Housing Assistance In arvada, CO And Vicinity

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Inter-Church Arms Emrgncy

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5300 Saulsbury Ct
Arvada, CO 80002
(303) 424-6283

Description
Interchurch ARMS (Arvada Resource for Ministry Services) Emergency Services office is located in the Arvada United Methodist Church. This organization helps provide emergency services to residents and homeless people in the Arvada area. The phone number for Interchurch ARMS Emergency Services is 303-424-6283.

Hours
Must call for appointment.

Area Served
Jefferson County

Jefferson County Housing

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7490 W 45th Ave
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(303) 422-8600

Description
Jefferson County Housing Authority - These programs provide Section 8 rental assistance at specific properties.

Eligibility
Anyone over the age 18 when list opens up. Adults Families Females Males

Area Served
Jefferson County

Family Tree Inc

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3805 Marshall St
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(303) 467-3794

Description
Provides a broad range of services and shelter to families and youth of metro Denver to overcome child abuse, domestic violence and homelessness. The mission of Family Tree is to help people overcome child abuse, domestic violence and homelessness to become safe, strong and self-reliant. CHILDREN'S SERVICES Family Tree serves children and adolescents who have been abused or neglected and are not safe in their homes; youth who are homeless on the streets or have run away from home. Family Tree serves youth who are at risk of being removed from their homes due to behavioral problems. Family Tree also assist families at risk of child abuse or neglect in an effort to stabilize those families, and we help families who are caring for family members, not their own children, when parents are unable to do so. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICES Family Tree serves adult and child victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; families who have experienced the break-up of their homes through divorce or separation; and children who have witnessed family violence and/or have experienced abuse in their homes. HOMELESSNESS SERVICES Family Tree serves adult individuals, youth and families who are homeless or are at risk of homelessness. We assist persons who have very low to no incomes and are working toward goals to increase their self-sufficiency.TREASURE TRUNK THRIFT STORE Provides clean, gently-used adult and children's clothing, household goods and small appliances for sale to the public and free of charge to Family Tree clients.

Area Served
Jefferson County

Growing Home

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3489 W 72nd Ave
#112
Westminster, CO 80030
(303) 426-0430

Description
Interfaith family shelter provides a 2 month emergency shelter to families with children experiencing homelessness, no geographical restrictions. Homeless prevention services provide rent/mortgage assistance for Adams County families with children with stable income. Food pantry available once per month, open 10-12 daily. 16 affordable housing units (1 and 2 BR) rented below market rate. 4 transitional housing slots for families who are currently homeless or in danger of becoming homeless and pursuing higher education. Children's programs include Parents as Teachers home educators for babies 0-3 and an after-school program in two nearby elementary schools for K-2nd graders.Programs at Growing Home include:Helping Children Succeed-Parents as Teachers and Sprouts After School.Feeding FamiliesGrowing Home provides a 3-day emergency food box to approximately 500 families each month. We strive to offer nutritionally sound food options through a client choice model. Families receive hygiene items and diapers as needed. The food pantry is open10 a.m.-12 p.m. seven days a week and offers community resources referrals. Growing Home volunteers and families tend a small community garden. Growing Home partners with professional chefs from Cooking Matters to offer classes that teach how to prepare balanced snacks and cook healthy meals on a budget.Housing the Homeless-Interfaith Family Shelter We shelter children and their families and assist their move out of crisis. Using the Interfaith Hospitality Network Model, families stay in shelter for up to two months. Volunteers cook all the meals and

Hours
9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. M-F; 10am-12pm Sat-Sun

Area Served
Adams County


Senior Assistance Center

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2839 W 44th Ave
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 455-9642

Description
At the Association for Senior Citizens, we help the most vulnerable of our community's senior citizens maintain their dignity by providing them with life's necessities. The Association for Senior Citizens also has at their office forms provided at no cost for medical durable power of attorney for health care decisions, declaration as to Medical or Surgical treatment, and information on Colorado Living Will Law of 1985. Or download a pdf document. Forms available for pickup at The Association for Senior Citizens office Monday thru Thursday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Area Served
Denver County

The Action Center

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8755 W 14th Ave
Lakewood, CO 80215
(303) 237-7704

