Assistance Programs

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
Westminster
(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
Denver
(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
Denver
(720) 944-2170

First Mennonite Ministry

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

Growing Home

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

Jeffco Action Center

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

Jewish Family Services

Possible rent assistance
Denver
(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
Clinics. 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
Wheatridge
(303) 431-8295

Crossroads Community Church

Northglenn
(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

Greeley
(970) 356-2199

Community Food Share

Longmont
(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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