The following organizations and agencies are the grant specified vendors for the Colorado Refugee Services Program.
ECDC/ACC is a non-profit refugee resettlement agency which serves refugees from all over the world, welcoming over 3,500 people to Denver since 2001. Our mission is to help refugees rebuild safe, sustainable lives in Denver through supportive networks of people, services and community activities.
Colorado African Organization (CAO) is a locally-run nonprofit – founded by Africans for Africans – that works to help refugees and immigrants make the difficult transition from their homelands into a new life in the state of Colorado.
Colorado Department of Healthcare Policy and Financing (CDHPF) The Department administers the Medicaid and Child Health Plan Plus programs as well as a variety of other programs for Colorado's low-income families, the elderly and persons with disabilities.
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) The Refugee Preventive Health Program of Colorado (RHPC) provides newly arriving refugees with an initial Public Health screening and a physical assessment offered at two locally contracted clinics.
Community Enterprise (CEDS) The mission of Community Enterprise Development Services (CEDS) is to assist refugees and asylees in particular; and low-to-moderate income Denver metro residents in general, to attain economic self-sufficiency through asset ownership, business ownership, and financial empowerment services.
Ecumenical Refugee and Immigration Services (ERIS) helps to resettle refugees and asylees who are legally in Colorado (by Church World Service and Episcopal Migration Ministries), by providing them assistance with educational needs, family and social services, medical attention, employment, and cultural orientation.
Emily Griffith Technical College (EGTC) provides English and job-skills training for refugees and immigrants from over 50 nations. At the EGTC Language Learning Center, refugees attend classes for free for up to five years thanks to support from CRSP. EGTC is a member of Denver Public Schools.
Jewish Family Service (JFS) is committed to providing vital community resources to anyone facing a life challenge, no matter which leg of life's journey they are traveling. Staffed by caring and compassionate professionals and assisted by dedicated volunteers, JFS is committed to being one of metro Denver's premier human services agencies.
Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains Refugee and Asylee Programs began resettling refugees in Colorado in 1978 in response to the wave of refugees arriving from Southeast Asia. Since then, LFS has resettled thousands of refugees from countries around the world , including Afghanistan, Bosnia, Colombia, Cuba, Ethiopia, Liberia, Russia, Somalia, Ukraine and Vietnam, just to name a few .
Spring Institute for Intercultural Learning is a not-for-profit, training and consulting organization with a focus on language and culture. Through its WorkStyles and Cultural Orientation classes and financial services and medical recertification programs, we help prepare refugees to adjust to their new communities, obtain employment and develop the skills and confidence to build new lives and thrive.