Description
The Action Center provides basic services to the homeless and to residents of Jefferson County in need of assistance. Services include: Tenant-Landlord Issues Provides a call-in service concerning tenant or landlord rights and obligations under Colorado law. The counseling program is not a substitute for professional lawyer representation, but it does offer assistance with a variety of questions concerning tenants/landlords.Seasonal Services Every August, the Action Center helps more than 4,000 Jefferson County students start off the new school year right with brand new school supplies. Donations came from churches, individuals, businesses and even some teachers. Jeffco Action Center provides Thanksgiving Food Boxes on the Saturday before Thanksgiving in November. Pre-registered individuals are given the fixings to prepare a Thanksgiving dinner for their household. Families will also be given a turkey, ham or certificate towards the purchase of a turkey or holiday ham from their local grocer. Each year more than 3,000 Jefferson County children receive presents from the Santa Shop. The shop is setup each December with donated toys from the community. Parents and legal guardians of children from one day to 12 years old can then "shop" for gifts that ensure a positive, happy holiday season. Items are limited and based on size of family as well as the age of children.Health Navigators Health Navigators spend time with clients teaching them to manage their own health. Clients are informed about a range of services including education, referrals and financial assistance with selected prescriptions. Health Navigators conduct outreach in the lobby, educating clients on different topics each week and distributing health information. While the Health Navigators provide health-related education, the Action Center is not a medical facility and is not licensed to provide medical services.Financial Assistance Clients may receive one-time rental assistance from the Action Center in order to prevent being evicted from their dwellings. This program is limited in funding and not offered every day. Clients must: ,Be a resident of Jefferson County ,Have a photo ID and your Utility bill ,Be at least ONE day overdue with your Excel bill (and show it) ,Have the Excel bill in your name or you must be a listed household member with Excel ,During the winter months, you must have applied for LEAP and have an acceptance or denial letter. Please contact the Action Center for more informationBasic Services Jeffco Action Center fulfills its mission to provide an immediate response to basic human needs and to promote pathways to self-sufficiency through a variety of client services. The broad range of these services aims to meet the various needs of clients.Shelter Services Families and couples can stay together in specially-designated rooms. Clients have access to services at Jeffco Action Center's main facility. Clients must phone 720-407-6670 daily to see if there are any rooms available in the shelter program. When there is a room and the client's household fits the size of the room available, then the client must come to the Action Center before noon. At that time the client will be screened along with all other clients and then the Manager of Shelter Programs will decide after the screening who is the best candidate for the Shelter Program. In addition, clients must have a photo ID, Birth Certificate or something that proves identity to be considered for the Shelter Program Must pass a background check with no history of violence (to be determined during screening and background check) or sex crimes.

Area Served
Jefferson County

Servicios De La Raza

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3131 W 14th Ave
Denver, CO 80204
(303) 458-5851

Description
Community and human services center for low-income Latinos. These services are intended to assist low-income members of the community in overcoming the range of problems that result in a lack of resources and contribute to the perpetuation of the vicious cycle of poverty. At Servicios de la Raza we value:* The Latino culture, language & the diversity of our community. * The health of the whole individual: mental, physical, emotional & spiritual. * The importance of familia (family), both the nuclear and extended.* The freedom, rights & responsibility of the individual, families, and the community as a whole. Equally important, Servicios de Raza is also the primary referral channel for many human services agencies and institutions in the metro Denver region as they encounter Latino clientele. To serve these individuals, Servicios de la Raza is staffed with primarily Spanish speaking professionals. Mental Health ServicesServicios de Rasa offers bilingual low cost services for self pay clients. The agency is also a Medicaid provider for adults, adolescents, children, and families who need mental health services.

Area Served
Denver County

Community of Faith

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9460 Federal Blvd
Denver, CO 80260
(303) 452-2727

Description
The COFU Food/Clothing bank is a tool to assist those in need of self-reliance. This resource is only available to clients working toward self-reliance. Individuals seeking only food assistance will be referred to local food banks.Food Bank/Pantry The COFU Food bank is a tool to assist those in need of self-reliance. The collaboration of faith organizations in the area allows different ways to gain assistance through the program. This volunteer effort of COFU is dependent on monetary and product donations for it to run efficiently. This resource is only available to clients working toward self-reliance. Individuals seeking only food assistance will be referred to local food banks. Referral is required from social services organization, pastor, plus a photo ID.Clothing Bank A clothing bank is offered to Adams County or Broomfield County residents. The COFU Clothing bank is a tool to assist those in need of self-reliance. The collaboration of faith organizations in the area allows different ways to gain assistance through the program. This volunteer effort of COFU is dependent on monetary and product donations for it to run efficiently. Services are by referral only from social services organizations, pastor. Proof of Adams County or Broomfield County residency is required. This can be a drivers license, photo ID, or utility bill.

