More Assistance

General Assistance

United Way
Employment services, affordable housing connections, financial/savings education, other education.Dial 211 to connect with assistance programs.

Colorado Department of Human Services
Child care assistance, cash assistance, youth leaving penalty system, families needing help with care of elderly

Salvation Army
Rent assistance, homeless shelter, holiday assistance

Rent Assistance

County Housing Authority
The contact information is different in each county.

Colorado Department of Human Services
Energy assistance

Catholic Charities
Rent assistance if meets requirements
(720) 974-1579

Carpenter's Cupboard
Rent assistance if meets requirements, also distributes clothing, household items, and baby things
Wheat Ridge
(303) 431-8295

Crossroads Community Church
Possible rent assistance, possible water and energy bill assistance
For Westminster, Thornton, Northglenn, and Federal Heights residents only
(303) 962-5712

The Denver Rescue Mission Family and Senior Homeless Initiative
First month's rent and deposit For those who are currently homeless
(303) 297-1815

Denver Urban Ministries
Rent help and eviction assistance
Central Denver
(303) 355-4896

Emergency Eviction Assistance
For Denver county residents: rent assistance, 1st month's rent and deposit
(720) 944-2170

First Mennonite Ministry
For Denver residents only: offers possible rent assistance and public services
(303) 892-1038

Growing Home
For Adams County residents: rental assistance, homeless assistance, bill assistance, financial education, child care
(303) 426-0430

Jeffco Action Center
For Jefferson County residents only: rent assistance, energy assistance
(303) 237-7704

Jewish Family Services
Possible rent assistance
(303) 597-5000

Labor Community Agency Inc
Rent assistance
(303) 744-6169 x 12

Medical Assistance

Colorado Department of Human Services
For mental illness, developmental disabilities, at risk/abused children or women

Offering free and reduced medical assistance for the insured and underinsured

Colorado Aids Project
Must have been diagnosed with AIDS Offers help with the rent and other bills
(303) 837-0166

Jeffco Action Center
For Jefferson County residents only: general medical assistanceLakewood
(303) 237-7704

Clinica Tepeyec
Low income medical assistance for uninsured and underinsured
North Denver
(303) 458-5302

Clinica Family Health Services
Low income medical assistance for uninsured and underinsured
Locations in Federal Heights, Lafayette, Boulder, Denver, Thornton

Food Assistance

Colorado Department of Human Services

Food Bank of the Rockies

Carpenter's Cupboard
(303) 431-8295

Crossroads Community Church
(303) 962-5712

Care & Share Food Bank
Colorado Springs
(719) 528-1247

Food Bank for Larimer County
Fort Collins
(970) 493-4477

Weld Food Bank
(970) 356-2199

Community Food Share
(303) 652-3663

Free & Reduced Legal Services

Colorado Legal Services
1905 Sherman St. #400 (Intake Center)
(303) 837-1313

Colorado Public Defender's Office
(303) 620-4888

Metro Volunteer Lawyers
1905 Sherman St. Denver, CO
(303) 830-8210

Legal Center Serving Persons with Disabilities and Older People
455 Sherman St., #130
(303) 722-0300

University of Denver, Student Law Office
No services are available during summer and winter breaks. You must contact the office when classes are in session
(303) 871-6140

Metropolitan Lawyer Referral Service
(303) 831-8000

Justice and Mercy Legal Aid Clinic
2330 W. Mulberry Place., Denver, CO 80204
(303) 839-5198 x 6

Denver Urban Ministries
Free legal consulting for those who qualify. Every other Tuesday, from 12:15pm-3:15pm
Central Denver
(303) 355-4896

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