL Foundation: They support and protect a woman?s right to make reproductive choices by providing education, training programs and support for public policy initiatives.
Colorado Women's Agenda: A statewide network that champions social justice, political power and economic security for women through education, advocacy and grassroots activism.
Community Shares: Works to develop and enhance the human and financial resources of out nonprofit member agencies so they may, in turn, serve and strengthen communities throughout Colorado.
(303) 861-7507 or 1(800) 808-4038
Community Educational Outreach: Assists individuals who risk losing their independence through imprisonment, where educational level contributes to that risk, by improving their educational and life skills.
Community Housing Services, Inc.: Provides services for individuals and families, to locate and secure housing. We specialize in services to seniors and those individuals who have below average incomes.
Community Resource Center: Provides training, technical assistance, and leadership development for nonprofit organizations across Colorado.
Denver Indian Center: The Denver Indian Center, Inc. serves a diverse group of tribes, the majority of which represent the Southwest and the Northern and Southern Plains. Most come seeking economic stability, education and security for their families.
Denver Urban Ministries (DenUM): Provides emergency services for people experiencing crisis, helps people achieve economic self-reliance through the Job Center, and offers urban volunteer experiences for groups and individuals.
Domestic Violence Initiative for Women with Disabilities: Assists women with disabilities who have experienced domestic violence by providing referrals, peer support, education and advocacy.
Earthlinks: Connects homeless individuals, shelter residents, women at risk, and inner-city students with nature, providing experiential Earth education, respite from struggles, and initiatives toward life changed.
1st Tribal Lending: The Section 184 Indian Home Loan Guarantee Program is a home mortgage specifically designed for American Indian and Alaska Native families, Alaska Villages, Tribes, or Tribally Designated Housing Entities. Section 184 loans can be used, both on and off native lands, for new construction, rehabilitation, purchase of an existing home, or refinance.
Gathering Place: Denver's only day shelter for homeless women and children, providing a safe, supportive environment with survival services, individual coaching, advocacy and referrals.
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Colorado (The Center): Colorado's primary service agency offering youth support, crisis intervention, health programs, community events, legal and social justice advocacy for GLBT people and people living with HIV/AIDS.
Grief and Bereavement Assistance: Coping with death and loss, whether sudden or expected, can feel jarring, even debilitating. Fortunately, many resources exist specifically to support the bereaved.
Hospice of Metro Denver: Provides compassionate, specialized comfort care to terminally ill individuals, their families and loved ones throughout the Denver metropolitan region.
Inner City Health Center: A Christian health clinic that provides medical, dental and counseling services for low-income, uninsured people on a sliding fee basis.
Kempe Children's Foundation: The support organization for Kempe Children's Center, focusing on clinical treatment, research and education to end child abuse and neglect.
Legal Assistance: A listing of Colorado pro bono legal services.
Legal Assistance Referral Directory: A listing of Colorado pro bono legal services.
Lost and Found, Inc.: Specializes in counseling and intervention services from a Christian perspective for children, teens and families struggling with addictions, sexual abuse and other traumas.
Low Income Mortgage, Affordable Housing This guide has been written to help low income earners and the general public to understand the steps and processes required when purchasing affordable housing, as well as inform homeless people about methods and programs to find accommodation.
Metro CareRing: An emergency assistance service for those in need in Metro Denver. They are supported by a group of church congregations, other religious groups, individuals, businesses and foundations.
Mile High United Way: Helps to unite and focus the community's resources to help people help themselves.
MortgateLoan.com: This guide aims to help persons of low income gain an understanding of the options available when it comes to finding affordable housing and getting a mortgage.
New Genesis, Inc.: A transitional community for the homeless. They recognize that homelessness is a temporary situation and not a personal weakness. The help victims of homelessness get off the streets and back into society.
New Foundations Nonviolence Center: Provides Alternatives-to-Violence training in Colorado schools, neighborhoods and institutions to help curb the violence in our society.
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays of Denver (PFLAG): Promotes opportunities for dialogue regarding sexual orientation and gender identity through support, education and advocacy to create a society respectful of human diversity.
People of Color Consortium Against AIDS (POCCAA): Provides culturally competent support, financial assistance and emotional support for people with HIV/AIDS, as well as prevention education for communities of color.
Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, Inc.: Provides affordable and confidential reproductive health care across Colorado, including breast and cervical cancer screenings, testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections, HIV/AIDS testing and educational programming.
Project Angel Heart: Promotes the health, dignity and self-sufficiency of people living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-threatening illnesses by providing nutritious, home-delivered meals with care and compassion.
Urban Servant Corps: Provides full-time volunteer staff to community service agencies that work with many of the most disadvantaged and at-risk populations in Denver's inner city.
Volunteers of America, Colorado Branch: A national, nonprofit, spiritually based organization providing local human service programs, and.
VSA Arts of Colorado: Enriches the lives of people with disabilities by creating and promoting opportunities for disabled persons and their families to actively participate in the arts.
Women's Bean Project: Provides transitional employment and training within the context of a viable business to women who come from backgrounds of chronic poverty, unemployment and displacement.
Work Options for Women: Provides low-income women with marketable job skills for employment in the food service industry and life management skills to move them from poverty to self-sufficiency.