Area Served
Adams County


Family Promise of Greater Denver

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W 5 Avenue And Amp Lipan St
Denver, CO 80204
(303) 675-0713

Description
Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN) provides emergency shelter, meals and supportive services to homeless families in the Greater Denver area.Interfaith Hospitality Network of Greater Denver serves families only. We define family broadly- a minimum of a guardian with a child under 18. We do not serve individuals or couples without children. IHN operates two "rotations"; one in Denver, Arapahoe, and Northern Douglas Counties. The other is in Jefferson County. Each rotation serves up to five families at a time.

Area Served
Denver County

Colorado Coalition for the Homeless

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2111 Champa St
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 293-2217

Description
The mission of the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless is to work collaboratively toward the prevention of homelessness and the creation of lasting solutions for homeless and at-risk families, children, and individuals throughout Colorado The Coalition advocates for and provides a continuum of housing and a variety of services to improve the health, well-being and stability of those it serves.These services include:Childcare Program. Affordable child development programs for low-income and formerly homeless families The Coalition seeks to provide a place where children and their families can feel safe, are supported in their individual needs, and are given tools for academic learning, social interactions, and emotional competence.RCC serves children ranging in age from six weeks to 5 years, with 75 child care slots targeted for homeless and low income families.Children from economically stressed families sometimes lack the skills to diffuse anger, feel empathy, and resolve conflicts.Our staff is specially trained to help children learn how to develop these qualities. Call 303.237.6132 for more information. Healthcare Program. Free healthcare for homeless. The Coalition's Stout Street Clinic has been delivering healthcare for the homeless in downtown Denver for 25 years. Located at the corner of Stout Street and Broadway, this freestanding, 20,000 square foot facility centralizes services for anyone who is homeless , there is never a charge for this care.For the Stout Street Clinic: call for same-day or evening appointments (303)-293-2220 between 8:00 AM and 12 PM. Medical walk-ins can visit the clinic Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays between 8 AM and 2 PM, Wednesdays from 12 PM until 5 PM. New patient screenings for mental health services are conducted each Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday at 8:30 AM. For information on substance abuse, please call 303-293-2220 and ask to speak with a counselor. For hours and information on the Coalition's other health care clinic locations, contact the CCH Healthcare Program at 303.293.2220. Housing Program. Transitional, low-income, market rate housing. The Coalition offers integrated housing at our properties for transitional residents, low-income and market rate residents alike. This eliminates the inevitable stigma that once was common in housing for the homeless. Our properties provide a safe environment in the transition from homelessness, easier access to educational and job opportunities and stability for individuals, families and communities. Call 303.293.2217 for more information.Rural Program. Provides rental assistance and support services to help families and individuals move from homelessness to housing stability and self-sufficiency.The Coalition's Rural Initiatives Program is a collaboration currently uniting 14 homeless service providers in the following locations: Ft. Collins, Greeley, Loveland, Pueblo, Grand Junction, Sterling, Ft. Morgan, Canon City, Trinidad, Alamosa, Montrose, Durango, Glenwood Springs and Avon. Together they operate twelve transitional housing programs, one permanent supportive housing program and one supportive services program.The Coalition also directs Colorado's Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program in collaboration with 46 partner organizations.This coordinated, community-based strategy minimizes the costly duplication of services and leverages other local, community resources to help families and individuals maintain housing stability. Call (303) 293-2217. Support Services. General support, life skills, benefits assistance, rental assistance. The Coalition provides individualized support services for its clients as needed, in order to create a stable environment and to keep those that were once homeless in housing. This includes rental assistance; help navigating the

Hours
Individuals are seen on a walk-in basis Monday through Friday. The walk-in sign up time is 8:30 a.m. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. Each walk-in time is done by lottery so the order in which you are signed up is not the order in which you will be seen.

Area Served
Denver County