Shelter Diversion

While Metro Denver has incredible emergency shelters and housing programs, the goal is for fewer and fewer households to enter the homelessness system. Shelter diversion, a relatively new approach that is still being evaluated for its effectiveness, attempts to prevent people from entering homelessness through timely financial assistance, mediation with family/friends/landlords, and other problem-solving assistance. 

Learn More About Shelter Diversion

Shelter Diversion and Prevention for Families (National Alliance to End Homelessness, 2013)

How the State of Connecticut Uses Diversion


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